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  • Universal may start soon on building a fifth hotel

    Documents filed last week with Orange County indicate that construction could be imminent on a fifth Universal Orlando hotel. A "notice of commencement" was filed with the Orange County comptroller's office for excavation work in the same area where,...
  • Cruise lines catering to younger crowds

    Cruise lines catering to younger crowds
    For their next vacation, Jessica and Michael Hammer are heading to Sweden, where they will stay with friends and immerse themselves in the rhythms of daily life. "We want to learn about the country," said Jessica Hammer, a 31-year-old Coconut Creek, Fla....
  • Too much regulation spoils a good haircut

    Too much regulation spoils a good haircut
    The city should impose only essential regulations to protect Chicagoans because too much regulation spoils a good haircut, and car-service competition, too. When my hair gets a little shaggy, I walk to the corner barber, plunk down $20 plus a tip, and 20...
  • They built it for a movie, and people keep coming to Field of Dreams

    They built it for a movie, and people keep coming to Field of Dreams
    Heaven has no gates, only a small wooden sign draped by a cluster of corn on the side of a narrow and winding farm road. Heaven is easily attained, just make a left turn at the sign and rumble over a stretch of gravel to a simple clearing below a...
  • Charlene Donchez Mowers and Matt Elliott: Continue preserving historic areas, national parks

    Families are taking summer vacations at many of our country's fabulous national parks, monuments and historic sites. Protecting these important historic and scenic places for the next generation is one of the best ideas our country has ever had, and...
  • Omaha breathes new life into old neighborhoods

    Omaha breathes new life into old neighborhoods
    Admit it. The last time only time? you thought about Nebraska's biggest city was when Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning yelled "Omaha!" about 40 times in a playoff game last January. That was fun, sort of. Imagewise, pro sports haven't been...
  • From the sea, a refreshed perspective on the California coast

    From the sea, a refreshed perspective on the California coast
    Admit it, California is a tourist's wonderland. Nearly every city up and down the coast is worth a visit. You may think you've seen all they have to offer, but these seaside cities have surprises in store, provided you approach properly from the water....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Special Tours At Bellamy-Ferriday House And Garden

    Connecticut Landmarks' Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden in Bethlehem will present two specialty house tours - a Family Tour and an Architecture & Furniture Tour - during the months of August and September. The Family Tour includes a short tour of the...
  • Harley, Indian go head-to-head at Sturgis rally

    Harley, Indian go head-to-head at Sturgis rally
    The battle for the American highway heated up late last week as road king Harley-Davidson and challenger Indian Motorcycles used the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally to reveal smart-looking new motorcycles. Indian fired the first round. On the run-up...
  • Upcoming Events: Garden Tours, Concert In The Garden, SolarFest

    Upcoming Events: Garden Tours, Concert In The Garden, SolarFest
    Elizabeth Park Events Annual Garden Tour: Join Bob Prill for a tour of the Annual Garden in mid-summer Tuesday, Aug. 5, 6 p.m.. Free. Information: http://www.elizabethparkct.org and 860-231-9443860-231-9443. Wednesday Summer Concert Series: Listen...
  • Norwich Historical Society offers free walking tours this month

    Saturday, Aug. 9, marks the fifth of six monthly walks sponsored by the Norwich Historical Society this year. These Second Saturday Walking Tours kicked off with Tricia Staley's "Millionaires Mile" in April and continued with Dave Oat's "Norwich's Rich...