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Tourism and Leisure

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  • Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013

    Baltimore's tourism industry sees growth in 2013
    The city's tourism industry grew last year, according to Visit Baltimore's annual report, with 23.9 million visitors spending more than $5 billion in 2013. The report, which was released Tuesday, found that visitors to Baltimore were up 2.6 percent from...
  • Orlando Museum of Art hosting ongoing Art's The Spark tours

    Orlando Museum of Art hosting ongoing Art's The Spark tours
    It’s called Art’s the Spark@OMA – and if it sounds high tech to those still adjusting to how to use a laptop or smartphone, it’s actually highly visual – only, not in the video game manner. Art’s the Spark is an...
  • A honey of a brew: Pair opens Allentown's first meadery

    It's one of the oldest fermented beverages in the world, but until recently many people had never even heard of mead. Now the ancient drink, which was mentioned in "Beowulf" and found in Egyptian tombs, has come to Allentown. In January, Greg Heller-...
  • Windsor Historical Society uses cemetery as 'outdoor museum'

    Just as they would with an archeological dig or an ancient structure, many historical societies are using the valuable information available at cemeteries to teach local history and folklore. Many historical societies all over the nation have recognized...
  • Norwegian reports $112M in second-quarter profit

    Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line said earnings doubled in the second quarter, driven in part by capacity and revenue gains from having its two newest ships operating in the full period. Quarterly net income was $111.6 million or 54 cents a share, the...
  • Nordstrom fell to upscale and outlet competition, analysts say

    Nordstrom fell to upscale and outlet competition, analysts say
    Helen McCourt, a loyal Nordstrom shopper for years, likes the attentive staff, high-end merchandise and expert alterations. "It's a great store," said McCourt, 40, of Orlando as she left the Florida Mall store Tuesday. "They have the best customer...
  • Casinos no longer golden for Atlantic City

    The fortune-tellers hawk their services along the boardwalk, offering to read palms, study tarot cards and gaze into crystal balls for $5. But for free, you can get most anyone along the seaside stretch to peer into the future, and it doesn't look...
  • Upcoming Events: Lighthouse Tours, Solar Home, Open Pottery Studios

    Upcoming Events: Lighthouse Tours, Solar Home, Open Pottery Studios
    Lighthouse Tours New London Maritime Society's annual celebration of all things lighthouse, Sentinels on the Sound: Summer Lighthouse Weekends, presents four months of lighthouse boat trips through Oct. 26. Includes five different trips, including two...
  • Gay marriage could bring tourists to South Florida

    Tourism leaders in Broward and Palm Beach counties are exploring ways to promote same-sex weddings in next year's marketing plans in the event it's legalized soon. If the same-sex marriage ban is lifted statewide in coming months, tourism officials...
  • First Look: Indian resurrects historic Roadmaster cruiser

    First Look: Indian resurrects historic Roadmaster cruiser
    Indian Motorcycles has added another bike to its growing stable of big American machines -- and it's a classic. The Polaris Industries-owned company has unveiled the 2015 Roadmaster, a resurrection of the historic touring bike that dominated its class...
  • River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers

    River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers
    It was a chilly, rainy afternoon when my husband and I boarded the Viking Freya in Budapest, Hungary, for an eight-day cruise along the Danube River to Nuremberg, Germany. After arriving from the U.S. a few days earlier to tour the city, we finally had...