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  • Virginia's local craft beer industry on the rise

    Virginia's local craft beer industry on the rise
    Virginia has become a magnet for the craft beer industry, according to the Virginia Tourism Corporation. The state now has 82 breweries with more opening every year, says the state agency, which has designated August as Virginia Craft Beer Month. A...
  • 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...
  • Effectiveness of North Shore tourism group debated in Glenview

    Effectiveness of North Shore tourism group debated in Glenview
    Amid declining hotel tax revenue, some Glenview officials recently debated the benefits of the Chicago's North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau when they were faced with a proposal to renew the village's membership. The bureau, which was founded...
  • 2 Americans say they'll face trial soon in North Korea, seek U.S. help

    Two Americans detained in North Korea expect to be tried soon, they told the Associated Press on Friday, and are pleading with the U.S. government to obtain their release. Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller, who were detained three months ago, told an...
  • Electric bikes all the buzz at a growing number of tour companies

    As Ike Fazzio and I pedaled our Swiss-made, electric-assist bikes through Balboa Park, a steep climb loomed. Usually that would mean bearing down, sweating a bit and perhaps even walking up the incline. But not that day. With a flick of my wrist, the...
  • Info on visiting the Loire Valley

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO PARIS From LAX, Air France and Air Tahiti Nui offer nonstop service to Paris, and Delta, United, Lufthansa, Air Canada, KLM, British and Swiss offer connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares from $1,...
  • 7-night Alaska cruise on the Norwegian Sun sailing from Whittier to Vancouver from $379

    7-night Alaska cruise on the Norwegian Sun sailing from Whittier to Vancouver from $379
    Norwegian Cruise Line offers a 7-night Alaskan cruise on the Norwegian Sun for as little as $379, based on double occupancy. The Norwegian Sun sails on a Monday-to-Monday itinerary from Whittier, Alaska to Vancouver with stops in Hubbard Glacier, Icy...
  • Quirky duo Steely Dan endures

    Kenny Vance knows talent. When the former member of Jay and the Americans, who served as musical director of "Saturday Night Live" and such films as "Animal House" and "American Hot Wax," worked with a pair of unknown musicians in 1967 with the names...
  • Moran joins Newport News Tourism Development

    Moran joins Newport News Tourism Development
    Andrea Moran recently joined the Newport News Tourism Development Office as a tourism specialist, replacing James Dean, who is now working as manager of the Virginia Welcome Center in New Kent. Moran will be responsible for promoting the city to state...
  • Arts should be live and local, not mailed from the Met

    Arts should be live and local, not mailed from the Met
    In 1883, the company's first year, New York's Metropolitan Opera began to tour. These great overland voyages of ear-pleasing sopranos, colorful tenors and their trunks and accouterments, grew in scope and stature over the early years of the 20th century,...
  • Broadway Touring Productions Get a TV Spotlight on Lifetime Morning Show

    Broadway Across America and Lifetime morning show "The Balancing Act" have teamed for a series of six TV segments that will highlight Broadway titles that are currently on the road or will imminently launch touring productions. The initiative, called...