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  • Fast food at Easton Farmers Market

    ZUCCHINI 500 1 For a different take on fast food, visit the Easton Farmers Market on Saturday for the annual Zucchini 500. The annual event, now in its eighth year, pits racers against each other after they have carved their cars out of zucchini and...
  • Florida business groups court more internationals for tourism, labor

    Florida business groups court more internationals for tourism, labor
    Many interests in Florida want more internationals coming here and they are working hard to make that happen. The inscription on the Statue of Liberty about "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free," doesn't apply...
  • Brevard Zoo recognized for ecotourism

    Brevard Zoo recognized for ecotourism
    Brevard Zoo has been awarded the Gold Level certification by the Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism. It's the first time for a zoo in Florida to get the certification and is the largest attraction in the state to hold a Gold Level status. Brevard...
  • Visit Orlando seeks more Brazil visitors, CEO says

    Visit Orlando seeks more Brazil visitors, CEO says
    George Aguel, CEO of Visit Orlando, said the state and Central Florida are looking for ways to capitalize even more on a recent surge in Brazilian visitors. Speaking at a luncheon at GrayRobinson on Monday, Aguel noted that international visitors are...
  • Events: Peach Festival, Victorian Tea And Plants For Bees, Butterflies And Hummingbirds

    Events: Peach Festival, Victorian Tea And Plants For Bees, Butterflies And Hummingbirds
    Peach Fest Celebrate the peach and nectarine season with a festival at Lyman Orchards, Saturday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Lyman Orchards Apple Barrel, 32 Reeds Gap Road, Middlefield. Activities include breakfast on deck from 8-11 a.m. Pick your own peaches,...
  • New Mexico Governor Sounds Off on the Benefits of State's Production Incentive Program

    In April 2013, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez signed the so-called "Breaking Bad" bill to increase the state's incentives for film and television production. The action erased a what had been a partial interruption in the state's longstanding and...
  • The Hudson Valley

    The Hudson Valley
    A road trip through the Hudson Valley can be finished in two or so determined hours. But better to take four days. Or two weeks. Or six months. The 150 north-south miles between New York City and Albany are so rife with riches that wading into them in...
  • More people, more development: What the Grand Canyon doesn't need

    More people, more development: What the Grand Canyon doesn't need
    To the editor: I am not an elitist hiker, but all the hours planning and completing a Grand Canyon hike earned me the right to enjoy the spectacular sights when I got to Phantom Ranch at the bottom. ("National Park Service calls development plans a threat...
  • 'Love Boat' cast returns to christen Regal Princess cruise ship

    'Love Boat' cast returns to christen Regal Princess cruise ship
    Capt. Stubing, Gopher and the rest of the "Love Boat" gang will reunite in November for the christening of the Regal Princess in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Six cast members were named godparents Wednesday of Princess Cruises' newest ship. Don't know whom...
  • Putin sounds conciliatory note on visit to annexed Ukraine region

    YALTA Crimea (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia would stand up for itself but not at the cost of confrontation with the outside world, a conciliatory note after months of tough rhetoric over the crisis in Ukraine. Putin was...
  • 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...