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  • Look who's 70!

    Look who's 70!
    By Deb Acord CTW Features The first Jeep, made in 1941 by the Willys-Overland Company in response to the U.S. military's call for a new light reconnaissance vehicle, was a quarter-ton, four-wheel-drive machine. It was practical, plain and had a...
  • In-store wedding shops make outfitting the wedding party a piece of cake

    In-store wedding shops make outfitting the wedding party a piece of cake
    Nordstrom The retailer’s in-store Wedding Suites, staffed by Wedding Stylists, are designed to help every member of the wedding party look their absolute best on the big day. Fashion Features Wedding and reception dresses for the bride; dresses...
  • Facebook Down? And Travel Bargains

    Facebook Down? And Travel Bargains
    Omg!!! The internet is broken!!!! Twice last week Facebook went offline for an extended period of time and as expected a lot of people began freaking out trying to figure out if the problem was associated with their computer or with Facebook. Well, wonder...
  • Good Eats on the Go

    By Linda Giuca             Willie Nelson’s song “On the Road Again,” could double as the theme for summer vacationers taking to the road for some R&R.  Whether that road trip is a quick daycation or the beginning of a lengthier break...
  • Thanksgiving Travels

    By Jim MacPherson    Thanksgiving has a special meaning in our family. Forget "Over the river and through the woods…"  My wife was born on Thanksgiving Day, which means the holiday takes on added significance for us. As a result, we generally...
  • 'Tis the Season to Travel

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features As the song says, "Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house we go." Holiday road trips are an annual ritual for many families, but experts caution motorists to make sure their cars are ready for the...
  • Year-End Holiday Traffic Predicted to Increase

    Year-End Holiday Traffic Predicted to Increase
    The 11-day year-end holiday period this season -Dec. 23, to Jan. 2 - is the longest travel holiday season of the year, according to AAA. That means it's also one of the busiest times for America's roadways. Some 83.6 million people will travel over 50...
  • Boredom be gone: Gadgets make driving fun

    The travel portion of any road trip was often something to dread. Children chanting the incessant "are we there yet?" could push adults to the brink of insanity. Luckily, today's road trippers have a number of devices at their disposal to help keep...
  • 'Tis the Season

    'Tis the Season
    Summer Pros: “The weather!” says Christina Friedrichsen, author of “Intimate Weddings: Planning a Small Wedding that Fits Your Budget and Style” (North Light Books, 2004). “If you’ve got your heart set on an outdoor...
  • Summer Road Trip Checklist

    Please do not reuse this story without the permission of Content that Works. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most of us spent at least one summer vacation crowded into a station wagon, minivan or SUV, passing the time playing car-spotting games and...
  • Daytrippers: Sheffield Island Lighthouse

    Daytrippers: Sheffield Island Lighthouse
    The Sheffield Island Lighthouse has stood steadfast for more than 140 years, a symbol of Connecticut's rich maritime history.  Built in 1868, this structure is nearly identical to other nearby lighthouses in Greenwich and Noank.  "It's one of six...