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  • Slalom Consulting: The Best Advice? Stay Close To Home

    Slalom Consulting: The Best Advice? Stay Close To Home
    HARTFORD — It's lunchtime at the Hartford office of Slalom Consulting and several consultants sit around a table in a public area, talking about travel. Nothing odd there — business consultants at national firms such as Accenture and...
  • Health, safety concerns affect study abroad programs

    Health, safety concerns affect study abroad programs
    By Megan Crepeau  |  RedEye Kate Rooney nearly didn’t make it to Israel this month. The 23-year-old was slated to fly there as part of a partnership between Northwestern, where she is a graduate student studying journalism, and the Jerusalem...
  • Old Town rides removed as part of makeover

    Old Town rides removed as part of makeover
    The Ferris wheel and other carnival-style rides have been removed from Kissimmee's Old Town as part of a renovation of the longtime retail complex and tourist attraction. Old Town, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2013, was purchased...
  • Packing essentials for a trip abroad

     Packing essentials for a trip abroad
    Dear Answer Angel Ellen: Help!! I'm going to Italy for 10 days in early November and have no idea what to pack! I obviously want to look fashionable while staying comfortable and warm enough. I'll be in Rome, Tuscany, Venice and Florence. Any suggestions?...
  • Several large LGBT events coming soon to Broward County

    LGBT tourism is on the upswing in Broward County and officials want to keep it that way. To help continue expansion in that market, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau is exploring potential growth avenues to attract more lesbian,...
  • Artistic Tag Sale At Farmington Valley Arts Center

    Artistic Tag Sale At Farmington Valley Arts Center
    >>Artists at Farmington Valley Arts Center, 25 Arts Center Lane in Avon, have been cleaning out their attics, garages and studios for a tag sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.Throughout the center, original artwork, canvases, easels, books,...
  • 11-year-old has run marathons on all seven continents

    On one recent Saturday morning, Tara Toocheck hurried to log onto Skype and talk to her son, Nikolas, halfway around the world. "Mommy, I feel so great. I feel fresh," the boy, 11, told his mother back in Pennsylvania. "Now, I want to climb Mount...
  • All Lehigh Valley Div. II and III college football teams on road

    All Lehigh Valley Div. II and III college football teams on road
    All four Lehigh Valley-area Division II and III college football teams are on the road this weekend. Muhlenberg will play McDaniel in Westminster, Md., Moravian is up against Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Kutztown goes to Erie to face Gannon, and East...
  • Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?

    Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?
    Something about these chilly almost-autumn days makes us want to sip wine outdoors, watch a parade, browse a manicured garden, or, you know, get scared out of our wits. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities in the region for all of the above....
  • Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea

    Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea
    You have built a multibillion-dollar spaceship that will one day take humans to asteroids and Mars. You have big plans to send it up 3,600 miles into orbit, or about 15 times farther than the International Space Station. Now comes the hard part:...
  • Eek! The return of the scare zones at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights

    Eek! The return of the scare zones at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights
    Scare zones will be back on the streets of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights tonight after a two-year absence. Event planners had strayed from the dedicated, elaborately themed outdoor spaces populated by costumed "scare actors." "You can just...