BOSTON — With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year’s bombings elevating interest in one of the world’s great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.
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MASON, Ohio (AP) — Kings Island theme park in southwest Ohio recently unveiled a new inverted roller coaster more than 4,000 feet long with speeds up to 68 miles per hour.
SAN FRANCISCO — Golden Gate Park’s Hippie Hill is famous for the wafting aroma of marijuana just about any day of the week.
Something new is coming to the parade of food festivals that sprang up around the country — CookOUT/RockOUT, a food and music event celebrating LGBT chefs and other food luminaries.
W ASHINGTON — The most fragile and memorable beauty at Washington’s National Gallery of Art is on display only from November to Easter.
Four years of my professional life were spent working in hospice. Director of bereavement and pastoral care. Simply put, four of the best years of my life. Creative, energizing and a daily learning curve. A downer? Absolutely not! Quite the opposite. More hopeful, inspirational, meaningful.
Here is some good advice that will save you trouble down the road.
Hollyn Johnson, the photographer for the Hawaii Tribune-Herald, did a wonderful job taking photos at the 16th annual Hilo Culinary Classic on Friday, April 4, which were featured in the Tuesday, April 8, Grinds section. Her photos made all entries look so tantalizing!
Eggs are popping out all over — and not just from spring chickens.
Asparagus has been a delicious symbol of spring since at least as far back as the Greeks, who called it asparagos — literally, “to spring up.”
Here are the federal government’s rankings of how often airline flights arrived within 14 minutes of schedule in February:
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Travelers can now apply at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport for clearance to keep their shoes, belts and light jackets on while passing through security screening.
VERSAILLES, Ky. (AP) — The Woodford Reserve Distillery is greeting tourists with an expanded and renovated visitor center in central Kentucky.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Museum visitors in Washington are getting a look at real Soviet-era spy gear compared with props from TV’s spy drama “The Americans.”
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in western Michigan has announced the complete lineup for its outdoor summer concert series.