Destinations can seem so pre-determined — catchy jingles on a hurdy-gurdy, calendar images on a carousel — that travelers can ignore what's nearby. Sometimes, within reach of the main attraction, are hidden grottoes, architectural marvels, even elephants bathing in a river.
Editor's note: Well, according to the supermarket middle aisle displays, Christmas is just around the corner. But let's pause for a final, celebratory look at the lovely, fiery reds and golds that are lighting the roadways in these last days of autumn. This story originally appeared in the autumn issue of Sound & Country,...
Tickets are on sale for the reveal party of the Tickled Pink 2015 calendar, organized by the Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Chamber of Commerce. In the calendar, local husbands, colleagues, coaches and consultants bare (almost) all to raise money for Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Cancer Center and the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.
If it was up to Kristin Hartnett, life would come with a laugh track automatically installed. It's not the recycled one-liners of Steve Martin and Johnny Carson that give her a chuckle, but rather the experiences people encounter on a daily basis.
An hour after checking in to Old Bahama Bay Resort & Yacht Harbour in West End, Grand Bahama Island, I feel as though I've entered an Etch-a-Sketch that someone has shaken, leaving just a blank grey screen.
At its launch in May of 2005, Grace was a thumb-in-the-eye to convention — our stylish, smart and highly local rebuttal to the so-called omen's magazines that promoted celebrity and circulated damaging, unrealistic ideals of beauty.
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