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Jeff Fest hosts Summer Arts Stage with More than a Dozen Entertainers for 2014

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Chicago’s Northwest neighborhood, Jefferson Park, plays host to its ever-popular three-day Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27, 2014. This year’s festival boasts two stages for entertainment, The Main Stage and The Summer Arts Stage offering something wonderful for everyone to see, hear and enjoy.

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Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival 2014 Announces Musical Lineup for Annual Event in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Chicago’s Jefferson Park plays host to its ever-popular three-day Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival on Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27, 2014. The festival takes place on the grounds of Chicago’s Jefferson Memorial Park. The Festival’s proceeds support local student scholarships and Jefferson Park business-focused events.

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Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership to plant 200 Rising Sun Redbuds to commemorate 150th anniversary of American Civil War

PARK HILL, Okla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Two hundred The Rising Sun(TM) Redbuds PP21451, from Greenleaf Nursery and Garden Debut(R), are to be planted in the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Living Legacy Tree Planting Project. The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership will host a Living Legacy Tree Planting Project ceremony on June 29 at 2:30 p.m., at Oatlands Historic House and Gardens in Leesburg, Va., to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War.

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Kief-Joshua Vineyards 2014 Summer Concert Series runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day

TUCSON, Ariz. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Kief-Joshua Vineyards asks: With Arizona’s temperatures rocking a sweltering 100 plus degrees in the valleys, why not visit the state’s Southern Wine Growing Region and jam out to a cool 85 degrees? Kief-Joshua Vineyards is once again hosting a summer concert series from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Musicians will be singing on the patio every Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m.

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Kief-Joshua Vineyards hosts Third Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Music Festival April 12-13, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Kief-Joshua Vineyards today announced that in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Arizona’s original and only American Viticulture Area, it will be hosting the Third Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival, featuring 21 Arizona Wineries in one location, on April 12 and 13, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Mojave National Preserve Desert Light Gallery features ‘Mojave Moonlight’ by Tom Lowe

BARSTOW, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: ‘Creating a fine art exhibit for Mojave National Preserve’s Artist-in-Residence program requires reflection, introspection, and then interpretation,’ says Linda Slater, Chief of Interpretation, ‘because artists have to develop a thematic from 1.6 million acres of visual communities and millennia of history.’

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New Android program ‘Flight Map’ tracks in-flight progress with aid of GPS satellites

PRAGUE, Czech Republic /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Makro Productions today announced the release of ‘Flight Map – a unique new Android app that gives air travelers the ability to personally track their flights in real-time, just like the flight tracking programs offered by airlines on some long-distance flights.

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Urban Limo Expands Transfer Options for Las Vegas Business Travelers

LAS VEGAS, Nev. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Business visitors to Las Vegas now have another resource for elegant yet economical shuttle travel from the airport, with the recent announcement of a new transfer service by Las Vegas Urban Limo. The company has provided notice on its website that its Las Vegas airport limo service will provide convenient transfers, in five different packages ranging from sedan pickup, SUV, traditional limousine, to reserved bus depending on the size and nature of the party needing a lift to the hotel and casino strip

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CoolWorks Online Job Board Offers Thousands of Summer Jobs in Exciting Places

GARDINER, Mont. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: CoolWorks, a leading online board for seasonal jobs in great places, announced today that hiring for the 2014 summer has officially started. For job seekers interested in a summer adventure, CoolWorks offers thousands of job openings in U.S. national parks, guest ranches, resorts and other adventure destinations across the nation.

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Biggest Skiing in America New Online Portal Provides Visitors with Travel Tips for Winter Season in Montana

BIG SKY, Mont. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: With an average winter snowfall of 400-plus inches, Big Sky, Montana is known for the Biggest Skiing in America – and with good reason. Earlier this year, Big Sky Resort merged with Moonlight Basin Resort. It’s now truly the ‘Biggest Skiing in America’ with 5,750 acres of skiable terrain. Under one lift ticket, skiers and riders have access to three mountains.

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Rising Stars of the Carolinas awards given to Fearrington House Chef Colin Bedford and Wine Director Maximillian Kast

FEARRINGTON VILLAGE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Fearrington Village announces that Fearrington House Restaurant Executive Chef Colin Bedford and Wine Director Maximillian Kast will showcase their talent and receive their Rising Stars of the Carolinas awards today, at the StarChefs Rising Stars Gala in Charleston, S.C. StarChefs is an award-winning online magazine for culinary insiders.

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Selfie Shoot Out! The Quik Pod is the Original Handheld Pole for Selfies and Action Shots

MIAMI, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Quik Pod Extendable Pole from Fromm Works allows the photographer to be included in the shot at all times. Great for snowboarding, paragliding, diving, skateboarding and hiking. GoPro(R) shots are taken when no one else can assist with a photo opportunity. The patented Quik Pod is the original handheld pole for ‘selfies’ and action shots.

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Tippecanoe Historic Home Tour and Christmas in the Village 2013 Announces Event Additions

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Tippecanoe Christmas in the Village Tour Committee is pleased to announce additions to their upcoming historic home tour during the first weekend of December. After several years of successful home tours in Tipp City, this year’s committee has some exciting additions to offer for the 2013 holiday season.

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The Pacific Pinball Museum to restore historical Carnegie Library in Alameda as its new home

ALAMEDA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: After more than a decade of preserving and promoting the game of pinball, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent with the City of Alameda to restore the vacant Carnegie Library as their new home. This magnificent 1902 building has sat vacant since 1998. This location will more than triple the museum’s display capacity. The facility will also provide space for community events, classrooms, exhibits and many other expansions.

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Travel to Pirate History: November 13 is Treasure Island Day and Robert Louis Stevenson’s story shares common thread with Assateague Island

KITTY HAWK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: John Amrhein, author of the award winning book ‘Treasure Island: The Untold Story’ (ISBN: 978-0983084303; New Maritima Press), reminds everyone that November 13 is ‘Treasure Island Day,’ and among the many locations which played a role in a true story of buried treasure that inspired Robert Louis Stevenson is Assateague Island.

TOPICS: Books, Business, General Editorial, News: Pop Culture, Newsdesk, State: North Carolina, Travel
 
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Artist Cindy Walton featured at Third Annual Encaustic/Wax Exhibition 2013 in New Mexico

CERILLOS, N.M. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Noted abstraction fine artist Cindy Walton has been chosen as one of 49 encaustic and wax artists from across the United States to show her selected work, ‘Wind Swept,’ at the Third Annual Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition of the Encaustic Art Institute in New Mexico, October 5 to November 4, 2013.

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5K Zombie Mud Run in North Carolina to Outrun Heart Disease announced by Woods of Terror

GREENSBORO, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: North Carolina-based Woods of Terror and the American Heart Association are partnering to get your heart tough! Woods of Terror’s First Annual “5K Zombie Mud Run” on Sept. 14 at 9:30 a.m. will benefit the American Heart Association in the Triad.

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‘Sailing Through Pinball’ Exhibition announced by California’s Pacific Pinball Museum

ALAMEDA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Pacific Pinball Museum is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America’s Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting: ‘Sailing Through Pinball.’

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Allstar Coaches partners with Warner Bros. to provide RV rental assistance for its new blockbuster movie, ‘We’re the Millers’

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Allstar Coaches, the leading provider of luxury recreational vehicle rentals in the United States, is no stranger to the entertainment industry. Most recently, it partnered with Warner Bros. to provide RV rental assistance for its new blockbuster movie, ‘We’re the Millers’ starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis.

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Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival Announces Craft Beer Offerings, Bands and Local Landmark Restaurants

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: UPDATED LINEUP AND EVENTS LISTING: Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival three-day event kicks off Friday, July 26 (6 – 11 p.m.), Saturday, July 27 (noon to 11 p.m.) and Sunday, July 28th (noon – 10 p.m.) on the grounds of Jefferson Memorial Park located at 4822 N. Long Avenue on Chicago’s Northwest side. Admission is $7 per person, or $5 before 5 a.m. Children under 12 are free.

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Chicago’s Jefferson Memorial Park hosts 2013 Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ — Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival is pleased to announce its three-day musical lineup and headliners including Dot Dot Dot, Magic Box and the Michael McDermott Band. Jefferson Memorial Park’s lush green lawn and ball fields transform into a giant backyard for all to enjoy over the course of the three-day festival from July 26 – 28, 2013.

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Aloha Wanderwell: Call to Adventure shares history of the first woman to travel around the world in an automobile

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS May 9, 2013: Starting at the age of 16, Aloha Wanderwell Baker became the first woman to travel around the globe in an automobile, a Model-T Ford. ‘Aloha Wanderwell: Call to Adventure’ (ISBN: 9781484118801) is a new book published by the Nile Baker Estate and Boyd Production Group that journals those adventures.

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Cameroon Partnership in Development today announces a program, Cameroon Cultural Travelling and Volunteering

AKUM, Cameroon /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS May 3, 2013: The Cameroon Partnership in Development today announces a program, Cameroon Cultural Travelling and Volunteering, started by Anja Schwarz from Germany, an adventure traveler interested in cultures, who prefers experiencing another culture as a member of that community, and in the process, finds opportunities to transform lives in communities in need.

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World Press Freedom Day: U.S. Department of State Launches Central America Journalism Security Hub

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Jane Zimmerman traveled to San Salvador on April 29 to participate in the launch of a regional Journalism Security Hub, in conjunction with World Press Freedom Day (May 3). The new hub, established through a Memorandum of Understanding among […]

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Press Event: preview of the 100-foot granite ‘History of the United States of America’ monument in California

FELICITY, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Appropriately on Washington’s Birthday, Feb. 22, 2013, at 10:45 a.m. PST, the Museum of History in Granite is having the first and only preview for the press of the 100-foot granite ‘History of the United States of America’ monument.

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U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs launched the Smart Traveler Day campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State has no higher priority than the safety and security of the estimated 65 million U.S. citizens who travel abroad annually. The most important way we do this is by providing U.S. travelers with the information they need to avoid problems in their travels. Today, the Department […]

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U.S. Nomination of Poverty Point State Historic Site to UNESCO World Heritage List

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The United States is pleased to announce the nomination of Poverty Point State Historic Site and National Monument in West Carroll Parish, Louisiana for inclusion on the World Heritage List. This unique site features a vast, integrated complex of earthen monuments constructed more than 3,000 years ago by a vanished people […]

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Bierstube Tsingtau Celebrates Year Round Lobstoberfest in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. /eNewsChannels/ — Bierstube asks what better gift on the Feast of Saint Nicholas (Santa Claus) than to announce year round celebration of another red love, Lobstoberfest? Bierstube’s Lobstoberfest kicked off Oktoberfest serving over 200 pounds of fresh Maine Lobster in two days. This feast is now available every Sunday and includes a fresh 1 1/4 lb Lobster and vegetable for the value price of $14.99.

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Artist John Waguespack will exhibit his ‘New Works’ at 111 Minna Gallery Nov 16, 2012 – Jan 26, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Having just been selected as one of nine artists nationwide to be showcased at Art Basel Miami in December 2012, in conjunction with Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, John Waguespack will exhibit his ‘New Works’ at 111 Minna Gallery November 16, 2012 through January 26, 2013.

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Olive oil tasting room the Quail & Olive hosted grand opening for 200 friends

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Quail and Olive celebrated its grand opening with nearly 250 new friends last Saturday at 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924. The olive oil fustis had to be refilled as customers walked out with California-grown varieties of extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegars, olives and other fine gourmet gifts.

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Envy Corner shares How to Be the Envy of The Halloween Party on new Fashion Portal

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Envy Corner, a company selling women’s lingerie and Halloween costumes, has just launched their new website and are giving away a Halloween Costume! Just like them on Facebook and be entered to win the sexy and adorable French Maid Costume.

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Seattle’s most-anticipated Halloween Cosplay party: the 11th Annual Pulse the Ultimate Halloween Bash at the EMP Museum

SEATTLE, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ — PULSE the Ultimate Halloween Bash at the EMP Museum will continue its long tradition of being the most-anticipated Halloween party in downtown Seattle. PULSE has sold out every year for the last 10 years due to its outstanding location, value, and the most impressive and elaborate costumes in the city. Presented by Halloween Seattle.

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New York Halloween Concert with The Pit Stop Players Offers Spooky Premieres at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, launch their fourth season with a concert of creepy classics and petrifying premieres at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music on Monday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.

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Professionals Guild Hosts 2012 Sacramento and Bay Area Halloween Party for Singles and Couples

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting Halloween dance parties in both Sacramento and the Bay Area. Singles are especially invited. Couples are also welcome. The Sacramento Halloween is at the Hilton Hotel Arden West, 2200 Harvard St. on Friday, October 26, 2012. The Bay Area Halloween party will take place at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel, 2600 Bishop Ranch Dr, San Ramon, Calif.

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Central Iowa Pumpkin Ranch Touts a Bi-Partisan Corn Maze for Everyone to Enjoy

WINTERSET, Iowa /eNewsChannels/ — The Pumpkin Ranch owners, Dave and Jennifer Handsaker and a crew of creative, dedicated hands have accomplished what most political pundits and media have been trying for years – a path through the intricate minds of our presidential candidates. Think of it. How would you like to take a stroll through the mind of Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama? Imagine the things you would discover.

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San Francisco-based Pacific Pinball Museum launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Move Collection to Palace of Fine Arts

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Pacific Pinball Museum, founded ten years ago in the Bay Area city of Alameda, has dedicated its non-profit mission to preserving the art, science and history of pinball. The museum currently has 90 games set to free play for one admission price at its Alameda location. With the ongoing success of its mission, PPM has begun bursting at the seams and needs a new location. The board has set a goal of relocating to the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.

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30th Anniversary Harvesting of the Vine Festival in Arizona raises money for law enforcement programs and local scholarships

ELGIN, Ariz. /eNewsChannels/ — Since the foundation of the Arizona Wine Industry, the Harvesting of the Vine Fine Wine Festival has awarded scholarships and helped to fund local law enforcement programs such as DARE. According to The Village of Elgin, it has also allowed wineries to showcase the fruits of the Arizona vine and provided festival goers with arts, crafts, foods and music.

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The Pacific Pinball Museum announces Visible Pinball Exhibit Opens at Exploratorium in SF

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the recent purchase and delivery of the Visible Pinball Mark III to the Exploratorium of San Francisco. The Exploratorium’s acquisition marks the first such exhibit to sell from PPM’s unparalleled collection of pinball-related science, art and history exhibits.

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Pacific Pinball Museum and Novato’s Pinball Revival Company announce Sixth Annual Pacific Pinball Exposition Sept. 21-23 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) and Novato’s Pinball Revival Company announce The Sixth Annual Pacific Pinball Exposition (PPE) to be held at the Marin County Civic Center Exhibition Hall in San Rafael, Calif., September 21-23, 2012.

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6th Annual San Fermin in Nueva Orleans 2012 again features Running of The Bulls – Rollergirls with Horns!

NEW ORLEANS, La. /eNewsChannels/ — If past years are any indication, the crowd of partiers may double for the 6th Annual San Fermin in Nueva Orleans 2012 (SFNO) from July 12 – 15, hosted by Nola Bulls, LLC. The New Orleans incarnation of Running of the Bulls features roller derby skaters Big Easy Roller Girls and roller derby skaters from around the world as RollerBulls(TM): horned-helmet wearing, plastic bat wielding, crowd chasers.

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More Than 100 Vintage Jukebox, Soda and Pinball Machines Donated to the Pacific Pinball Museum

ALAMEDA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the addition of more than 100 rare items to their massive collection through a donation made by business entrepreneur and renowned philanthropist Richard Foos.

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Sulphur Springs ‘FUN Park’ Ribbon Cutting comes to Arkansas May 5

PINE BLUFF, Ark. /eNewsChannels/ — The community of Sulphur Springs, County Judge Mike Holcomb, the Jefferson County Mutual Aid Association (JCMAA), and the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will hold a fire safety day and a ribbon cutting on May 5, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Teach English Abroad in South Korea with new book by author Jonathan Goodwin

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Goodwin Publishing, LLC announced today the release of its new audio and e-book, ‘Teaching English Abroad: A Financial Prayer Answered’ (ISBN: 987-1-937860-20-2), by Jonathan Goodwin.

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Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. chosen as Charity of the Month by Gingrich Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. as its January Charity of the Month. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation cares for two of America’s most iconic historical sites – Lady Liberty and Ellis Island.

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Restaurants Recommended is a new guide to best dining spots in over 40 U.S. cities

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ — Deborah Gonderil, publisher of ‘Restaurants Recommended,’ could not find a restaurant ratings guide that not only incorporated multiple cities, but one that provided unprejudiced and genuine opinions of professional reviewers. As a result, she set out to compile a series of sources of reviews from professional food critics. ‘Restaurants Recommended’ (ISBN: 978-1466283176) is the end result.

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Professionals Guild announced today it is offering a New Year’s Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West, Sacramento, Calif.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Professionals Guild (PGuild.com) announced today it is offering a New Year’s Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Couples are also welcome to attend. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the party starts at 8:30 p.m. Magician Richard Kowaleski keeps guests entertained with magic tricks early in the evening when doors first open.

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Quik Pod DSLR lets digital photographers shoot underwater and stay in the action

TORONTO, Ontario /eNewsChannels/ — Take your own self-image underwater with the new rugged, waterproof handheld tripod, the Quik Pod(R) DSLR (www.quikpod.com/dslr.asp), and a GoPro, Contour or similar waterproof camera. From Fromm Works Inc., the all terrain Quik Pod DSLR extends to 53-inches and weighs only 9 ounces.

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Professionals Guild announces 2011 Bay Area New Year’s Eve at San Ramon Marriott

SAN RAMON, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Professionals Guild (PGuild.com) announced today it is hosting a Huge East Bay New Year’s Eve Party for singles at the San Ramon Marriott Grand Pavilion. This is a beautiful, new venue with cathedral style windows, a huge dance floor, balloon decorations everywhere, multiple chandeliers, and special dream-like lighting. Couples are welcome to attend.

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Resort development and management company, Divi Resorts Group reported first half operating results

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Divi Resorts Group reported first half operating results, showing a healthy revenue increase of 11.2 per cent over the same period last year. The resort development and management company based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, outperformed its competition in the first half of 2011, exceeding revenue measures in the premium sector of the Caribbean market, where Divi’s properties are located.

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Houdini Commandos restore Houdini’s grave site bust

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — The Houdini Museum, a 501(c)3 nonprofit museum in Scranton, PA, had a secret project to restore Houdini’s grave site bust for over 20 years. It reached full intensity in the past year. The original statuary bust was installed after Houdini’s death in 1926. It was destroyed by vandals in 1975.

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Regenerative Cellular Therapy announces Cancer Cure Lottery: 10 Vaccine Treatments to Be Given Away

KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ — Regenerative Cellular Therapy (RCT) of Puerto Penasco, Sonora, Mexico, is holding its first annual treatment giveaway. Over the next five weeks, starting September 13, two lucky winners per week will receive state-of-the-art regenerative cellular cancer treatments free of charge.

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Full Service Florida RV Rental and Travel Center launched by Allstar Coaches

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — Florida based RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches, announced today the October 11 grand opening of their brand new full service RV rental and travel center in Fort Lauderdale. ‘We are very excited about opening our new facility which will now serve South Florida’s growing RV community perfectly,’ said CEO Rob Tischler.

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First Annual Santa Clarita Valley Constitution Day will feature Colonial Reenactors

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Santa Clarita Valley Constitution Day Foundation has been diligently working to plan and execute its first big constitution day celebration. It will be held on September 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at West Creek Community Park. Admission is free.

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Event: Annual Totah Festival in New Mexico features Native American craftsmen and special events

FARMINGTON, N.M. /eNewsChannels/ — Each Labor Day Weekend Native American craftsmen meet near the confluence of the Animas, La Plata and San Juan Rivers in Farmington, N.M. for the Totah Festival. ‘We gather for friendship,’ says George Francis, Totah Festival Foundation Board President, ‘and we come to sell arts and crafts before the winter comes to the Four Corners.’

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Online Travel Site, J.S. Cruiseline, Inc., Announces Vigorous Relaunch

TAMPA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — J.S. Cruiseline, Inc., ‘the new world of travel,’ has been struggling to keep up in an economy that is under attack. However, a recent influx of cash may be just what the company needs to attract and retain new customers.

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Regenerative Cellular Therapy offers Stem Cell Stimulation Therapies and E+ Peptide Cancer Vaccine Treatment

KIRKLAND, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ — Many Americans – unsatisfied with traditional treatments for cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, and other intractable diseases – are looking south for advanced remedies. ‘We’re struggling to keep up with demand,’ says Dr. Oscar E. Castro, head of Regenerative Cellular Therapy (RCT).

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Fare Buzz announces social media Rewards Card program

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — To celebrate the launch of its new website, Fare Buzz – a leading travel company based out of New York City – is giving away several pre-paid rewards cards through their social communities.

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Thomas Jefferson Foundation named Charity of the Month by the Gingrich Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — In honor of Independence Day and Thomas Jefferson, the author of our Declaration of Independence, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as its Charity of the Month for July, 2011.

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Andaz 5th Avenue launches picnic basket service for guests, with help planning the perfect day in NY

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — On June 15, 2011, Andaz 5th Avenue will launch their picnic basket service for guests, which offers three picnic basket choices and the option to use an Andaz Picnic Host to help arrange the perfect day.

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El Encierro, or Running of the Bulls in New Orleans, is the featured event in a 4 day festival from July 7-10, 2011

NEW ORLEANS, La. /eNewsChannels/ — Some people mark their 5-year anniversary with a wooden gift, perhaps a replica of an official Major League Baseball Louisville Slugger. Nola Bulls does it with baseball bats too, only theirs are plastic and wielded by Rolling Bulls! San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) will release hundreds of ‘Roller Bulls’ on its streets again, led by the Big Easy Rollergirls

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Get Your Face In No Matter Where You Are: iPhone Photos Improved with NEW Quik Pod Mobile

BUFFALO, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — Whether one is mountain climbing in Spain, paragliding in Switzerland or at a family gathering the Quik Pod® Mobile, developed by Fromm Works, allows the photographer to be included and properly centered in photos and videos taken on an iPhone® or other smartphones.

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Costa Rica Development Group announces the opening of its newest community, La Montana at Coco Bay

GUANACASTE, Costa Rica /eNewsChannels/ — Costa Rica Development Group (CRDG) announces the opening of its newest community, La Montana at Coco Bay. La Montana makes the dream of home ownership in a tropical setting a reality. Located along the Pacific Coast between Ocotal and Playas del Coco, La Montana is the latest addition to CRDG’s established residential community of Coco Bay Estates.

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Free iPhone Guides for Santa Barbara County and Dry Creek Valley Vintners’ Associations produced by GoLocalApps

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Northern California wine tourists will soon have two more free iPhone wine guide apps, just in time for upcoming seasonal events. In April, GoLocalApps, a unit of 1776 Productions, will be releasing apps for the Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Association and the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley.

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ACCRBA announces the launch of the 17th edition of the Palco do Rock Festival im Brazil

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — From the 5th to 8th of March, Bahia will not be only the capital of the axe music, but will be also the capital of Rock’n’Roll. ACCRBA, a leading Brazilian-based non-profit association established 1994, announces the launch of the 17th edition of the Palco do Rock Festival, sponsored by BahiaGas, the Government of the State of Bahia and with the support of the Municipal Town hall of Salvador.

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Smart Traveler Enrollment Program: Safety Information for American Students Traveling Abroad

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — As spring break approaches, many students are preparing for a trip abroad. The State Department’s website for students traveling overseas provides useful safety and travel information for parents and students alike: studentsabroad.state.gov. The majority of students will have safe and enjoyable adventures. However, even on the best-planned trips, things can go […]

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CheapOair Video Contest: Win a Free Trip to Fiji – 10 Days Left to Enter

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — The countdown is on! Ten days remain to enter CheapOair’s ‘Crazy in Love’ video contest. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, grab your sweetie, push the record button and make a 30-second video that demonstrates how crazy in love you are and what makes you unique as a couple – it could be a hobby or a special talent or anything that shows how your love for each other is distinctive.

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Dr. Jaime Viancos launches CommunityJourney.com

SUGARLAND, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — Jaime Viancos is the owner and operator of the website Community Journey, as well as a devoted world traveler. For those seeking advice and insight on traveling the world, his site provides all that and more. He hopes to enlighten those who desire to travel, but simply cannot.

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2011 Ely Winter Festival and International Snow Sculpting Symposium return to Minnesota Tourist Spot

ELY, Minn. /eNewsChannels/ — Preparations are underway for the 17th annual Ely Winter Festival slated for February 3-13, 2011, in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a schedule of events with something for all ages and interests, ranging from the annual Mukluk Ball, Sled Dog Rides, and historic Voyageur Encampment, to a crafts fair, ice fishing contest, food events, and the Ely ArtWalk taking place over the Festival’s 10-day period.

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Planning a Trail Riding Vacation and Want to Avoid ‘Nose to Tail’ Debacle? Top50Ranches.com Provides Detailed Riding Options

ROUNDUP, Mont. /eNewsChannels/ — Sound familiar? You’re looking forward to a week of riding in the wide open spaces, the feeling of freedom, fresh air on your face and the sounds of wildlife all around you. Instead you find yourself limited to routine rides with your horse’s nose firmed fixed in another horse’s butt! Top50 Ranches feels your pain and has the ‘no surprises’ solution with complete riding details for each of their ranches.

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‘Get There For Less’ TV Ad Campaign launched by CheapOair

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — CheapOair, a top 10 online travel booking site, announces the launch of its first ever television campaign today. The 30-second ads feature the tag-line ‘Get There for Less,’ an expression of the company’s commitment and brand promise to put quality and value first for smart shoppers who continue to demand the best of both.

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Belize resort supports local Garifuna community by contributing to innovative drumming program

TOLEDO, Belize /eNewsChannels/ — Machaca Hill Rainforest Canopy Lodge, located in southern Belize, is demonstrating its commitment to supporting the community with its involvement in a drumming project for local Garifuna youth. Perched in the verdant hills above the Caribbean coast of southern Belize, Machaca Hill Lodge is a self-contained sanctuary from the everyday world.

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CheapOair Wins Three 2010 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — CheapOair is the proud recipient of three of Travel Weekly’s esteemed 2010 Magellan Awards. CheapOair was honored with a Gold Award in the Promotional Videos category and Silver Awards in the Booking Interface and TV Campaign categories. The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards recognize the best in the travel industry.

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Securoseal reveals a New Danger for World Travelers: Officially Sanctioned Baggage Tampering

HONG KONG /eNewsChannels/ — As security efforts increase globally, Securoseal, a company specializing in baggage security, has issued a public warning concerning a growing trend of authorities being implicated in acts of baggage tampering. This has caused unintentional security breaches internationally, endangering the welfare of affected passengers and exposing them to the possibility of criminal sanctions.

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CheapOair Launches South Africa Contest

NEW YORK, N.Y. — CheapOair, a top ten rated online travel agency, in partnership with South African Airways and Lonely Planet, has announced that they will hold a 10-day contest via Twitter. Starting on August 17, 2010 and ending on August 30, participants will have the opportunity to enter the contest where they can win a grand prize of airfare to South Africa.

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iCruise launches new iPhone Cruise Finder app

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — iCruise.com, a leading national travel retailer of cruise vacations, announced today the launch of its new Cruise Finder app for Apple iPhones, iPods and iPads. The free download will give travelers access to detailed information about hundreds of ships and thousands of cruise itineraries.

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Net Rate Hotel Program for Travel Agents Launched by Hariworld Travel

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Hariworld Travel has launched a new, robust, Web-based hotel search and booking engine allowing travel professionals to book hotels at net rates at more than 50,000 hotel and resort properties worldwide. ‘Agents no longer have to wait for clients to return from their trip to receive their commission,’ says Kamini Cohly, President of Hariworld.

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China Airlines Million Dollar Award for 2009 Won by Travelong Inc.

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Travelong, a management company providing business travel and meeting planning services to corporations and independent agents, has recently been honored as a recipient of the Million Dollar Award for 2009 by China Airlines.

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Travelong Jumps 3 Spots in the Travel Weekly Power List for 2010

NEW YORK, N.Y. — In Travel Weekly’s prestigious Power List, released today, Travelong enjoyed significant advancements over last year’s standings, moving three spots from number 16 to number 13. This advancement positions Travelong among the top 15 travel companies. ‘We are absolutely thrilled with our advancements on the Power List,’ notes Travelong’s CEO and Chairman, Sam Jain.

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Travel Weekly’s Esteemed 2010 Power List: OneTravel Advances 14 Spots

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — In Travel Weekly’s esteemed Power List, released today, OneTravel enjoyed significant advancements over last year’s standings, moving 14 spots from number 59 to number 45. This advancement positions OneTravel among the top 50 travel companies, ranking it alongside leading organizations.

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CheapOair.com Receives Prestigious LinkShare 2010 Golden Link Publisher’s Choice Award

NEW YORK, N.Y. — CheapOair, a top ten online travel agency in North America, won the prestigious LinkShare 2010 Golden Link Publisher’s Choice Award and received an Innovative Advertiser of the Year nomination. These accolades are awarded to affiliate programs that push for the implementation of new technology, promote revenue-producing campaigns, utilize unique initiatives that have facilitated new partnerships, increased sales and delivered great ROI.

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