Archive for Sites & Sights

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Take a modern look at history. By Renée S. Gordon March 23 to April 4, 2017, the Grand Opening of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (ARMY) will take place. The museum complex, located within America’s Historic [...]

Harriet Tubman

Understand, Celebrate Her Story in Maryland. By Renée S. Gordon On the 104th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s death (which was March 10, 1913) Maryland’s Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center opened. She was nearly 95 years [...]

Frederick Douglass in Baltimore, Maryland

Death hasn’t stopped this African-American from making news. By Renée S. Gordon Black History Month began as a week in 1926 and was extended to a month in 1976. Founder, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, specifically chose [...]

Totally ’80s Retro Ski Weekend at Beech Mountain

From material girls to men without hats, fans of the 1980s will flock to Beech Mountain this month for the sixth annual Totally ’80s Retro Ski Weekend. The weekend, consisting of four days of tubular awesomeness, [...]

Not Leaving Las Vegas for the Holidays

Seasonal Nevada Bargain By Chris Chamberlain Through the years, Las Vegas, Nevada, has been a little bit schizophrenic when it comes to its projected image. During the ‘90s, there was a period when resorts attempted to [...]

Turks and Caicos Islands

Hello, Gorgeous. By Renée S. Gordon Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) is renowned for its outdoor and adventure, fine dining and the breathtaking beauty of turquoise water and sandy beaches—it’s credited with having some of the [...]

Granbury, Texas

Spirited fun. By Renée S. Gordon Granbury, Texas, in Hood County, is notorious for the number of sites believed to be haunted as well as for the number of famous, quirky residents who have called it [...]

PGA Golf Club: New & Improved

PGA Golf Club, the flagship property of the PGA of America, was recently named among the top five “Most Improved Courses of the Year” by Golf Inc. magazine. The south Florida semi-private club nearly topped the [...]

Smoky Mountains Communities Unite To Support Area Tourism

As the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee begin the recovery process following the November 28 wildfires, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevier County, Tennessee tourism officials have united to reinforce a strong message delivered by Gatlinburg [...]

Speedway Lights

7th annual seasonal display near Charlotte, North Carolina By Bill Bauer In Concord, North Carolina, the Charlotte Motor Speedway’s race calendar officially ends in late October. But shortly after the dirt stops flying and the blacktop [...]

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