A True New York Icon

Over the years respect for government officials has tumbled from its high point with Washington and Jefferson until today many are considered to be members...

From Tragedy, a Tasteful Fund

Supporting young people in their dream to become a chef is the singular mission of a memorial foundation honoring Russell Ferber. Ferber adored chocolate and loved warm brownies; he baked cakes for...

An Emotional Journey: Jaws of Hell to Hope and Peace

Just the mention of 911 stirs emotions and memories that could easily be compared to the feelings a country felt on December 7, 1941 when a cowardly flotilla of Japanese war planes...

Whipping Up a Culinary Adventure in New Orleans

Cooking with professional chefs in New Orleans has to be one of life’s most engaging experiences. Best of all, it’s available and affordable to wannabe chefs of any skill level...

Favorite Eatery for the Famous

When I think of elegance and fine dining, I think of Le Perigord.  George Briguet and his son Christopher are the proprietors of this well-established...

See France and Take Your Hotel Room with You

France has gotten a bad rap over the years with the story that its residents are not only unfriendly, but downright hostile to tourists. That peaks with the feeling that Parisians are in...

A Gem in Prague

It was our first time visiting Prague and we were very excited. Everyone said that Prague was simply the most beautiful city. So, having figured out all of our flights...

Punta Gorda, the Different Florida

A native Floridian once said that eventually the state government would have to place a sign at the border with Florida that said: “Full, please go home.” Visitors to Miami, Tampa and...

On Top of the World in Switzerland

For those with a real sense of bravado, Interlaken is known as the Mecca for over-the-top sports adventure.  Interlaken caters to thrill seekers with whitewater rafting, bungee jumping,..

Hipper than New York?

Hipper than NYC? Never. New Yorkers will never admit that any city could possibly be  more hip than the Big Apple. But the “city that never sleeps” may be looking over...

King Kong Takes On the Jersey Shore

King Kong was born in the early 1930s and became a sympathetic figure after being shot and killed by fighter planes as he clung to the top of the Empire State...

Montreal Jazz Fest

Photo provided by Festival International de Jazz de Montreal and Frédérique Ménard-Aubin You feel the electricity as you walk up Rue Sainte-Catherine. Crowds are coming from all directions...

Lake Como, Far More Than George Clooney

Lake Como is everyone’s dream destination. Whenever I think of Lake Como, I think of George Clooney, however, it’s more than that.  Lake Como is blessed...

Take a Baseball Cruise

For baseball fans, there’s no greater thrill than meeting a star player face-to-face, shaking hands, securing an autograph, and maybe even posing for a picture. Such an encounter...

Camelback Lodge & Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark Opens in The Pocono Mountains

The much-anticipated Camelback Lodge & Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark  has officially opened, welcoming guests to the biggest indoor waterpark in the Northeast, and the...
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