Massive fire and explosions at refinery jolt Philadelphia residents
A huge fire at the East Coast's largest oil refinery turned the early morning sky over Philadelphia a bright orange and yellow and awakened startled residents with explosions...
3 days ago - LA Times
Lesson from a pre-Roe vs. Wade experience: Men cannot be silent on abortion rights
I was behind the wheel, Charlene beside me, in her powder-blue MG convertible, making our way from the Philadelphia suburbs, through Pottsville and up Route 61 to Ashland, a...
8 days ago - LA Times
Jared Goff considers new contract with Rams since Eagles locked up Carson Wentz
From the moment quarterbacks Jared Goff and Carson Wentz were selected with the first two picks of the 2016 NFL draft, comparisons were inevitable in every step of their...
12 days ago - LA Times
Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center Now Accepting Reservations
The newest Four Seasons property, in Philadelphia, is now accepting reservations in preparation of an August opening. The Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center will...
13 days ago - Global Traveler - 2 articles
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History's Dinosaur Hall Restored to its Original Grandeur
The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., will re-open the David H. Koch Hall of Fossils - Deep Time after a five-year renovation on June 8th...
16 days ago - Travel Magazine
Carson Wentz's contract extension does not change timetable for Jared Goff
The massive contract extension the Philadelphia Eagles gave quarterback Carson Wentz will not affect the timing of an extension for Rams quarterback Jared Goff, Rams chief...
17 days ago - LA Times
Carson Wentz contract extension should be good news for Rams' Jared Goff
In April, after he reported for voluntary offseason workouts, Rams quarterback Jared Goff said he was not thinking about a contract extension. “Not on my mind at all,” he said...
17 days ago - LA Times
Reading Nook: While Moochie snores, I fall into the world of my book
Ten years ago, when I moved into my current house in Philadelphia, I had grand fantasies about how my reading life, and my daughters' reading lives, would be conducted. I...
20 days ago - LA Times
Dodgers are championship material once the bullpen is bolstered
It was felt last week at the neighborhood bar. The Dodgers were playing against the Philadelphia Phillies on the television high above a row of tequila bottles, but the sound...
20 days ago - LA Times
Tough first quarter for three big hotel markets
New York, Chicago and Philadelphia all had significant declines in revenue per available room, according to STR data.
21 days ago - Travel Weekly
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Capuchin monkeys have been cracking nuts open with stone tools for 3,000 years
Archaeologists excavated a site in Brazil's Serra da Capivara National Park, where capuchin monkeys to this day use stones as tools to smash open cashew nuts.
A tour of a SLUM has been named as the most highly rated tourist experience...
The guided excursion of the Dharavi slum in Mumbai saw off competition for the top spot from tours of Old Dehli and the Taj Mahal in the 2019 Travellers' Choice Awards.
Stand-up aircraft seats branded 'torture' and a 'no go' after being trialled...
The seat is called the Skyrider and has been designed by Italian seat manufacturer Aviointeriors, with the latest iteration - the 3.0 - on display at the Paris Air Show recently.
9 things you must do in Timor-Leste
It may be one of the world's youngest countries, but Timor-Leste is shaking off its troubled past and rewarding visitors with stunning beaches, traditional culture and...
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The ex-Camden Town Hall Annex on Euston Road, once famous for being a gloomy eyesore, is opening as an Instagram selfie-baiting hotel in July called The Standard, London.
Rothy's vs Tieks: Which are the Most Comfortable Flats?
I've written before about how Tieks are my favourite flats for travel as they are comfortable, look great, and fold up into a small pouch. I'm currently on my fourth pair and I...
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Delta Air Lines' new 'eco-friendly' amenity kits for business class 'unboxed'
The bags are made by high-end luggage-maker Tumi and will feature products by New York-based artisanal fragrance brand Le Labo. Let's delve inside...