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Archive: May 20, 2007 - May 26, 2007

Kitsch and Tell, Part Two

A few months back, I shared some news from Hampton Hotels -- that 2007 was dubbed the year of the "World's Largest Landmarks." In short, the company is working to restore some of those giant roadside eyesores (chairs, elephants, etc.) that we all love so much. Okay, not everyone loves...

By John Deiner | May 25, 2007; 9:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

Wash a Few Dishes for Lunch

Remember the days when diners who came up short had to wash a few plates to pay for lunch? Those days are alive at SAME (So All May Eat) Cafe, a neat new restaurant I tried out in Denver not long ago. The owners offer a pretty healthy, mostly organic...

By Gary Lee | May 24, 2007; 9:55 AM ET | Comments (2)

Canvassing Tony Soprano's Neighborhood

I visit North Caldwell, N.J., several tiimes a year to see my brother's sister and her husband. The town's claim to fame is the Sopranos. Tony S. and family live in North Caldwell in the show, and much of it is shot in the surrounding area. Staking out Tony's place...

By Carol Sottili | May 23, 2007; 10:52 AM ET | Comments (12)

Are Seat Assignments a Thing of the Past?

Our Travel section e-mailbox and weekly Internet chat are good barometers of all the latest outrages in the travel world -- if our readers are getting mistreated by the industry, believe me, we hear about it. And one thing we've been getting a ton of mail about recently is airline...

By K.C. Summers | May 22, 2007; 10:37 AM ET | Comments (52)

Never-Ending Vegas

So you maybe figured Vegas was big enough? Developers don't seem to think so. In fact, Sin City is on growth hormones. Just for starters, "CityCenter" is a new, $7 billion project being built by MGM Mirage that's a mini-city all by itself: six buildings over 67 acres, including a...

By Cindy Loose | May 21, 2007; 9:58 AM ET | Comments (4)

 

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