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Archive: November 4, 2007 - November 10, 2007

Staff Favorites: Chicago

The first time I visited Chicago was in the dead of winter. It was New Year's Eve and I wore a long velvet dress and satin ballet flats and had to walk veeerrrry sloooowwwwly to not fall on the icy sidewalks. My obliging date lifted me over snowbanks, and I...

By Christina Talcott | November 9, 2007; 6:46 AM ET | Comments (0)

Staff Favorites: Los Angeles

I would like to open my love letter to L.A. with a serenade. Introducing . . . Randy Newman. Okay, so Randy could not be here today. He is too busy rollin' down the Imperial Highway with a redhead. So in his stead, I will paraphrase his seminal song: "I...

By Andrea Sachs | November 8, 2007; 10:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

More Boarding Changes at Southwest

Southwest Airlines has taken more measures designed to attract the business traveler. But is the move going to negatively impact the average not-so-frequent traveler visiting Grandma for the weekend? Here's a rundown of the changes announced today: * A new Business Select fare, which costs $10 to $30 more per...

By Carol Sottili | November 7, 2007; 1:52 PM ET | Comments (0)

Staff Favorites: Las Vegas

When people ask me how many times I've been to Vegas, I like to answer as honestly as possible and say "Las what?" Actually, I've been there dozens of times, and I've seen it change a lot through the years. That said, let's dispel a few myths first: 1. Las...

By John Deiner | November 7, 2007; 6:35 AM ET | Comments (11)

Staff Favorites: San Francisco

It's usually hard to compare apples and oranges, which is what you're basically doing when you compare cities. But to my mind, San Francisco is such a standout that I feel no compunction saying it's the best in the U.S. It's like you can't logically compare brussels sprouts to a...

By Cindy Loose | November 6, 2007; 6:35 AM ET | Comments (17)

Staff Favorites: New York City

One of the running jokes around here is that our goal is to discover cool places around the globe, then ruin them by writing about them. Well, there is some truth to that -- there's always that twinge of guilt when we're about to publicize some little-known hotel or unsung...

By K.C. Summers | November 5, 2007; 9:45 AM ET | Comments (8)

 

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