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Archive: June 1, 2008 - June 7, 2008

The Friday Photo: Sandals Resort?

Ah, Friday. Where have you been all week? Of course, it also means it's time for the Friday Photo, our paean to amateur photography. This week's picture comes to us courtesy of Sylvia Cabus of Washington, who whisked us away with her on a blissful evening in Brazil. Explain, Sylvia....

By John Deiner | June 6, 2008; 4:43 PM ET | Comments (1)

Game Plan: Playing Ball at Shea Stadium

Adults can go to all kinds of camps these days: space camps, rock-n-roll camps, golf camps, etc. But, after watching my husband and his campers play ball on the field at Shea Stadium this week, I have a difficult time believing that any could rival Mets Fantasy Baseball Camp experience....

By Carol Sottili | June 6, 2008; 6:10 AM ET | Comments (0)

Insta-CoGo: Airlines Have a Good Month! Sorta.

Okay, the airlines didn't really have a good month, what with oil around $125 a barrel and cutbacks everywhere. Yesterday's announcement by United that it would curtail service by slashing its work force and U.S. fleet of planes certainly doesn't help. But did you catch the news from the U.S....

By John Deiner | June 5, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Tale From the Road: One Tony Visit to NYC

The Tony Awards are in less than two weeks, which means that we'll soon know the outcome of this year's most hotly contested race, that of Best Actress in a Musical. If their respective marquees are any indication, both Patti LuPone ("Gypsy") and Kelli O'Hara ("South Pacific") are giving the...

By Scott Vogel | June 4, 2008; 6:21 AM ET | Comments (0)

It Came From the Chat: Adventures in Eating

This week's chat revealed as lot about our readers' tastes -- literally -- when we asked for stories of the weirdest thing people ever ate on a trip. Less than an hour later, we were knee-deep in kudu jerky and putrid sharks (well, not literally). Here are a few of...

By Christina Talcott | June 3, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Site Inspection: You and Your Rebate Checks

It's no secret that many Americans are ambivalent about the stimulus checks they're receiving from the government. (Ambivalent, that is, about how well the checks will jumpstart the American economy. Most are not ambivalent about receiving money in the mail.) But the situation is even more complicated for check recipients...

By Scott Vogel | June 2, 2008; 10:17 AM ET | Comments (0)


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