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ARE WE THERE YET?: Depot to serve as hub for Russellville festival

posted: 10/27/2016 1:49 a.m. Discuss

A big challenge for many communities across the nation is how to make downtown as vibrant as it once was. Russellville's Downtown Fall Festival & Chili Cookoff, set for Saturday, reflects that ongoing effort in the Arkansas River Valley city of 28,000.

The town tequila built

posted: 10/23/2016 1:46 a.m. Discuss

Long before Spanish conquistadors marched into northwest Mexico to establish the settlement of Guadalajara in 1532, indigenous Nahuatl Indians had discovered the bacchanal benefits of fermenting the sugary juice of the sweet heart of a ripe agave cactus. That milky, pungent drink known as pulque was the forerunner of tequila.

Travel in Europe: From Paris to Greek islands: Sunsets to remember

posted: 10/23/2016 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Sunsets decorate my travel memories. They can be a vivid, romantic capper for a beautiful day on the road. I've seen a lot of sunsets in my travels, and these spots are some of my most memorable.

Restored ship returning to renovated port

posted: 10/23/2016 1:43 a.m. Discuss

After a yearlong renovation, an iron-hulled sailing ship built in 1885 has returned to New York's seaport district as the centerpiece of a museum that is making a comeback after having the wind knocked out of its sails by Hurricane Sandy.

Are We There Yet?: Museum has more than oil, brine history lesson

posted: 10/20/2016 1:45 a.m. Discuss

SMACKOVER -- A museum focused on oil, with a supporting role for brine, seems a dubious target for a family outing.

Colorful Kenmare

posted: 10/16/2016 2:14 a.m. Discuss

Stepping out of the Dublin airport, the polyglot crowd of Germans, Americans, Poles, Spaniards and French waiting for rental cars on this early May morning seems confirmation that left-side driving should be a cakewalk.

Travel in Europe: Day trips soothing after bustle of central Venice

posted: 10/16/2016 2:12 a.m. Discuss

I love Venice, but when the crowds become unbearable, I make it a point to get out of the center and discover what the surrounding area has to offer.

3 exhibits worth trip to Dallas

posted: 10/16/2016 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Take your pick: sacred cats, Spanish modern art or pumpkins.




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