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While the political season doesn't exactly promote thoughts of celebration, JetBlue Airways wants to get potential customers in a holiday state of mind.
The airline, timing its announcement with the first of the presidential debates, is offering voters the chance to get a free flight to one of 21 international destinations.
"We've all heard it said before: if my candidate does not...Read more »
And we always thought Sin City was the place to elope. According to a new AshleyMadison.com survey, that thinking is practically provincial. The website, which helps marrieds find people to cheat with, reports that 53 percent of members surveys have gone to Las Vegas for an adulterous tryst. Granted, the 7,680 folks surveyed is but a fraction of the nearly 16 million AshleyMadison members, but they...Read more »
Universal Orlando doesn't just have a haunted house: It has haunted houses, plural. Seven of them of them. For Halloween, on select nights through Oct. 31, the theme park also offers a "street experience" with roaming monsters (vampires! menacing beasts! chainsaw-wielding prisoners!) and two shows.
Universal's movie and TV connections of course make us expect haunted houses occupied...Read more »
American Airlines and American Eagle are canceling a total of 300 flights this week, The Associated Press has reported, and The Wall Street Journal has recommended fliers avoid the airline entirely this fall.
“American has become too unreliable,“ WSJ travel writer Scott McCartney wrote in a Sept. 18 story.
AMR Corp., which owns AA and AE, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in late November...Read more »
You had the poster on your dorm-room wall, and soon you can see the real thing in person.
One of the world's best-known artworks, Edvard Munch's "The Scream" (1895), will be on display at New York's MoMA, the museum announced Tuesday.
The pastel-on-board work -- one of four versions Munch created of "The Scream" -- will be on loan from a private collector Oct. 24...Read more »
It's Off-Broadway Week, and that means two-for-one tickets to shows. And proving how "off" it is, the sale lasts Sept. 17 to 30.
Get the deals on more than 25 shows, including "Avenue Q," "Bullet for Adolf," "Forbidden Broadway" and "The Awesome 80s Prom."
For the full list of plays and to book tickets, head to nycgo.com/offbroadwayweek.
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A new exhibit centered on women's political contributions to music history includes Lady Gaga's meat dress, among 250-some other iconic artifacts.
"Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power," from Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, is now on display at Washington, D.C.'s National Museum of Women in the Arts.
Curator Meredith Rutledge-Borger told The Associated...Read more »
Six Flags in New Jersey is incorporating its Wild Safari into the Great Adventure park proper for a massive, 510-acre theme park.
When the park closes on Sept. 30 for the winter, the safari experience — with 1,200 animals — will be transformed to Safari Off Road Adventure. Rather than driving through the park themselves as they have, visitors will ride in open-air vehicles that can traverse...Read more »
TMZ, known for scooping celebrity gossip practically as it occurs, has been offering its version of star tours in Los Angeles for more than a year. Get ready for a more local version: The New York Times, quoting TMZ founder Harvey Levin, has reported that the tours are coming to New York, possibly by early next year.
How this might play out remains to be seen, but if we use the L.A. tours...Read more »
The Labor Day long weekend signifies the end of the summer, in a way. Kids are heading back to school, the nights are turning cooler the next vacation days likely aren't until Thanksgiving. Somehow, this time of year always feels like our last chance to cut loose.
So do it.
Here are five day trips that are different enough from the everyday to feel like getaways but close enough to have...Read more »