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Theme Park


Dollywood's recent theme park awards make Dolly Parton proud of her town

Knoxville News SentinelKnoxville News Sentinel - Sep 13, 2018
Dollywood also won the Best Shows award for the 10th consecutive year and the Best Christmas Event for the 11th year, something no other theme park has won from Amusement Today. More: Dolly Parton named 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year, will ...  

Luna Park


Luna Park 101: 9 of the Best Rides at Historic Coney Island

ParadeParade - Sep 11, 2018
Luna Park, which stays open in September and October. It's one of the most fun ways to spend the day—and you'll arrive by Q train and watch as the amusement park appears before you just as the subway rounds the track to the Coney Island/Stillwell ...  

Amusement Park


Developer of Berkman Plaza II announces amusement park, resort hotel

Jacksonville Business JournalJacksonville Business Journal - Sep 18, 2018
The developer of the Berkman Plaza II is planning to build a resort hotel with amusement park rides, themed restaurants and a family entertainment center. Barrington Development, based in Biloxi, Mississippi, announced itself Tuesday as the company ...  

Waterpark


$90M Soundwaves Waterpark nears completion at Gaylord Opryland

The TennesseanThe Tennessean - Sep 7, 2018
Construction workers poured the concrete base of Up Tempo Rapids River on Thursday at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center's $90 million luxury waterpark. The fast-moving river ride shares a 111,000-square-foot enclosed addition with a looping ...  

Wild Animal Park


PETA suing USDA over license renewal for local animal park, 5 others
The Winchester Star - Aug 31, 2018

WINCHESTER — People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals is suing the United States Department of Agriculture over its decision to renew federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA) licenses for six roadside zoos, including Wilson's Wild Animal Park in Frederick ...  

Roller Coaster


90-year-old LIer rides a roller coaster

NewsdayNewsday - Sep 17, 2018
Ray Rickman of East Meadow celebrated his 90th birthday Saturday -- as he has done so many birthdays in the past -- by riding Coney Island's Cyclone rollercoaster. (Credit: Debbie Egan-Chin) ...  

Ferris Wheel


Giant Ferris wheel set to return to Southampton

Daily EchoDaily Echo - Sep 20, 2018
Mrs Evans added that the Ferris wheel returns to the city following a refurbishment and repaint. One person to support the report the return of the wheel was Southampton City Council leisure boss, Satvir Kaur. She said: “The plan was. always for the ...  

Merry Go Round


"Beehive" Rounds Out Merry-Go-Round Playhouse Season

WSYRWSYR - Sep 13, 2018
"Beehive" at the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival opens September 21st and runs through October 6th at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park in Auburn. For tickets and more information call (315) 255-1785 or visit FingerLakesMTF.com.  

Thrill Rides


At the Brown County Library: State parks, thrill rides, Madison hikes

Green Bay Press GazetteGreen Bay Press Gazette - Sep 21, 2018
"Wisconsin State Parks: Extraordinary Stories of Geology and Natural History" by Scott Spoolman. From the carved high cliffs on the west coast to the glacially eroded east coast, Wisconsin's features are diverse and the beauty of this landscape is ...  

Legoland


Ohio's Legoland opening this month

Springfield News SunSpringfield News Sun - Sep 14, 2018
The Columbus Legoland Discovery Center will open to the general public at the end of this month. The 36,000 square-foot entertainment center at the Easton Town Center next to the AMC movie theater will include two interactive rides, a 4D cinema and ...  

Coney Island


Buzzy brunch: Coney Island brewery puts cereal bowl in a bottle

Brooklyn DailyBrooklyn Daily - Sep 14, 2018
Coney Island Brewery will roll out a line of breakfast-themed beers for its annual Freak Week on Sept. 17–22, including two brews inspired by the old-school cereals Count Chocula and Boo Berry. Along with two beers brewed with coffee, the lineup is ...  

Disney World


Up, up and away: Channel 9 gets exclusive look at Walt Disney World's Skyliner

WFTV OrlandoWFTV Orlando - Sep 20, 2018
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - It's not Buzz Lightyear or the house from "Up" soaring above Walt Disney World -- it's the park's first new form of transportation infrastructure in decades. If you've been to Walt Disney World recently, you've probably seen ...  

Disney Land


Buddies Not Bullies event in Rigby to host Diesel Brothers, car show and more

East Idaho NewsEast Idaho News - Sep 21, 2018
This viral post inspired the first #buddiesnotbullies event in east Idaho where the community came together at a car show. The proceeds sent Jackson and his family to Disney Land, a trip that his parents say “changed his life.” This year organizers ...  

Six Flags


Six Flags prepares to scare in Vallejo

Vallejo Times HeraldVallejo Times Herald - Sep 21, 2018
Meganne Watts and Jonathan Smith carry a giant rotting pumpkin prop around a scarecrow in the new Scarecrows Hollow scare zone as Six Flags Discovery Kingdom prepares to open Fright Fest on Friday in Vallejo. – Chris Riley — Times-Herald. By Vallejo ...  

London Zoo


Commentary: The London Zoo helps animals with this one simple act

Channel NewsAsiaChannel NewsAsia - Aug 28, 2018
READING: Every August, the London Zoo weighs and measures every one of its 19,000 animals. It's a great public relations move for the zoo, guaranteeing lots of friendly coverage of photogenic animals on scales or next to tape measures, at a time when ...  

Georgia Aquarium


Things to do in and around Atlanta on Tuesday, Sept. 18

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAtlanta Journal Constitution - Sep 18, 2018
From a Jim Henson exhibit to an evening exploring the Georgia Aquarium, there's lots of fun ways to spend your Tuesday around Atlanta. Here's a few worth checking out: 'JIM HENSON'S THE DARK CRYSTAL: WORLD OF MYTH AND MAGIC AT CENTER ...  

Shedd Aquarium


Shedd Aquarium Welcomes 24 Endangered Blanding's Turtle Hatchlings

Chicago Tonight | WTTWChicago Tonight | WTTW - Sep 14, 2018
Two dozen Blanding's turtle hatchlings arrived recently at Shedd Aquarium as part of a new partnership aimed at preserving an endangered species native to the Great Lakes. Working with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, Shedd will host the ...  

Georgia Aquarium


Things to do in and around Atlanta on Tuesday, Sept. 18

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAtlanta Journal Constitution - Sep 18, 2018
From a Jim Henson exhibit to an evening exploring the Georgia Aquarium, there's lots of fun ways to spend your Tuesday around Atlanta. Here's a few worth checking out: 'JIM HENSON'S THE DARK CRYSTAL: WORLD OF MYTH AND MAGIC AT CENTER ...  

Monterey Bay Aquarium


California Fish Grill makes commitment to sustainability official by ...

Fast CasualFast Casual - Sep 21, 2018
In an effort to continue to serve only sustainably caught or raised seafood in all 22 of its locations, California Fish Grill has partnered with Monterey Bay ...  

Oregon Coast Aquarium


Cleopatra the octopus loves to meet new people at Oregon Coast Aquarium

KGW.comKGW.com - Aug 31, 2018
Cleopatra the octopus loves to meet new people at Oregon Coast Aquarium. The aquarium says she's intelligent and loves to meet new people. Author: Brian Brennan. Published: 4:35 PM PDT August 31, 2018. Updated: 4:35 PM PDT August 31, 2018.  

Zoo


Beloved blind Florida panther Uno died 'unexpectedly' Sunday at Naples Zoo

Naples Daily NewsNaples Daily News - Sep 17, 2018
A shotgun blast to the face didn't stop Uno, a one-eyed Florida panther, from living a full life at the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens. For four years after his rescue, he roamed the wild of his exhibit and made human friends. He had been left for ...  

Washington Monument


New museum in Charleston's Fireproof Building aims to spark interest in SC history

Charleston Post CourierCharleston Post Courier - Sep 20, 2018
Mills would go on to design two Washington landmarks himself, including the U.S. Treasury building next door to the White House, and the Washington Monument. The museum's new tribute to Mills includes biographical information on him, the story of the ...  

Greek Parthenon


Introducing VK Beauty Lounge & Bar
MENAFN.COM - Sep 15, 2018

Ambient, classy and uncluttered, this beautiful white space dedicated to natural beauty boasts natural marble and stone, reminiscent of the famous Acropolis and the Greek Parthenon in Athens, honoring the virgin goddess Athena. Set within VK Beauty ...  

Statue Of Liberty


'Maniac': Inside the Netflix Drama's Absurdist, Dystopian New York

Hollywood ReporterHollywood Reporter - Sep 21, 2018
The camera is pointing north in that shot, so in the Maniac world, the Statue of Liberty still exists, and the Statue of Extra Liberty also exists. Someone decided that we needed another one." The specific revelation that Owen spends 87 percent of his ...  

India Gate


Stunt bikers stun people near Parliament

Hindustan TimesTimes of India - Sep 22, 2018
The incident happened around 6pm when visitors at the India Gate lawns saw a crowd of bikers speeding towards them from Raisina Road. None of the riders wore helmets and sped towards Vijay Chowk. One of them was also seen riding pillion and clicking ...  

Arc de Triomphe


Enable: Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner takes victory on comeback at Kempton

BBC SportBBC Sport - Sep 8, 2018
Enable marked her return to the track with victory in the September Stakes at Kempton. Under jockey Frankie Dettori, the filly was making her first start since winning the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe last October. The John Godsen-trained Enable quickly ...  

Jefferson Memorial


I braved a deluge to photograph Friday night's storms. Then came a shot of lightning.

Washington PostWashington Post - Sep 4, 2018
I parked near the Jefferson Memorial and unloaded my camera gear. The rain was so light that I didn't need to use my umbrella as I walked along the Tidal Basin. The sky over the District was completely overcast with low stratus clouds. So the prospect ...  

Lenins Tomb


Between the Lines: Worshipping At Lenin's Tomb

WMUKWMUK - Mar 17, 2017
Judith Rypma has had a love affair with Russia that has spanned most of her life. In 23 trips, the master faculty specialist in English at Western Michigan University has observed changes from the former Soviet Union to the Russia of today. Many of her ...  

Washington Monument


New museum in Charleston's Fireproof Building aims to spark interest in SC history

Charleston Post CourierCharleston Post Courier - Sep 20, 2018
Mills would go on to design two Washington landmarks himself, including the U.S. Treasury building next door to the White House, and the Washington Monument. The museum's new tribute to Mills includes biographical information on him, the story of the ...  

World Trade Center Memorial


NYPD's focus turns to keeping World Trade Center memorial events safe

amNYamNY - Sep 11, 2018
The eyes of the world — and the NYPD — will be focused Tuesday on the World Trade Center memorial for the 17th ceremony of the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Hundreds of family members of the more than 2,900 victims, as well as assorted politicians, VIPs ...  

Yad Vashem


Jeremy Corbyn 'ignored Israeli Labour's invitation to visit Yad Vashem', Isaac Herzog says

Jewish ChronicleJewish Chronicle - Aug 30, 2018
“Two years ago, while I was still leader of the opposition and the Israeli Labour Party, I sent a written invitation to Jeremy Corbyn, as leader of Labour's Israeli sister party, to come to Jerusalem and visit the Yad Vashem museum,” Mr Herzog said ...  

Vietnam Memorial


Vietnam Memorial Wall replica arrives in Tompkinsville

WBKOWBKO - Sep 20, 2018
TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) --- The Vietnam Memorial Wall replica traveled to Tompkinsville, Kentucky on Wednesday. By Thursday, the exhibit was open to the public. Several Vietnam veterans and community members in Monroe County came out to see ...  

Metropolitan Museum Of Art


Leonard A. Lauder Gives Juan Gris Painting to Metropolitan Museum of Art

ARTnewsARTnews - Sep 13, 2018
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has acquired the 1914 Juan Gris Cubist still life The Musician's Table. The collector Leonard A. Lauder, who previously founded the Met's Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art in 2013, helped the ...  

Tate Museum


London's best-loved painting is taken off the wall of the Tate museum and sent to Canberra

Daily TelegraphDaily Telegraph - Sep 5, 2018
FORGET Brexit. Separation anxiety will hit Great Britain for real when London's best-loved painting is taken off the wall of the Tate museum and sent to Canberra. The picture so close to London's heart is Ophelia, created in 1851-52 by British prodigy ...  

Uffizi Gallery


Gucci leans into beauty content with new @guccibeauty Instagram account

GlossyGlossy - Sep 17, 2018
At launch, the social media platform did not focus on product images, makeup looks or even beauty how-to tutorials, but, rather, artworks sourced from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A private collector's painting of ...  

Vatican Museums


Divine Intervention? The Vatican Pulls the Plug on a Show Looking at Andy Warhol's Catholic Side

artnet Newsartnet News - Sep 5, 2018
It sounded like a match made in heaven: The Andy Warhol Museum and the Vatican Museums collaborating to celebrate the artist's devout Catholic faith and its profound influence on his art. But heaven will have to wait. The Vatican Museums has pulled out ...  

Museu Nacional Del Prado


'A very accessible exhibit' from Spain's Prado Museum

Albuquerque JournalAlbuquerque Journal - Jun 1, 2018
After its run in Albuquerque, there are plans to take it to Las Cruces. If you go. WHAT: Travelling exhibit from the Museu Nacional del Prado in Spain WHEN: Opens today and runs through Aug. 31. WHERE: Civic Plaza, 1 Second NW, Downtown Albuquerque  

Hermitage Museum


Out of Russia: Long-hidden treasures from the Hermitage head to Sydney

The Canberra TimesThe Canberra Times - Sep 20, 2018
... and Shchukin must have been impressed: his first purchase was Woman with a fan, an early Cubist masterpiece, that hangs in the Sergey Shchukin and Morozov Brothers Memorial Gallery in the State Hermitage Museum. Along with Picasso's Farm woman ...  

Smithsonian Museum


Get free tickets to local museums on Smithsonian Museum Day

Chicago ParentChicago Parent - Sep 13, 2018
The Geneva History Museum has, as part of its Main Gallery collection, a chapter about founding mother Charity Herrington. Like DuSable, the Geneva museum is one of more than 1,300 museums nationwide taking part in the 14th Smithsonian Museum Day.  

Moma


At MoMA, How Judson Blew Up the Rules of Dance

New York TimesNew York Times - Sep 11, 2018
A group of dancers sat on the floor of a gallery at the Museum of Modern Art one day last week, looking intently at two plywood boxes. The room was motionless and silent except for what sounded a little like bird song. Walking in mid-rehearsal, you ...  

Guggenheim Museum


Curtains to Fall on Giacometti Retrospective at Guggenheim Museum, New York

BLOUIN ARTINFOBLOUIN ARTINFO - Sep 11, 2018
“Giacometti” the massive retrospective exhibition of the works of Alberto Giacometti at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, will come to its end on September 12. The exhibition of Alberto Giacometti, the first in 15 years to be held in the ...  

The Louvre


SMAP's Shingo Katori shows off his artistic side at the Louvre:The ...

Asahi ShimbunAsahi Shimbun - Sep 19, 2018
PARIS--The famed Louvre Museum here is showcasing dozens of colorful pop art-style paintings by form.  

J Paul Getty Museum


A Torah, a Bible and a Qur'an Come Into the Getty...

L.A. WeeklyL.A. Weekly - Sep 10, 2018
As a way to provide context to the massive 13th-century manuscript, the department of manuscripts at the J. Paul Getty Museum has chosen to display the Medieval Torah with a Christian Bible from the Middle Ages written in Latin and a 9th-century Qur'an ...  

Metropolitan Museum Of Art


Leonard A. Lauder Gives Juan Gris Painting to Metropolitan Museum of Art

ARTnewsARTnews - Sep 13, 2018
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has acquired the 1914 Juan Gris Cubist still life The Musician's Table. The collector Leonard A. Lauder, who previously founded the Met's Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art in 2013, helped the ...  

Los Angeles County Museum Of Art


Orange County Museum of Art Appoints Sarah Jesse as its new Deputy Director
VoiceofOC - Sep 20, 2018

Jesse comes to OCMA from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art where she has worked since 2011, most recently as Associate Vice President of Education. “As OCMA begins construction next year on our new home at Segerstrom Center, our interim ...  

Berkeley Art Museum


Arts Events Sept. 13-20, 2018

Bay Area ReporterBay Area Reporter - Sep 12, 2018
Berkeley Art Museum, Pacific Film Archive, 2155 Center St. Berkeley. www.bampfa.org. René Magritte: The Fifth Season @ SF MOMA New exhibit of 70 artworks by the master Surrealist painter; thru Oct. 28. Sublime Seas: John Akomfrah and J.M.W. Turner, ...  

National Portrait Gallery


London's National Portrait Gallery to partially close for London Fashion Week event (again)

Art NewspaperArt Newspaper - Sep 14, 2018
The National Portrait Gallery in London is to close virtually all of its permanent collection for most of Monday (17 September) for a commercial event. Thirty rooms on the first and second floors will be shut until 3pm, and then reopen for three hours ...  

British Museum


British Museum Traces History of Dissent From Ancient Egypt to Today

SmithsonianSmithsonian - Sep 12, 2018
At first blush, many of the roughly 100 artifacts featured in the British Museum's latest exhibition, I Object: Ian Hislop's Search for Dissent, might feel somewhat mundane. But a closer examination of these everyday pieces reveals their revolutionary ...  

Belvedere Palace


Charting Russia's role in Poland's path to NATO

Taiwan NewsTaiwan News - Sep 17, 2018
The last remaining officers had departed their headquarters in Legnitz the day before. Now General Leonid Kovalev officially informed the Polish head of state in the courtyard of the Belvedere Palace in Warsaw that the troop withdrawal was complete.  

National Gallery Of Art Washington DC


Musee D Orsay


The Musee d'Orsay in Paris voted world's best museum

Jakarta PostJakarta Post - Sep 9, 2018
Paris has claimed the honor of being home to the world's top museum – but it's not the Louvre. In TripAdvisor's annual Travellers' Choice Awards for Museums, the Musee d'Orsay took the top spot for 2018, far ahead of the world's most visited museum ...  

Museo Del Prado


Eduardo Carrillo, a Painter Who Took Chicano Art Beyond Identity's Borders

HyperallergicHyperallergic - Sep 18, 2018
Yet he discovered the most important of his myriad artistic sources outside the classroom. In 1960 he traveled to Madrid and spent a year studying and making copies at the Museo del Prado, learning the techniques of Hieronymus Bosch, Diego Velazquez, ...  

National Museum Of Korea


Ji Chang Wook, Kang Ha Neul, And Sunggyu Talk About Playing Resistance Fighters In Military Musical

soompisoompi - Sep 19, 2018
The musical, titled “Shinheung Military Academy,” is currently running at the National Museum of Korea and tells the story of patriots who fought to help Korea gain independence from Japan. Ji Chang Wook plays Dong Kyu, the son of an anti-Japanese ...  

National Palace Museum


'Jadeite Cabbage' from National Palace Museum to be exhibited at Taichung Flora Show

Taiwan NewsTaiwan News - Sep 20, 2018
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Visitors to the upcoming 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition will be able to see the “Jadeite Cabbage” (翠玉白菜)—arguably the most popular attraction in the collection of National Palace Museum in Taipei, at the Houli Horse ...  

Tokyo National Museum


'Jadeite Cabbage' from National Palace Museum to be exhibited at Taichung Flora Show

Taiwan NewsTaiwan News - Sep 20, 2018
Lin added it's a privilege for Taichung to showcase the Jadeite Cabbage, which has been lent to the Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum, the Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, and the Tokyo National Museum. To time with the international flora ...  

Victoria And Albert Museum


Victoria and Albert Museum now a 'multi-site' institution

Art NewspaperArt Newspaper - Sep 13, 2018
The Victoria and Albert Museum now regards itself as a “multi-site” institution, following the opening of V&A Dundee this coming weekend. At the meeting of its trustees last May, the museum's London-based director, Tristram Hunt, introduced a ...  

Kremlin Armoury


In Transit: Notes from the Underground

Roads and KingdomsRoads and Kingdoms - Jun 6, 2018
Subterranean commuting might not be anyone's idea of a good time, but even in a city packing the war-games treasures and priceless bejeweled eggs of the Kremlin Armoury and the colossal Soviet pavilions of the VDNKh, the Metro holds up as one of ...  

Van Gogh Museum


Shell sponsorship deal with Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum ends

Art NewspaperArt Newspaper - Aug 29, 2018
Two of the major Dutch museums have just ended their collaboration with Shell, at a time of mounting protests over sponsorship by fossil fuel companies. Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum and the Mauritshuis in The Hague both terminated arrangements with ...  

Saatchi Gallery


Forests and Spirits: new show at Saatchi Gallery highlights the influence of African art

Creative Boom (blog)Creative Boom (blog) - Sep 21, 2018
Work by a trio of Sudanese artists - Salah Elmur, Kamala Ishaq and Ibrahim El-Salahi - will be on display at SALON at Saatchi Gallery's next show, Forests and Spirits: figurative art from the Khartoum School. Whilst El-Salahi was the subject of a ...  

Getty Center


Garden events in the San Fernando Valley, Sept. 21-28

LA Daily NewsLA Daily News - Sep 21, 2018
805-557-1135. www.gardensoftheworld.info. The Getty Center: Tours of grounds and the Central Garden. Check website for hours. Free admission. Parking $15. Getty Center Drive at North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles. 310-440-7300. www.getty.edu.  

Kunsthistorisches Museum


Wes Anderson Is Curating a Massive Museum Show—10 Weird Works We Predict He'll Choose

ObserverObserver - Aug 22, 2018
So you'll be excused if you read with nose upturned the announcement, earlier this year, that Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum gave filmmaker Wes Anderson and his partner, designer and author Juman Malouf, free rein of its collections to curate an ...  

Rijksmuseum


Find the secret formula and escape the Rijksmuseum!

IamExpat.nlIamExpat.nl - Aug 21, 2018
The Rijksmuseum escape game will have you crisscrossing all over the famous Dutch museum in Amsterdam to find the clues you need to uncover the secret formula and escape. But hurry, the game is only on until September 2!  

Serpentine Gallery


Roksanda Turned the Runway Into an Art Show

PapermagPapermag - Sep 18, 2018
Roksanda Ilincic's sublime silk and oversized hoops turned the runway into an art show at the Serpentine Gallery. Serpentine Gallery. Frida Escobedo's Pavilion played host to Roksanda's Spring 2019 runway show Monday morning. Designed as a closed ...  

Brandenburg Gate


For His Latest Spectacle, JR Will Unveil a Massive Installation at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate

artnet Newsartnet News - Sep 20, 2018
The artist JR has begun work on a massive installation at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate to mark the fall of the Berlin Wall. The historic monument, which became a symbol of German unity and the end of the Cold War, is already under scaffolding. On October ...  

Brooklyn Bridge


Photoville, NYC's Largest Photography Festival Takes over Brooklyn ...

Brooklyn ReaderBrooklyn Reader - Sep 13, 2018
Photoville returns to transform the Brooklyn Bridge Plaza into an immersive photography village from Thursday, September 13 to Sunday, September 23.  

Canadian Rockies


Canadian Rockies: helicopters, glaciers, canyons, lakes and bunk beds

cleveland.comcleveland.com - Sep 18, 2018
"Dad requests wishes and prayers as he embarks on a helicopter ride through the Canadian Rockies, " Marilyn texted family members. "He was able to find one other crazy nut to go with him because there was a two-nut minimum." Of Bill and Bob's excellent ...  

Colosseum


Stevie Wonder coming to the Colosseum at Caesars Windsor

CBC.caCBC.ca - Sep 14, 2018
Legendary Motown artist and American icon, Stevie Wonder is coming to Caesars Windsor.  

Eiffel Tower


Naruhito sets off Japan-themed light show at Eiffel Tower

Asahi ShimbunAsahi Shimbun - Sep 14, 2018
PARIS--Crown Prince Naruhito pressed a button that unleashed an extravagant light show on the Eiffel Tower, bathing the French landmark in symbols of Japanese beauty and culture. The event was held at the Theatre National de Chaillot facing the tower ...  

Golden Gate Bridge


Sunday Drive: A weekend getaway to Fort Baker

San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco Chronicle - Sep 15, 2018
What you get: World-class views and picnic sites, easy walks and a wild-card adventure for kayaks under the Golden Gate Bridge can put Fort Baker on the map for all. Fort Baker is set along the deep cove located just inland from the northern foot of ...  

Great Barrier Reef


Deep reefs were not spared by 2016 mass bleaching event on Great Barrier Reef
Mongabay.com - Sep 19, 2018

New research finds that the mass bleaching event that led to the death of 30 percent of shallow-water corals on the Great Barrier Reef in 2016 also had a substantial impact on deep reefs. Occurring at depths lower than 30 to 40 meters below the surface ...  

Great Wall Of China


Aigle Azur links Eiffel Tower with Great Wall of China

anna.aeroanna.aero - Sep 10, 2018
Aigle Azur launched year-round services between Paris Orly (ORY) and Beijing (PEK) on 5 September. The 8,217-kilometre service will be operated three times weekly using the carrier's mixed fleet of A330-200s and -300s, with Hainan Airlines' brand being ...  

Hanging Gardens Of Babylon


Hanging gardens take shape in Shanghai(1

ecnsecns - Sep 3, 2018
Terraced buildings with landscape features that have been dubbed the "Hanging Gardens of Babylon" by locals take shape at a multi-use complex under construction along Suzhou Creek in Putuo District, Shanghai, Aug. 31, 2018. Thomas Heatherwick, the ...  

Hoover Dam


The Hoover Dam Could Soon Be Turned into a 'Giant Battery' for Renewable Energy

Good News NetworkGood News Network - Sep 16, 2018
The Hoover Dam is one of the great engineering marvels of America – and soon, it may be a 20th century solution for storing renewable energy. Aptly named “The Sunshine State”, California has struggled to utilize the vast amount of solar energy that is ...  

Tower Of Pisa


Russian Honorary Consulate opens in Italy's Pisa

TASSTASS - Sep 18, 2018
The embassy also published photos of famous sights of the Piazza dei Miracoli - the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (St. Mary of the Assumption) and the famous Tower of Pisa. The institute of honorary consulates that are operating on a voluntary basis ...  

Machu Picchu


MIT team digitizes historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu

MIT NewsMIT News - Aug 28, 2018
For many people, the Inca city of Machu Picchu in the Andes of Peru is one of the most recognizable icons of archaeological and adventure tourism in the world. However, for the Peruvian people and for the international scientific community, Machu ...  

Mount Fuji


Postmarked from Mount Fuji

The Seattle TimesThe Seattle Times - Sep 7, 2018
ATOP MOUNT FUJI, Japan — Search for “Top of Mount Fuji” on Instagram, and you will discover thousands of posts documenting the hikers who have made it here to the summit of Japan's best-known volcano. But for many trekkers, sharing photographs of ...  

Mount Kilimanjaro


Haven of Hope founder to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Fox 4Fox 4 - Sep 14, 2018
Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa, standing at 19,341 feet. Haven of Hope is a Southwest Florida based nonprofit that's mission is to provide an environment for children internationally rescued from poverty, abuse and abandonment ...  

Niagara Falls


More slag found at Niagara Falls welcome plaza project site

WIVB.com - News 4WIVB.com - News 4 - Sep 19, 2018
Contractors found this slag after removing roughly 1500 tons of materials from the site last month.  

Terracotta Army


Cincinnati Art Museum's just-closed 'Terracotta Army' exhibit breaks records

Cincinnati CityBeat (blog)Cincinnati CityBeat (blog) - Aug 14, 2018
Installation view of Cincinnati Art Museum's "Terracotta Army"PHOTO: Hailey BollingerIt's official. The Cincinnati Art Museum's just-concluded Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China exhibit was a record breaker. The museum released ...  

Pyramids Of Giza


Archaeologists Just Unearthed an Ancient Egyptian Village Older Than the Great Pyramids of Giza

Travel+LeisureTravel+Leisure - Sep 4, 2018
According to ministry officials, the findings in the village date as far back as 5,000 B.C., about 2,500 years before the country's famed pyramids of Giza were built. The team of Egyptian and French archeologists heading the excavation in Tell al ...  

Sistine Chapel


Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel comes to Tacoma

The News TribuneThe News Tribune - Sep 21, 2018
Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel comes to Tacoma. Sep 20, 2018. Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition features full-size replications of Sistine Chapel frescos. The show is at the Tacoma Armory from Sept. 21 - Oct. 14. By Joshua Bessex ...  

Stonehenge


Why Paul Oakenfold Became the First-Ever Artist to Play Stonehenge

Rolling StoneRolling Stone - Sep 14, 2018
English Heritage will receive proceeds from the sale of Oakenfold's Stonehenge set, which will be released digitally and sold at English Heritage gift shops, as well as from the release of a new Oakenfold track named after and inspired by the ...  

Sydney Opera House


Take a Look at Tina Arena in Evita at the Sydney Opera House ...

Playbill.comPlaybill.com - Sep 19, 2018
The 40th anniversary tour of the original Harold Prince staging began performances September 13.  

Sydney Harbour Bridge


How the Sydney Harbour Bridge could have looked

The Sydney Morning HeraldThe Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 14, 2018
It's a structure synonymous with Sydney, adorning postcards and fridge magnets, and for millions of Australians it's a symbol of home, but the Sydney Harbour Bridge could have looked very different.  

Taj Mahal


The Taj Mahal aims to lead Makybe Diva Stakes

HorseRacing.com.auRacenet - Sep 14, 2018
Former import The Taj Mahal has led before but that was at distances 2000m and above in the 2017 Group II Sandown Classic and the Group I Australian Cup earlier this year. But with a lack of pace on paper in the Group I Makybe Diva Stakes, stewards ...  

The Forbidden City


Inside the Forbidden City | Athens | September 15

www.ekathimerini.comwww.ekathimerini.com - Sep 14, 2018
In partnership with Beijing's Palace Museum, the Acropolis Museum presents “Forbidden City: The Private Rooms of Emperor Qianlong.” The show comprises 162 exhibits from the private rooms of 18th century Emperor Qianlong in his early years before ...  

Uluru


Radical Heart review: Shireen Morris and her role in the Uluru Statement process

The Sydney Morning HeraldThe Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 22, 2018
A 2017 meeting of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island representatives produced the Uluru Statement from the Heart. It called for the establishment of "a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Constitution" and of "a Makarrata Commission" for making ...  

Angkor Wat


Chinese theme park risks offending Cambodians with Angkor Wat replica

Southeast Asia GlobeSoutheast Asia Globe - Sep 19, 2018
It isn't the renowned World Heritage site of Angkor Wat, but rather a new tourist attraction built in Nanning, China called “Amazing Angkor”. In near-Disney like fashion, the architecture of Cambodia's best known historic temple has been duplicated in ...  

Victoria Falls


Victoria Falls Is the Most Gorgeous Place in the World to See a Lunar Rainbow (Video)

Travel+LeisureTravel+Leisure - Sep 6, 2018
I've always said life is about timing and lighting — and you can only control one (which is why you will never catch me at a restaurant with flourescent lighting and no dimmers). This theory is true for most things, but even more so for lunar rainbows ...  

Westminster Abbey


Westminster Abbey celebrates the life of Sir Peter Hall

The GuardianWestminster Abbey (press release) - Sep 11, 2018
A Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the life and work of Sir Peter Hall CBE was held at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 11th September 2018. HRH The Prince of Wales was represented by Sir Kenneth Branagh, accompanied by Edward Kemp, Academy ...  

Big Ben


Ben Roethlisberger misses second straight practice; Steelers saying Josh Dobbs is ready if needed

CBSSports.comCBSSports.com - Sep 13, 2018
But Big Ben didn't practice Thursday either, which certainly raises questions about if he'll suit up in the Steelers' home opener against the Chiefs on Sunday. "We'll see how I feel tomorrow," Roethlisberger told reporters. Typically, if a player doesn ...  

Times Square


TCI features on Times Square screens

Turks and Caicos Weekly NewsTurks and Caicos Weekly News - Sep 17, 2018
Pamela Ewing, TCI Tourist Board regional marketing manager, said: "Our advertisement in Times Square, a location which provides optimal exposure for brands, will feature visually stimulating footage that tells the story of our Islands and which will ...  

Montmartre


Summer Shakespeare in the Heart of Montmartre
The Connexion - Sep 18, 2018

Paris Summer Shakespeare presents a fresh, new English language version of Shakespeare's enchanting comedy in the heart of Montmartre on three summer evenings. Award-winning director and playwright Taylor Scott reimagines this magical tale as a ...  

Notre Dame de Paris


Mark Shenton: Musicals follow fashion, but are some trends better than others?

The StageThe Stage - Sep 19, 2018
The success of these shows led to a slew of European-originated pop operas that included flops on Broadway for shows such as Chess and Dance of the Vampires, while Europe also sent the West End Notre Dame de Paris. While very much in the Les ...  

Palace Of Versailles


Brigitte Macron bares legs in slinky Japanese mini dress for lavish dinner at Versailles

Daily MailExpress.co.uk - Sep 12, 2018
Brigitte Macron, 65, was at the Palace of Versailles tonight with her husband Emmanuel Macron. The French power couple were hosting Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito for lavish dinner at the opulent palace on the outskirts of Paris. Beaming, the trio posed ...  

Trevi Fountain


Tourists fined for jumping into Rome's Trevi Fountain

Wanted in RomeWanted in Rome - Aug 28, 2018
Two American tourists in their fifties have been fined €450 each for jumping into the Trevi Fountain on 26 August, according to Rome police. A 40-year-old Russian tourist also received a €450 fine for entering the waters of the same 18th-century ...  

Sagrada Familia


Michigan basketball team wowed by Sagrada Familia

MLive.comMLive.com - Aug 24, 2018
The Michigan men's basketball team visited one of the most famous churches in the world on Wednesday: La Sagrada Familia in the heart of Barcelona. La Sagrada Familia (which translates to The Sacred Family) was designed by revered Spanish architect ...  

CN Tower


Photo of the Day: South Core from the CN Tower

Urban TorontoUrban Toronto - Sep 17, 2018
Today's Photo of the Day features a southeast-facing view over Toronto's South Core neighbourhood, captured from the CN Tower. Submitted by Forum contributor indiglonavin, this shot shows the 65-storey Ten York adding to the area's skyline as the ...  

Space Needle


Seattle's Space Needle renovated to feature world's first, only revolving glass floor

Attractions MagazineAttractions Magazine - Sep 21, 2018
The Space Needle, one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world, is now offering a different experience with a modern twist. space needle. Take a look at this before and after of the Space Needle's recent renovations.  

St. Mary Axe


The only way is up: Understanding London's high-rise ambition

Construction NewsConstruction News - Sep 12, 2018
Meanwhile, 20 Fenchurch Street – or the Walkie Talkie – was sold to Hong Kong food conglomerate Lee Kum Kee for a record-breaking £1.3bn in 2017, and 30 St Mary Axe – the Gherkin – was acquired by Brazilian billionaire Joseph Safra for more than ...  

Terminal Tower


Iconic Skyscraper to Bring New Housing to Downtown Cleveland

Novogradac Company LLPNovogradac Company LLP - Sep 10, 2018
Terminal Tower is a Cleveland icon with impressive credentials. Work on Terminal Tower started with the second-largest excavation project after the Panama Canal and, upon completion in 1930, the 708-foot skyscraper was for decades the tallest building ...  

Empire State Building


Empire State Building unveils new entrance, lobby as part of 10-year makeover

amNYamNY - Aug 22, 2018
The Empire State Building is unveiling the first phase of its modern makeover. Beginning Thursday, visitors to the 87-year-old building will enter at 20 West 34th St., around the corner from the old 350 Fifth Ave. entrance, for an enhanced experience ...  

Chrysler Building


Coworking Firm Spaces Takes 111K SF at Chrysler Building

Commercial ObserverCommercial Observer - Sep 13, 2018
Spaces “is keen on making the Chrysler Building its Midtown 'mothership,' ” Wenk said in a press release announcing the deal. He added that the shared workspace provider will have a private entrance on East 42nd Street enabling its members to directly ...  

Petronas Twin Towers


Towering ambition in Manila

Upstream OnlineUpstream Online - Sep 20, 2018
State-owned Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC) has set its sights on a so-called Tower of Power, based on the Petronas Twin Towers in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. PNOC has elicited interest from companies interested in developing its ...  

Burj Khalifa


Burj Khalifa to light up in Saudi flag colours to mark national day

Khaleej TimesKhaleej Times - Sep 18, 2018
The highlights of the activities include Burj Khalifa featuring the Saudi national flag on its LED screen, the world's largest-of-its-kind, while The Dubai Fountain will come to life with specially choreographed displays. The shows will be held at 8:10 ...  

Willis Tower


United Airlines exploring Willis Tower departure

Crain's Chicago BusinessCrain's Chicago Business - Sep 19, 2018
With an option to break from its massive lease at Willis Tower more than four years away, Chicago-based United Airlines has had discussions in recent months with developers behind some of the city's largest proposed office projects about a potential ...  

Burj Al Arab


Learn how to make perfume at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Time Out DubaiTime Out Dubai - Sep 17, 2018
Ever fancied trying your hand at crafting your very own perfume? Now's your chance, and you can give it a go at swanky venues including Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Holistic therapist Melanie Jane is putting on a series of perfume masterclasses, complete ...  

Freedom Tower


Photos show how New York City built the Freedom Tower in the wake of 9/11

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Sep 11, 2018
With this small gesture, the Freedom Tower was born — at least in spirit. It would take another two years to begin construction on the site of the former 6 World Trade Center, which was destroyed in 9/11. Both the design and location account for this ...  

 
 
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