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Artwork unveiled in Times Square

By News Services
A large-scale art installation in Times Square re-imagines Asian prayer wheels in the context of the district's colorful history. It's titled "Wishing on You," an interactive work by the Brooklyn-based artists Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller, known as FAILE.

Sculptures sprout from vacant lots

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
DETROIT >> A new sculpture park in Detroit’s Midtown area is the work of an artist who turned a collection of overgrown vacant lots into a neatly kept, oversize outdoor gallery.

Exhibit honors motorcycle designs

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Film to feature U.S. national parks • Airbnb expands listings in Africa

Blue Hole draws swimmers, divers

Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 26, 2015
Portrait gallery to honor 5 at gala • 3 courthouses designated historic

International tourism on the rise

By Associated Press
50 places in U.S. to get hitched • New Volvo buyers to get Europe trip

Lady Liberty is illuminated anew

Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 12, 2015
Calls of ‘racism’ end kimono event • Irish carrier Ryanair to serve Israel • State opens dirt roads to bicyclists

Town plans Mayberry-themed event

Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 5, 2015
Butterflies gain habitat protection • Iron museum to host bike tours

Cunard celebrates 175 years

Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 28, 2015
NEW YORK >> Cunard cruise line marks its 175th anniversary this year with a crossing by the Queen Mary 2 commemorating the trip that Cunard’s first ship, Britannia, made in 1840.

Rosie the Riveter site rededicated

Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 21, 2015
Audio-tour company adds cities • Let app be your Washington guide

4 leopard cubs join zoo’s exhibit

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Marijuana smoking welcome at ranch • Wild Walk offers hikes in the canopy

Disney World’s Springs expansion to include ‘NBA Experience’ center

By Associated Press
The league says it is developing “The NBA Experience at Walt Disney World Resort,” which will be located at Disney Springs in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Island adventures in Orlando

By News Services
Universal Orlando Resort is building a water park. Construction has begun on Volcano Bay, expected to open in 2017.

Disney opens first store in China

By Star-Advertiser News Services Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, May 24, 2015
Disney says it has opened its first store in China, calling its new Shanghai location the largest Disney Store in the world.

Lego sculptures on display in Paris

By News Services
Lego sculptures on display in Paris • Stroll through touchable works • Inn reopens after $9M makeover

Path boosts access to trade center

By Star-Advertiser News Services Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, May 10, 2015
Path boosts access to trade center • Museum displays Dead Sea scroll • ‘On the Town’ to tour U.S. in 2016

Future festival to highlight science

By Star-Advertiser News Services Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, May 3, 2015
Future festival to highlight science • Malibu launches first bicycle lane • Biblical museum loses its home

New music festival to honor history

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
New music festival to honor history • Amazon broadens travel service

Lilac festivals paint nation purple

By News Services
Lilac festivals paint nation purple • Contemporary art on display • Nighttime paintings get spotlight

Stones lead top artists at festival

By News Services
Stones lead top artists at festival • Top of World Trade Center to open • Rock acts to headline Fair St. Louis

National park in Maine raises fees

By Star-Advertiser News Services Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Apr 5, 2015
National park in Maine raises fees • ‘Vegas' musical in New York folds • Harlem to host arts fair in May

Bench memorializes ‘Mad Men’

By Star-Advertiser News Services Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Mar 29, 2015
Bench memorializes ‘Mad Men’ • Border collies sought to shoo geese • Russia to resume space tourism

Passover Seders around the world

By News Services
Passover Seders around the world • Disney plans 24-hour dance parties • U.S. sees more international guests

Hot springs resort back in business

By Star-Advertiser News Services Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Mar 15, 2015
Hot springs resort back in business • Best bar bracket open for voting

Globe Trotting: Clarkson to headline at Wolf Trap

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Clarkson to headline at Wolf Trap • Smithsonian bans selfie sticks • Cherry blossom peak predicted

Globe Trotting: Uber and Starwood join forces

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Uber and Starwood join forces • Rent village and be deputy mayor • Array of stars join Memphis fest

Globe Trotting: Phase 1 of cathedral repairs done

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Phase 1 of cathedral repairs done • Orlando Eye opens to public in May • Most cruisers book through agents

Globe Trotting: Year of ‘Alice' events marks 150th

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Year of ‘Alice' events marks 150th • Springfield to honor Lincoln's death • New Orleans beyond Mardi Gras

Globe Trotting: Irish passport cards debut in July

By News Services
Irish passport cards debut in July • Change eases flying for musicians • New York event honors designers

Globe Trotting: Museum sets Civil War events

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Museum sets Civil War events

ATLANTA » The Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum is offering special programs to continue commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Globe Trotting: Features at Alaska ice park might just spark a fire

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Features at Alaska ice park might just spark a fire • Saratoga Springs prepares for its city centennial • No repeat of last year's tourism frenzy at ice caves

Globe Trotting: Exhibit on civil rights march goes on display in New York

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Exhibit on civil rights march goes on display in New York • Wide variety of performers will fill 12 stages at Bonnaroo • Jazz festival lineup to include piano prodigy, Grammy winners

Globe Trotting: New York promotes Harlem in new tourism documentary

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New York promotes Harlem in new tourism documentary • Henry Ford Museum pops hood on its car collection • U.S. Forest Service forgoes $10M re-branding campaign

Globe Trotting: Streetcars make return to Atlanta

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Streetcars make return to Atlanta • Custer State Park upgrades slated

Globe Trotting: Lopez to ring in new year at Caesars

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Lopez to ring in new year at Caesars • Yellowstone open on east side • Detroit plans 11th Winter Blast

Globe Trotting: Connect to geysers with new app

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Connect to geysers with new app • Find fastest route across border • Third airport planned for Beijing

Globe Trotting: Walden Pond goes solar

By News Services
Henry David Thoreau famously wrote of "the sunshine of a winter's day," and now the simple place that inspired him the most is going solar. Officials are breaking ground on a new visitor's center at Walden Pond State Reservation

Globe Trotting: GM fixing museum's marred Vettes

By News Services
GM fixing museum's marred Vettes • Ghetto lives in interactive display • Time to ski in Land of Enchantment

Globe Trotting: Part of Air Force museum will close

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Part of Air Force museum will close • Exhibit features Lincoln’s speeches • Center to focus on women’s history

Globe Trotting: Glacier Park proposes fee hike

By News Services
Glacier Park proposes fee hike • Casa Bacardi cuts free drinks • Met opens show on Cezanne's wife

Globe Trotting: Michelin Guide gives Grace 3 stars

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Michelin Guide gives Grace 3 stars • Civil War Christmas tour on tap • New York offers virtual park tour • Deals aplenty in the Big Apple

Globe Trotting: Exhibit explores Dali-Picasso link

By Star-Advertiser staff
Exhibit explores Dali-Picasso link • Broadway to welcome kids for free

Globe Trotting: Hotel will unveil Lincoln portraits

By News Services
Hotel will unveil Lincoln portraits • Taylor Swift doubles wax presence • Yellowstone sets seasonal closings

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Visitors to Yosemite National Park may soon have to pay more to enter and camp overnight, under proposed fee increases announced Monday. A seven-day pass for each car entering Yosemite could go up to $30 from $20.

Globe Trotting

By News Services
Plan for memorial to Ike gets OK • Thai high-rise will have 125 floors • Thrill ride to join New York Wheel

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Chinese firm buys Waldorf Astoria • Lottery set for national tree lighting

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The images are much like what moviegoers saw during the buffalo hunt when "Dances With Wolves" hit the big screen nearly 25 years ago: hundreds of massive animals shaking the prairie as they kick up dust and stream down the hills.

Globe Trotting

By News Services
Railway offers Polar Express rides • 2 ski resorts acquired for $38M

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Plaza shows off $65M new look • Museum reopens after massacre • Universal Orlando to add fifth hotel

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Elk-viewing tours set at 2 parks • Bright foliage on tap for Maine • Ski company to buy lodge/eatery

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By News Services
National Aquarium plans hands-on seashore exhibit • More folks in N.D. heading to new museum galleries

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By Associated Press
Giant portrait set for National Mall • Miami museum holds salsa contest • Vegas preps for Rock in Rio fest

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By News Services
Anthem's bicentennial to be hailed • Broadway offers 2-for-1 specials • Paris urges selfies in lieu of locks

Globe Trotting

By Associated Press
A blood-red sea of ceramic poppies is spilling from the Tower of London to commemorate British and Commonwealth soldiers killed in World War I on the 100th anniversary of its start.

Globe Trotting

By News Services
Condiment monument up for grabs • Corvette caravan to head east • City OKs home short-term rentals

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By Associated Press
WWII museum sets visitor mark • Legal pot to be commemorated • Wrights' engine maker honored

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By News Services
Posthumous JFK painting is part of museum show • Sochi to welcome gamblers as Russia OKs casinos • New Metro line connects 2 Air and Space Museums

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Disney park adds ‘Frozen' events • Slugger museum extending hours • Tours of Obama garden to restart

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Cave is named World Heritage Site • Tour balloon tested at 120,000 feet • 9/11 museum proves a big draw

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Iowa's ties to Tinseltown displayed • Sculpture re-creates July 4, 1776 • Trails close for improvements

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By News Services
Locks of love fell bridge's fencing • Music festival has African flavor • Hilton enters deal with Myanmar

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Hershey's arrives on Vegas Strip • Ansel Adams images on display • Theme park unveils dinosaur ride

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By News Services
Visitors to Las Vegas skew younger • Dallas museum unveils Islamic art • New exhibits debut at Ohio zoos

Globe Trotting

By Associated Press
No more cars on Lombard Street • Martha Stewart joins foodfest • Jay Z's club takes flight in Atlanta

Globe Trotting

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
More Harry Potter at Universal • Marriott to debut Moxy Hotels

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Chaplin mansion will be a museum • Vibrant Mexican borough thrives

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Trendy beach lures all walks of life • Disney exhibit in Chicago extended • Washington Monument to reopen

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Airlines rank low, their websites high • Viking exhibit draws sold-out crowds

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Diverse lineup headed for Michigan • Museum showcases spy gear • High-tech tools unwrap mummies

Globe Trotting

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Street View adds Angkor temples • Exhibit covers light in art, science • State honors the breakfast burrito

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By News Services
Washington Monument to reopen • American, JetBlue sever deal • Transit ridership hits 57-year high

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More pick rail over flights in Spain • Hip-hop museum in Bronx planned • Churchill estate welcomes new cat

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By News Services
Threats halt event and shut hotel • 4 cubs born to zoo's African lion • Lagerfeld to design Macau hotel

Globe Trotting

By Associated Press
‘Downton' exhibit may set mark • Tiny Berlin, Md., named ‘coolest'

Globe Trotting

By News Services
Work to cut off altar access • Disneyland stays profitable • Windows head to New York

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Flag portrait uses Google Glass • Sick hotel guests turn to SKYdoc

Globe Trotting

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Firm praised for dolphin tours • Bluesfest brings Nawlins to Illinois • New museum celebrates Chavez

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By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Russians jest at semiprivate toilets • Marriott to open hotel in Rwanda

Globe Trotting

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Frozen wonders built with icicles • Hours expand for panda's debut • Other immigrants will join exhibit

Globe Trotting

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Land saved for zoo herds, flocks

NEW ORLEANS » A planned 1,000-acre range on New Orleans' west bank will serve as a haven for antelope and bird species that aren't breeding as well as zookeepers would like, giving some of the animals a chance to roam in herds that zoos don't have space for.

Globe Trotting

By News Services
Few favor minibars, survey finds • St. Louis set to mark 250 years

Globe Trotting

By News Services
Hotel bars, restaurants and spas have all been popular subjects for style makeovers. Now the lobby gift shop is getting some attention as hotels seek to stock fewer logo coffee mugs and more few-of-a-kind products.

Globe Trotting

By McClatchy News Services
AP releases frugal travel guide • More stars drop SeaWorld shows • Panda cub nears public debut

Globe Trotting

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Tour marks jazz festival milestone • Kids get in free in 2014 at museum • New York sees record visitor count

Globe Trotting

By Associated Press
Nation eyes ‘Thrones' to lift tourism • Hotel will stay open during upgrade • Hermitage holds holiday night tours

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By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Annual ice-cold beerfest to return • African art museum gets big gift

Dallas tapped to host Chanel show

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Dallas tapped to host Chanel show • Hotels sampling lighted carpets • Zoo will glow during holidays • Aston hotel touts kamaaina deal • Paddleboard on North Shore • Hawaii Prince has Thanksgiving eats

Globe Trotting

By News Services
Cirque's ‘Zarkana' due for a break • Casino to mark film's anniversary • Baconfest tickets go on sale soon

Globe Trotting

By Associated Press
White House open to public again • Eco-friendly travel guide debuts • Denali to introduce vehicle tours

Globe Trotting

By Star-Advertiser news services Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Nov 3, 2013
Chinese business travel takes off • Eternal flame restored at JFK grave

Globe Trotting

By Associated Press
Texas memorial to honor war dogs • Mickey speaks in more than squeaks • Fare cards to feature Van Gogh art

Globe Trotting

By Star-Advertiser news services Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Oct 20, 2013
‘Breaking Bad' tours continue • Exhibit features Disney artifacts • Tennessee banks on new park

Globe Trotting

By Associated Press
Appalachian Trail has new shelter • Arizona slopes open to new snow

Smithsonian museums, zoo reopen

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Smithsonian museums, zoo reopen • Dutch snuff out ‘weed pass' plan

Globe Trotting

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
‘Scream' exhibition opens • Santa's evolution to be explored

Island Hopping

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Spear throwing lets guests go native • Golf package offers 3-course vacation • Kilauea's behavior will be focus of talk

Island Hopping

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 1:30 a.m. HST, Feb 5, 2012
Ala Moana Hotel is showing its Super Bowl spirit by offering 46 ocean-view room nights every day for 46 days at a special rate equal to the final combined score of today’s NFL championship game.

Island Hopping

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Celebrate dolphins with Maui nonprofit • Kamaaina discounts mark anniversary • Marriott offers $139 rooms in Waikoloa

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By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Massage workshop planned for Kilauea • Pets stay for free at Kaneohe hotel • Ritzy pastry chefs to share secrets • Hana festival brings cultural fun

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By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Agency has tickets for weeklong cruise • Hyatt offers residents 35% discount

Island Hopping

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services
Hula and chant at Kilauea Crater • Isle piano players to battle on Maui • Men's chorus going country

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