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April 17th, 2013
Written by Glenn Minnis in Travels' Tapestry with 0 Comments
After decades of struggle and strife, a boost in national tourism could soon signal smooth sailing for the town of Patterson, New Jersey, once known as Silk City. After years of neglect, the once picturesque, now graffiti-stained Hinchliffe Stadium, and art-deco based ballpark - that once served as the home field of Negro League icons and future major league hall of famers Satchel Paige, Larry...
March 29th, 2013
Written by Rita Cook in Travels' Tapestry with 0 Comments
We have all heard of the Brothers Grimm, but likely, it is the more festive Disney version that transported us through the years while reading bedtime stories about Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, and even Cinderella. As Germany prepares to celebrate the Brothers Grimm 200th anniversary and the Fairytale Road; it’s also a good chance to read the real Brothers Grimm fairytales and...
March 1st, 2013
Written by Rita Cook in Travels' Tapestry with 0 Comments
Lafayette, Louisiana is the home of Cajun culture and the unofficial county seat of “Acadiana” or “Cajun Country.” Folks looking for outdoor fun can’t get enough, and for local culture, it’s the kind of place where you turn up something unusual at every turn. Lafayette, the heartbeat of Acadiana, where you really feel the pulse of the state and a blend of sophistication hard to find this side of...
February 21st, 2013
Written by Brett Zongker - Associated Press in Travels' Tapestry with 0 Comments
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WASHINGTON (AP) — For the next month, the Kennedy Center will glow each night with blue light and shimmers of green, depicting the northern lights and signaling what has taken over its theaters and galleries inside. The cultural center has become an international museum and showplace for Northern European cultures with "Nordic Cool," a festival that runs through March 17. It features music,...
January 4th, 2013
Written by Rita Rizzo in Latest News, Travels' Tapestry with 0 Comments
Yeh mon, today we travel to Jamaica, a land of sugar sand beaches, lush rain forests, towering waterfalls, and rushing rivers. If the overwhelming beauty of the country doesn’t win you over, the warmth and inclusiveness of the island’s people will definitely make you want to stay longer than planned. Jamaica is a healing place, rife with vegetation, and hot mineral springs touted to revitalize...


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