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2010-10-13 15:40:00

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Mountain Sports, one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers, will host a grand opening of its newest location in Collegeville, PA on October 22-24, 2010. The new, 16,476 square-foot store features a 30 foot indoor climbing wall and a full-service bike shop. These improvements complement an extensive selection of outdoor apparel and gear for backpacking, camping, paddling, snowshoeing, and hiking. "Greater Philadelphia has been an...

2010-10-07 10:41:00

AVON, Conn., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Mountain Sports, one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers, will host a grand opening of its newest location in Avon, CT on October 15-17, 2010. After 9 years in Simsbury, Eastern Mountain Sports has moved to a larger location at Avon Marketplace. The new, 14,400 square-foot store is nearly double the size of the former location and features an expanded boat department, a climbing gear test area, as well as a full-service bike shop. These...

2010-09-21 06:15:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The legendary charms of England and Scotland are the focus of the Olde England & Heritage Tour, a new 6-night escorted vacation from CIE Tours International. The itinerary invites visitors to step back in time at Stirling Castle ("Braveheart") and Castle Howard ("Brideshead Revisited"), walk amid the tableaus of Beatrix Potter's Lake District and rugged hillsides of Bronte Country, or follow in the footsteps of The Beatles in Liverpool. With...

2010-08-10 12:29:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's still enough summer remaining for Pennsylvanians to plan a fun roadtrip to agricultural destinations statewide through Keystone Country, an interactive website at www.visitPA.com/KeystoneCountry, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said today. "Pennsylvania agritourism destinations are affordable, family-friendly and can serve as a getaway for a few hours or a few days," said Redding. "With plenty of options close to home...

2010-08-02 07:00:00

HALEIWA, Hawaii, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hawaiian Hospitality Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HHGI), a growing provider of sustainable land use solutions and event services, has formulated their marketing plan to utilize and represent green engineering products that conserve natural resources through passive solar design and solar power systems. Hawaiian Hospitality Group's strategy is to collaborate with both partnerships and market solutions to other ecotourism businesses that have...

2010-07-14 11:49:00

LONDON, July 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- HostelBookers (http://www.hostelbookers.com/), the budget accommodation specialist, has today launched its big summer sale campaign, offering a vast range of properties across 28 top destinations worldwide* at discounted prices many with over 20% off their normal rates! To take advantage of this offer customers need to place a booking by 31st July 2010 and by 30th of September*. The sale includes properties in some of the most popular...

2010-06-18 18:15:00

CHICAGO, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In coordination with the launch of its new website, iExplore, the #1 ranked website for adventure travel, is launching a new promotion "Summer Sizzle Travel Deals" which will offer one deeply discounted travel deal a week for ten weeks, from June 7 to Aug. 13. Ten moneysaving travel deals on ten trips in ten weeks. Travelers can choose from high-value tours to top destinations identified in iExplore's 2010 'Trips of a Lifetime' survey. The survey findings...

2010-06-07 04:44:00

ABU DHABI, UAE, June 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Adrenaline sports and adventure travel fans will be pleased to know RANI FLOAT from Aujan Industries is sponsoring Adrenaline Sports Live presented by RANI for the third time in 2010. The festival, which is in its third year, enjoyed more than 19000 visitors in 2008 and 26000 in 2009 and is organised by United Business Media and will run at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from the 7th - 9th of October 2010. As the region's only...

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2010-06-05 05:50:00

A new study of spinal fractures and spinal cord injuries associated with mountain biking suggests the sport may be just as risky as diving, football and cheerleading. "The medical, personal, and societal costs of these injuries are high," wrote the authors of the study in a report published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.  Mountain biking, which involves high speeds and long vertical drops over extreme terrain, is growing in popularity.  But researchers warn the sport...

2010-06-02 07:30:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Mountain Sports, one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers, has partnered with Adventureus.com to launch a new adventure travel feature (ems.adventureus.com) on ems.com. The new feature makes it easy for users to search for the best guided adventures from the top outfitters around the world. The interface features full trip profiles, rich media, gear recommendations, and direct links to outfitters to book trips. Each trip profile includes...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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