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2011-06-10 12:01:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When the Tiffany at Biltmore exhibition opens this summer at Biltmore -- George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre estate -- lovers of art, antiques and gardens will encounter a feast for the senses. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110610/CL17928 ) The exhibition of 45 stained-glass lamps and eight photomurals will fill the Biltmore Legacy exhibition hall in the estate's Antler Hill Village. In addition to viewing the renowned lamps, guests...

2010-09-16 12:15:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- This October, save on California's Great America theme park "Halloween Haunt" Packages when you spend a night at one of seven Santa Clara hotels. The spooktacular discount packages include one night's weekend accommodations and two admission tickets to the 3rd annual Haunt (extra tickets can be purchased at a discount at participating hotels). Prices represent almost a 50% savings over regular room and ticket cost. Deal good Friday - Sunday...

2010-04-29 12:30:00

LOS ANGELES, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring the Millennium Biltmore invites you to make it a memorable day for mom by treating her to a lavish Mother's Day champagne brunch as only the Biltmore can do it. On May 9, the hotel will present an elegant buffet of items such as made-to-order omelets, homemade pastries and waffles, chef-attended carving stations, Italian entree specialties, a delicious array of fruits and vegetables, assorted salads, fresh seafood and to top it off, an...

2010-03-10 10:30:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Gorgeous blooms are in full glory as thousands of tulips welcome springtime during Biltmore's 25th annual Festival of Flowers, April 3 - May 16, 2010. The estate-wide event celebrates the beauty of George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre property and its original design by Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture. Biltmore's gardens, Olmsted's final and most grand project, are in their 120th year, and are becoming more beautiful...

2009-10-29 15:03:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Hotels & Resorts announced today that it has engaged 5W Public Relations, one of the nation's 25 largest public relations firms, as the PR agency of record for all 15 Millennium hotel and resort properties in the United States. 5WPR will work with Millennium on strategic planning, media relations, and a full-scale marketing communications campaign for the national brand, as well as for each of the individual properties. "We've had a great...

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2009-06-30 14:29:46

An $8 million city deficit has killed the July Fourth fireworks display in Coral Gables, Fla., but officials say other Miami-area festivities will proceed. The Coral Gables fireworks show drew thousands to the Biltmore Hotel golf course until 2006 when repairs canceled the event, and now the city's budget woes are forcing its cancellation. In West Miami, the Independence Day celebration has been canceled for the second straight year, The Miami Herald reported. Given the present set of...

2008-10-29 18:00:15

Deborah A. Scott is honored by Biltmore Who's Who for professional excellence as Creator, Owner, and President of the new On-Line Store "A Little Bit of Rachel - The Unique Boutique," offering VINTAGE - RETRO one-of-a-kind clothing, jewelry, and accessories at; www.alittlebitofrachel.com and www.rachelgirl.com. A tribute to her mother and best friend, Rachel, who passed away from cancer at Mass General Hospital in 2005, the store shares vintage items from Rachel's personal fashion collection...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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