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2012-07-09 02:23:04

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Hotel, the legendary summer hotel on Michigan's Mackinac Island, celebrates its 125th anniversary on July 10 as "America's Summer Place." The 385-room national historic landmark, which first opened its doors July 10, 1887, is renowned for its white-glove service and historic charm, in part due to its location on an island with no motorized vehicles. The hotel's award-winning ambiance is also credited to the Musser Family, which has...

2012-03-25 22:20:42

DEARBORN, Mich., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth is the latest Metro Detroit property to be awarded AAA's prestigious Four-Diamond rating for hospitality industry excellence. A total 14 hotels and six restaurants across Michigan earned the AAA Four-Diamond Award for 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110321/CL67889LOGO ) Five Detroit properties received the designation. They include The Westin Book Cadillac; the MotorCity Casino Hotel and...

2012-02-06 13:12:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boomerang Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: BMER) a leading designer and manufacturer of automated robotic parking and self storage systems, announces it has been contracted to supply 226 parking spaces utilizing its innovative RoboticValet(TM) Parking System in the Grand Hotel, located in Hollywood Beach, Florida. Development has just restarted after a long hiatus during which the property's current owner, Liberty Sites, Ltd., purchased the site out of...

2011-03-30 10:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enjoy one of America's favorite pastimes at Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals, when you stay at the Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel. The downtown St. Louis hotel is located less than one mile from the stadium and is easily accessible by Metro Transit public transportation systems. The Cardinals' season starts Opening Day on March 31 with first pitch at 3:15 p.m. against the San Diego Padres. The season lasts through the end of...

2010-09-01 06:17:00

SANTA FE, N.M., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood and Broadway legends Kaye Ballard, Donna McKechnie and Liliane Montevecchi will star in a one-night-only gala performance "From Broadway with Love" at the historic Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Broadway performance will benefit Animal Protection of New Mexico, a non-profit organization that has been challenging historic and widespread animal cruelty in New Mexico for more than 30 years. Hilary Knight,...

2010-07-09 08:00:00

NEW DELHI, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore has been ranked the best hotel in the world in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards 2010 readers' survey. Four Oberoi hotels have been ranked 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th in Asia. Four Oberoi hotels have been ranked amongst the first fifteen in the world. The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore; The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra; The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur; and The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur have been ranked 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th...

2009-10-22 09:42:00

ST. IGNACE, Mich., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Mackinac Straits Health System Foundation today announced its sponsorship of the first-ever 'Free Bridge Fare Day' on November 1, in honor of the 52nd anniversary of the first crossing of the Mackinac Bridge. The Health System foundation is working in partnership with First National Bank of St. Ignace and Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island to commemorate this historic moment. "At a time when healthcare in this country is likely on the brink of...

2008-10-04 00:00:07

By Ben Ross Detroit got Americans on the road and gave the world Tamla Motown. It's also the gateway to the spectacular shores of the Great Lakes. Ben Ross hits the highways of Michigan John F Kennedy died here. Not in this building, though; not even in this state. He died here, in this car. A 1961 Lincoln. Black. Sleek. Massive. The bonnet gleams under the electric lights, the chrome glitters brightly, the white-rimmed tyres look brand-new. An American flag hangs limply at the front...

2008-08-03 09:00:14

By BRUCE WEBER By Bruce Weber The New York Times NEW YORK Luther Davis, a playwright who won a Tony Award in 1954 for the book of the musical "Kismet" and a screenwriter whose films included "The Hucksters," with Clark Gable, and "Lady in a Cage" with Olivia de Havilland, died Tuesday in the Bronx. He was 91 and lived in Manhattan and West Palm Beach, Fla. His death was confirmed by his wife, Jennifer Bassey Davis. A busy author for the screen and the stage, Davis wrote 15 movies...

2008-07-20 06:00:27

By Michael Grossberg, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 20--The Otterbein College Theater and Dance Department will give central Ohioans a chance next season to see an acclaimed Broadway show making its first appearance here. Nine, the 1982 Tony winner for best musical, was revived on Broadway in 2003 but has never toured Columbus or received a major local production. Composer Maury Yeston (Grand Hotel, Titanic), author Arthur Kopit (Wings) and choreographer-director Tommy Tune adapted...