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2012-04-05 02:22:38

NORTHFIELD, Ohio, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International, owner of one of the world's most iconic brands, announced today that it has entered into a joint venture and related agreements to acquire equity in, and to develop and operate a Hard Rock Gaming and Entertainment Facility at Northfield Park racetrack in Northeast Ohio. This proposed project is subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions, including a successful resolution of the pending litigation in Ohio regarding...

2012-01-30 07:05:00

PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Beautiful homes, gardens, and historic locations are being prepared for visitors as the Gulf Coast Council of Garden Clubs organizes its 60th Spring Pilgrimage. This year's "Diamond Jubilee - 60 Years of Pilgrimages" is an eight-day event that will feature approximately 40 elegant homes, gardens, and historic landmarks along the Mississippi Gulf Coast from Moss Point to Bay St. Louis. All venues are free of charge, thanks to the individual...

2011-12-28 09:30:00

GULFPORT, Miss., Dec. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The warmth of the Mississippi Gulf Coast will be showcased to millions ringing in 2012 at the country's largest New Year's Eve Celebration in New York City. The Gulf Coast Regional Tourism Partnership's (GCRTP) new "Leave Your Winter Coat at Home" promotional spot will run on the CBS Superscreen in the heart of Times Square starting Dec. 31st through March 31st. "To our knowledge, this is the Mississippi Gulf Coast's first presence in the heart...

2011-12-14 10:37:00

In the news release, "Under The Radar": Hidden-Gem Cities Hold Opportunities for Security-Cleared Professionals in Search of Jobs, issued Dec. 13, 2011 by ClearanceJobs.com over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the sixth paragraph, "Kessler Air Force Base" should read "Keesler Air Force Base". The complete, corrected release follows: "Under The Radar": Hidden-Gem Cities Hold Opportunities for Security-Cleared Professionals in Search of Jobs Traditional Defense Hubs Get...

2011-11-01 11:00:00

HOLYOKE, Mass., Nov. 1, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International, one of the world's most iconic brands, today announced a strategic alliance with Paper City Development LLC., to develop and manage a Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Holyoke, Massachusetts pursuant to the proposed legislation to bring gaming to Massachusetts. The proposed Hard Rock project, slated for the 100-acre Wyckoff Country Club site off Interstate 91, is expected to generate more than $100 million in gaming taxes...

2011-05-18 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The phrase "there's always something happening at Hard Rock" has rung true for four decades. So, as one of the world's most recognizable brands turns 40 this year, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos has made sure that 2011 is no exception. To honor the occasion, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos will roll out signature events and one-of-a-kind offerings that bring authentic music and rock 'n' roll experiences to life at each of its world-wide...

2011-01-11 06:50:00

PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spring Pilgrimage is "Coming Home." When March 26 - April 3 arrives, it will be six years since the Gulf Coast Council of Garden Clubs held its last Spring Pilgrimage. Hurricane Katrina in 2005 destroyed homes and gardens, many of which have only recently been completely restored. "Coming Home" will be the very appropriate theme of the return of this 58-year tradition of hospitality. From Pascagoula to Pass Christian, the eight-day...

2010-10-29 19:06:15

The islands flanking the outlet of the Mississippi River are not only facing losses due to sea level rise and local subsidence, according to one study, but new unknown impacts from oil recovery operations, say researchers working on another project. Both will be presenting their work on Nov. 1 and 2 at the meeting of the Geological Society of American in Denver. Some islands could disappear entirely in coming decades, exposing huge swaths of marshland to the waves of the open sea. On one side...

2010-08-31 10:05:00

BILOXI, Miss., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Signs of recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina continue to happen along the Gulf Coast with the reopening of The Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, the 400,000 square foot expanded and renovated Center offers a state-of-the art exhibition, sports, meeting and banquet facility serving Mississippi, the Southeast and national markets. The redesign was led by tvsdesign, an architectural...

2010-08-16 09:48:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Newseum marks the fifth anniversary of the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history with "Covering Katrina," a new exhibit that chronicles the dramatic tale of the media's reporting of the killer storm that struck the Gulf Coast in August 2005. Hurricane Katrina shredded Mississippi's coast, left 80 percent of New Orleans under water, destroyed billions of dollars in property, displaced 1 million residents and resulted in the deaths of...