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2014-10-17 23:00:48

The Indiana Department of Transportation and the City of Mount Vernon, Indiana will partner to complete their newest trail project that will go from the City’s riverfront on the Ohio River in Southwest Indiana through the heart of the community. The trail is one of many quality of place projects on tap for the City through 2017. Mount Vernon, Indiana (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 The City of Mount Vernon in partnership with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced today...

2014-10-17 23:00:46

Luxury resort to feature in-pool aquariums, lazy river and breathtaking beaches. Los Cabos, Mexico (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 The Villa Group, operator of a unique collection of hotels and luxury resorts in Mexico, today announced that it is readying to break ground on an exciting new property called Villa la Valencia, to be situated on what is known as the famed “Golden Zone” in Los Cabos. Located on the corridor between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo along some of the most...

2014-10-17 23:00:40

Renovation includes a new entrance, pool improvements and Mexican pop culture-inspired room design Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Villa del Palmar Puerto Vallarta, the first and most traditional of the Villa Group Resorts, announced today that it will showcase the completion of a multimillion-dollar renovation when it reopens with a vibrant new look this Saturday, October 18. Situated on the soft sands of famous Banderas Bay within the Hotel District, between Marina...

2014-10-17 12:27:18

Proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital DALLAS, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hotels.com® announced today that the third annual Fairway to Wellness Golf Tournament, benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, American Cancer Society and the American Diabetes Association, will take place at the Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine, Texas on Wednesday, October 29(th)....

2014-10-17 08:25:51

FREEPORT, Ill., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers now have an intriguing new way to "chill" after a long, frenzied day. Vacay is an all-natural water enhancer with ingredients known to "relieve stress and anxiety, ease tension and calm the mind." It combines the ever-popular flavors of iced tea and lemonade in a conveniently portable supplement that consumers simply add to their water. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/152622 Photo -...

2014-10-17 08:24:16

Palm Desert resort invites guests and local residents to ring in the season with a series of live concerts featuring Broadway talent singing and dancing to classic holiday tunes with a rock n' roll twist PALM DESERT, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa is thrilled to partner with Live it Up Productions for the resort's first ever holiday musical review. The live show kicks off on November 29, bringing the sounds of the season to...

2014-10-17 08:23:48

HARBIN, China, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harbin, China's northernmost provincial capital city best known for its snow and ice sculptures in winter, met international audience with a debut of its enormous wet lands, romantic Central Street parades and colorful music in a promotion video in Times Square, New York City. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152753 Harbin, most famously for its winter feast, has been actively advertising its various attractions in summer,...

2014-10-16 23:14:59

Olympic Gold Medalist, high jumper, and fitness trainer, Charles Austin has created the revolutionary piece of equipment known as Total Body Board that is a result of the training Charles used during his athletic career. It is a single piece of fitness equipment that is safe for all levels of fitness, gets great results, reduces training time, is fun and allows the users to be creative with their training routine. San Marcos, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 After years of development, based...

2014-10-16 23:14:40

LED Lighting Inc. launches new product, Versa Bar XLR, and expands tape light product line to 24-volt Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 LED Lighting Inc. (http://www.ledlightinginc.com), a primary resource for custom illumination solutions, has added 24-volt tape light and expanded their Versa Bar product line to include “XLR” (extra long run). The Versa Bar XLR is offered in warm white (3000K), neutral white (4300K) and cool white (6250K). “We are committed to ensuring that our...

2014-10-16 23:13:55

Peacock Alley Founder Mary Ella Gabler visits Mulberry and Lime for book signing event. Co-hosted by Mulberry and Lime and flower Magazine, the event highlights Uncommon Thread, Mary Ella's narrative of sacrifices and successes building a brand. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Mary Ella Gabler founded the celebrated home textiles brand, Peacock Alley. She turned a chic boudoir pillow, created on her home sewing machine, into a multi-million dollar luxury linen business,...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Orites excelsus
2014-10-13 13:23:35

Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...

Lomatia tasmanica
2014-10-07 10:48:37

Lomatia tasmanica is commonly referred to as King's Lomatia. It is a shrub species from Tasmania that belongs to the Proteaceae family. Only one small colony of L. tasmanica is thought to be alive in the wild. L. tasmanica has shiny green leaves and produces pink flowers. It is an unusual plant, being that there is no genetic difference between plants. It is defined as a triploid, which by definition means it contains all 3 chromosomes and is sterile. Reproduction for the plant happens...

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

Slender Tree Frog, Litoria adelaidensis
2014-10-01 08:59:02

The Slender Tree Frog (Litoria adelaidensis) is a tree frog that is endemic to southwestern Australia. It has a very slender build, a thin and flat body with a flat and pointed snout. The dorsal surface is seen in a variety of colors, from completely brown or green, to brown with green patches. The flanks of the body have a dark brown or black stripe, which runs through the eye to the nostril; the line is much narrower between the nostril and the eye. The ventral surface is white, and the...

Mountain Stream Tree Frog, Litoria barringtonensis
2014-09-25 09:47:45

The Mountain Stream Tree Frog (Litoria barringtonensis) is a species of tree frog that is endemic to highland areas of NSW, Australia extending from the Myall Lakes region, north to around Dorrigo National Park and west to Barrington Tops National Park. This frog is a rather small tree frog measuring to about 45 millimeters in length. It is a light green to dark olive green in color on the dorsal surface and occasionally brown morphs are encountered. The thighs are a mango-yellow color and...

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