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2014-07-17 23:01:06

Jaw-some Fun Starting August 1, 2014 Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Splash into the South Carolina Aquarium, August 1-10, 2014 and become immersed in all things shark during the Aquarium’s Shark Week celebration. From shark themed dive shows, to shark touch experiences, there’s fun for all ages all week long. Dark Blue kick-off party: Sink your teeth into the official Shark Week kick-off party, Dark Blue, taking place July 31, 2014 at the South Carolina Aquarium. Eat, drink,...

2014-07-17 16:27:34

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Villa Boutique Living is pleased to announce off season pricing starting from $149,990. These one and two bedroom condominiums in Palm Springs, CA range from 710 - 881 square feet, each with a patio or private balcony. "We are pleased that yesterday the Palm Springs City Council voted unanimously and approved the conversion and sale of The Villa Boutique Living," stated Randall Friend, Founder & Managing Partner of Eagle...

2014-07-17 16:27:29

AS WELL AS NEW ADDITIONS TO THE NATURAL AND THE SPORT GOLETA, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MOZO® Shoes, the foremost leader of innovative footwear for culinary professionals and enthusiasts and a division of Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NYSE: DECK) unveils its new 2014 styles today. Since its inception in 2008, MOZO has been deeply immersed in the food industry; a glance at many a chef's feet finds them proudly wearing MOZO footwear. This 2014, MOZO found its greatest...

2014-07-17 16:25:02

Private and Public Partnership Encourages Discovery of Seattle and King County Parks through Music and Art with 20 Painted Pianos in 20 Parks/Open Spaces SEATTLE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, notable local government, arts, community and business leaders unite to launch Pianos in the Parks, a summer campaign from July 17 to August 17, encouraging Puget Sound residents to discover 32,000+ acres of City of Seattle and King County parks and open spaces through the power of music...

2014-07-17 16:20:28

Luxury Cruise to Embark on Unprecedented 32-day Arctic Expedition LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "World's Best" Crystal Cruises is introducing a new expedition-style voyage traversing the Arctic Ocean via the legendary Northwest Passage - one so mysterious and remote (500 miles north of the Arctic Circle), that explorers spent centuries seeking the passage, until it was first completed successfully by Roald Amundsen just over 100 years ago....

2014-07-17 16:11:31

Elsevier Health Sciences Is being overweight sometimes a good thing? Data suggest higher BMI protects against adverse cardiovascular outcomes, reports Mayo Clinic Proceedings High body mass index (BMI) is associated with multiple cardiovascular diseases. However, emerging data suggest that there is an "obesity paradox," that being overweight may actually protect patients from cardiovascular mortality. Investigators have now confirmed that the risk of total mortality, cardiovascular...

2014-07-17 12:31:49

New 96-room independent, luxury resort marks first downtown hotel build since 1994 NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marker Waterfront Resort arrives in Key West this October as a premier, independent, 96-room luxury hotel. This tropical oasis is centrally located on the edge of the Key West Historic Seaport, amid the best dining, attractions and sightseeing the destination has to offer. The Marker "marks" the first new hotel build in Old Town Key West since...

2014-07-17 12:31:47

A festival celebrating iconic mid-20th century architects and their designs SARASOTA, Fla., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sarasota Architectural Foundation (SAF) announced today the first SarasotaMOD Weekend, a four-day festival of the region's iconic mid-20th century architecture. The event will take place October 9-12 in Sarasota, located on Florida's Gulf Coast, the epicenter of the style-defining Sarasota School of Architecture. Leading architects, designers, historians and...

2014-07-17 12:30:21

BALTIMORE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinicians in the groundbreaking Weigh Smart® program at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital have added a new program designed to get severely obese children and their families in for treatment as quickly as possible. "Our aim is to get families in early and quickly before a child develops serious complications from obesity," says Michelle Demeule-Hayes, Director of the Center for Pediatric Weight Management and Healthy Living . The...

2014-07-17 12:30:17

- High-intensity Interval Fitness Franchise Plans Fourth Opening in Central Florida This September - FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orangetheory® Fitness, the energizing and fast-growing fitness franchise, today announced that a brand new studio will be coming to Winter Park, Fla. in September 2014. The new Orangetheory Fitness will be the fourth to open in the Central Florida area and will be located in Lakeside Winter Park, the new prestigious retail plaza...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Hamburg chicken
2014-07-15 06:37:47

The Hamburg chicken is a breed of chicken that was developed in Germany and Holland sometime before the eighteenth century. This breed is considered to be rare, with less than one thousand individuals being registered in North America per year. Its weight varies depending upon the type and sex, with standard type cocks weighing about five pounds and hens weighing four pounds, while the bantam type of this breed weighs about one and half pounds. It can come in ten color varieties including...

Chinese White Pine, Pinus armandii
2014-07-14 16:49:23

Chinese White Pine (Pinus armandii) is native to China as well as northern Burma. This pine is known as Mount Hua pine in Chinese. This pine grows at altitudes between 3,281 and 10,830 feet in light sandy to medium soils that is acidic and well-drained as this tree can tolerate drought. This tree grows to heights of 115 feet with a trunk diameter that measures 3 feet 3 inches. The bark is grayish brown when immature and matures to blackish brown to grayish red brown. The trunk will have...

Cachena Cattle
2014-07-14 10:54:10

The Cachena is a breed of cattle from Portugal. It is also bred in Galicia and Spain. A larger breed, the Barrosao cattle is also bred in Portugal and the Cachena is sometimes considered to be a variant of it. The Cachena was developed by crossbreeding local yellow and brown cattle breeds. The Cachena’s climate is hot and dry in the summer and cold and humid in the winter. They are distributed around the low mountain range within the Spanish Natural Park Baixa Limia-Serra do Xures. They...

Brown Swiss Cattle
2014-07-12 12:06:09

The Brown Swiss is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in the Swiss Alps. In 1949, it was claimed the cattle of the European Alps were improved by Pinzgauer blood. This was assumed by the cattle’s color and history, but has been disproved since. The Brown Swiss is completely different from the original cattle bred in Switzerland in the late 1600s. The breed was imported to the United States by Henry M. Clark in 1869. A total of 25 bulls and 140 cows were imported at that time. The...

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

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