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2014-09-09 23:01:53

Longtime local comic store makes big move to expanded new location at 6895A North 9th Avenue. Fort Walton Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 TBS COMICS recently opened its new location at 6895A North 9th Ave. in Pensacola in early September. This exciting new store is much larger (4,500 square feet) than the previous location at 6873 North 9th Ave. and offers everything collectors need for a complete comic book and gaming experience. TBS COMICS was previously located next to Firehouse...

2014-09-09 23:00:40

Mt. Everest, the hottest attraction in Tibet, is seeing the peak tourism season. In order to help travelers get better prepared, Tibet Vista, the top Tibet travel operator, released practical travel guide to travelling in Tibetan side of Himalaya. lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 At an elevation of 8,844.43 meters, Mt. Everest is the main peak of the Himalayas. The world’s number one peak rises high on the border of China and Nepal. Its northern slope lies in the Tingri County of...

2014-09-09 20:25:34

MIAMI, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zyscovich Architects, one of the most sought after architectural firms in the nation, is proud to announce that it has been hired by CGI Merchant Group as the architect for its first, signature boutique hotel in the United States, ME Miami. Part of the ME by Meliá brand, Meliá Hotels International's ME Miami will be located in one of the trendiest neighborhoods in South Florida along Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami. On the other side of...

2014-09-09 20:24:33

DAYTON, Wash., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last year's winner was the Zebra. No, we're not talking about a wild animal race. We're talking about the winning tomato chosen by participants of last year's heirloom tomato tasting event during Dayton's Heirloom Gardeners Food and Wine Weekend. The Port of Columbia, along with local partners the Dayton Chamber of Commerce, the Dayton Historic Depot, Pacific Power, and Northwest Public Radio, invite you to choose your favorite...

2014-09-09 20:23:33

Golden West Food Group, Inc. Teams up with Skinnygirl® Entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel to Launch Full Line of Fresh, Low-Calorie, Skinnygirl(TM) Hummus, Dips and Salsas LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Teva Foods Inc., a subsidiary of Golden West Food Group, has launched a new line of better-for-you Skinnygirl fresh food products. Skinnygirl, best known for delicious low-calorie cocktails, has recently expanded its portfolio to include non-alcoholic beverages, snacks,...

2014-09-09 16:29:04

Integration with Apple Pay makes OpenTable payment experience even more intuitive and seamless SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), today announced that it has integrated its "Pay with OpenTable" feature with Apple Pay and will introduce it to diners this fall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110606/MM07085LOGO Apple Pay transforms mobile payments...

2014-09-09 16:23:55

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The island of Barbados is pleased to announce its newest division of tourism affairs, the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA). Built as a reform to the original Barbados Tourism Authority (BTA), the new divisions will work together to transform the current tourism landscape creating a bold new organization focused on keeping the island top of mind in the dynamic and and ever-changing tourism...

2014-09-09 16:23:19

Bond Payment to Ensure PCMR Will Have Ski Season While Negotiations for Long-Term Resolution Continue PARK CITY, Utah, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Park City Mountain Resort (PCMR) announced today that it will pay the $17.5 million bond amount ordered by the Court to ensure the resort will open as planned this season, scheduled for November 22, 2014. "Our goal has always been to keep PCMR open for the upcoming 2014/15 season and beyond," said Jenni Smith, President and...

2014-09-09 16:20:56

OTTAWA, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Parks Canada would like to advise the media that the first video images of the recently discovered Franklin expedition lost ship are now available. To obtain this footage of a ship that has not been seen since 1845, please contact Parks Canada's Media Relations at 1-855-862-1812 or by email at pc.media@pc.gc.ca. Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice. SOURCE Parks Canada

2014-09-09 12:34:36

PUNE, India, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tavisca Solutions [http://www.tavisca.com ], a leading travel technology products and solutions provider, is selected among the top 32 innovators in the world to showcase its product clarifi [http://www.tavisca.com/product/clarifi ]- the world's first real-time hotel mapping and descriptive content delivery system. A patent-pending travel technology solution aimed to resolve the inconsistent distribution of hotel content across...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Norfolk Kaka, Nestor productus
2014-09-11 10:58:16

The Norfolk Kaka (Nestor productus) is an extinct species of large parrot belonging to the parrot super family Strigopoidea. The bird was about 38 centimeters in long with mostly olive-brown upperparts, orange cheeks and throat, straw-colored breast and thighs, rump and lower abdomen dark orange and a prominent beak. It lived in the rocks and treetops of Norfolk Island and the adjacent Phillip Island. It was a relative of the Kaka from New Zealand. It was initially described by the...

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Rouen Duck
2014-09-08 20:09:22

The Rouen duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in France during the nineteenth century. Although it had been developed earlier than the nineteenth century in France, it did not become the modern breed until it was brought to England. The original duck was similar to a mallard in appearance, but selective breeding increased its size and changed its coloration. It was mostly used as a table bird, although it could produce eggs for the egg market. The Rouen breed was eventually...

Magpie Duck
2014-09-08 12:28:35

The magpie duck is a breed of domestic duck that originated in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was developed by Oliver Drake and M.C. Gower-Williams, who most likely used selective breeding techniques with the Belgian Huttegem, a breed that was highly similar to the magpie duck. Although it was brought to the United States in 1963 and accepted by the American Standard of Perfection in 1977, it did not become well known in that area until 1984. The weight of the...

Khaki Campbell
2014-09-08 12:05:02

The khaki Campbell duck, also known as the Campbell duck, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England by Mrs. Adah Campbell during the early nineteenth century. The development of this breed began when Campbell bought and Indian runner duck of an unknown type and bred them with the domestic Rouen duck and the wild Mallard. The result was known as the Campbell duck and it could lay a large amount of eggs. This breed was introduced to public breeders in 1898, but Campbell wanted...

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