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2014-10-22 16:25:39

Thousands expected to participate in California's longest-running road race. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN: Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 7:00 am WHAT: Thousands of runners will race along the Pacific Coast Highway for the 60(th) consecutive year as part of the Surf City 10 mile, 10k and 5k race this Sunday. California's longest-running road race offers runners scenic oceanfront views along the 10-mile course. Other event activities include a locals-only division, Halloween...

2014-10-22 16:20:43

Beach Mazda offers detailed comparison between popular 2015 models MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Knowing which SUV is the better choice for drivers' specific needs has always been difficult. With so many to choose from the decision can be tough, especially for consumers who have not performed in-depth research on all the available models. Beach Mazda, a Mazda dealership in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is looking to change how SUV shoppers are informed of...

2014-10-22 12:32:14

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oldcastle delivered 175 prefabricated bathroom pods for the newly renovated 5-Star Broadmoor West resort hotel in Colorado Springs, CO, helping GE Johnson Construction complete the hotel project within a tight time schedule. GE Johnson Construction performed the $ 57 million project at the historic Broadmoor Hotel. The project involved a full "gut" renovation down to slab and rebuild of the entire stand-alone hotel. They also...

2014-10-22 12:32:10

Gourmet variety is the newest to come from the Maine-based tomato farm MADISON, Maine, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Backyard Farms, the largest grower of year-round tomatoes in New England, announced the addition of the Somerset Pink to its family of tomatoes. A rare breed that requires great care to grow and is a favorite among tomato connoisseurs for its incredible taste, the Somerset Pink is a full-flavored beefsteak tomato that is known for its delicate balance of sweetness and...

2014-10-22 12:27:46

CLEVELAND, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of their 75(th) Anniversary, Mitchell's Fine Chocolates is giving free chocolate. Partnering with over a dozen of Cleveland's finest restaurants every weekend thru December 20(th), Mitchell's will give away Limited Edition Chocolates. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153711 Restaurant patrons receive a complimentary chocolate at the conclusion of their meal. Bill Wills will announce the restaurant locations on...

2014-10-22 12:21:18

2015 Honda Fit is a top safety pick at Allan Nott Honda in Lima, Ohio LIMA, Ohio, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers looking for one of the top options in the compact hatchback segment will appreciate the versatility, fuel economy and overall safety of the 2015 Honda Fit at Allan Nott Honda in Lima, Ohio. Redesigned for the 2015 model-year, the Honda Fit is an excellent example of what consumers are looking for in a compact hatchback model and it provides owners with...

2014-10-22 08:28:38

Expanding wellness initiative in membership benefit program MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The NFL Alumni Association (NFLA) today announced a new membership benefit, to provide additional wellness services to the members and families of the NFLA via a corporate wellness program with nationwide health and fitness club chain, LA Fitness. "We have recently rolled out a number of new benefits for our members in the health as well as education areas," said Joe...

2014-10-22 08:27:59

America's fastest-growing full size health club opens in Toronto for only $10 a month NEWINGTON, N.H., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, today announced plans to enter Canada, the company's first international expansion. Planet Fitness is the fastest-growing full size health club franchise in the United States with more than 850 clubs. The brand will open its first...

2014-10-22 08:27:52

NAPA, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kieu Hoang Winery is honored and happy to announce that Leona Lewis has accepted its invitation to perform at the Winery's Grand Opening in Napa Valley on November 1, 2014. Performance for members only http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141022/153649 For more information, please register at www.kieuhoangwinery.com for an opportunity to watch Leona Lewis' performance and meet our brand ambassador, international movie star Li Bing...

2014-10-22 08:27:26

NORTH HATLEY, Quebec, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manoir Hovey, a lakeside Relais & Chateaux retreat in the Eastern Townships region of Quebec, was named the best hotel in Eastern Canada by Conde Nast Traveler magazine in its annual Readers' Choice awards, it was announced this week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153459 Manoir Hovey, built in 1898 and owned by the Stafford family since 1979, is modeled after George Washington's Mount Vernon. Situated on the...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Norfolk Horn
2014-10-23 13:55:56

The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...

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...

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin