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2014-08-28 20:23:16

Industry Leader in Instant Rice Category Partners with Allrecipes, Inviting Consumers To Share their Favorite Stir-in Recipe for a Chance to Win a Dash of Cash, Now through September 28, 2014 HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Minute® Ready to Serve Rice launches the Stir-It Up Contest in partnership with Allrecipes, the world's largest digital food brand. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141068 Homecooks are invited to showcase their inner chef and share...

2014-08-28 20:22:08

For the first time ever, John Carpenter's horror classic comes to life as a haunted house at Universal Orlando ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone is entitled to one good scare...and beginning September 19, Universal Orlando will give guests more than one reason to scream as it brings to life John Carpenter's classic horror film "Halloween." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141359 Based on the classic 1978 slasher film, the all-new haunted house follows the story...

2014-08-28 20:21:59

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Chinatown celebrates its 76th Annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival on September 13th, 2014. The Moon Festival, known as the Zhongqiu Festival in China, is a harvest celebration dating back over 3,000 years. Traditionally, farmers celebrated a bountiful harvest by gathering family and friends to admire the bright harvest moon and eat moon cakes. New Chinatown's first Moon Festival was originally a fundraiser for WWII relief...

2014-08-28 16:24:51

Global Luxury Hotel Brand Incorporates Foundations of Dance into Associate Training Program BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts and The Joffrey Ballet are taking guest service to a new level with the launch of "Poise and Grace," a series of inspirational video training tutorials led by Ashley Wheater, artistic director of The Joffrey Ballet. As part of the luxury hotel brand's commitment to service excellence, the program was developed to...

2014-08-28 16:24:18

MILLSBORO, Del., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 Patriot Golf Weekend is returning to The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay over Labor Day weekend. Last year, the effort successfully raised $22,261, which was considerable enough to rank The Peninsula as a Top 50 Facility by The Folds of Honor Foundation. The Folds of Honor Foundation provides scholarships to families of soldiers and military personnel who have become disabled or lost their lives in the line of duty....

2014-08-28 12:29:28

CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most Americans would agree that eating healthfully should be a priority in their daily life, but what truly drives consumers to choose healthy items over the potentially more enticing, yet unhealthy options? What would entice them to try something new, or are consumers still in the mind-set that restaurant visits don't warrant healthy eating? New Mintel research finds that more often than not, diners eat with their eyes, not their stomachs--as...

2014-08-28 12:27:07

MIAMI, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For those looking for a warm tropical escape this winter, Club Med presents all-inclusive sea vacations starting at only $129 per person, per night. For the ultimate ski escape with everything included, from lift tickets to expert instruction and delectable dining, the brand offers snowy getaways to 20 all-inclusive European ski resorts from $1,399 per person, per week. Travelers may enjoy "Sea and Ski Getaways" to a variety of Club Med resorts...

2014-08-28 12:26:19

Downtown Nashville hotel inks deal for Jan. 24, 2015, show and celebrates with special room rate for three nights NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If Music City residents and visitors aren't already fans of renowned Neil Diamond tribute singer The Black Diamond, the Courtyard Nashville Downtown has a plan to turn them into believers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140827/140569 The Black Diamond, also known as Theron Denson, agreed Monday, Aug....

2014-08-28 12:25:18

New family getaway serves up country music, southern cuisine and an inside look at the city that inspired the critically acclaimed ABC show Nashville BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adventures by Disney, a leader in guided group travel, has brought families together while touring exciting destinations on six continents since 2005. Now Adventures by Disney offers a new Nashville vacation, exploring the best of what Music City has to offer....

2014-08-28 12:25:15

Presented by Paint Creek Center for the Arts September 5-7, 2014 ROCHESTER, Mich., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The 49(th) annual Art & Apples Festival was recently voted 14 out of 2,000 festivals in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine. The festival welcomes over 290 artists from 33 states and two countries and includes stunning fine arts, family activities, live entertainment, and three food courts. WHEN: Friday, September 5: 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm Saturday, September 6: 9:00 am -...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Paektu Mountain
2014-08-28 10:46:25

Paektu Mountain, also known as Baektu Mountain or Changbai Mountain, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of China and North Korea. At an elevation of 9,003 feet, it is the tallest peak on the Korean Peninsula and in northeastern China, as well as the tallest peak in the Baekdudaegan and Changbai mountain ranges. The volcano is a popular tourist area for many South Koreans and foreign travelers. Paektu Mountain is a cone shaped volcano that holds a large caldera that...

Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Tasmanian Tree Frog, Litoria burrowsae
2014-07-31 10:47:16

The Tasmanian Tree Frog (Litoria burrowsae) is a species of tree frog that is located on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia. The name King Tree Frog is also used regarding this species. As a moderately sized tree frog, the Tasmanian Tree Frog measures up to about 60 millimeters long. It can be a light green or dark brown on the dorsal surface. The brown form usually has some light brown patches and green flecks, while the green form frequently has light or dark brown patches. A thin...

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...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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