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2011-07-07 14:29:00

TORONTO, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Echo Beach, Toronto's first fully-licensed outdoor beach concert venue, will host FREE live concerts in partnership with Live Nation Canada featuring Andy Kim & Friends on July 15, Platinum Blonde on July 23, Third Eye Blind on July 28 and Sloan on August 5. Echo Beach is located on the East Island of Ontario Place, just east of the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. The 5,000-capacity venue features a real sand beach and offers guests a...

2010-08-05 16:40:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ --Tribune Media Group invites those of all ages to 'rock on' to live music and 'pig out' with the best barbeque joints at the first-annual three-day Rockin' on the River Ribfest August 13, 14 and 15. The festival will be held at Freedom Center located at 560 West Grand Avenue on the Chicago River. With ample parking, a prime location along the Chicago River and the Chicago skyline as a picturesque backdrop, this space is ideal for concerts and festivals....

2009-10-15 16:48:00

MIAMI, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami-Dade Park & Recreation, in partnership with Eventus, a leading national experiential, sports and entertainment company, announced today sizzling performances and details for Ribfest 2009, South Florida's annual largest barbecue and live music festival. The two-day event will be held in Miami's southern heartland of Homestead, FL, on Saturday and Sunday, November 7 - 8, at Homestead Air Reserve Park, located at SW 268 Street (Moody Drive) and SW...

2008-07-07 21:00:17

By Maria Ceraulo TORONTO -- The popular Beaches International Jazz festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and event promoters expect the biggest turnout ever as more than 700 artists are expected to perform at three venues. The festival kicks off July 18-20 in Woodbine Park. The park entrance is located at Northern Dancer Boulevard and Lakeshore Boulevard East. Nearly 1 million visitors are expected at Streetfest, the festival's main event, July 24-26, as a stretch of Queen...

2008-07-07 03:00:15

By Carbonaro, Maria Gov. David A. Paterson has announced the award of $24.9 million in grants from the State Environmental Protection Fund's Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) for 97 projects across New York State. These awards cover a variety of planning, design, and construction projects that focus on economic, community, environmental, and recreational improvements. Grants were given to projects in every region of the state. The Department of State's Division of Coastal...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.