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2009-05-19 10:00:00

One-way fares between New York-LaGuardia and Boston start at $129; New York-LaGuardia and Washington, D.C. as low as $169* NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Passengers flying Delta Shuttle, a service of Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), between New York City and Boston and Washington, D.C. can now enjoy fares that are up to 60 percent cheaper than previous walk-up fares, the airline announced. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) The new one-way Delta...

2009-05-18 04:00:00

The Food & Shops at Philadelphia International Airport and New York's LaGuardia Airport Partner to Offer Travelers Budget-Friendly Dining Choices NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food & Shops at Philadelphia International Airport and LaGuardia Airport have announced a new "WOW! $5 CHOW!" program designed to help travelers get more for their money when dining at these airports. Developed by MarketPlace Development at LaGuardia Airport and MarketPlace Philadelphia...

2009-04-16 06:53:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to hit the trails! The popular online travel guide to Asheville, www.RomanticAsheville.com, selected its top 10 easy and FREE day hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina for 2009. 1. Gorges State Park: New parking and trails open in May for much better access to rugged river gorges. Hike along the Horsepasture River to see several waterfalls, including Rainbow Falls. 2. Mt. Mitchell: After enjoying the 360-degree vistas from...

2009-03-12 17:29:00

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by UNITE HERE: Airport concessions workers and supporters, including New York City Councilwoman-Elect Julissa Ferraras, gathered at LaGuardia International Airport this afternoon to protest airport concessions company OTG's failure to comply with a recent Port Authority policy for its operations in the new JetBlue terminal (Terminal 5) at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Approximately...

2009-02-17 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food & Shops at LaGuardia Airport announced today that Angelina's Metro Market, a new gourmet market concept, opened its first location in the Central Terminal Building. Developed and managed by MAR AIR Foods, which operates franchises as well as its own brands in several major airports, Angelina's Metro Market is an upscale Manhattan-style gourmet market that features organic and natural foods. While the focus is healthy, the food is strong on...

2008-10-10 09:00:37

The US federal government has outlined plans to auction flight slots at the three biggest New York area airports in a bid to ease congestion and stimulate competition, despite strong opposition from airlines and local lawmakers. It is estimated that around two-thirds of the delays caused in the US originate due to congestion at these airports. One flight slot corresponds to one take-off or landing. The federal administration's plan calls for the US Department of Transportation (DoT) to...

2008-08-12 06:00:41

QUEENS, N.Y., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food & Shops at LaGuardia Airport's Central Terminal has partnered with The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum to celebrate the history of aviation during National Aviation Week August 18 - 22. In conjunction with its grand re-opening activities, the Intrepid Museum and the Food & Shops will hold an exhibit unveiling on August 20 at 10:00 am (EST). The exhibit will feature replicas of fighter planes that have launched from the Intrepid and...

2008-08-05 03:00:24

By FROM STAFF REPORTS DAY TRIPS NEW! Aug. 7 'Little Women' Travel to the Blue Ridge Dinner Theatre at Ferrum College to see the musical version of the classic novel. $39. Hosted by Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism. 772-7529, roanokecountyparks.com. NEW! Aug. 12 Mystery trip Registration ends today for Christiansburg Recreation Center's second annual mystery trip to an unknown destination. Trip departs the center at 4 a.m. Aug. 12. For ages 21 and older. $55. 382-2349....

2008-07-29 12:00:49

By Morgan Simmons, The Knoxville News Sentinel, Tenn. Jul. 28--Visitors to the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will notice improved services throughout the park this summer thanks to a federal funding increase. The additional funding is part of President Bush's Centennial Initiative, which calls for $1 billion during the next 10 years to help parks prepare for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary in 2016. This year, in addition to its $4.2 million base...

2008-07-18 15:00:38

By Jeff Burton, The Times, Munster, Ind. Jul. 18--PORTAGE -- There are high hopes that the Gary Chicago International Airport may soon, in fact, become an international airport. Addressing members of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission Thursday morning, airport director Chris Curry said a customs facility could be on the horizon for the airport, opening it up to demanding market. "Over the past few years, we've had interest from cargo carriers coming from...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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