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Oldest Aquarium in US Shuts Down – What’s Next (if anything) for the National Aquarium?

Posted on October 7, 2013

There have been a lot of things shut down in our nation’s capital lately thanks to the budget sequester but this closure is permanent and its residents more likely to ...

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Uprising in Paris! Disney Fans Petition Over Poor Conditions at the Park

Posted on October 4, 2013

For most of us that love theme parks, Disney is the platinum standard. The experience is seamless and you don’t see behind the scenes unless it’s part of the tour. ...

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San Francisco Loses Wax Museum, Gains a Wizard and a Dungeon

Posted on October 3, 2013

Since 1963, the Fong family has owned and continually evolved San Francisco’s famous Wax Museum at Fisherman’s Wharf. But a couple of months ago it was announced that the property ...

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Jekyll and Hyde Terrify Times Square with Chamber of Horrors Haunt

Posted on October 2, 2013

One of the best things about Halloween (other than carte blanche to dress up, act like children and eat bite size Snickers) is the opportunity to go out and pay ...

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Sweet Georgia Brown! The Harlem Globetrotters Have a New Owner!

Posted on October 1, 2013

If you’ve never seen the Harlem Globetrotters play, you’ve missed out on a display of athleticism and antics that are like nothing else. For nearly 90 years, the Globetrotters have ...

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Will Surfing Theme Parks Strip the Soul Out of the Sport or Give It New Life?

Posted on September 30, 2013

Earlier this month – in case you missed it – the first ever Surf Park Summit was held to discuss “accelerating sustainable and authentic surfing outside the ocean.” The conclave ...

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SATE’13 Splashes Down in Sultry Savannah Next Week!

Posted on September 27, 2013

  SATE’13 is almost upon us! This year’s roster of speakers will explore and explode the theme “What’s Next” at the two plus day event at Savannah College of Art and ...

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6 Best of the London Design Festival

Posted on September 26, 2013

The 2013 London Design Festival featured over 300 exhibits and experiences across the city and a roster of special events at the heart of the festival - the V&A. The ...

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Themed Entertainment Exposed: The Inside Scoop From 5 Inspiring Women

Posted on September 26, 2013

How do you become an entertainment designer? For thousands of young people looking to break into the industry, this is an essential question. And yet, if you ask the people ...

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Is George Lucas Intent on Conquering the Presidio?

Posted on September 25, 2013

The Presidio, long considered hallowed ground by Bay Area residents, has been gradually revamping the grounds and structures since the Presidio Trust was established in 1996. Their next big project ...

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