Monday, September 22, 2014 Elul 27, 5774
Chopsticks and a choppy schedule on the ​menu
By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Singapore Air not only has to its advantage a great economy class section, but also Singapore itself. Even if your travel plans take you elsewhere in Asia, a long stopover in Singapore lends the perfect opportunity to stretch both body and mind. Though Singapore is a (relatively) small city-state that's big on stuff to do, and you really cannot do...
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Line up for some Lynden 'koekjes,' and it'll be hard to believe you're in Washington State
By:
Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
Dutch boy, coming out! Everyone outta my way!" With these words, Gary Vis, a first-generation American and executive director of the Lynden Chamber of Commerce, steers his vehicle onto Front Street, the city's downtown historic core. Is this really Washington State? The four-block downtown is a place where Dutch ancestry is touted loudly in windmills, Dutch-style architecture, a public notice...
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Kentucky Derby not its only (100 percent) proof of a fast-track life
By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Think of Louisville, Ky., as small-town America thinking big, with far more going for it culturally than the Kentucky Derby. While the Derby itself only happens once a year -- the 2010 version took place just last month -- its impact as a cultural touchstone extends into the fabric of its history, its fine-arts scene and even a rich culinary...
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It's smokin' with music, architecture and a new arts center, too
By:
Aaron Dalton, JE Feature
If you like classical music, ballet or opera, you might want to start making plans right now to travel to Kansas City, Mo., in the autumn of 2011. That's when Kansas City is scheduled to inaugurate its dramatic and curvaceous new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Designed by acclaimed Israeli architect Moshe Safdie, the center should instantly catapult the...
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A legendary inn captures the intimacy of Mendocino
By:
George Medovoy, JE Feature
"Where There's Smoke," there's just bound to be a good story. And as good stories go, one of the best is at the legendary Little River Inn www.littleriverinn.com on California's Mendocino Coast, about 150 miles north of San Francisco. The quaint village of Mendocino -- home to some 100,000 residents -- is just up the road from the inn, and...
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