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Millions of Americans point to Ellis Island as the place where their family was first introduced to the United States. Others trace their ancestry to ships that dropped anchor centuries ago in New England. Still more greeted Lady Liberty by way of...
AS long as movies have existed, they have shown immigrants flocking to America for a better life. But in post-9/11 America, where security concerns have made illegal immigration one of the most divisive issues of our day, the era of uplift is over. In...
Hartford Courant Staff WriterRegular visitors to New York should bypass the tried-and-true of Manhattan for the city streets less traveled. Just a hop, skip and a borough away lies Brooklyn, ripe for its own exploration. (PHOTOS INCLUDED) Regular visitors to New York should bypass...
Daily PressFort Monroe has a story to tell. The story goes back to 1619 when Africans arrived by ship on American soil. They were the first of their kind, and they came as objects of trade. The ship by which they traveled headed toward Jamestown at Old Point...
Tags: Frank Baker, Tourism and Leisure, Fort Monroe, Slavery, Politics
10 PLACES TO SEE BEFORE YOU'RE 10 From Travel+Leisure online: •American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore •Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Va. •Disneyland, Anaheim, Calif. •Ellis Island, New York •Grand Canyon, Ariz....
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the crown of the Statue of Liberty will reopen July 4. Salazar made the announcement Friday morning from in the statue's crown on NBC's "Today." The statue was closed to the public after 9/11 because of security...
Special To The SunAnnapolis -- In this city of maritime culture, politics and the Naval Academy, where history and tradition are practically embedded in the narrow cobblestone streets -- something new is afoot. Literally. A unique series of walking tours that highlight...
Times Staff WriterFly back with me to the year 2000. The average hotel rate in New York is $237 plus tax, or about $270. Three nights' lodging, two plane tickets from L.A., museum admissions, modest meals, cabs — suddenly a long weekend is $1,500. And you haven't...
Tribune arts criticIn this season of our sitcomic discontent, with such favorites as "Friends" and "Frazier" in retirement, "Will & Grace" (7:40 p.m. Thursday, WMAQ-Ch. 5) returns as one of the old reliables, its once groundbreaking setup (a gay man and his straight...
Times Staff WriterLunch was modest: a turkey sandwich on wheat. But the view was first class. "Drop-dead gorgeous" was the way a fellow hiker described the panorama below as we picnicked on a hillside. To the left was the Bay Bridge; in front was San Francisco's skyline;...
Special to the Sun-SentinelPart of the pleasure of South Florida living is being able to enjoy the ocean, play tourist without taking a train, plane, or car ride, and appreciate the abundance of beachside bistros. Phil Frances, a 39-year-old massage therapist, loves to go to...
Alexi Murdoch, a long-haired, bearded singer-songwriter, stands on the Troubadour stage, picking a moody scale on his guitar and singing an expressive, introspective lyric. The crowd, which includes press, record label reps and movie soundtrack...
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