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    Washington Cuisine Scene

    Fabulous Washington cuisine scene awaits D.C. visitors In the last 15 years, and even more rapidly over the past 8–10, Washington has evolved from an extremely predictable restaurant town, to one of the top-10 culinary centers in the country—a city where it’s really fun to be a restaurant critic. The sorts of heavy French and Italian dishes to which a

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    West Osceola Library Orlando Book Signing

    Meet Unofficial Guide Authors March 9 & March 11 at 7 PM West Osceola Library – Celebration In March the West Osceola Library in Celebration is host to two Unofficial Guide author events. Don’t miss your chance to meet Unofficial Guide founder Bob Sehlinger, Touring Plan Guru Len Testa and Unofficial authors Seth Kubersky, Laurel Stewart and Liliane Opsomer. Monday, March

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    Excalibur Hotel Las Vegas

    Excalibur Hotel guest rooms have received a makeover The Excalibur hotel is a hotel in transition, attempting to chunk its family business for a more adult, middle-income market. Although it’s difficult to transform a medieval-themed casino the size of an airplane hanger, Excalibur has succeeded to a remarkable degree. The new hotel lobby, as well as the casino, are tasteful, with dark

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    Walt Disney World Pools

    Walt Disney World pools are imaginative and fun Walt Disney World resorts offer some of the most imaginative swimming facilities that you are likely to encounter anywhere. Exotically themed, beautifully landscaped, and equipped with slides, fountains, and smaller pools for toddlers, Disney resort swimming complexes are a quantum leap removed from the typical rectangular hotel pool. Some resorts, such as the Grand Floridian and the Polynesian, even

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    Lincoln Memorial

    Lincoln Memorial inspires awe Almost everyone knows what the Lincoln Memorial looks like from the outside; it’s on the back of the $5 bill and most pennies. But that doesn’t give you any sense of the awe this monument inspires among its visitors, white and black Americans in particular. The contemplative, almost otherworldly Lincoln is 19 feet tall (he would