MCMILLAN, MI — Kristen Handrich was a little bummed when she heard we were visiting her shop on Sept. 29 as part of our search for Michigan’s Best Doughnut.
Oh, she was excited!
Her Helmer House Inn Bakery & Cafe in McMillan (near Manistique Lake in Luce County) was the poll winner in the Upper Peninsula, beating out the more established Huron Mountain Bakery in Marquette and Roy’s Pasties and
The iconic Sloppy Joe’s Bar in Key West, Florida that Ernest Hemingway frequented in the 1930s reopened on Thursday. The bar was closed for six months due to COVID-19. (Sept. 17)
Every state has bars that locals claim to have been around forever. But which one has been around the longest?
Taverns and bars opened in America as soon as the first settlers arrived on the continent.
They announced in June a $1.2 billion casino resort would be built on the Broadwater site in Biloxi, and on Friday Universal Music Group said Biloxi will be one of the first three locations that will launch its new UMUSIC Hotels.
The first hotels — in Biloxi, Atlanta and Orlando — will embody each location’s unique spirit and draw inspiration from their local culture, according to a Friday morning press
I’m a sports nerd. I take no shame in stating that fact, and I’ll carry it with me until they bury me six feet underground with my Terrible Towel draped over my coffin. Both team and individual sports are the ultimate tests of determination, consistency, and passion, but it’s the hometown teams and the fans that transcend sports and truly makes the game for everyone.
If you’re like me—itching to
San Domenico Palace is ideally placed on the hilltop town of Taormina on the eastern shores of Sicily, overlooking the Bay of Taormina and the Ionian Sea. The hotel features multiple terraces with clear views of the surrounding waters, as well as Mount Etna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a beach club, lush gardens, and several restaurants and bars including the two-Michelin Star Restaurant, Principe Cerami.
The hotel comprises
Changes are coming to a trio of Somerset County inns.
The Somerset Country Inn and the Glades Pike Inn have been sold, according to real estate agents involved in the deals.
The Gingerbread House Bed and Breakfast in Rockwood is on the market.
Here’s the latest on some of the area’s guest houses:
Not long on the market
When H. Joyce Barrett-Jones put the Somerset Country Inn on the market
France will phase out the use of wild animals in travelling circuses and dolphins and orcas in marine park shows as part of a series of new measures to protect wild animals, the government said on Wednesday.
Barbara Pompili, France’s environment minister, said it was “time that our ancestral fascination with these animals no longer translates into situations where we favour their captivity over their well-being”.
She called it a
A fast-moving fire that began early Sunday morning has grown to about 17 square miles in the past day, spurring evacuations across Napa and Sonoma Counties and destroying St. Helena’s Chateau Boswell Winery.
The Glass Fire, as it’s now known, was reported at around
Dr. Murphy’s Food Hall, located in historic Old Cook County Hospital.
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ST. HELENA, CA — The historic 41-year-old Chateau Boswell Winery in Napa Valley was destroyed Sunday, becoming fully engulfed by the high flames of the Glass Fire. The famed landmark was among many wineries and beloved establishments lost to towering and out of control flames in less than 48 hours.
The Chateau Boswell Winery is family owned and was established in 1979 along the Silverado Trail, a road that boasts
LONDON (AP) — Favorable views of the U.S. have fallen to record lows in some countries, including close traditional allies, reports Pew Research, which started polling on the topic two decades ago.
Although the international image of the U.S. has been in decline since President Donald Trump took office in 2017, Pew found it has been dented further by what is perceived to be a badly handled response to the
A nearly 200-year-old fixture in Waynesville has come back to life after going dormant two years ago.
The Hammel House Inn, located at 121 S. Main St., in Waynesville, held its grand opening on Sept. 11 with new owners, a fresh look and a new-ish menu.
When the Hammel House closed two
After 13 years and numerous awards, the Duluth innkeepers are ready to sell historic A.G. Thomson House. They recently listed the property — made up of 10 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a main house, a carriage house on 2.4 acres — for $1.35 million.
It comes with mixed emotions, Tim said.
They tried turning their homes before A.G. Thomson House into a bed-and-breakfast. After settling in Duluth after a long career
NEWPORT, RI – Paul Leys considers the historic Stella Maris Inn as one of Newport’s most iconic properties given its history, seaside location and the number of visitors who have stayed at the 12-bedroom mansion any time over the past 30 years.
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THIS magnificent mid-1800s dwelling has carved its place in Tasmanian history.
Lauded as the most historically significant building in Sorell, it is one of only a handful of Italian-Georgian buildings in Hobart.
Heritage listed and located within a quiet street of Sorell, the property is minutes’ drive from the Hobart Airport or 20 minutes to Hobart’s CBD. Richmond and the Coal Valley’s wine region is on its doorstep.