Long Beach Peninsula of Washington: Kites and Cranberries

Cranberry Bog

There’s always something going on at the beach. Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula, in the southwest portion of the state, was named one of ‘America’s Favorite Beach Towns’ by ForbesTraveler.com and voted ‘Best Beach’ by the viewers of Seattle’s KING-5 TV. The Long Beach Peninsula offers visitors colorful shops, great locally sourced seafood, unusual museums, horseback… Read More

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Lighting up the “Open Sign” for waterfront business – a festival

Seattle Waterfront Ferris Wheel

In a collaborative effort, City of Seattle entities, non-profit organizations and Seattle Waterfront businesses are presenting The New Waterfront Festival on Oct. 4th, 2014 to increase awareness and gain continued consumer support for businesses during Seawall construction throughout the fall and winter of 2014/15. On October 1st, 2014, seawall construction is scheduled to start up… Read More

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Annual Daffodil Festival in Amity Oregon: A spring day in the countryside

Amity Daffodils

Just south of Portland, Oregon you’ll encounter many small intriguing towns. Amity is one such place. Amity is a historic pioneer town. Each year, you’ll find the community of Amity coming together around a glorious yellow flower that signifies spring. March is Daffodil Festival time.

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Christmas in Portland, Oregon: Christmas ships lead the way

Portland Oregon Christmas Ships

You know it’s Christmas time in Portland, Oregon when the Christmas Ships sail on the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. For close to 60 years, privately owned vessels have paraded on the rivers, stopping to circle and wow onlookers gathered on bridges, shorelines and riverside restaurants.

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More Delta flights scheduled for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Mementos of the event

Celebrations abound as Delta Air Lines expands their presence in the Pacific Northwest and Seattle in particular.  Delta Air Lines teamed up with Michael Bublé to celebrate the airline’s expansion into the Seattle region. Delta hosted the event, which included a VIP Receiption and intimate Q+A with Bublé for its elite SkyMiles members and key partners, in recognition… Read More

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Five top things to do in Chicago for the holidays

North Michigan Avenue is an even more "Magnificent Mile" during the holiday season

As a life-long Chicagoan who has also covered holiday happenings for 30 years, I have sifted through Santa’s bag to pull out five fun treats.

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