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Coachella Music Festival: A Beginner's Guide to Surviving the Crowds, the Heat, and the Spectacle

by Christopher Curley. Posted Mar 17th 2011 12:00 PM
Coachella Music Festival

Jared Berhardt, Flickr

The Coachella Music Festival is one the best pound-for-pound musical gluts in the country, attracting the best performers, old and new, from the hip-hop, indie, and alt-rock scenes. If Lollapalooza crafted the template, Coachella perfected it. Coachella 2011 runs from April 15-17. If you want to have a happy (and healthy) weekend, there are a few basic survival tips you need to keep in mind.
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Where to Go in February

by Elizabeth Brady. Posted Jan 26th 2011 03:00 PM
Where to go in February

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February marks the peak of winter doldrums for most people – cold temperatures, dreary weather, and the onset of cabin fever after months of short days.

But on the bright side, the shortest month of the year is also sprinkled with plenty of reasons to escape on a trip, including Valentine's Day and President's Day Weekend. Packages and pricing tailored for those dates are widely available. Many winter sport destinations experience their best conditions in February, and there are plenty of warm weather options for those looking to get some sunshine. Here are our recommendations for where to go in the month of February.
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Bank of America's Free Museums Deal Returns

by Elizabeth Brady. Posted Jan 26th 2011 10:15 AM
Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Tony Rinaldo , Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Bank of America's "Museums on Us" program will be returning for a 14th season this year, allowing B of A and Merrill Lynch debit and credit cardholders free admission for themselves (after presenting their card) to 150 arts and cultural institutions around the United States. The promotion kicks off the weekend of February 5, and is effective on the first full weekend of every month in 2011.
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Unusual Minibar Items

by Gary McKechnie. Posted Oct 31st 2010 08:50 AM

The Levin Hotel

You may have noticed some strange items in your minibar next to the overpriced candy, peanuts, and soda.
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Adventure Activities in Palm Springs - Try if You Dare

by Roger Grody. Posted Oct 21st 2010 04:37 PM
Adventure Activity Palm Springs

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Palm Springs, a 90-minute drive from L.A., is often regarded as a quiet desert town filled with golf courses and gated retirement communities. But looks can be deceiving. There is an abundance of adventure activity in Palm Springs and the surrounding Coachella Valley.
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