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50 Places to Drink Local Brews in 50 States

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Apr 7th 2014 04:44 PM
Vine Street Pub
Vine Street Pub
A belated happy National Beer Day to you! While not an official holiday (yet), April 7 commemorates the day in 1933 when low-alcohol beer became legal as Prohibition was slowly repealed, according to the Los Angeles Times.

While National Beer Day 2104 has passed, we recognize the eternal importance of being able to enjoy beer in a manner more dignified than reaching into your fridge and cracking open a Keystone Light tall boy (not judging -- we've all been there). So Aol Travel and our colleagues at MapQuest compiled this list of a special spots to drink a great local beer in each state (and Washington, DC because we have offices in the area and insight into where to drink nearby).
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Grand Ole Opry House at 40: Its 16 Best Moments

by Susan Barnes. Posted Mar 14th 2014 01:29 PM
Grand Ole Opry House celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend.
Grand Ole Opry House

Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House, home of the weekly Grand Ole Opry concert series, kicks off its 40th anniversary celebration this weekend. The festivities will continue throughout the year and into the next one, leading up to the 90th anniversary of the concert series itself on Nov. 28, 2015.
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Points of Interest: Cell Phone Map Use Legal for California Drivers, American Ends Bereavement Fares

by Zach Everson. Posted Feb 28th 2014 10:58 AM
Hispanic woman driving and using cell phone
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California drivers can now use phone maps, American Airlines ending bereavement fares and the tourism industry's lobbying against Arizona's anti-gay bill are among today's points of interest.
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Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Frist Tweets Complaints about United

by Zach Everson. Posted Jan 17th 2014 12:15 PM
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders -- they're just like us! Yesterday Bill Frist, a heart and lung transplant surgeon who was Tennessee's U.S. Senator for 12 years (you remember him from the Terry Schiavo saga), took to The Twitter to complain about United Airlines.
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8 Destinations to Enjoy Tacky Christmas Decorations

by Anna Brones. Posted Dec 16th 2013 04:30 PM
Ugly sweaters are back with a vengeance, so why not extend the theme to your travel and take a tacky Christmas decoration road trip? From bad ornament stores to neighborhoods with totally overdone lighting displays, nothing says happy holidays like bad taste. So grab an inflatable Santa as your co-pilot, hop in the car and go.
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