(BPT) - Long before global positioning devices made it possible for ships of all sizes to independently sail with confidence anywhere in the world, lighthouses and lighthouse keepers protected the safety of seafarers. Today, ships use other methods for navigation, but lighthouses remain an important part of America’s maritime heritage. Across the country, lighthouses have been converted into museums, living history centers and even hotels.
(BPT) - Summer is a time to get out and enjoy yourself, and you can find plenty of ways to have fun without breaking the bank. Follow these five tips for straight summer savings:
(NAPSI)—With millions of children across the U.S. on summer break, now is an important time to focus on the year-round support kids need to ensure their development doesn't go on vacation.
(NAPSI)—Many people these days are taking things into their own hands when it comes to moving to a new home. If you’re ever among them and you need to rent and drive the moving truck, there are a few facts and figures that can help you save time, trouble and money:
(BPT) - Picture yourself in a small café, sipping coffee with patrons cheering in Portuguese as a Brazilian soccer game plays on the television. Blocks away you stop by an Italian butcher shop for some prosciutto. As you walk you see more unique stores and hear people speaking over 20 different languages, from French to Hebrew. Outside your hotel at night the green and red lights blaze through the streets, announcing the latest theatrical runs and shows.
(BPT) - You’ve heard of the “farm-to-table” movement, but what about sea-to-table? In the same way that farms sustain agricultural communities, the sea-to-table movement is the foundation of coastal communities everywhere.
(BPT) - Thousands of people stayed in rooms and houses last night that belong to strangers. More hopped into cars with people they’d never met and accepted a ride to a restaurant or to their home. A young woman rented a designer dress she saw listed online.
(BPT) - Before those magical summer days vanish into fall, now is a good time to pack your suitcases, load up the car and escape on a final summer adventure.