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North Myrtle Beach sees 60% drop in buil...

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) — North Myrtle Beach has seen a dramatic drop in building permits for single-family homes so far this year, according to city data. The city’s director of planning and development said the 60% drop from last year is due to an increase in permits last year. Last year, permit applications […]

Chandler Ostrich Festival 2022: dates, t...

The 32nd Chandler Ostrich Festival will feature Flo Rida, the Beach Boys, Nelly, Walker Hayes, fair rides and, of course, ostriches this month in the Phoenix metro. That’s a lot (and a pretty eclectic bunch), but that’s because the event will take place over two weekends – March 11-13 and March 17-20 – for the […]

15 Incredible Beaches to Check Out on Ma...

The island of Maui is synonymous with excellent beaches and a playground for water lovers. With a wide variety of custom-designed sunny sandy beaches to top up your tan and rocky outcrops where surfers love to chase the perfect wave, Maui’s beaches offer some incredible experiences. Maui has beaches for fun in the sun, surfing, […]

Virginia Beach residents concerned about...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A wildfire worried residents of the Sandbridge area of ​​Virginia Beach and even Pungo on Thursday night. The fire lit up the sky. A Virginia Beach Fire Department dispatcher told News 3 that it was a bushfire not far from Colchester Road near the North Bay Shore Campground and Indian Cove […]

‘It’s glamping’: Daytona 500 fans find b

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — Fans hoping to attend the Daytona 500 are out of luck as the event is sold out, from grandstand seats to the RV parking lot. Track officials expect up to 130,000 people at the track on Sunday. There are hundreds of different places from which you can watch […]

Locals discuss if they’re ready for Vale

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) — If you’re scrambling to find something special for your loved one on Valentine’s Day, you’re not alone. A recent RetailMeNot survey reported that one in 10 Americans wait until the very last minute to buy something special for their Valentine’s Day. So if you want to order that bouquet […]

Holiday destinations for different budge...

Kruck20/Getty Images Myrtle Beach, SC If you’re planning a vacation right now, you have many things to consider, including various health restrictions and safety concerns, as COVID-19 infection rates rise and fall around the world. Then there’s your budget: do you need to save money or are you capable of splurging? We have a few […]

Savannah assesses changes to St. Patrick...

SAVANNAH, Ga. Savannah officials are considering making big changes to the city’s sprawling St. Patrick’s Day celebration, hoping to reduce drunkenness and public littering while boosting business at local bars and restaurants. Mayor Van Johnson said organizers are moving forward with plans to bring back the South’s largest St. Patrick’s Day parade this March 17 […]

Cabaret, lectures and concerts for Febru...

Oh baby it’s cold outside but inside in the clubs the music is hot. Remember that you must be vaccinated and carry a card or be in the system. Here are our picks for the most romantic time of year. 92 Y Street: 1395 Lexington Ave. 10/2 at 7 p.m.: Join the stars and creators […]

Perth spending on Margaret River is fear...

Tourism is feared to slow in one of WA’s main food and wine regions, with some operators saying it is increasingly difficult to rely on tourists from Perth to sustain the industry. Key points: After a tourism boom in Margaret River, there are fears things could slow down Margaret River is one of many places […]

8 Stunning State Parks to Visit Along Ca...

The Pacific Ocean is the undisputed star of the state parks and beaches that dot California’s central coast, but visitors don’t have to look far to find plenty of supporting sites as well. From eye-catching cliffs and groves of gnarled oaks to a glitzy castle on a hill, the section of the Golden State that […]

7 Fantastic Corpus Christi Birdwatching ...

The Gulf Coast is a paradise for nature lovers. Not only does it have some of the most beautiful beaches in the country fringed by the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico, but a short distance inland you will find dark and mysterious swamps, bayous and wetlands and maritime forests. . This unique combination […]

13 magnificent new hotels and villas ope...

After so much time on the ground, I can’t wait to travel again and Greece is at the top of my list of places to go. I have been traveling Greece for almost 30 years now, but there is still so much to discover in this land of history, beaches, beautiful islands and the most […]

Discover the hidden gems of southern Wai...

The vineyards, shops and awe-inspiring landscapes of South Wairarapa are well known to most. The rugged coastline, rich in history and wildlife, is not so familiar to many. Things Wairarapa reporter Piers Fuller was invited to try a new multi-day bike adventure package taking into account the multiple experiences of the wild south of the […]

Visit the only marine mammal care center...

After a financial crisis in late 2019 and a temporary loss of volunteers during the pandemic, the Los Angeles Marine Mammal Care Center in San Pedro is now a hub of activity where veterinarians treat sick and injured marine animals from across the county. of the. Even though it’s the slowest time of year for […]

Humpback whale stranded along Tajiguas b...

Locals walking early in the morning by the ocean at Tajiguas Beach last week were very surprised when they found a 44-foot-long humpback whale stranded on the sand. Kevin Loughran, a resident who has lived in the area for almost 30 years, walks along the beach daily; shortly after sunrise he received a call from […]

Climate change, new construction means m...

Homes burn as wildfires ravage a development on Thursday, December 30, 2021 in Superior, Colo. (AP Photo / David Zalubowski) David Zalubowski PA The wintry prairie fire that erupted along the Colorado waterfront was rare, experts said, but similar events will be more common in the years to come as climate change warms the planet […]

First night and first day celebrations

The first night celebrations are fast approaching. (Photos courtesy of Ocean City) The popular Ocean City First Night will return for the 29th time this year, and a full range of entertainment and activities remains planned for the December 31st celebration. First Night offers more than 70 entertainment programs in 20 different locations across the […]

Waihi Beach Cafe closes during busy summ...

PROVIDED Surf Shack owners Jo, left, and Pippa Coombes run a family-run cafe where staff are a priority. A cafe at the North Island’s vacation hotspot, Waihi Beach, closes for 10 days at the busiest time of the year at a “huge” cost to give staff a decent vacation. An Auckland supermarket owner was praised […]

Panama City Beach, Florida – WorldAtlas

Panama City Beach is a beach resort located in Bay County, Florida, on the Gulf Coast of the United States. The area is known for its beautiful white sand beaches and is a popular vacation and spring break destination. It has a population of around 18,000 people. Geography and climate of Panama City Beach A […]

Northern Lights, Wild Flamingos and Gold...

Winning tip: Wild pink flamingos, pine forests and paella in Spain An easy 19 km cycle south of Valencia will take you to the sand dune beaches of El Saler and the Albufera Nature Reserve. I spent two nights at the Parador de El Saler hotel, which overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and is surrounded by […]

Covid cancellations for Lowestoft Christ...

Festive dips and a cathedral carol concert are the latest Christmas events to be canceled as the country faces a new wave of Covid cases. Ely Cathedral said it had canceled its Hark! The Herald’s Christmas carol concert due to the growing number of coronavirus infections. The performance had sold more than 1,000 tickets and […]

Vs rental. Buying in retirement: why I ...

When considering retirement or semi-retirement, you will seriously consider whether to rent or buy if you are not staying in your family home. Especially when considering a retirement abroad, where the US dollar may stretch further, it is important to pay close attention to each possibility. Do you know for sure where you want to […]

9 festive cities in North Carolina to vi...

If you’re looking for a way to get in the Christmas spirit, we’ve got nine festive towns in North Carolina perfect for visiting during the holiday season. With plenty of twinkling lights, dazzling decorations, and community festivals, these towns will make you feel like you’ve stepped into Santa’s Workshop! Photo credit: Blowing Rock Tourism Development […]

Boranup Forest tour operators worry abou...

It’s the busiest time of the year for tour operators in southwest Washington, but business has been put on hold for many working in Boranup – where a huge bushfire continues to brew. raging uncontrollably. Key points: Some residents were allowed to return home at night Extent of damage to Boranup Forest remains to be […]

Check out these easy winter adventures i...

This story was originally published in January 2021. With its granite peaks covered in snow and its cliffs adorned with icicles, Acadia National Park is of special beauty in winter. And even though some roads are closed, much of the park remains easily accessible for a variety of outdoor activities such as cross-country skiing, ice […]

Snowy owls in Connecticut: here’s what y

“We don’t get that very often,” the agency told Hearst Connecticut of calls about injured snowy owls in the state. So how common are snowy owls in Connecticut? Here’s everything you need to know about the bird in Nutmeg State. Are Snowy Owls Native to Connecticut? According to the director of Beardsley Zoo in Connecticut […]

December 10-12 in Brevard County: lots o...

Support local journalism: Find the offers for new subscribers here: Special offers – USATodayNetwork. Melbourne Community Orchestra celebrates ‘Snowfall’ Audiences are in the dark when the Melbourne Community Orchestra presents “Snowfall,” a pair of concerts at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, December 15 and 16 at the Melbourne Auditorium, 625 Hibiscus Blvd. Both evenings […]

Co Kerry’s ‘poor cousin’ is gone

A Kerryman once joked to me that Tralee was “like poor cousin from Killarney and Dingle”. Indeed, the town best known for the Rose de Tralee competition and capital of the department, is often neglected for the latter by vacationers wishing to spend a few days in the Kingdom. Having visited the city briefly once […]

Laguna community and jazz bands will hos...

Mark Lowery and co-conductors of the Laguna Community Concert BandPeter Fournier before playing at Laguna Playhouse on November 7th. Photo courtesy of Lisa Morrice The Laguna Jazz Band performs its vacation mix of jazz and pop, Latin, funk and salsa standards at two free concerts in December. They will perform Hospitality Night with singer Ginger […]

Visit two historic mansions in Illinois ...

Christmas decorations are one of my favorite things in the world, and honestly, seeing how other people decorate their homes fascinates me. Whether it’s outdoor or indoor decorations, I love looking at them all, so when I see house calls going on during the holiday season, I’m totally into it. Visit two historic Illinois mansions […]

Christmas lights on display at Stuart, V...

It is the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas lights began appearing in Indian River, St. Lucia, and Martin counties just after Thanksgiving – and some even earlier. Here is a list of the biggest and brightest public exhibits at Vero Beach, Fort Pierce, Port St. Lucie, Jensen Beach and Stuart. Parades! :For the […]

8 outdoor activities the whole family wi...

The 1,050-acre Unicoi State Park & ​​Lodge is located in Helen, Georgia, a Bavarian-influenced town best known for the stunning Anna Ruby Falls and celebrations of German culture throughout. year round. Unicoi is an adventure lodge, which means it has plenty of outdoor offerings in the Appalachian foothills. You do not have being an outdoor […]

FL Christmas Traditions: Surfing Santas,...

FLORIDA – You’ll never celebrate a White Christmas in Florida, but the Sunshine State has wonderfully weird – and incredibly kitschy – holiday traditions. Christmas celebration in historic downtown Apalachicola Forget Rudolph leading Santa’s sleigh. In Apalachicola, the big guy arrives at this annual Panhandle holiday celebration in style – via a shrimp boat. This […]

Contest will offer prizes to enjoy Penti...

Photo: contributed Munson Mountain Lookout By Kim Lawton and John Arendt, Hidden Gems of British Columbia The beautiful city of Penticton in the South Okanagan in British Columbia has a lot to offer residents and visitors. Putting together a list of our top 10 favorite hidden gems for fall in Penticton was no easy task. […]

Blue whales are lit up at Dana Point har...

Huge blue whales are illuminated around Dana Point harbor to kick off the holiday season and just in time a real blue whale even appeared. Dana Point is home to the Whale Festival, is North America’s premier whale heritage site, and has been declared the Dolphin and Whale Watching Capital of the World. So it’s […]

Panama City Beach Florida For Vacation T...

PANAMA CITY BEACH – As the temperatures drop and the colors of the fall foliage slowly stop changing, the scene of the most celebrated time of the year becomes clear. Ahhh, the holidays are upon us. And a two-day year Panama City Beach event has everything you need to get your Christmas season off to […]

Where is Santa Claus in Delaware?

Ho ho ho … It is “that” time of year. As Christmas lights twinkle in neighborhood homes, holiday shopping flourishes, and radios play merry songs, they all suggest one thing: Santa’s arrival is not far away. Yes, the cheerful old elf with his iconic white beard is ready to hug his young admirers and make […]