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    ‘Hush vacations’ trend as remote workers slip off for getaways without telling the boss

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    Theme park necessities: Helpful items to pack in your backpack for a day at the park

    A day at the theme park in the summer can bring hours of fun for the whole family, unless you are carrying a backpack stuffed almost to its breaking point.  If that’s the case, a day of fun can quickly turn into one of exhaustion and frustration.  It’s vital when packing your bag for the day to only bring the essentials. Keep in mind that if you carry a backpack with you, you’ll want it to be small enough that it doesn’t weigh you down and also fits inside a locker when you ride the coasters.  THEME PARK PASSES: TIPS…

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    Top Thrill 2 roller coaster closes indefinitely just days after long-awaited opening

    The long-awaited re-imagining of Cedar Point’s Top Thrill Dragster roller coaster known as Top Thrill 2 closed indefinitely just days after it officially opened to the public. “Top Thrill 2 is currently experiencing an extended closure as Zamperla (the ride’s manufacturer) completes a mechanical modification to the ride’s vehicles,” said Cedar Point in a May 12 press release that was shared with Fox News Digital. The park continued, “Once the modification is complete, Zamperla, the Cedar Point maintenance & operations teams and our third-party ride inspection partner will conduct a thorough review before approving both the modification and the reopening…

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    John Wayne’s lifelong leading role as American patriot celebrated at Fort Worth museum

    A legendary American actor’s love affair with the United States is retold today in the heart of Fort Worth, Texas.  John Wayne: an American Experience opened in Dec. 2020 in the Forth Worth Stockyards. The museum is devoted to the life of the legendary film star, national icon and unabashed patriot.  The museum sits in a perfect location for the performer famed for his starring roles in the biggest western films of all time, including “Fort Apache,” “El Dorado” and “Rio Bravo.” MEET THE AMERICAN WHO MAPPED THE US-MEXICO BORDER, GEN. WILLIAM EMORY, SHAPED NATION IN WAR AND IN PEACE…

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    Dog mom spends $900 taking her pup on month-long European vacation across Italy: ‘Great companion’

    A pet owner is making sure her dog gets the royal treatment wherever they travel.  Catherine Sophie, 23, of Glasgow, Scotland, recently took a month-long vacation — with her dog.  Teddy is a three-year-old Maltese and a “great companion,” said Sophie, when it comes to traveling. CANADIAN ‘INFLUENCER DOG’ TRAVELS THE WORLD, LIVES LUXURIOUS LIFE WITH 75-PIECE WARDROBE WORTH $2,500 “I have been really lucky [as] he is so well-behaved. Because I was going by myself, he was great company for me,” she told SWNS.  As an actress, Sophie often travels for work, she said — and takes Teddy along with…

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    Champagne, kings, Christianity and Germany’s WWII surrender: Reims, France is ‘intoxicating’

    Reims, France, boasts the best of European travel condensed into a single little city.  It’s the home of crowned kings, Christian faith, Gothic majesty and luminescent wine.  It’s also where a sad, weary world toasted the defeat of Adolf Hitler and his evil National Socialist German Workers Party in World War II.  COLUMBIA’S FORMER PRESIDENT DWIGHT EISENHOWER WARNED THE WORLD WOULD FORGET WWII HORRORS AGAINST JEWS The concentration of royal, religious, architectural, culinary and historical attractions makes Reims a bucket-list destination for many Americans. “Reims is intoxicating,” Rick Steves, host of the PBS series “Rick Steves’ Europe,” says on his…

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    These 5 NYC tourist sites prove lasting popularity of ‘Friends’ TV sitcom

    “The Last One” aired on May 6, 2004.  Young adults around the world felt the loss. It was the final episode of “Friends,” the wildly popular sitcom that portrayed the lives of six 20-somethings in search of love and meaning in New York City.  With humor and heartbreak, slapstick and sympathy, the TV series shared tales of Chandler (played by Matthew Perry), Joey (Matt LeBlanc), Monica (Courteney Cox), Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), Ross (David Schwimmer) and Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow).  ‘SEINFELD’ SET STAGE FOR SITCOM GOLD IN NYC DINER, TOURISTS STILL FLOCK TO EATERIES THAT PLAYED A PART “What has truly stood…

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    Tips for parents sending their child on a solo flight

    Sending kids alone on a flight can be scary.  Many airlines allow children as young as age 5 to fly alone.  There are plenty of things you can do to ease your own mind as a parent and help keep your child comfortable and safe on a solo flight.  THE TOP US AIRPORTS FOR FAST FOOD, RANKED Below are five tips for sending your child on a plane alone for the first time.  Before your child takes off on a solo flight, keep these tips in mind.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Check airline policies Do a test run Be sure they…

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    John and Annie Glenn Museum houses roots of life, and love, that reached for the stars

    The roots of a heroic American life that grew to reach the heavens are found in New Concord, Ohio.  The John and Annie Glenn Museum opens to the public for the 2024 season on Wednesday, May 1.  “This is where John Glenn spent his formative years,” Hope Neal, assistant director of the museum, told Fox News Digital.  AMERICAN CULTURE QUIZ: TEST YOUR COMMAND OF CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD, KENTUCKY HORSES AND MORE Glenn was born in 1921 a few miles away in Cambridge, Ohio, but spent almost his entire youth in this dignified home, a picture-postcard image of the American heartland. The…

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    ‘Seinfeld’ set stage for sitcom gold in NYC diner, tourists still flock to eateries that played a part

    Influential sitcom “Seinfeld” celebrated the central role diners play in the social fabric of New York City during its hilarious 10-season romp through American pop culture.  “You’d be hard-pressed to find a year in American television and film that doesn’t have at least one scene set in a diner,” Ed Levine wrote for Serious Eats in 2019.  No series, film or performer did more to celebrate the diner than “Seinfeld” and its classic cast of comedians led by namesake Jerry Seinfeld, who turns 70 on Monday, April 29, 2024. 5 FRUIT-FRIENDLY FACTS FOR NATIONAL BLUEBERRY PIE DAY: ‘HEALTHY’ AND ‘TASTY’…