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Nassau County Museum of Art Becomes Destination for Arts Education with Opening of Manes Center

Nassau County Museum of Art Becomes Destination for Arts Education with Opening of Manes Center

  By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   Housed in what was Childs Frick’s natural history laboratory where he studied paleontology, the newly opened Manes Family Art & Education Center on the grounds of the Nassau County Museum of Art…

Mansions on Fifth Historic Hotel is Steps Away from Pittsburgh’s Top Cultural Attractions

Mansions on Fifth Historic Hotel is Steps Away from Pittsburgh’s Top Cultural Attractions

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com I must admit to relishing my stay in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood, where I am staying at Mansions on Fifth, two mansion homes originally built in the early 1900s by Willis F. McCook, a prosperous…

Barging through Burgundy, Day 3-4: Hotel-Dieu, Beaune, Clos de Vougeot

Barging through Burgundy, Day 3-4: Hotel-Dieu, Beaune, Clos de Vougeot

The Caprice barge hotel take us through some of Burgundy’s most important attractions by Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com These next two days aboard the Caprice barge hotel, we cruise to a spiritual center, which is in the capital…

San Francisco Goes All Out With Special Events, Exhibitions Marking 50th Anniversary of Summer of Love

San Francisco Goes All Out With Special Events, Exhibitions Marking 50th Anniversary of Summer of Love

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com  Wes Leslie’s Wild San Francisco Summer of Love Musical Walking Tour finishes only a couple of blocks down from the entrance to Golden Gate Park (see story), which played such a role in the…

Chinatown, NYC Celebrates Year of Rooster at 18th Annual Lunar New Year Parade

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com New York City’s Chinatown celebrated the Year of the Rooster with its 18th annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade & Festival. US Senator Charles Schumer of New York was the Grand Marshal. All…

The Boundaries of ‘Interiors’ Explored in Art Exhibit at Gold Coast Arts Center

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com What is inside, and what is outside? What are the boundaries that delineate “interiors”. How much of what is interior is our own perception, our own making? These are the questions explored by…

Heritage Museum & Gardens is World-Class Destination Attraction on Cape Cod

Antique Cars, Adventure Park, Gardens, Hollywood Costumes and Hidden Hollow By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate   Heritage Museum & Gardens in Sandwich, Cape Cod’s first settled village, is a world-class destination attraction that on its own qualifies to bring…

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