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Tip your helmets, the bike turns 200

On a recent trip abroad, I spent a few days in Southwest Germany for a very special occasion — the upcoming 200th anniversary of the bicycle. The city of Mannheim is the acclaimed birthplace of the bicycle and where an early … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Bike

Cycling in the Chattanooga area is a paradigm of our city’s vibrant outdoors culture. As this year marks the milestone 200th anniversary of the bicycle, it’s interesting to reflect a moment on the history of the two-wheel phenomenon – from its … Continue reading

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Arrowmont School: Creativity Percolates Quietly At The Heart Of Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg is best known for family attractions and outdoor adventure at the gateway to America’s most visited national park.  But more and more, the popular resort town is gaining recognition as a hub for arts and crafts, thanks in part … Continue reading

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MoonPie a la mode in Mobile and More

Much like Chattanooga’s renaissance that began more than two decades ago, Mobile is revitalizing its downtown with new attractions and a focus on the area’s history, culture and ecology. The port city on Mobile Bay thrives on its coastal heritage … Continue reading

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Homestead Hospitality Celebrates 250 Years

A stay at The Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Va. is one you never forget. Visiting as a child with my grandparents had me completely in awe of the majestic tower, beautiful setting, and huge indoor pool with mineral spring … Continue reading

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