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Relive TWA Jet Age at JFK Hotel

The Eero Saarinen airline terminal that marked the TWA jet age at New York’s Idlewild Airport was a true work of beauty. The terminal housed TWA jet operations at what is now JFK International Airport until American Airlines acquired the bankrupt airline in 2001.  By that time, the once-iconic TWA had largely been sold off in…

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Breaking Good: My Albuquerque 

Albuquerque balloons

The highly-anticipated season 3 of Better Call Saul starts tonight on AMC. Most of it is set in one of my favorite cities in the US, Albuquerque. While it may be an acquired taste for some people, I thought I would take a few minutes to tell you about the New Mexico that I remember as…

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Not Again… Dallas Tornados??!!

Tornado

It has been a crappy couple of weeks for weather in the South.  So no one was too alarmed when sirens started sounding all across Dallas last night.  Dallas tornadoes?  In April?  Why not?! Right now Atlanta is a hot mess with Delta near an operational meltdown for the last few days.  (I narrowly avoided that mess…

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New Orleans Food and Wine Festival and Other Events with SPG Moments

Starwood

Starwood has long offered the opportunity to redeem Starpoints for SPG Moments.  These are various unique experiences curated specially for Starwood Preferred Guest members. The experiences are often one-time events – tickets to concerts, sporting or culinary events, or unique experiences arranged specially for Starwood and often part of their marketing partnerships.  They can include insider…

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