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October 18, 2016

Taste of Atlanta Celebrates 15 Years of Droolable, Insta-Worthy Dishes

Now in its 15th year of serving up the city’s best fare, Taste of Atlanta is bigger, bolder and better than ever! The city’s must-do and unforgettable three-day food lovers festival returns on October 21, 22 & 23. More than 90 neighborhood favorites will show off their most craveable dishes, the hottest local chefs will strut their stuff on four live demo stages, and VIP patrons will hit boozy nirvana sampling craft beers, wine and creative cocktails.

This year’s event takes festival-goers on a foodie adventure through the city’s many diverse neighborhoods by featuring the chefs and restaurants that give these communities their [...]

 
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September 24, 2016

New York’s Off-Broadway Steps Off September 26

NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, is encouraging theatergoers to purchase two-for-one NYC Off-Broadway Week tickets to more than 30 Off-Broadway productions. Tickets are on sale at nycgo.com/offbroadwayweek for performances taking place from September 26 – October 9.

“New York City is home to some of the world’s most outstanding musicals and plays including the diverse and unique works found on Off-Broadway,” said Fred Dixon, president and CEO of NYC & Company. “We are excited again to present this special promotion to New Yorkers and visitors alike, giving [...]

 
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September 22, 2016

Amtrak Adds Glass-Topped “Great Dome” to Adirondack for Fall Foliage

Passengers aboard Amtrak’s world-famous Adirondack service can experience the splendor of Upstate New York’s fall foliage season in unique fashion when the historic “Great Dome” car returns for a six-week run September 29 through November 1, 2016.

In partnership with the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and the National Park Service Trails and Rails program, Amtrak brings its dome car back for this popular annual tradition along one of the most scenic train routes in the world.

The car features an upper level with windows on all sides to provide panoramic views of the changing colors of the trees, sweeping vistas of Lake Champlain and breathtaking [...]

 
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September 1, 2016

Amtrak Announces New Trains for Service in Northeast

Over 10 million passengers traveled on Amtrak between Boston, New York City and Washington, DC last year, making the route the highest traveled route in the entire Amtrak system.  The second busiest route is in Southern California with over 2 million annual passengers.  Together, Amtrak’s Northeast Regional and premium Acela Express trains are operating at near capacity on a daily basis.

Amtrak has announced that they are contracting with Alstom to produce 28 next-generation high-speed trainsets that will replace the equipment used to provide Amtrak’s premium Acela Express service. The contract is part of $2.45 billion that will be invested on the heavily traveled [...]

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