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August 31, 2016

Amtrak “Winter Park Express” Train Returns

Weekend passenger train service from Denver Union Station to the slopes of Winter Park is back, with Amtrak, Winter Park Resort and Union Pacific Railroad having reached agreement to operate Winter Park Express trains from Jan. 7 through March 26, 2017.

The round-trips will run on Saturdays and Sundays, with an additional round-trip on Martin Luther King Day and Presidents Day. Winter Park Express trains will enable customers to skip the congestion and stop-and-go ski traffic on I-70 and U.S. 40 while enjoying a comfortable and scenic two hour ride on the historic route through Moffat Tunnel.

Adult tickets are as low as $39.00 each way and are [...]

 
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July 15, 2016

Flicks on the Bricks in Portland

There’s nothing like gathering together in an open public space and watching a full-length feature film.  On Friday evenings in July and August, you can do just that in Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square, with Flicks on the Bricks presented by SmartPark.  The Square will be turned transformed into Portland’s largest outdoor movie theater for the entire community to enjoy!  The series kicks-off on July 22 and runs through August 19 on Friday evenings accompanied by live pre-movie entertainment provided by Portland’s 101.9 Kink.  The music starts off at 7:00 p.m. and the movie follows at dusk.  Admission is completely free and movie-goers are encouraged to make the Square their [...]

 
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May 4, 2016

San Francisco’s Bay to Breakers Race: An Annual Tradition

San Francisco’s Bay to Breakers is an iconic foot race that residents and visitors alike participate in year after year.  The 2016 race takes place on Sunday, May 15, 2016.  While some are in it for the seriousness of the run, many are in for the fun and hilarity that ensues each year.  The Zappos.com Bay to Breakers is a race built by the people.  Since 1912, over 1.8 million costumed runners, walkers and centipedes have completed the legendary 12K journey from the San Francisco Bay to the breakers on Ocean Beach.

The race runs west from the heart of downtown San Francisco, through the city and finishes at the Great Highway along the Pacific Coast’s Ocean Beach.  Participants [...]

 
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January 11, 2016

New York City’s TD Five Boro Bike Tour

On the first Sunday in May, 32,000 cyclists of all skill levels come from around the world to roll through every borough of New York City on streets totally free of cars. For one day, the roads are yours, the bridges are yours, the City is yours—there’s no better way to experience the Big Apple. Produced in conjunction with the City of New York, the TD Five Boro Bike Tour is the largest charitable bike ride in the U.S., with proceeds funding our free bike education programs.

The annual event maps a route through all five borough’s of New York City 

In 2014 alone, Bike New York taught bike skills to more than 16,000 kids and adults. When you [...]

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