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Memphis Mayor presents redevelopment plan for riverside with cruise ship docks, new lake and Ferris wheel

MEMPHIS, Tennessee – City council members this week considered a proposal to dike Wolf River Harbor by creating a recreational lake, expanding the city’s cruise ship docks and possibly adding a Ferris wheel to the riverbank from Memphis. Mayor Jim Strickland, who presented the plans as part of a presentation on the city of Nashville’s legislative priorities, said he plans ...

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WOYM: Consider supporting the historic societies of the Roanoke region, custodians of so many answers | Story

The Salem Museum is bringing a new Christmas tree ornament this season to commemorate the Salem Fair. Courtesy of the Salem Museum Ray Cox Special at the Roanoke Times Regret visited the response office. A recent dispatch took a cranky tone, discussing the decoration of local festivals and musical schedules and practices. The regret centers on the frank admission that ...

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Photos: Christmas lights and Santa Claus at Jones Park, Gulfport MS

The sixth annual Harbor Lights Winter Festival at Jones Park in Gulfport is back for the holiday season. The festival, which began in 2015, features the popular “Dancing Trees” light show, as well as a train, rides, food vendors and a tour with Santa Claus. The festival takes place every day until December 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. ...

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Golden Gate Park guide and audio tour

Golden Gate Park is a serene oasis in San Francisco, teeming with museums, lakes, bison, a Ferris wheel, and over a thousand acres of meadows, redwoods, and organized gardens, all being 20% ​​larger than Central Park in New York. But it didn’t happen that way without some drama. The story of Golden Gate Park is also the story of arrogant ...

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NCC Ready to Showcase Locations at LeBreton Flats Attractions

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Two plots are the subject of the CCN’s request for expression of interest, which is scheduled for release on Wednesday. Author of the article: Jon willing Aerial view of LeBreton Flats, looking east over Bayview Station. Photo courtesy of the National Capital Commission /Handout Content of the article The National Capital Commission is launching a ...

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Bet continues: Seminole tribe ignores federal decision to end sports betting in Florida

During the most recent episode of American bets‘ weekly Bid on podcast, co-host Eric Raskin tried to unravel the tangled web of legal sports betting in the Sunshine State, which continues despite a federal judge ruling last week that its mode of implementation was illegal and should cease at once. After classifying Florida as “a state known for its ridiculousness ...

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Edinburgh Christmas Market food and drink prices revealed with hot toddies and mulled wine on the menu

The EDINBURGH Christmas market is back this year with punters flocking to the capital’s beloved festive tradition. Shoppers enjoyed the treats and alcoholic beverages on offer at the New Town attraction. 5 Partygoers took advantage of the traditional marketCredit: Alamy Live News 5 Christmas lovers flocked to the stallsCredit: Alamy Live News This is the first time in two years ...

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London Christmas market named one of the best in Europe

London has the second most picturesque Christmas market in Europe, according to a new study. PaulCamper’s research looked at how many times each market’s hashtag was used on Instagram. Of more than 600 markets in Europe, Christmas at Kew came in second. Kew Gardens is known for its magnificent Christmas After Dark Show, where visitors walk through tunnels of light, ...

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Over 92,000 attend Edinburgh Christmas festival ahead of ice rink unveiling

Artist Hannah Ayre has created a new art installation for The Mound for the Edinburgh Christmas Festival. Organizers revealed the figure ahead of the city’s famous ice rink returning to its new location on George Street, four days later than expected. They blamed supply chain issues and logistical challenges for the delay with the unveiling of the “Lidl on Ice” ...

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Best Stories of the Week – NBC 6 South Florida

Here are some of the best stories from last week from NBC 6 News: FEMA continues rollout of new flood insurance despite late appeals Despite calls to delay a massive change in flood insurance policies across the country, the Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to roll out its new flood risk methodology. “Risk Rating 2.0” will cause almost all premiums ...

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