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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City

The memorabilia ranges from Elvis Presley’s silver Rolls to Michael Jackson’s crystal glove.  Ol’ Blue Eyes looks out from the walls.  Music pulses from lobby lounges.  Guitar shapes are everywhere. My travel companion and I walked under sparkling crystal chandeliers across glossy flooring laden with guitar-pick shapes.  We were checking in to Atlantic City’s new Hard Rock… Read More Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City

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A Mid-Summer Night’s Stay in New York City’s Seaport District

The Brooklyn Bridge dominates New York’s historic Seaport District the way that the Duomo de Santa Maria del Fiore dominates Florence, a graceful triumph of ingenuity and vision rising above the grit and urgency of the city. With its location across the East River from Brooklyn, the Seaport District was New York’s original commercial center… Read More A Mid-Summer Night’s Stay in New York City’s Seaport District