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Here’s what happens on the Cape’s ‘Train to Christmas Town’

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How This Blogger Is Making Travel More Accessible for Muslim Millennials

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What Routehappy's Jaivin Anzalota Sees Next in Air Travel

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How this blogger is making travel more accessible for Muslim millennials

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Shark attack survivor recalls how Jesus saved her life

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5 Thanksgiving pie tips from local chefs

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Here’s what happens on the Cape’s ‘Train to Christmas Town’
Move over, Polar Express; there’s another magical train spreading holiday cheer. “The Train to Christmas Town,” departs from Buzzards Bay beginning Nov. 24. This is the fourth year that Cape Cod Central Railroad is offering the event, based on Peggy Ellis’s book by the same name. During the 70-minute ride, families travel to “Christmas Town,” or the North Pole while drinking hot cocoa, eating cookies, singing Christmas carols, and listening to a reading of The Train to Christmas Town   Read More ...
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All the Delicious Details from Serena Williams’ Wedding—Including a Salad Wall
Every detail of Serena Williams’ wedding was sentimental—all the way down to the food. The tennis star, 36, who married Alexis Ohanian, 34, at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Nov. 16 (the birthday of the Reddit founder’s late mother Anke) chose not one but five different cuisines to serve at her big day. After a New Orleans marching band played, the source says friends and family enjoyed a dinner by Creative Edge made up of different food stations all curated for a special reason: Italian (the couple first met in Rome), Southern-style (Williams’ favorite), and Armenian (for Ohanian’s heritage)   Read More ...
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Former 810 Zone in Lee’s Summit bought by Summit Grill owners | The Kansas City Star
Andy Lock and Domhnall Molloy of Summit Group LLC have purchased the former 810 Zone building in Lee’s Summit. Their initial plans call for a seafood concept that would open in mid-2018. The partners have been wanting to open a seafood restaurant since their days working at McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks on the Country Club Plaza. The 6,500-square-foot freestanding building is in SummitWoods Crossing at 1672 N   Read More ...
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Travel Week Update: Tue-Fri
One thing is for sure…if you are traveling to the Pacific Northwest or Florida this week, you’ll be seeing rain every day. Every. Single. Day. The rest of the country does not look nearly as gloomy and wet. Still, despite the rain, travel does not look too bad this week. Of course things could change a bit as the week continues, so be sure to check back to further forecasts and blog posts   Read More ...
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How This Blogger Is Making Travel More Accessible for Muslim Millennials
From an early age, Elena Nikolova seemed destined to become a world traveler. Born in Bulgaria, raised in Greece, and a resident in the U.K., Nikolova has long expressed a curiosity to learn about other cultures through her passion for travel. Known under her pen name, Muslim Travel Girl, Nikolova now helps women and men around the world to achieve their own travel goals by advising on everything from the best halal restaurants in London to women’s legal rights when it comes to wearing a hijab in an airport   Read More ...
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Thanksgiving travel weather forecast: Clear sailing, except for Great Lakes and Northwest
Most travelers hitting the roads this week should see smooth sailing to their Thanksgiving feasts, but folks around the Great Lakes and in the Northwest could face some challenging weather conditions. Lake-effect snow will cause problems over the next few days around the Great Lakes. Some of the heaviest snow will fall in northern Michigan on Tuesday and in northern and western New York, western Pennsylvania and northeastern West Virginia on Wednesday   Read More ...
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See you later, alligator! Crocodile caught on Florida beach
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they've captured a 6-foot (2-meter) crocodile that came ashore on a Florida beach. News outlets report that wildlife officers caught the large reptile Monday afternoon on Hollywood Beach. Hollywood spokeswoman Joann Hussey says it was first spotted near the pier in nearby Dania Beach as it drifted south in the Atlantic Ocean. Before the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded, lifeguards were keeping people a safe distance from the creature   Read More ...
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Reno-Tahoe International Airport Offers Thanksgiving Travel Tips
Thousands of travelers are expected to pass through the Reno-Tahoe International Airport this holiday week. Peak travel days will be Wednesday and on Sunday. To help passengers, the airport is offering these tips: * Arrive at least 90 minutes prior to your scheduled departure, or two hours before international flights. * Call the airline or log on to their website prior to departure to check flight status   Read More ...
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Thanksgiving travel tips: Where gas is cheaper and construction delays are likely
Those who are hitting the road for Thanksgiving this year will find gas prices that are about 30 cents more per gallon on average than last year, but that isn’t likely to keep many people home. More than 1.4 million North Carolinians are expected to travel for the holiday, a record, according to AAA Carolinas, an affiliate of the American Automobile Association   Read More ...
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Trader Joe's recalls salads possibly contaminated with glass, plastic
Green Cuisine, a California-based food supplier, is recalling more than 36,000 pounds of chicken and turkey salad products sold at Trader Joe's that may be contaminated with glass and plastic, according to officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service. The problem was discovered when Green Cuisine received consumer complaints and notified FSIS Inspection Program personnel on Friday   Read More ...
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Trader Joe's recalls fresh salads due possible glass pieces
KUSA - Trader Joe's is recalling three fresh salads because they might contain pieces of glass or hard plastic. Trader Joe's White Meat Chicken Salad and Curried White Chicken Deli Salad were sold at Trader Joe's locations in Colorado. A third salad, Turkey Cranberry Apple Salad, is under recall in seven other states. Only fresh salads with use-by dates between November 10 and November 21 with the USDA Inspected Code P-40299 are affected by this recall   Read More ...
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California Pizza Kitchen Is Rolling Out Pizza Crust Made of Cauliflower
California Pizza Kitchen, the restaurant chain known for its inventive pies, will have a healthy new option in early 2018. The restaurant’s is unveiling a pizza crust made primarily of cauliflower—which home cooks have been doing for years, but is a first from any national restaurant brand. The crust is a lower-carb alternative to their hand-tossed dough and made with gluten-free ingredients   Read More ...
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Crocodile catches waves on Florida beach
HOLLYWOOD, FL (WPLG/CNN) - Beachgoers in Hollywood, FL, got quite the surprise when they arrived this morning. A crocodile decided to spend a little time in the surf. Police kept the public back and the reptile opted to move toward the ocean. State wildlife trappers were also on the scene, but officials said they preferred to let the animal leave on its own   Read More ...
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Tip these people while traveling to avoid looking like a jerk
It's a terrible feeling to get out of the airport and realize you don't have any cash for the skycap, or to end a relaxing massage with doubts over whether you tipped enough. And, do you know when a tip is in order for a hotel's front desk clerk? What about the doorman? Next time you go on vacation, you'll know who to tip and how much   Read More ...
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What Routehappy's Jaivin Anzalota Sees Next in Air Travel
Technology has an incredible impact on travel, and for everything that's visible to leisure travelers — like real-time traffic updates or in-flight Wi-Fi — there's much more going on behind the scenes. Jaivin Anzalota knows that well. As the chief product officer at Routehappy, a content platform for flight shopping, he works on products that directly affect the air travel experience   Read More ...
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6 Easy Ways to Save Money on Holiday Travel
Whether you’re visiting family around the US or escaping the cold for a relaxing winter getaway, holiday travel can get expensive, especially when it comes to air travel. There are ways, however, to avoid extra fees and save a little money on flights during the holiday season. If you’re willing to be flexible with dates, airlines, and airports, you can save some serious cash   Read More ...
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15 Best Travel Apps For Your Next Trip
(CNN) — The wonder of travel is in the sights and sounds of your new location, but if a tool could smooth your path and free up your senses, you would use it, right? Well there is, of course, in your pocket. Smart travelers load up their smartphones with an array of handy apps to make life on the road that little bit easier   Read More ...
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New vegan ice cream and crepe shop opens today in northeast Minneapolis
A growing pocket of northeast Minneapolis just gained a new ice cream shop – with a focus on vegan options. Crepe & Spoon, a small shop serving up sweet and savory crepes along with 12 ice cream flavors, debuts at 339 22nd Av. NE. today (Monday). With a base made from a blend of coconut and almond milks, all but two flavors of the ‘creams are dairy-free, with flavors that include pina colada – served with a maraschino cherry on top – chocolate rye, popcorn and Piper’s purple vanilla, named after a young neighbor who loves the color purple   Read More ...
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The eaters of the free world: Food quirks nothing new in the Oval Office
Politics is a turbulent gig, but through it all, one thing remains constant: Presidents need to eat. And eat they do. Recently, Donald Trump made headlines regarding his alleged fondness for McDonald’s quarter-pounders with cheese and extra ketchup, plus fried apple pie. (The Globe’s Nestor Ramos even sampled the meal for a story, with interesting results.) However, Trump is hardly the only leader to have cravings   Read More ...
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These Are the Worst Times to Travel This Thanksgiving
And this year may be the worst Americans have seen in more than a decade. Nearly 51 million people will travel 50 miles or more this holiday weekend — the highest travel volume since 2005, and a 3.3% increase from last year, according to data from the American Automobile Association (AAA) and INRIX, a global transportation analytics firm. Those traveling this year represent 15% of the country’s population   Read More ...
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How this blogger is making travel more accessible for Muslim millennials
From an early age, Elena Nikolova seemed destined to become a world traveler. Born in Bulgaria, raised in Greece, and a resident in the U.K., Nikolova has long expressed a curiosity to learn about other cultures through her passion for travel. Known under her pen name, Muslim Travel Girl, Nikolova now helps women and men around the world to achieve their own travel goals by advising on everything from the best halal restaurants in London to women’s legal rights when it comes to wearing a hijab in an airport   Read More ...
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Shark attack survivor recalls how Jesus saved her life
HUNTINGTON - When Tiffany Johnson came up out of the ocean after a shark tore off her right arm, the first thing she shouted was "Help me, Jesus, help me!". "Our God is able," Johnson said. "It says in Romans 8:26 that the Holy Spirit helps us in our distress. We don't always know what to pray, but he knows, and he intercedes for us   Read More ...
Deep freeze, storms at start of Thanksgiving travel week
ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee forecasts the latest temperatures and conditions across the country at the start of the busy Thanksgiving travel season.   Read More ...
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Trader Joe's recalls packaged salads over contamination fear
PHOENIX — Trader Joe's says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple salad sold in some areas that expire from Nov. 10-21 could be contaminated   Read More ...
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Police: Man uses mom as getaway driver in fast food heist
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Authorities in western New York say a man had his mother serve as his getaway driver while he robbed a fast-food restaurant at gunpoint. Police in the town of Orchard Park, just south of Buffalo, say 30-year-old Ryan Loos, of Marilla, entered a Mighty Taco restaurant around 2 a.m. Sunday armed with a gun and demanded cash from the register   Read More ...
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Here's your Thanksgiving weather forecast and travel trouble spots
You might need to keep your umbrella handy on the big holiday travel day Wednesday, and you'll definitely need your winter coat on Thanksgiving. But the holiday of thanks is shaping up to be storm-free in New Jersey and the surrounding region. In short, forecasters expect Thanksgiving Day to be calm, dry, but cold -- with temperatures struggling to get out of the 30s in the morning and the mid-40s in the afternoon, despite abundant sunshine   Read More ...
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How TheVane Co-founder Chubi Nwagbara Is Trying to Make Packing Less of a Pain
Before co-founding TheVane, an app that tells you what to pack for every trip, Chubi Nwagbara was a management consultant traveling about 49 weeks of the year. Being on the road so much made it clear to Nwagbara what a pain packing can be, from overpacking to extra luggage fees to always seeming to lack one key item. “I realized there was nothing out there that helped people try to do a better job,” Nwagbara told Travel + Leisure   Read More ...
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Joe's KC and J. Reiger Co. create a barbecue sauce together | The Kansas City Star
Guess which two Kansas City greats have teamed up to make a whiskey-infused barbecue sauce? If you guessed Joe’s Kansas City and J. Rieger & Co., you’d be on the money. Joe’s Kansas City Whiskey Bar-B-Que Sauce combines “two things that are great about Kansas City,” says Cary Taylor, Joe’s KC culinary director. But creating a balanced sauce was not as easy as pouring a jigger of J   Read More ...
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Over 2 Million New Englanders Expected to Travel for Holiday: AAA
The busy holiday travel season is here, with over two million New Englanders traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday, according to predictions from AAA. The automotive club predicts that 2.25 million New Englanders will be traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday, the highest number since 2005. Most of them will be driving to their destinations. The holiday is defined as between Wednesday, Nov   Read More ...
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Tip these people while traveling to avoid looking like a jerk
It's a terrible feeling to get out of the airport and realize you don't have any cash for the skycap, or to end a relaxing massage with doubts over whether you tipped enough. And, do you know when a tip is in order for a hotel's front desk clerk? What about the doorman? Next time you go on vacation, you'll know who to tip and how much   Read More ...
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A 45-Minute Roast Turkey
Not to mention, what are you going to make tonight? I’d like some takeout-style sesame noodles, maybe, or some seared pork chops, super-thin. Tonight might be a good one for fish tacos. Or Thai larb gai! Something very much not Thanksgivingy, I think, so as to help build an appetite for the feast. There are thousands and thousands of other recipes to consider cooking tonight and in coming days available to you at NYT Cooking, at least once you’ve signed up for a subscription to the site   Read More ...
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BC-US--Travel-Ski Colorado,1st Ld-Writethru, US
BC-US--Travel-Ski Colorado, 1st Ld-Writethru,718 Colorado ski season: Mountain coasters, Olympic fun and more (Eds: Updates with details, photo. With AP Photos.) What's new this season at Colorado's ski resorts in addition to new lifts, lodges and terrain? Get ready for mountain coasters, which are gravity-driven coasters with dips, waves and loops, for skiers and non-skiers alike. Steamboat opened one already and three more are planned at Aspen Snowmass, Purgatory Resort and Copper Mountain   Read More ...
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Recipe: Update classic Waldorf salad with turkey, dried cranberries, and buttermilk dressing
The classic Waldorf salad, created at the end of the 19th century at the Waldorf Astoria, and traditionally made with chicken, celery, and apples, has stood the test of time. It’s OK to mix it up and add turkey, dried cranberries, and a tangy buttermilk dressing. They give a modern feel to this old favorite. Place a spoonful on top of an avocado half or spread the salad on multi-grain toast for a satisfying lunch or supper to serve guests the day after the holiday   Read More ...
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Trader Joe's recalls packaged salads because of possible glass, plastic shards
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (FOX NEWS) -- Trader Joe's says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple salad sold in some areas that expire from Nov   Read More ...
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Trader Joe's recalls salads sold in certain states that may contain glass, plastic
Trader Joe's recalls salads sold in certain states that may contain glass, plastic Trader Joe’s says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple salad sold in some areas that expire from Nov   Read More ...
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Trader Joe's recalls salads sold in certain states that may contain glass, plastic
Trader Joe's recalls salads sold in certain states that may contain glass, plastic Trader Joe’s says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple salad sold in some areas that expire from Nov   Read More ...
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Trader Joe's recalls salads sold in certain states that may contain glass, plastic
Trader Joe's recalls salads sold in certain states that may contain glass, plastic Trader Joe’s says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple salad sold in some areas that expire from Nov   Read More ...
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Trader Joe's recalls salads sold in certain states that may contain glass, plastic
Trader Joe's recalls salads sold in certain states that may contain glass, plastic Trader Joe’s says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple salad sold in some areas that expire from Nov   Read More ...
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Trader Joe's recalls salads sold in certain states that may contain glass, plastic
Trader Joe's recalls salads sold in certain states that may contain glass, plastic Trader Joe’s says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple salad sold in some areas that expire from Nov   Read More ...
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Trader Joe's recalls salads sold in certain states that may contain glass, plastic
Trader Joe's recalls salads sold in certain states that may contain glass, plastic Trader Joe’s says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. The grocery chain said Saturday on its website that packages of white meat chicken salad, curried white chicken deli salad and turkey cranberry apple salad sold in some areas that expire from Nov   Read More ...
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