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A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

This Dec. 2, 2014 photo shows the exterior of the Motown Museum in Detroit. The museum is located on the site of the recording studio that Berry Gordy founded in 1959, creating the Motown hit machine that produced Diana Ross and the Supremes, The Temptations, Michael Jackson and many other s…

December 17, 2014 5:10 pm
A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

This Dec. 3, 2014 photo shows a detail from the interior of The Guardian building in downtown Detroit, an Art Deco skyscraper that is a National Historic Landmark. The building was constructed in the late 1920s. The sea of colorful, intricate mosaics, geometric patterns, soaring ceiling and …

December 17, 2014 5:10 pm
A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

This Dec. 5, 2014 photo shows a class learning about the Detroit Industry Murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts. The murals were done in the 1930s by Diego Rivera as a tribute to Detroit’s manufacturing industry, and Rivera spent time studying the River Rouge Ford car factory. The museum’s…

December 17, 2014 5:10 pm
A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

This Dec. 2, 2014 photo shows a street scene in Detroit, where it’s not uncommon to find dilapidated homes side by side with occupied homes. Thousands of abandoned homes dot neighborhoods around the city, which is struggling with massive urban blight as it emerges from bankruptcy. For touris…

December 17, 2014 5:10 pm
A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

This Dec. 3, 2014 photo shows plants at the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory on Detroit’s Belle Isle, an island in the Detroit River that houses a state park. The conservatory opened in 1904 and despite Detroit’s financial troubles and urban blight, the greenhouse and botanical garden are …

December 17, 2014 5:10 pm
A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

This Dec. 2, 2014 photo shows a display of watches at the Shinola store in Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood. The luxury watch line launched in 2013. The company chose to base the brand in Detroit as a way of identifying with the city’s strong manufacturing heritage. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

December 17, 2014 5:10 pm
A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

This Dec. 3, 2014 photo shows The Inn at Ferry Street in Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood. The bed-and-breakfast is located in four restored Victorian homes and two carriage houses on a block in a historic district in the Midtown neighborhood, which is experiencing a resurgence despite Detroit…

December 17, 2014 5:10 pm
A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

This Dec. 3, 2014 photo shows a structure that is part of the Heidelberg Project in Detroit. The open-air project uses abandoned buildings and discarded objects to create urban art. Although the project has been plagued by arson, it remains a colorful, symbolic effort to transform the city’s…

December 17, 2014 5:10 pm
A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

This Dec. 3, 2014 photo shows the interior dome of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit. The museum’s exhibits explore the history of slavery and other aspects of African-American history in Detroit and elsewhere to the present day. The lobby space with its spe…

December 17, 2014 5:10 pm
A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

A tourist in Detroit: Motown, coney dogs and art

DETROIT (AP) — I arrived in a power outage, got a $45 parking ticket and drove past dozens of abandoned homes. But as a tourist on my first trip to Detroit, I also sang in the Motown studio, saw the paintings that were nearly sold to pay the city's bills, and bumped fists with the sculpture …

December 17, 2014 5:10 pm Photos

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Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

This Dec. 2, 2014 photo shows American Coney Island and Lafayette Coney Island, rival eateries located side by side in downtown Detroit. Coney-style hot dogs are a tradition in Michigan, served with onions, mustard and chili. The two restaurants were founded by brothers who were Greek immigr…

December 16, 2014 7:58 am
Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

This Dec. 2, 2014 photo shows a Coney Island hot dog at Lafayette Coney Island with an order of fries and Vernors, a ginger ale that originated in Detroit. Coney-style hot dogs are a tradition in Michigan, served with onions, mustard and chili. Lafayette is located next to American Coney Isl…

December 16, 2014 7:58 am
Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

This Dec. 2, 2014 photo shows the interior of American Coney Island in Detroit. The eatery is known for Coney Island-style hot dogs, which are served with onions, mustard and chili. American was founded by current owner Grace Keros’ grandfather, a Greek immigrant, in the early 20th century. …

December 16, 2014 7:58 am
Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

This Dec. 2, 2014 photo shows the interior of American Coney Island in Detroit. The eatery is known for Coney Island-style hot dogs, which are served with onions, mustard and chili. American was founded by current owner Grace Keros’ grandfather, a Greek immigrant, in the early 20th century. …

December 16, 2014 7:58 am
Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — To New Yorkers like me, going to Coney means hopping on a Coney Island-bound subway train to an amusement park at the beach. But on a trip to Detroit, I learned that "coney" means something entirely different.

December 16, 2014 7:58 am Photos

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Oy vey, holidays! Hanukkah gets a Christmaslike makeover

Oy vey, holidays! Hanukkah gets a Christmaslike makeover

There are an increasing number of Hanukkah-themed products inspired by Christmas traditions and toys.

November 22, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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5 free things to see and do in Tulsa

5 free things to see and do in Tulsa

Tulsa bubbles with a bit of a hipster vibe.

October 18, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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¿Selfie de grupo?, querrás decir usie

¿Selfie de grupo?, querrás decir usie

El término se deriva del pronombre personal “us”, que se refiere a “nosotros”.

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2014 travel: Sochi, Brazil, Berlin, Sarajevo

2014 travel: Sochi, Brazil, Berlin, Sarajevo

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December 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Lights, trees, gingerbread: Holiday events

Lights, trees, gingerbread: Holiday events

NEW YORK — Lights, trees, gingerbread and the Grinch are among the Christmastime attractions on display around the country. Here are some details.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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No shoes or pro-shoes? 'Please come to my holiday party — but leave your footwear at the door'

No shoes or pro-shoes? 'Please come to my holiday party — but leave your footwear at the door'

NEW YORK — In Michigan, you’re expected to leave snowy boots in the mudroom before going inside. In Alaska, boots are taken off in “Arctic entries.” In Japan, Thailand and many other countries, you wouldn’t dream of entering a home with your shoes on, regardless of the season.

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Travel gifts: Keep comfy, organized and connected

Travel gifts: Keep comfy, organized and connected

NEW YORK — Today’s travelers want to be comfortable, organized and connected. With those themes in mind, here are some gift ideas, starting with suggestions from three people who travel for a living.

November 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Where to find JFK history 50 years after his death

Three cities loom large in the life and death of John F. Kennedy: Washington, D.C., where he was president and senator; Dallas, where he died; and Boston, where he was born.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am

School starting times debated

NEW YORK - Quinn Cooney of Mill Creek, Wash., is excited about starting high school in September, but she's not looking forward to waking up at 5:30 a.m. to arrive on time. Classes for ninth-graders start at 7:30 a.m., 45 minutes earlier than they did in middle school.

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New dads taking over working moms' tasks

New dads taking over working moms' tasks

NEW YORK - Laura Radocaj of Vero Beach, Fla., was warned when she was pregnant with twins that motherhood would be harder than she imagined - especially because she planned to go back to work while the twins were still babies. "But this has been the easiest transition," said Radocaj, 28, who…

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When kids are too smart for high school

When kids are too smart for high school

It's one thing to say tech geniuses don't need degrees. After all, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg all dropped out of college.

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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Robinson once lived in this Brooklyn home. A plaque says: "The first African-American major league baseball player lived here from 1947 to 1949."

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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Fans still leave tributes at Robinson's gravesite. The stone's inscription reads: "A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives."

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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

NEW YORK - With the movie "42" bringing the Jackie Robinson story to a new generation, fans young and old may be inspired to visit some of the places in Brooklyn connected to the African-American athlete who integrated Major League Baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

April 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Epiphany festivals expand

Epiphany festivals expand

NEW YORK - Disneyland is marking Three Kings Day in a big way this season, another milestone in the mainstreaming of a holiday that is beloved in Latin America and other cultures around the world.

December 23, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Disney to feature weekly park surprises

NEW YORK - Social media will be a big component of a new program announced by Disney Wednesday in which the company's parks in California and Florida will feature weekly surprise themes and events.

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Experts: Fear of flying is very treatable

Experts: Fear of flying is very treatable

NEW YORK - Earlier this month, NBA rookie Royce White disclosed that he is afraid to fly and said he expects to travel by bus to play in at least some of the basketball games for his team, the Houston Rockets.

October 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Halloween doings are so many it's getting downright scary

Halloween doings are so many it's getting downright scary

NEW YORK - Too old to trick-or-treat? Busy the night of Oct. 31? That's OK, because Halloween has become a seasonal holiday, with attractions and activities for all ages through early November.

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An unsinkable legend

An unsinkable legend

A hundred years ago, the sinking of the Titanic was a tragic disaster. Today, it's fodder for an entertaining outing.

April 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
A cocktail city gone 'Mad'

A cocktail city gone 'Mad'

NEW YORK - "Mad Men" fans, it's time for a cocktail.

March 18, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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'Leaplings' this year have time for birthdays

'Leaplings' this year have time for birthdays

NEW YORK - Peter Brouwer turns 56 on Wednesday. But if you count the times he's celebrated his true birth date, he's only turning 14.

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Whole country is alight

Whole country is alight

NEW YORK - Elaborate gingerbread houses, boat parades, train shows and dazzling light shows that illuminate entire neighborhoods are all part of the holiday fun this year for the Christmas and New Year's season.

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New, memorable spa therapies meld technology and tradition

New, memorable spa therapies meld technology and tradition

NEW YORK - Local ingredients, a blend of technology and tradition, and treatments focusing not just on beauty but also on remedying stress and pain are some of the trends turning up at spas.

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El 'criador' del genio de Facebook comparte su experiencia como papá

El 'criador' del genio de Facebook comparte su experiencia como papá

NEW YORK.- El padre de Mark Zuckerberg, creador de Facebook, dice que un temprano contacto con las computadoras despertó el interés de su hijo en la tecnología y recomienda a todos los padres de familia que apoyen los intereses de sus hijos y encuentren el equilibrio justo entre el juego y l…

March 04, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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When good cruises go bad, what's a traveler to do?

Rogue waves, norovirus, mechanical problems, bad weather. Not every cruise is perfect. And when things go wrong, passengers are sometimes surprised that they are no more likely to get a refund than if they went to the beach for a week and it rained every day.

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Nueva onda: los jóvenes no se abrigan en invierno

NEW YORK.- La rebeldía juvenil tiene una nueva manifestación, tan insólita como fría: Los jóvenes se están mostrando cada vez más reticentes a usar abrigos en sitios con bajas temperaturas por considerar que no se ven bien.

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Too cool for cold

NEW YORK - Among the great spectacles of winter, along with the northern lights and frozen lakes, are coatless kids.

January 04, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
London, NYC will share in 2011's big travel year

London, NYC will share in 2011's big travel year

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January 02, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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NY shops become seasonal showpieces

NY shops become seasonal showpieces

NEW YORK - It's a Christmastime tradition for shoppers, New Yorkers and tourists alike: Checking out store windows decorated for the holidays. Many of this year's windows use high-tech displays to showcase traditional stories and symbols of the season.

December 19, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Bright, glittering yule sets create eyes-all-aglow attractions, fun

Bright, glittering yule sets create eyes-all-aglow attractions, fun

NEW YORK - From gingerbread exhibits to the Grinch to a new Louisville, Ky., attraction called KaLightoscope, destinations around the country are offering Christmas-themed attractions and fun.

December 12, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Give teens gift cards? Oh, puhleeeze!

Conventional wisdom holds that gift cards are the perfect present for picky teens. But not all teenagers agree.

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See the world - one page at a time

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Can we blame tech for turning kids into dolts?

NEW YORK - Second-graders who can't tie shoes or zip jackets. Four-year-olds in Pull-Ups diapers. Five-year-olds in strollers. Teens and preteens befuddled by can openers and ice-cube trays. College kids who've never done laundry, taken a bus alone or addressed an envelope.

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DUMBO is in vogue, so lend an ear

DUMBO is in vogue, so lend an ear

NEW YORK - Four centuries in 30 minutes. That's what tourists get in trendy DUMBO.

August 08, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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