History, shopping and nightlife in downtown Anchorage

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Downtown Anchorage is just busy enough to entertain yet compact enough to easily navigate — a perfect combination for curious visitors ready to explore Alaska’s largest city by foot, either during the light of day or into the tantalizing twilight of the midnight sun.

Of the roughly 731,000 people who live in Alaska, nearly 293,000 people call Anchorage home. The city celebrated its centennial in 2015, and its frontier-town past lingers alongside today’s modernity; downtown is full of creative art galleries and museums, hip boutiques and shops, upscale eateries and moody dive bars. Its compressed size and sensible street grids

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Construction starts on $899M station at Los Angeles airport

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FILE – In this May 24, 2021, file photo, passengers wait for their flights inside the new West Gates at Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles. A groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, June 21, 201, marked the start of construction of an $898.6 million station that will directly connect Los Angeles International Airport to the region’s light rail and bus transportation systems. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)

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Construction has started on a $898.6 million station that will directly connect Los Angeles International Airport to the region’s light rail and bus transportation

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Plan The Perfect Fourth Of July Weekend Trip With These Luxury Travel Deals

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It’s not too late to celebrate Fourth of July weekend with a luxury getaway. Here are some of our favorite hotel packages and travel deals happening around the U.S. in honor of Independence Day.

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If you’re in the Austin area, Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt’s Red, White & Blues package includes two nights of accommodations, two welcome beers and a $100

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A Walk in the Past: The Cairns Murder of Clackmannan

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LAIRD JOHN BLAW had an orchard, and farmed at Castlehill by Culross in the 18th century.

He managed to make a good enough living for himself and his family.

One of his customers was William Cairns, who Blaw suspected of defrauding him; moreover, both he and his son John, he suspected, were helping themselves to the apples from the orchard.

It happened that the Clackmannan fair was to be held so he decided to set up a stall to sell his apples.

During a break, Cairns, his son and Blaw met up at a local hostelry where the drink flowed

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Twitter praises Harris English, Kramer Hickok after English wins second-longest playoff in PGA Tour history

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The golfers at the Travelers Championship were supposed to need just 72 holes to decide a champion in the 2021 tournament.

Instead, they needed 80 as Harris English and Kramer Hickok played eight sudden-death playoff holes to decide a winner.

English eventually sank a birdie putt on the eighth extra hole for the win. The victory was his second of the year, making him the first PGA Tour competitor to win two 2021 events.

The English-Hickok battle was historic as it tied for the second-longest playoff in PGA Tour history. It marked the first time since 2012 that an eight-hole

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Matthew Keezer Talks About Aruba

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Matthew Keezer suggests that a vacation in Aruba can be the best choice when it comes to planning either a family outing or an adult activity getaway. That’s because Aruba has a remarkably diversified set of attractions that will appeal to everyone who chooses to vacation here! Whether you’re looking for outside activities that include; hiking, horseback riding or water sports or nightclub adventures, Aruba is the place to be.

COVID-19 Considerations for Visiting Aruba

Aruba is currently open to the U.S. and most other countries. The decision was made along with the Aruba Department of Public Health (DPH) and

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