Posts about ‘Events’

It’s not always such a bad thing when the groundhog sees his shadow. Sure, it means another six weeks holed up with cabin fever. But why fight it? Join that furry little rodent in the rest of his hibernation, or if you are feeling adventurous, climb underground with him. There are plenty of places this [read more…]

Football’s biggest game will be held on Feb. 7 in Santa Clara, California, about an hour outside of San Francisco. After fans shell out most of their money on Super Bowl tickets, they can still score some fun with these cheap bay-area attractions. Here are 7 cheap things to do in San Francisco around game time. Golden Gate Bridge: [read more…]

Yes, everyone knows Cannes and Sundance. The behemoths of the film-fest world aren’t exactly accessible for most of us, though, and they don’t always showcase the freshest material. Here’s where to go to see film’s bright up-and-comers, for a lot cheaper than the French Riviera… Citizen Jane Film Festival — Columbia, MO When it is: [read more…]

It plays out like a scene in a movie: You pack your things and hit the open road with the hopes of reaching out and touching fame, fortune and glory—if only for a moment. Following your favorite band across the country is certainly an adventurous pastime, meaning it can also get expensive pretty quickly. But [read more…]

From blues and jazz to Katy Perry-style mega pop, America’s music scene is off the charts. And all over the country, entire swaths of the states are extremely loyal to their own favorite genres, according to this interactive map by Movoto. Which begs the question: What cities are the best for each kind of music? [read more…]

As the NBA season heats up this winter, some basketball fans are ready for a fast break. In the case of these b-ball getaways, traveling is actually a good thing. Here are 5 dream destinations for basketball fans. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts: Located in the supposed birthplace of basketball, the Hoop Hall belongs on every fan’s bucket [read more…]

Would you like fresh beats with that? The Guardian recently reported that psychologists have (finally) found a connection between music enhancing the flavor of food. Lead researcher Professor Charles Spence summarized the experience to the magazine. “It is an exciting area: how soundscapes come together with taste to make the whole experience more enjoyable. It’s [read more…]

Miami the land of hot sun and hot bodies—and that’s no coincidence. Ocean views and year-round sunshine make outdoor sweat sessions a breeze, and with the city’s abundance of free and cheap exercise classes, you don’t have to choose between physical and fiscal fitness. If your new year’s resolution involves shedding some pounds, then a winter getaway to South Florida [read more…]

New York City is the jewel in New Year’s Eve’s crown, and the west coast offers unforgettable nightlife peppered with celebrity spottings to ring in the New Year. But the flyover states are not to be overlooked. People throughout the middle chunk of our country know how to party, and each place offers experiences a [read more…]

Perhaps you’re familiar with the thanks-for-playing feeling of utter woe when you realize tickets to the concert you’re whole life has been leading up to sold out in 60 seconds flat. You start going through the five stages of grief. First complete denial. How did it sell out so quickly and how did you not [read more…]