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Austria prepares for 200th anniversary of beloved carol 'Silent Night'

The Silent Night Memorial Chapel in Oberndorf, Austria. (Photo credit: Austrian National Tourist Office) Legend has it that the world has a hungry mouse to thank for the creation of one of its most beloved and enduring Christmas carols. “Silent Night! Holy Night!,” translated into over 300 languages and dialects, is marking its 200th anniversary … Continue Reading →

National Veterans Memorial and Museum set to open Saturday in Columbus

From the outside, the curved, white-concrete structure is visually stunning, living up to its designation by Architectural Digest as one of “the 12 Most Anticipated Buildings of 2018.” Fittingly for the nation’s first museum dedicated to U.S. veterans from all conflicts and all five branches of the military, the building’s intersecting, concentric rings represent all … Continue Reading →

Jumping horse

Horsin' around in Traverse City

There’s plenty of horsin’ around this summer in Traverse City. And visitors are invited to get in on the fun each Sunday, through Aug. 13, when the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival hosts Grand Prix events featuring riders in various age groups and their sleek show horses, some of them Olympic-caliber. Whether they’re competing as “hunters” … Continue Reading →