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Movie Review “Gone Girl”

Posted on | October 4, 2014

Movie Review Living up to Hype Tough Challenge for “Gone Girl” The lines between insanity and pure evil blur in the much publicized “Gone Girl” featuring Ben Affleck as Nick Dunne, a handsome, glib, but very detached-from-society man who encounters the beautiful Amy (Rosamund Pike).  They fall in love and get married. They seem perfectly […]

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Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival – Nov 7-23, 2014

Posted on | October 1, 2014

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival Announces Stars and Films – Nov. 7-23, 2014 The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF), recognized as a top destination festival, announces an impressive line-up for the 29th Annual event. Starting Friday, November 7 and running through Sunday, November 23, over 175 American Independent and World Cinema features, shorts and […]

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Posted on | September 25, 2014

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) unveiled the poster and the television spot for the 29th annual event on Thursday evening, September 23 at the Riverside Hotel on Las Olas Blvd in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Prior to the presentation of the TV spot and poster, Gregory von Hausch, President and CEO of the festival, highlighted […]

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Traveling to Petra, Jordan

Posted on | June 24, 2014

An Adventure in Israel & Jordan: Mother And Daughter Travel from Tel Aviv to Petra By Susan Lazarus When I told people I was going to Tel Aviv, Israel to visit my daughter and make a side trip to Petra, Jordan, I got concerned looks and some comments… “I hope I don’t see anything on […]

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Charlottesville, Virginia … Great Destination

Posted on | May 26, 2014


Promenade Traveller Charlottesville, VA By Susan Lazrus and Ray Brasted When I tell friends I’m going to Charlottesville they sometimes look at me with a questioning stare. “Do you mean Charlotte, North Carolina?”, “Where exactly is that?” “Virginia?” are the typical questions. Sometimes I explain that it’s the same town that is home to the […]

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Cruise Line Industry Conference Held

Posted on | April 4, 2014


Cruise3sixy Conference Welcomes Agents MSC Cruise Line Announces Major Plans for U.S. Growth Cruise3sixty opened its 10th annual conference in Fort Lauderdale April 2 welcoming over a thousand travel agents and industry leaders to the Broward County Convention Center. It is an opportunity for cruise lines to get the messages out to agents and the […]

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National Water Dance Comes to South Florida

Posted on | March 24, 2014


South Florida Part of National Water Dance Program Coming together on Saturday, April 12 at 4 p.m., EST are 1500 dancers from across the country to perform a site-specific dance at a river, a bay, a lake, the ocean, or any water site nearby. From the University of Alaska to South Florida, from the Dance […]

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National Week of the Ocean – Fort Lauderdale

Posted on | March 12, 2014


CELEBRATE NATIONAL WEEK OF THE OCEAN MARCH 30 – APRIL 5 Individuals, businesses, campuses and non-profit groups across the United States are invited to celebrate National Week of the Ocean to be held March 30, 2014, according to founder Cynthia Hancock of Fort Lauderdale.

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Cruise Industry Association Names Hall of Famers

Posted on | March 10, 2014


  CLIA ANNOUNCES 2014 10TH ANNUAL CRUISE INDUSTRY HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES Carnival Corporation’s Howard Frank, Uf Tukel & Don Walker of WMPH Vacations, and Brad & Jeff Tolkin of World Travel Holdings to be Honored at cruise3sixty   Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced on March 10, 2014, the inductees into the 2014 CLIA […]

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Ben Cohen at Virginia Key Grassroots Festival

Posted on | February 27, 2014


“Grassroots Festival” Draws The Co-Founder of Ben & Jerry’s You might have heard about the festival going on in Miami in February. No, not the South Beach version celebrating wine and food, but the Virginia Key Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance. Held at the same time, the festival on the small island across the […]

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