Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Iyyar 16, 5775
Dallas is worth its weight in 10-gallon hats
By:
Aaron Dalton, JE Feature
Tell friends and neighbors that you're going to Disney World, Paris or Hawaii for vacation and people will smile and nod approvingly. Tell them you're going to Dallas, and you'll see their eyebrows shoot up. The fact is that most people are perfectly willing to join one of the 1,900 daily flights in and out of Dallas-Fort Worth's state-of-the-art airport...
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For New Jersey surfers, it's always an endless summer
By:
Ryan Teitman, JE Feature
Stacey Marchel waits in the ocean. Floating on her surfboard, she patiently scans the New Jersey shoreline for the next decent wave. In the warm afternoon, conditions are far from perfect. But for Marchel, and the other surfers of Margate, surfing isn't about the biggest waves, it's a way of life. Marchel, 39, lives a stone's throw from one of...
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Spending a summer in Chengdu? Bring on the pandas and parasols!
By:
Leaya Lee, JE Feature
To walk down any street in Chengdu, the capital of China's southwest Sichuan province, is to feel it on every inch of skin. On summer days, the heat rises from the dirt-caked roads and sidewalks, and the sun slicing through the smog is unforgivingly bright. A sweaty, sticky mass of bodies competes with endless lines of bicycle-riders for slivers of...
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but the rest of Tenerife is a real awakening!
By:
Silke Schmidt, JE Feature
The volcano is sleeping. With its last eruption on the slopes of Pico Viejo -- the old crater -- in 1798 and over a period of three months, Mount Teide has shown itself peaceful to the people living at its foot on Tenerife, one of Spain's Canary Islands, for more than 200 years now. But the sleeping beauty -- visible...
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By:
Rachel Silverman and Jared Shelly
Who hasn't approached summer with a sense of trepidation, fearing those dreaded little words: bathing-suit season? And, at the same time, who hasn't also longed for the cool custard treats, backyard barbecues and greasy boardwalk fare that seem to be a requisite part of the heat? The great paradox of the season shows off its true colors at the New...
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