Here’s how to get a 4-star hotel at a low-star price (Laura Bly, USA Today)
The desk clerk at Honolulu’s Hilton Hawaiian Village leaned across the counter, lowering her voice to a conspiratorial whisper.
“How did you get that price?” she asked, noting that the $75 per-night tab for my ocean-view room was about 60% off the best Hilton .com rate and even lower than the kamaaina (locals-only) discount.
My secret: Priceline.com.
The article goes on to
With smoking bans in effect across much of Germany these days, lighting up a cancer stick in a restaurant will, at the least, result in some nasty looks and a request to extinguish your cigarette. But even smoking at home can be rather dangerous.
Such is the lesson learned by a woman in the German city of Bielefeld on Sunday evening. She lit up in the apartment she shares
Tubbs says today’s low scoring games are a yawner (Scott Wright, Daily Oklahoman)
If scoring gets much lower in college basketball, Billy Tubbs believes the Food and Drug Administration will have to get involved.
“They’re going to have to put warnings on these
A party gone awry (Mary Vuong, Houston Chronicle)
Luanne Novak says her daughter and 16 teenage friends went to Mary’z Mediterranean Cuisine to celebrate her daughter’s 18th birthday.
A party gone awry
“After placing their orders, the waitress came back and told them that, because it was such a large group, each person had to order at least $10 worth of food,” Novak says. “They were not told this when they made reservations (or) when they first ordered.