MidAtlantic Things to see and do Travel Articles

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – General Info
Geography Philly is located on the Eastern Coast of the US, a short distance from Washington D.C., New York City and Atlantic City, NJ. Accommodation A wide variety of hotels at all price ranges may be found in Center City. I am myself a B&B lover, especially in such a historical city, so here are […]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – February 2001
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – February 2001 The Liberty Bell Events in February Jan. 27-Apr. 6 Welcome Spring www.longwoodgardens.org Time to kick-start Spring! Longwood Gardens is on the right track, as it presents a refreshing preview of flowering bulbs inside nearly three acres of greenhouses. Bundle up and head out of freezing Philly to catch a glimpse of these gorgeous flowers. For […]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Books on Philly
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Books on Philly Books on Philly Supplement what you learn here with these guides and books. An Architectural Guidebook to Philadelphia Quick Escapes Philadelphia Lonely Planet New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania (no shot of the cover available, we’re afraid) Fodor’s Road Guide USA: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia
Ocean City, Maryland – Winter 2001/2002 – Ocean City, Maryland, USA
Ocean City, Maryland – Winter 2001/2002 – Ocean City, Maryland, USA Ocean City, Maryland – Winter 2001/2002 Who wants to go to the beach during the winter? Surprisingly enough, a trip to Ocean City in the off-season has its advantages. The room rates are really low (a good room can be found for under $30), restaurants offer half-price menus, and you can travel from one end […]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – January 2001
Events in January December 31 – January 1 Millennium Philadelphia Countdown to 2001! Philadelphia’s City Hall will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2001. Join this year’s celebration and enjoy a free concert, a laser light show on the Avenue of the Arts (a.k.a. Broad Street), and numerous cultural festivities at the City Hall Gala. […]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – December 2000
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – December 2000 A New Year & Mummers: In Philly The Two Go Hand-in-Hand This statue is outside a renovated firehouse in the Queen’s Village section of Center City. Well, it’s now December, which means 2001 is sneaking up on us. (We’ll finally see the true start of a new millennium!) Around Philly, that means it’s almost time […]
New York City, New York – December 2000
The tree at Rockefeller Center has been lit, wall-to-wall Banana Republic ads line the subway cars, and with alarming frequency dogs on Park Avenue sport tiny sweaters. All this can mean only one thing: December is upon us. Now, you here at BootsnAll are normally spared my political ranting in favor of travel ranting, but […]
Western New York – December 2000
Lighting the Darkness "Neighborhood lights and display contest? Good grief!" Charlie Brown’s anguish was understandable, given the Vegas-style glitz that wins first prize for Snoopy’s doghouse in A Charlie Brown Christmas. Snoopy wasn’t the first to go over-the-top. There’s something about holiday lights that makes otherwise sober people go wild, and peaceful neighbors enter into […]
Western New York – November 2000
Western New York – November 2000 By Carolyn Kourofsky Hollywood East (of Erie) Attention, shoppers. Today’s bakery special is a movie camera with a side of sound boom. Quiet on the set. If this supermarket were in LA, no one would even notice. But shoppers at Hegedorn’s, a small grocery store in the town of […]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 2000
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 2000 Events for November October 21 – November 19 Autumn Colors and Chrysanthemum Festival This festival is held at Longwood Gardens, located in Kennett Square, PA, 30 miles outside of Philadelphia. The facility consists of 1,050 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows, and bills itself as the “world’s premier horticultural display garden”. This festival brings the […]