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Scandinavian Antiques host a great holiday party for friends and customers

Scandinavian Antiques host a great holiday party for friends and customers

Every year Henrik and Mary Follin, Scandinavian Antiques owners, host a great holiday party for friends and customers at their exquisite antique shop. This year, although the weather did not cooperate, the party was held on Saturday, December 17 anyway. Even the largest storm of the season could not dampen the holiday spirits for this event. In fact, the heavy […]

by · January 9, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Postcard Memories of Presidential Inaugurals

Postcard Memories of Presidential Inaugurals

By Roy Nuhn   This month America once again celebrates the inaugural of an elected chief executive – our 57th such happening.  Such ceremonies hark back more than two hundred years to April 30, 1789.  On that long-ago Thursday, George Washington stood in New York City’s Federal Hall and was sworn in as our first president.   More than 50 presidential swearing-ins […]

by · January 9, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? January 2017

What Is It? January 2017

January’s What Is It is a piece of Carnival Glass, “the poor man’s Tiffany.” In an article written by Martie Grubenhoff in 2008 we learned that Carnival glass has been around for over one hundred years, gaining popularity in the collecting world from the 1950’s. The pressed and iridized glass was dubbed carnival glass when it was given as prizes […]

by · January 9, 2017 · 0 comments · What Is It?
Christmas in Georgetown Awakens the Holiday Spirit

Christmas in Georgetown Awakens the Holiday Spirit

Each December the town of Georgetown transforms for two weekends into a bustling Christmas scene reminiscent of Christmas of long ago. Thousands come to this beautiful mountain town to experience a traditional Holiday where Christmas hasn’t changed in 100 years: roasted chestnuts, holiday shopping, horse-drawn wagon rides through Historic Georgetown, and wonderful sights and smells. Come enjoy appearances by St. […]

by · December 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Planes, Trains & Automobiles — Travel in Style

Planes, Trains & Automobiles — Travel in Style

By Carol Mobley The Holiday travel season has arrived. In December 2015 there were 4.6 million people who traveled through Denver International Airport, the 6th largest in the United States. But airlines are not the only mode of transportation people use to travel. Amtrak carried more than three times as many riders between Washington, DC, and New York City as […]

by · December 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article