Broadway, Lake Huron and the Capitolaires Men’s Chorus
Join us for another exciting week on The Travel Guys as Mark flies across the country for a doubleheader-style trip to Broadway. Two spectacular shows, tons of snow and a whole lot of stories. Next, we’ll be joined by the Capitolaires Men’s Choir to introduce us to their singing valentines and upcoming cabaret show. Finally, have you ever wanted to own an island? Well we found a guy who bought one and gave it back. Learn about the man who lives in a lighthouse on today’s episode of The Travel Guys!
Your Week in Sacramento!
Michelle will be joining us once again to talk about events and shows coming up this week in Sacramento. On the docket for Your Week in Sacramento is:
The Jewish Film Festival (2/5-2/6)
13th Annual Sacramento Free Museum Day (2/5 1oam – 4pm)
First Saturday African American Art Tour
- Call 916-613-0099
- Visit them on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=175147372517472
“Reasons to be Pretty” at Capital Stage (runs through Feb. 20th)
Vijay Iyer at the Mondavi Center for Performing Arts (2/2 – 2/5)
Broadway, Doubleheader style
Having just returned from a trip to New York to check out a few shows on Broadway, Mark will be sharing a brief review of the shows. Given the inorbanint amount of snow New York received while he was there, I’m sure we’ll be hearing a few snow-stories as well! To read more on Mark’s recent trip to New York, you can check out “Giving my regard to Broadway…Doubleheader Style!” on the Sports Leisure Travel Blog.
Capitolaires Men’s Chorus
The Capitolaires Men’s Chorus will be joining us today to talk about their exclusive Singing Valentines. Need a special gift for that special someone this year? Check them out online at http://www.capitolaires.org/!
Charity Island – Why one man bought an island and gave it back!
Have you ever wanted to buy an island? Us too. Well today we’ll hear from a man who bought an island and decided to give it back! It’s an interesting story and an even more interesting place. Check them out online at www.charityisland.net.
TripAdvisor Releases List Of America’s Dirtiest Hotels
Topping the list is the Grand Resort Hotel & Convention Center in Pigeon Forge. The survey’s ratings are based on cleanliness. 87% of more than 200 viewers were unhappy with the hotel. A spokesperson for the hotel said they were taking the ratings seriously and have begun to restore the property. They have a new CEO and most of the old staff are gone. The rest of the top 10 properties are:
2. Jack London Inn, Oakland, Calif
3. Desert Inn Resort, Daytona Beach, Fla.
4. Hotel Carter, New York, N.Y. It was crowned “dirtiest hotel” in 2009, and the former Times Square tenement has been on TripAdvisor’s list five times in six years.
5. Polynesian Beach & Golf Resort, Myrtle Beach, S.C.;
6. Atlantic Beach Hotel, Miami Beach, Fla.
7. Rodeway Inn, Williamsville, N.Y
8. Super 8 Estes Park, Denver, Colo.
9. Palm Grove Hotel and Suites, Virginia Beach, Va.
10. Econo Lodge Newark International Airport, Elizabeth, N.J.