Broadway Beat: Free kids' tix and more hot tips for Philadelphians hitting NYC soon

Kids' Night on Broadway is a great deal. New shows include "True West" and "The Choir Boy."

Jugs with mugs have their own museum

Collector for 71 years displays more than 8,000 jugs at the American Toby Jug Museum in Evanston, Ill.

Jugs with mugs have their own museum

Collector for 71 years displays more than 8,000 jugs at the American Toby Jug Museum in Evanston, Ill.

“It’s a Wonderful Life” in this New York town every December

Seventy-two years after the premiere of the Christmas classic set in a town called Bedford Hills, folks celebrate Frank Capra's crowning achievement with the It's a Wonderful Life Festival.

“It’s a Wonderful Life” in this New York town every December

Seventy-two years after the premiere of the Christmas classic set in a town called Bedford Hills, folks celebrate Frank Capra's crowning achievement with the It's a Wonderful Life Festival.

How to get airlines to focus more on service? Maybe bigger fines.

The Department of Transportation this year has issued only 16 consent orders, totaling $1.8 million in civil penalties. This compares with 18 orders totaling $3.1 million by this time in 2017, which was less than half the dollar amount of fines issued in 2016.

How to get airlines to focus more on service? Maybe bigger fines.

The Department of Transportation this year has issued only 16 consent orders, totaling $1.8 million in civil penalties. This compares with 18 orders totaling $3.1 million by this time in 2017, which was less than half the dollar amount of fines issued in 2016.
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Gadget Guru: Biaggi ZipSak Boost

The 15-inch by 10-inch by 5-inch nylon pouch unzips to become a 22-inch by 14-inch by 9-inch-deep carry-on and even further to a 28-inch check-through suitcase.

We’ll always have Rick’s: ‘Casablanca’ lives on at re-creation of the nightclub featured in the film

I'd first seen the film as a boy. My mother had pulled me out of school for the afternoon, correctly figuring that I'd learn more from Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman than from algebra class.

Field-tested Travel Tip: Should you purchase trip insurance?

If you had planned and paid for a trip to areas impacted by the recent Northern California fire, you certainly would want to cancel your plans. Would trip insurance help? Well, it depends.

Strategies from the experts for avoiding winter travel hazards

Strategy No. 1: Check the weather! Strategy No 2: See No. 1.

Gadget Guru: The Monster Towel

It's great for lying on the beach and drying off when the hotel towels are too skimpy or scratchy. But a big towel is also great for cushioning delicate items inside your luggage, makes a good pillow anywhere, and can double as a wrap-around bathrobe twisted and tied behind the neck.

In central Turkey’s Cappadocia, a landscape of fairy chimneys and cave dwellings

On any given day, weather permitting, between 100 and 150 balloons take flight over this region comprising several small communities about 500 miles southeast of Istanbul.

North Carolina makes Hollywood feel very welcome

Hundreds of movie and television productions companies have filmed scenes in Wilmington — and around the state — in the last few decades.

Holiday travel isn’t easy. Don’t make it harder.

Minimizing holiday trip hassles comes down to a few simple strategies and remembering to remedy the three biggest errors holiday travelers make: Don't wait too long to book, give yourself plenty of time, and prepare.

Could you fit in this airplane bathroom?

On some of the newer planes flown by American, Delta, and United, the bathrooms in coach are just 24 inches wide. That's roughly the width of a home dishwasher or what Kim Kardashian says her waist (but not those hips) now measures.

Not far from Fisherman’s Wharf are some San Francisco treats

Within walking distance is an attraction that can elevate your visit. Then ride a cable cars to two neighborhoods where you can catch a glimpse of San Francisco's fabled past and evolving present.

FBI re-creates decoy heads Alcatraz inmates used in escape

Authorities made replicas instead of displaying the original decoys because they are fragile and remain evidence in the still-open investigation into the escape by the U.S. Marshals Service.

Gadget Guru: FitKicks shoes

This lightweight hybrid slipper/loafer/water shoe has stretchy breathable spandex uppers that allow plenty of toe-wiggle room.

Irish ghosts aren’t only in the castles

My family and I traveled to Ireland to scatter my parents' ashes at Downpatrick Head in County Mayo. We knew the exact spot because Mom and Dad, who spent many of their post-retirement summers in the land of our ancestors, had brought us here almost two decades before.

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