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Branson, MO: Country Fun in the Ozarks

August 10, 2018

BRANSON, MO — Live shows, water sports, Silver Dollar City amusement park — Branson, Missouri, in the Ozarks has it all. Here’s what to know before you go:

Table Rock Lake

This man-made lake is the area’s biggest attraction, with 800 miles of shoreline. Its cold, clear water is perfect for fishing, boating and swimming. 

Showboat Branson Belle offers ...

More Americans Protecting Their Vacation Investments with Travel Insurance

Florham Park, N.J.,  — As international travel grows in popularity, Americans are choosing to protect their vacation investments by purchasing travel insurance. According to a recent AAA Travel survey, nearly 4 in 10 Americans (38 percent) are likely to purchase travel insurance for future international trips. For those travelers, trip cancellation protection is the most valuable ...

Indian Business Association Gets Ready for India Day Parade with 300 Volunteers and Sponsors

EDISON, NJ -  Over 300 volunteers and sponsors gathered at Royal Albert’s Palace in Fords, New Jersey ahead of the New Jersey India Day Parade, which runs from Edison to Iselin on Oak Tree Road. The event was the local kickoff for the parade. The Indian Business Association, which hosts the annual celebration, ceremonially held a kickoff event earlier this month in Washington, ...

The Beautiful New Route 72 Causeway Wildlife Refuge Is Now Open

STAFFORD- The brand new Cedar Bonnet Island Environment Trail is now open for the public to enjoy. It was officially opened by state, federal and local officials on June 27.

The property was purchased by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the early 1990's. When the state purchased it, the site was a place that dredge spoils were deposited when boat channels were being ...

NJ Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Banning Smoking at Public Beaches and Parks

LONG BRANCH, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on Friday prohibiting smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey. The bill, S-2534, updates the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act of 2006.”

“The Jersey Shore has always been one of our state’s – and nation’s – great natural treasures, and a place for families to ...

Handel & Hendrix: A Musical Odd Couple Share a Museum in London

LONDON, UK – Classical composer Handel and rock icon Jimi Hendrix usually are not mentioned in the same sentence, but the two musical geniuses are linked together at a small museum in London. 

The museum is located in a building at 25 Brook St. that was Handel’s home from 1723 to 1759. Hendrix lived in the same building in 1968 and 1969. 

“Separated by a ...

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