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    Cities with the Best Architecture

    You don’t have to be an architect or a history buff to appreciate the beauty of America’s cities. You just have to be capable of looking up and admiring the beauty. Most places have a certain look that makes them distinctive, maybe it arises from practicality or perhaps it’s simply a reflection of style. So if you’re looking for some design inspiration, below are 5 of our favorite destinations to take in jaw-dropping architecture. Philadelphia There are precious few cities in this country where one can walk an entire day enjoying block after block of architecturally relevant buildings — be it of historic or design relevance. Architecture in Philadelphia is…

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    Stones Coming To Pittsburgh Thanks To “Hometown Help”

    The 15-city Rolling Stones “Zip Code” tour will be taking them through Pittsburgh — and the demand for tickets is already at frenzied levels. Yet the last time the Stones went on tour (the 50 And Counting Tour) they skipped Pittsburgh — it’s been almost 10 years since they came through. Why now? Turns out, Pittsburgh had a little “hometown help.” Rolling Stones in 2006. Photo by Severino. License: CC BY 2.0. According to Steelers president Art Rooney II, one of the team members at Stones promoter AEG hails from Greensburg, and the man (Paul Gongaware) “had a little influence over the process.” In other words, according to Rooney, “we…

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    8 Cool Amusement Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

    You have the wind in your hair, the sun on your skin, and an appetite for thrills. Where are you? Possibly at an amusement park, psyching yourself up for the adrenaline rush that comes with a ride on that mean-looking roller coaster. The following amusement parks offer a great time, even if you’ve never heard of them. Dells Water Park Located in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, this isn’t just a water park — it’s an accumulation of them. Travelchannel.com calls Wisconsin Dells “a water park aficionado’s dream, with dozens of indoor and outdoor water parks to splash around in.” One of the most notable water parks in Wisconsin Dells is Noah’s…