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Recharge and Reflect for the New Year at Our Favorite Inspiring Sights

January 9, 2014

GLOBAL – New Year’s resolutions are best made—and kept—with lots of thoughtful consideration. With the dizzying revelry of the holiday season finally over, the period around the new year is a time for starting anew, seeing the world with fresh eyes, and reflecting on hopes for the upcoming months. In… (more)
The lakefront pier is a popular New Years Eve location
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The Hunt: Best New Year’s Eve Fireworks Shows

December 26, 2013

GLOBAL – Every week, the Purple Passport team goes in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be. This week, we’re getting ready to say goodbye to 2013, and welcome 2014 in style, the only way we know how: with some truly champagne toast-worthy… (more)
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Shows of Festivity: Holiday Performances Light Up Our Favorite Theaters

December 21, 2013

GLOBAL – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, even if there are still a couple days to go. A range of Christmas-y theatrical productions this week helps hasten the wait, though, all sharing a holiday spirit while catering to tastes cinematic, dramatic, musical, and terpsichorean. Not only do… (more)
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Friday Finds: Homes for the Holidays

December 13, 2013

Deciding how to spend Christmas holiday always tear us in two. On the one hand, Christmas is the perfect occasion for eggnog-nursing and gift-opening with Mom, Dad, and the whole gang. On the other, we know any work holiday, let alone a winter one, can be well-served by an exotic… (more)
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The Hunt: Top Snow and Ski Resorts

December 12, 2013

GLOBAL – Every week, the Purple Passport team goes in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be. This week, we’re giving out our favorite ski and snow resorts! Since winter is officially (and finally!) upon us, it’s time to embrace these cold and… (more)
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The Hunt: Must-See Museum Exhibits Before the End of the Year

November 14, 2013

GLOBAL – Every week, the Purple Passport team goes in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be. This week, we’re exploring the best museum exhibits in our respective towns. From seasonal to traveling collections, the constantly changing and rotating museum collections bring us… (more)
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The Hunt: Best Blind Date Spots

November 7, 2013

GLOBAL – Every week, the Purple Passport team goes in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be. This week, we’re dishing out our favorite blind date spots! While they can be the most terrifying dates, those blind set-ups are also the most thrilling.… (more)
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The Hunt: Best Haunted Places

October 31, 2013

GLOBAL – Every week, the Purple Passport team goes in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be. This week, we’re in full-on Halloween mode so we’ve decided to explore the best haunted places (the spookier, the better). So whether its ghosts, clouds, or… (more)
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The Hunt: Best Pumpkin Patches

October 24, 2013

GLOBAL – Every week, the Purple Passport team goes in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be. This week, we’re getting ready for Halloween (and can’t wait for the pie, seeds, and treats that will surely come later) by paying visits to our… (more)
Ted Drewes Frozen Custard in St. Louis, MO
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The Hunt: Places for Your Pooch

August 29, 2013

Global – Every week, The Purple Passport team goes out in search of a designated item in whatever city our team members happen to be. With so many wonderful places to visit, we know it’s hard to narrow down your search for that much-needed weekend vacay. And though we’re all… (more)
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