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"Outsiders" Movie House Museum Opens in Tulsa

By Michele Herrmann

Posted on 09/30/2019, 7:45 PM

Fans of the 1983 movie adaption of The Outsiders can now visit the house in Tulsa that played the home where the Curtis Brothers lived.    It’s the result of a project by film aficionado Danny Boy O’Connor, a founding member of the hip hop group House of Pain, who saw the film when he was a teenager and became a lifelong fan.    In 2009, O’Connor traveled to Tulsa to perform a show at ...

Get to Know Women Who Shaped U.S. History at These Inspiring Sites

By Michele Herrmann

Posted on 03/29/2019, 12:00 AM

These landmarks across the country pay tribute to the accomplishments of women in U.S. history and provide context for a fuller understanding of today’s struggles. 

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Finally! After Years of Waiting, TWA Hotel at JFK Opens Reservations

By Michele Herrmann

Posted on 02/08/2019, 10:45 PM

Booking a room at the TWA Hotel at JFK Airport is off to a lovely start. On Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb. 14, at noon, reservations open for stays beginning May 15, 2019.   The grand opening is an illustrious second act for what was once known as the TWA Flight Center, a major hub during the Jet Age era. Designed by architect Eero Saarinen and opened in 1962, the distinctive terminal, cons...

Museum of The Dog Learns New Tricks As It Returns to NYC

By Michele Herrmann

Posted on 01/10/2019, 1:00 PM

After being in Missouri for 32 years, the AKC Museum of the Dog is a getting a new leash on life.   The American Kennel Club’s repository of canine-related art will now be dog housed at the club’s headquarters at 101 Park Ave. in Midtown Manhattan, two blocks south of Grand Central Station.   This is actually a homecoming for the museum, which originally opened in New York City in 1982...

You Can Stay in Ralphie’s House from ‘A Christmas Story’

By Michele Herrmann

Posted on 10/30/2018, 1:00 AM

Ultimate fans of the American holiday film classic A Christmas Story might already own a replica of the Major Award leg lamp, nightmarish bunny pajamas, or even a toy Red Ryder BB gun (warning: you may shoot your eye out). Yet, how many of them know that they can spend the night inside Ralphie Parker’s actual house? Located in the Tremont neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, the real-life house use...

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