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UPS Rolls Out New Luggage Box as Alternative to Checked Baggage Fees

The UPS Store aims to ease air trav­el­ers’ bur­dens this sum­mer with three lug­gage ship­ping alter­na­tives, includ­ing a new lug­gage box that takes the place of a suit­case, to help reduce has­sles of long lines, secu­rity searches and increas­ing bag­gage fees.

Tubing Capitol of Texas Re-Opens After Early June Flooding

Jump in,” said Comal County Judge Danny Scheel, as County and city offi­cials, local busi­ness own­ers and res­i­dents jumped in the Comal River to cel­e­brate reopen­ing the city’s pop­u­lar rivers. The Guadalupe River from Canyon Lake through the city of New Braunfels and the Comal River are open again for the summer.

Cedar Point’s New Shoot the Rapids Water Ride Opens for the Summer

Cedar Point’s Shoot the Rapids water ride is now open! The newest ride at the Sandusky, Ohio, amuse­ment park/resort, Shoot the Rapids, opened for the sea­son ear­lier today, Saturday, June 26.

Chicago Greeter Opens to Locals for Two Months Only

This sum­mer, the Chicago Greeter pro­gram invites locals to explore a new neigh­bor­hood or Chicago tra­di­tion with a Chicago Greeter. From June 1 – July 31, Chicagoans can cel­e­brate “stay­ca­tion months” by reg­is­ter­ing for a free, cus­tomized Greeter visit. Normally avail­able only to out-of-town vis­i­tors, the Greeter ser­vice will be offered to Chicago res­i­dents exclu­sively dur­ing the months of June and July.

Continental Ditching Free Food In Economy Class

On Monday, March 15, 2010, Continental Airlines announced it would dis­con­tinue offer­ing free meals in econ­omy class on most of its U.S., Canadian and cer­tain Latin American routes.