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How to have the perfect day in San Francisco (or how an East Coaster fell in love with the West Coast)

I’d heard the rumours about California: sunny skies, friendly people, and fresh food. But as a lifelong New Yorker who’d never left the East Coast, I assumed it was exaggerated. On this trip, I discovered in wasn’t.I was headed to San Francisco for the weekend for the yearly Women’s Travel Fest. It was a quick weekend trip so I really only had one full day to explore as much of the city as I could. At home I’m an avid walker, averaging about five miles a day, but West Coasters kept warning me...

Top chocolate factory tours and tastings around the world

Show ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideStettler Chocolate Factory in Geneva: The factory offers guided tours and workshops that share the company's love of chocolate-making with budding connoisseurs. With many programs to choose from, guests can listen to the history of chocolate, learn the secrets of chocolate-making and experience a tasting. The factory also provides students with a farewell gift of, what else, chocolate.(Photo: Facebook/Stettler Chocolates)True chocoholics...

Will You Win a Golden Ticket? Digital Lottery Launches Today for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will launch a digital lottery on Friday, August 11, 2017, making a limited number of $40 tickets available for all performances at https://lottery.broadwaydirect.com/show/charlie/.The digital lottery will be open from 10am - 2pm for evening performances. For matinee performances, the digital lottery will open at 8pm the night prior and close at 9:30am on the day of the show. Winners will be notified by email shortly after...

In a Nod to Its Roots, Zaro’s Is Opening 2 Bakeries in the Bronx

In the hands of hungry commuters, the croissants, breads and cheesecakes from Zaro’s Family Bakery counters in Grand Central Terminal and Pennsylvania Station travel across the New York region and beyond.But these treats all start off in the Bronx.They are made from scratch day and night inside a 40,000-square-foot brick factory in the Port Morris neighborhood that anchors a family-run business founded in the Bronx in 1927 by Joseph Zaro, a Jewish immigrant from Poland, and carried on by his...