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Daniel J. Jones

Entries by Daniel J. Jones

Exploring the Luckie-Marietta District -- Downtown Atlanta's New Hot Spot

(1) Comments | Posted August 2, 2013 | 7:22 PM

For years, the words Downtown Atlanta and hot spot would rarely be found smashed together in the same sentence. Both visitors and locals alike mostly shunned the city's epicenter in favor of the trendier enclaves of Buckhead and Midtown. No one could blame them, really. Aside from a one off...

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With All Eyes on Merion, Pinehurst Prepares to Make History

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2013 | 6:51 PM

Now that Adam Scott has been properly fitted for his Green Jacket, the eyes of the golfing world shift to Merion, site of this year's U.S. Open. Millions across the globe will watch on Father's Day as a new national champion is crowned. Except, that is, for the staff at...

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The Famed #7 at Pebble Beach -- A Beautiful Paradox

(2) Comments | Posted November 27, 2012 | 1:39 PM

The famed 7th hole at Pebble Beach is a paradox by nature. Perhaps the most photographed hole in the game also happens to be the shortest in major championship golf. The insanely beautiful setting on a jagged cliff along the Pacific Ocean, lulls players into a trance while subconsciously striking...

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How To Avoid Being 'Walked' By Overbooked Hotels

(60) Comments | Posted September 7, 2012 | 7:00 AM

"Ladies and Gentlemen, our flight is overbooked today and we'd like to ask if there are any volunteers to take a later departure..."

We've all heard this familiar announcement at the airport, but airlines aren't the only ones guilty of overbooking. Hotels overbook their rooms on a daily basis, resulting...

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