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Ten Ways to Beat the Crowds in Florence

Sharon Hoge | Posted 10.17.2016 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Wall to wall people is no exaggeration. With one of the world's highest concentrations of art treasures per square foot, Florence is a must stop for tourists

Florence: Art On and Off the Beaten Path

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 07.22.2011 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

In a city overflowing with art and history, there are always under-appreciated works to be seen and enjoyed. Having visited this Mecca for art-lovers several times in the past, I returned for another look.

PHOTOS: Most Beautiful Museum Gardens Around The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Museums are meant to be visual feasts; they are guilt-free, indulgent, Thanksgiving-sized banquets of painting, sculpture, video, music, photography, ...

Oh Canada, I Hid Behind You

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lea Lane

To avoid stress, and especially since Bush's re-election, I've avoided mentioning that I'm American, and have even resorted to saying that I'm from Ottawa, a lovely capital city I know a bit about.