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Moon National Park: Ralph First Offered To Alice


Senior travelers who enjoy both moonlight and national parks may consider this insanely far-fetched idea for their ultimate bucket list. Proposed recently by two members of the U.S. House of Representatives is a national park on the Moon.

According to thehill.com, the plan would establish the site where Apollo missions alit in 1969 and on following Moon landings. Both Democrats, Donna Edwards of Maryland and Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas, would have the government create what they’d call the Apollo Lunar Landing Sites National Historical Park.

Forget about hot dogs, boardwalks, surfing and beaches. The park would consist of various craft and other equipment used in the historic landings. Sort of like Gettysburg, with all the battle leftovers from Pickett’s Charge, Cemetery Ridge and Little Round Top.

There’s no mention of erecting a lunar (as in lunatic)  pioneer statue on the moon of the battling Ralph and Alice Kramden, nor a memorial to the embattled taxpayers who’d have to pay for it all.

Wheel Around Sin City Cheap With Downtown Bike Share PDF Print E-mail


Consider how costly, tedious and tough it is to travel in busy Las Vegas by taxi and bus. If you’re fit and rarin’ to roam, try wheeling around on a bike. For a 24-hour pass, the cost is just $8, about half the price of a one-way taxi or Uber ride. A three-day pass is just $12, and if you’ll be in town longer, a 30-day pass is just $20. Downtown and many other areas of the city have safe street bike lanes. For more info, go to bikeshare.rtcnv.com

 
Celebrate Oktoberfest In New York City PDF Print E-mail


In a huge tent along the East River, the annual Munich festival will happen from September 28 through October 7. The local Zum Schneider German restaurant hosts the celebration with native beers, food and music. It all takes place at 24-20 FDR Drive off East 23rd Street in downtown Manhattan. For more info, go to oktober-fest.nyc

 
Singapore Airlines To Again Offer Non-Stop To Los Angeles PDF Print E-mail


After several years without the service, the airline will resume its schedule to the largest California city on November 2. The 16-hour, 9,000-mile flight is available only for premium economy and business-class seating. For ticket prices, schedules and other info, go to www.singaporeair.com

 
Avoid Expensive Airport Parking When Flying Round Trip PDF Print E-mail


The costs now keep going up. In olden days you paid $10 daily to leave your car at the airport garage while you flew away and returned. Now, daily charges, especially at major airports such as JFK and LAX, can be $40 and up. So, if you spend two weeks on business, touring or visiting relatives, expect to add at least another $560 to your travel costs.

You can avoid the heavy charges and airport hassles of the busy parking garage by going from home to the airport by train, bus, taxi, Lyft or Uber. It may cost $100 total for the round trip, but your wallet and nervous system will thank you for the decision.

 
Pot Museum: As If Las Vegas Isn’t Self-Destructive Enough PDF Print E-mail


Gambling, booze, buffets. Sin City’s aim, in addition to relieving you of all your money, seems to be to help shorten your life. No sleep for hours in smoke-choked casinos, unlimited booze and stuffing your gut at lard-loaded buffets. All guaranteed to kill you before surviving those three score years and ten.

Now, Sin City visitors who wish to spend a smoky shortened life, can go downtown to Fremont Street and visit Cannabition. Marijuana has been legal in Nevada since 2017, so museum visitors can indulge in all kinds of cannabis history, products and paraphernalia. For museum schedules, fees and other info, go to cannabition.com

 
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