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Happy 75th, Cooperstown!

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No need for an umpire’s call: Cooperstown, New York, runs on baseball. And as the Baseball Hall of Fame celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2014, baseball lovers can cheer more than one milestone. July 27 also brings a new batch of inductees (including star players Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine) following last year’s steroids-disqualified dry spell.

New York Beyond the Big Apple

For many years, my exposure to the state of New York was limited to the view from inside an air-conditioned car heading north from Ohio to my summer camp in Maine. My family’s annual drive through the Empire State became somewhat of a joke over time, as my brother and I held contests to see…

The Unsinkable Mickey Mouse

Writer Sascha Zuger–a self-proclaimed reluctant cruiser–decided to take her son on a transatlantic cruise. There was only one problem: He’s a Titanic buff. “Mama, look! I found a book about a cruise ship!” I kept that frozen smile all mothers perfect when they don’t want the little ones to know something is amiss as I…