Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter 15
Gertrude and I followed him into shadows beneath its black framework, where we climbed a steel stairway into bright sunshine and gazed out on a series of interconnected observation decks. “I call it 'Treetops,' ” Hebb said. . The clock chimed, and a ...
June 15, 2015
Family fun abounds in Black Forest that inspired Grimms' fairytales
Triberg also boasts three claims to fame: cuckoo clocks, Black Forest cake and Germany's highest waterfalls. The waterfall trails were busy with visitors watching the Gutach river plunge in seven cascades, over 160 metres (525 feet) into the valley ...
April 21, 2015
Letters: The Tories must not let the unions stop vital education reforms
Cat faeces should be regarded as a biohazard, particularly if you grow vegetables or have a children's sandpit. The Mammal Society's Like clockwork: Schonach, a town in the Black Forest, is home to one of the largest cuckoo clock in the world. SIR ...
May 24, 2015
Oprah Winfrey insists in O Magazine that she chills out when not running OWN ...
On the cover the Forbes favorite was seen reclining on a red lounge as she wore a Satya Twena yellow hat with black ribbon and held onto a red beverage on the rocks with a straw. Oprah's look on the July cover was inspired by a 1950s advertisement from ...
June 10, 2015
10 reasons we've fallen for Germany
The cuckoo clock was invented 300 years ago in the Black Forest, where that winter home industry still thrives. Tip: Find out more at Furtwangen's German Clock Museum (deutsches-uhrenmuseum.de); watch hand-carving at Rombach & Haas in Schonach ...
March 13, 2015
Alleged dissident accused of trying to murder police gets bail to attend child ...
Fitzsimons, of no fixed address, was later arrested along with Duffy, 46, from Forest Glade in Lurgan, Co. Armagh, and McCrory Following that assurance the judge told him: "You can go to your family gathering, but be back by five o'clock. Have a ...
May 15, 2015
Festival of Trees auction slated for Friday
More than 200 decorated trees, wreaths, stockings and other entries and their incentives will be auctioned off from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the Muskingum County Welcome Center. Bids may be placed in person or by calling 740-450-1990. The auction ...
December 3, 2014
Cheese & Chocolate, Castles & Culture! How to Find More Fun with Less Fuss in Europe
In storybook-like Breisach, amid the Black Forest, a life-size cuckoo clock dances outside a marketplace filled with these intricately carved timepieces. Also watch glassblowers sculpt delicate art and... ...indulge in world-famous, decadent Black ...
July 9, 2015
Southwest Germany tourism officials make push for South Florida travelers
Black Forest Ham and Cuckoo clock. Visitors to the Black Forest can also find unique tourist experiences such as sleeping in a wine barrel or in quaint vacation apartments called cuckoo nests. "It's a diverse state with a lot of different attractions ...
July 2, 2015
Cuckoo for clockwork
Most of the cuckoos Lehn works on are German-made Black Forest cuckoo clocks with movements made by Regula and Hubert Herr. He avoids estimating the monetary value of any cuckoo clock because he says most people value their clocks for personal reasons.
June 25, 2015
Germany's Baden-Württemberg is More Than Cuckoo Clocks and Black Forest Cakes
Imagine that you’re in a classic Mercedes-Benz for a top-down, wind-in-your-hair ride through the Black Forest. Your route overflows with castles, cuckoo clocks and cobblestone alleyways. In short, it is fairytale perfect. Where, you might ask ...
June 17, 2015
The Doctor Is In at the Cuckoo Clock Hospital
Today you can likely find him in his own personally designed and constructed workshop, the Cuckoo Clock Hospital ... clock. These metrics and diagnostics allow him to properly adjust the cuckoo. Most of the cuckoos Lehn works on are German-made Black ...
Inviting Black Forest is anything but bleak
Triberg also boasts three claims to fame: cuckoo clocks, Black Forest cake and Germany’s highest waterfalls. The waterfall trails were busy with visitors watching the Gutach River plunge in seven cascades, more than 525 feet, into the valley below.
May 10, 2015
Germany's Black Forest: Dark woods and mushrooms
Triberg also boasts three claims to fame: cuckoo clocks, Black Forest cake and Germany's highest waterfalls. The waterfall trails were busy with visitors watching the Gutach river plunge in seven cascades, over 525 feet into the valley below. Next ...
May 2, 2015