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Archive for December, 2008

Sacred Sights in the Oldest City: St. Augustine!

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

by: John Stavely

St Augustine, Florida is home to many historic churches and sacred sites.
The architecture and history is fascinating and many of the churches and sites are open and available to visitors. Here is a glimpse at some of the interesting sacred places to discover. (more…)

Boston’s “Enchanted Trolley” and Mayor’s Tree Lightings

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

By Sue Pye, Boston Training Officer

Old Town Trolley of Boston's manager, Matthew Murphy, ready for the exciting event!

Old Town Trolley of Boston's general manager, Matthew Murphy, poses with Boston Mayor, Tom Menino, ready for the exciting event!

Happy Holidays, everyone! Well, for me up here in Boston it definitely “’tis the season” once the Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour takes place. For the past 11 or 12 years every first weekend in December, I have been involved with Mayor Menino’s Tree Lightings. It is something I look forward to each year and once you hear about what it is you might think, “Are you crazy?” Well maybe, but it is something that I look forward to each year. We at Old Town Trolley, Macy’s Department Store, the Mayor of Boston, and, of course, Santa Claus himself light 15 neighborhood trees in a marathon session that lasts 3 days! (more…)