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Spend a night in the 19th-century at Sturbridge Village near Boston

By TRACEE M. HERBAUGH

For $325 you get a straw bed, bonnet, musket, and a bag to store your iPhone and flip-flops. It'll take you four hours to make dinner.


Chasing eclipses is a way of life for some

By SETH BORENSTEIN

Veteran eclipse chasers spend lots of money and craft intricate plans all to experience another mid-day darkening of the sky.


Airlines make it harder to earn free flights

By DAVID KOENIG

Use ‘em while you've got ‘em. The value of your miles won't go up.


Big Ben bell falls silent for 4 years of repairs

By JILL LAWLESS

The bell has been turned off to allow workers to carry out maintenance without being deafened.


TV-streaming paradox: You may miss the cable bundle

By TALI ARBEL

The downside? Potentially bigger bills, and more work for people who just want to find something to watch.


Top half of Suquamish ferry leaves Tacoma

By JOURNAL STAFF

After 16 months of fabrication at Jesse Co.'s shop in Tacoma, the ferry's superstructure on Wednesday was rolled onto a barge and towed by the tug Pacific Knight to Vigor's Harbor Island Shipyard in Seattle.

Lonely Planet has new app Trips: Be inspired or tell your own story

By BETH J. HARPAZ

Check out curated content on the app or upload photos and video to create your own story. You can keep your story private or make your trips public.


'Patti Cake$': hip-hop dreams in New Jersey

Patricia Dombrowski is an overweight, white New Jersey 23-year-old living a hardscrabble life in the shadow of New York City.








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