Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Hotel Review: The Peninsula, Beverly Hills, Calif. Supported by Check in A Southern California doyenne gets a bit of a freshening up. (Just don’t call it a face-lift.) ByGeraldine Fabrikant Feb. 1, 2019 Rates $595 and up The Basics Just Five Places to Visit in Beverly Hills Jan. 4, 2019 Location Set at the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and Wilshire near Canon Drive, the Peninsula is an easy walk to all the best shopping in Beverly Hills, from Neiman Marcus to the designer shops on Rodeo Drive, that holy grail of spending. And if you prefer not to soil your Louboutins, a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce, Mercedes or BMW stands at the ready to drop off and pick up guests within Beverly Hills. The Room Some rooms are done in fabrics from the French house of Brunschwig and … [Read more...] about Hotel Review: The Peninsula, Beverly Hills, Calif.
Visiting the Yucatán Peninsula, the hump that bulges from Mexico’s southeastern side, typically means one of two things. Either you’re soaking up booze and sun at one of the all-inclusive tower blocks in Cancún’s Zona Hotelera. Or you’re here for the devastatingly cool hipster-Instabait of Tulum. But that leaves an awful lot of the Yucatán still to explore, which is why Chablé Resort has opened not one but two wellness retreats here: Chablé Maroma, newly opened last November on the Riviera Maya, and its two-year-old sister, Chablé Yucatán, just outside Mérida in the jungle-strewn north. Maroma is the beach lovers’ idyll: the world’s second largest coral reef lies a short snorkel beyond the sunloungers, and the white sand is no less silken here than in Tulum. Leaving your room is tricky, however. There are 70 individual villas, each with a plunge pool and outside ‘jungle’ shower. His … [Read more...] about Get out of here: Why you need to visit Yucatán Peninsula in 2019
Associated Press Published 5:19 PM EST Jan 28, 2019 Seney – Authorities in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula have reopened a highway that was closed because of a large multi-vehicle crash that seriously injured three people. Michigan State Police say Michigan highway 28 in the central Upper Peninsula was back open Sunday evening after being shut down Sunday afternoon amid whiteout conditions following the crash near Seney. WLUC-TV reports a vehicle rear-ended a pickup truck that was pulling a trailer, causing a chain reaction that damaged at least eight vehicles. The crash occurred on slippery, snow-covered roads. The highway had been closed along a 25-mile (40-kilometer) stretch between M-77 and M-94, Severe weather continued in Michigan on Monday, with several inches (centimeters) of snow forecast and hundreds of schools closed in anticipation of bad driving conditions. … [Read more...] about Upper Peninsula highway reopens after crash, whiteout
Brian Manzullo Detroit Free Press Published 10:46 AM EST Jan 28, 2019 The State of Michigan has closed all state government offices in the Lower Peninsula today due to the winter storm that has blanketed much of the region. "Due to the emergency snow conditions impacting the state of Michigan, all state government offices in the Lower Peninsula will be closed on Monday, January 28, 2019, at 10 a.m.," Michigan.gov posted to Facebook this morning. "All nonessential state employees whose work location is located in the Lower Peninsula will be sent home at 10 a.m. to allow emergency crews to clear the roads. Certain offices will remain open for critical functions only. State employees with questions about whether their work functions are deemed critical should contact their supervisor. "The State Emergency Operations Center will remain open to monitor storm conditions. All offices are expected to reopen on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, for regular business hours. Residents and … [Read more...] about State of Michigan closes offices in Lower Peninsula for snow
Associated Press Published 6:35 PM EST Jan 27, 2019 Seney – Authorities in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula have closed a highway because of a large multi-vehicle crash and whiteout conditions. Michigan State Police said Sunday afternoon that M-28 in the central UP would be closed until further notice. It said the highway was closed between M-77 and M-94, a 25-mile stretch. Police didn’t immediately release details about the crash, but WLUC-TV, citing state police and the Michigan Department of Transportation, reported it was a 13-car pileup. Sunday morning, authorities closed sections of two interstate highways in the Flint area following multiple crashes amid icy conditions. … [Read more...] about Authorities close Upper Peninsula highway because of crash, whiteout