In today's headlines, the New York Times reported that the famous Waldorf Astoria on Park Avenue in Manhattan is closing for renovations on Wednesday, March 1, at noon. When the renovations are finished, there will be more apartments and a smaller updated hotel. The article did not mention when the renovations will be completed.
Featured image: A Sumatran tiger enjoys splashing in the pool. (photo courtesy Point Defiance Zoo) Today and tomorrow, the animals at the Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma are getting special nutrient-rich heart-shaped treats and toys in celebration of Valentine's Day. You're invited to watch and share the love. Here's the schedule, followed by the locations … Continue reading Share the love at Point Defiance Zoo this weekend
Featured image: A leopard at the Oregon Zoo in Portland (photo by Cheryl Landes) According to an article in The Columbian this morning, the Oregon Zoo is offering free admission tomorrow. The Oregon Zoo is located at 4001 SW Canyon Road in Portland. Zoo Lights is open 5-9 p.m. from the day after Thanksgiving through … Continue reading Free admission to the Oregon Zoo on Super Bowl Sunday
The bimonthly Jazz Vespers series continues tonight at 6 p.m. with Portland-based jazz saxophonist and clarinetist David Evans at St. Luke's-San Lucas Episcopal Church, 426 E. Fourth Plain Blvd. in Vancouver, Washington. Evans began his career in his home state of Alabama in the late 1970s and moved to Portland in 1994. He has performed … Continue reading Saxophonist David Evans featured at tonight’s Jazz Vespers in Vancouver, WA