Gallery From the Richardson's Archives: The chalets at Seacroft. Picture: Glen Fairweather Glen Fairweather A Norfolk holiday company is celebrating 75 years in the county by delving into its archives and sharing vintage photographs of tourists. From the Richardson's Archive: The front of Seacroft. Picture: Glen FairweatherRichardson’s Holidays, which owns Hemsby Beach Holiday Park and Richardson’s Boating Holidays, has found an archive of old photos dating back to 1965 showcasing how holidaying has changed over the years, as well as the facilities at the park and marina. MORE: WATCH: Meet Start-Rite’s first-ever female CEO “We’re in the business of creating memories, and over the years we’ve enjoyed helping our guests create those memories in the beautiful setting of the Broads National Park or on the Norfolk coast,” said Greg Munford, chief executive of Richardson’s. “In celebration of our 75th year, we want our … [Read more...] about Are you in any of these vintage Norfolk holiday photos?
By Jay R. Jordan Updated 3:05 pm CST, Monday, February 4, 2019 AstroWorld Park Entrance Sign Bid as of 11 a.m. Monday: $1,000 AstroWorld Park Entrance Sign Bid as of 11 a.m. Monday: $1,000 Photo: SITE Auction Services Photo: SITE Auction Services Image 1 of / 25 Caption Close Image 1 of 25 AstroWorld Park Entrance Sign Bid as of 11 a.m. Monday: $1,000 AstroWorld Park Entrance Sign Bid as of 11 a.m. Monday: $1,000 Photo: SITE Auction Services New AstroWorld auction is your chance to own vintage entrance sign, Bugs Bunny and more 1 / 25 Back to Gallery If your wallet is as deep as your love for Houston's AstroWorld, you're in luck. An online auction is selling off a little more … [Read more...] about New AstroWorld auction is your chance to own vintage entrance sign, Bugs Bunny and more
The polar vortex is currently sweeping through and snowing on the nation. But it’s not the first of its kind. The Knickerbocker Snowstorm and the Blizzard of 1949 were some of the worst in the country’s recorded history. People’s cars, streets, and even homes were completely snowed in. With the polar vortex of 2019 in full swing, we decided to take a look at the country’s past snowstorms. Blizzards, like those in 1888, 1949, and 1978, snowed people into their cars and houses. The Knickerbocker Snowstorm in Washington, DC, led to the collapse of a famous theatre in 1922. Here’s a roundup of 13 of the chilliest snowstorms to hit the US. Pedestrians struggle to walk down Park Ave. and 41st Street in New York City during a snowstorm in 1900. According to the National Weather Service, Central Park’s coldest month to-date was February 1934, when the average temperature was 19.9 degreesFahrenheit. Chicago (and most of the Midwest) tends to get the … [Read more...] about 13 vintage photos of major US snowstorms
Queen Elizabeth was born in 1926 and became Queen in 1952. Before she became Queen, she worked as a truck mechanic in a women’s branch of the British army. She’s always been an avid horseback rider and lover of corgis. Before Queen Elizabeth became the longest-reigning British monarch in history, she was Princess Elizabeth – a truck mechanic in the women’s branch of the British army, avid horseback rider, and lover of corgis. Here are 30 vintage photos of Queen Elizabeth before she ascended the throne in 1952. Queen Elizabeth grew up riding around royal grounds. In 1927, when Queen Elizabeth was just a baby, she rode around Windsor Castle with her cousin Gerald Lascelles. She attended the Royal Tournament at Olympia London in 1930 with her grandmother, Queen Mary. The Royal Tournament was a pageant-style celebration of the armed forces. The young princess attended the Trooping the Colour ceremony in 1931. She rode with Queen Mary (left) and Elizabeth … [Read more...] about 30 vintage photos of a young Queen Elizabeth before she became Queen
The sleepy, unincorporated high desert community of Joshua Tree has a population of about 9,000 and an estimated 800 unlicensed vacation rental businesses offering alternatives to traditional lodging: neighborhood homes, vintage trailers, Sherpa huts, tepees, shipping containers and camps where guests are encouraged to let their dogs run free while they sip cocktails and watch the sunset. … [Read more...] about Amid closure at Joshua Tree National Park, volunteers struggle to clean up after unruly visitors