Travel Writer and Radio Producer
Writer/radio producer happiest in an airport or unusual museum. Online contributor: USA Today, NBC News, AOL Travel, MSN, others. Contact: hbaskas (at) gmail
stuckattheairport.com — Posted on by Harriet Baskas Feels very appropriate to be writing this blog post on my birthday after sharing an evening with good friends and eating cake... The newest exhibit at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)features the work of Melissa Maddonni Haims, who has crocheted a series of layer cakes which are on view in Terminal D through November 2013.
blog.tsa.gov — Record 65 Firearms Discovered This Week - This beats our previous record of 50 guns. Of the 65 firearms, 54 were loaded and 19 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.
nbcnews.com — Courtesy Blue Star Families Active duty military personnel and their families now have one more tradition to add to the Memorial Day holiday weekend: free admission at more than 2,000 arts, science and history museums around the country.
stuckattheairport.com — Posted on by Harriet Baskas Here's a quick round-up of what some airports have on tap for travelers flying during the Memorial Day holiday weekend: Look for 50 glass poppies on stems around the fountain in the Main Terminal at Orlando International Airport.
stuckattheairport.com — Former presidents George H. W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, John F. Kennedy, Gerald Ford, Abraham Lincoln and Bill Clinton all have airports named for them. So do former cabinet secretaries John Foster Dulles and Norman Y. Mineta and celebrities as varied as John Wayne, Bob Hope, Louis Armstrong, Will Rogers and Arnold Palmer.
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