Hotels that achieve the prestigious Platinum Award represent the top 3% of hotels within each Choice brand. The awards are based on a ranking system that measures guest satisfaction, product quality, room condition and cleanliness, and staff service. These properties have a proven track record of providing exceptional guest service and facilities.
Supports Green Practices
"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
Based on the 2003 movie starring Will Ferrell, Elf the Musical is a story about a human who is raised in the North Pole to be an elf, despite his obvious physical limitations. The musical follows Buddy as he tries to fit in as an elf, and later as a human when he sets out to find his real father in New York City. A new take on a Christmas classic, Elf the Musical incorporates music and comedy into the family-friendly story.
A full spread of holiday-themed events span this festival, including an ice carving competition, a gingerbread competition, and a children's fair. Events take place at varying times throughout the day -- check the website for details.
Most punk rock groups seem to be made up of angry youngsters who're looking to rebel against something. The Los Angles based group Drive A doesn't necessarily look so much angry, but manages to look emo. All the guys in the band sport large tattoos, died hair and black clothing. They're easy to make fun of, but it doesn't stop them from making some fairly interesting post-hardcore/punk/emo music.
The Broncos represents the athletic programs and intercollegiate teams of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. As a member of the NCAA's Division I, the university competes in the Mid-American Conference and the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). Western Michigan competes in a wide variety of men's and women's sports, including baseball, football, basketball, softball, tennis, golf, cross country and ice hockey.