"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.
Dana Krall is a singer/songwriter and jazz pianist who rose to fame for her soft rock tunes. After starting off her music career studying jazz and playing in small jazz groups, Krall released her debut album Stepping Out, in 1993, exposing her poignant songwriting and reflecting a deep yearning for an intrinsic lifestyle. She first earned industry acclaim with her third album, All for You: A Dedication to the Nat King Cole Trio, and is known for her various live performances with the legendary pop crooner Tony Bennett. Now located in New York City and married to fellow singer/songwriter Elvis Costello, Krall has released several studio and live recordings, including her 2004 acclaimed album, The Girl in the Other Room, which she co-wrote with Costello.
Have you ever loved something so much that you couldn't let go? A dying pet that you've come to love, a significant other that's starting to wreak havoc on your soul, or, in this case, a band that ran its dutiful course decades ago. The Grateful Dead was a wonderful sonic phenomenon that helped breathe life into the jam band genre, but after decades spent on the road the band became somewhat of a cliche of itself and after lead guitarist Jerry Garcia died in 1995, the group was done and it disbanded. But a few musicians decided to recreate the Dead's music on a regular basis. This band is called Dark Star Orchestra and it's basically a Grateful Dead cover band that performs tried and true tunes that helped make the Dead a jam band establishment.
The Springfield Falcons is an ice hockey team based out of Springfield, Massachusetts that competes in the American Hockey League. Founded in 1994, the franchise has served as an affiliate team of the Hartford Whalers as well as the Winnipeg Jets over the years.