Thursday, April 8, 2010

Tryst to re-open in Playa del Carmen

Last week, when Paul Piciocchi announced that he was closing Tryst and moving the club concept down to Playa Del Carmen, he said that its former home at 1512 Larimer Street would soon become a new watering hole. Ana after less than a week of remodeling, Dive on 15th is slated to open this weekend in that space.

"It's basically a LoDo version of a dive bar," Piciocchi says. "We're keeping the stuff we like about Tryst -- the things we've loved over the years -- like the strawberry-infused vodka and the staff and the music. We're adding a couple of things just to make it more fun, like new lighting, foosball and a shot wheel to make it little more casual and more fun."

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Make mom feel special with these Mother's Day specials

Want to do something special for Mom this Mother's Day? A getaway might just be the ticket. Here are some special packages and events for May 9 in Florida and the Caribbean so you can treat your mother to a fun getaway or brunch (that way Mom can hang up her apron for a while, relax and enjoy).

Riviera Maya, Mexico -- The Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, features a Mother's Day Package that includes airport/hotel private transportation; a free hotel night for mothers; a free 90 min. massage for Mom (and Fathers, by the way, get free training to learn to give Mom a massage). Two children 16 and younger are free when sharing the suite with parents. The package, valid May 7-11, has a three-minimum stay requirement and is subject to availability Cost of the package is $418 per person.

The Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort is a luxury all-inclusive (meals, beverages and snacks are included), and it has a 500-meter-long beach. It is near Mayan ruins and other attractions so Mom can go exploring. Visit

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Cancun's Underwater Museum blooms in time for spring!

Cancun's Underwater Museum, a project that was put into place to help conserve natural reefs, is experiencing beautiful, rapid coral growth, just in time for spring. 

The first 100 sculptures of the "Silent Evolution" are nearing completion and the museum's underwater garden is quickly blooming with colorful corals. .

These life-size figures, which were molded from various members of the local community, will form a large artificial reef aiming to draw visitors and sea life to this uninhabited area of the park.  The first set of 200 sculptures is scheduled to go underwater in June 2010; the museum will have 400 sculptures by the end of the year.

The first three sculptures have already been a big draw, showing the growth of corals in only three months and grabbing the interest of tourists. This clearly shows the great success that the museum will have as more figures are dropped in the water to become the home of an abundant marine life and a wonderful exhibit for visitors.

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