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Memorial Day Web Roundup


Published on May 25th, 2012

Happy Memorial Day weekend!

The long Memorial Day weekend is here! Whether you’re celebrating with some rest and relaxation at home or taking a weekend trip, here’s our roundup of things to do, things to see, recipes for that great weekend cookout and more.

This story on the history and current state of “Taps” is fascinating. (npr.org)

From music and art festivals to international fashion week to Fleet Week, this MSN guide explores fun Memorial Day weekend activities in cities across the country. (msn.com)

Looking for an outdoor project for the long weekend? Tasting Table teamed up with Chicagoan Sara Gasbarra for a tutorial on growing your own produce, regardless of space. Whether you can spare a four-by-eight-foot patch of green or just a window box, Gasbarra will help you get growing. (tastingtable.com)

Will you be among the more than 200,000 people expected to descend on Lake Mead this weekend? The Las Vegas Sun tells you what to expect and outlines basic lake and boating safety. (lasvegassun.com)

This edition of The Picture Show from last year gives a quick look at how people celebrated the Memorial Day weekend last year. (npr.org)

Looking for a fun day (or two or three-day) trip for this weekend? Travel Nevada’s website has information on just about everything and anything you can do in the state of Nevada. (travelnevada.com)

How could we not post this roundup of 10 of the world’s most bizarre vacation destinations? (flavorwire.com)

Even if a cookout isn’t in your plans for this weekend, ‘tis the season, and Food and Wine Magazine has you covered! First, a slide show of the F & W staff’s Favorite Burgers, a roundup of the Best Cookout Desserts, and of course Summer Style Essentials for outdoor entertaining. (foodandwine.com)