Published November 25, 2009
Business Travel/Corporate Travel , Churchill Corporate Services: In The News , Corporate Housing , Corporate Relocation , Events , General Corporate Housing , Rental Market , Temporary Housing , The Place To Be
Tags: Churchill Corporate Housing, Florida, Orlando, parks, relocation, Temporary Housing
The Orlando Sentinel highlights some of the best playgrounds in the Orlando and Central Florida areas. These playgrounds standout from the rest with equipment that is not found in your average playground/park. For example, Gilbert Park in Mount Dora features a maze-like castle and a mini rock-climbing wall while Central Winds Park in Winter Springs has a 20 feet tall structure with 3 different tiers of activities for kids.
Renovating or relocating? Churchill offers fully furnished, temporary housing with flexible terms. Click here to see availability in the Orlando area.
Gilbert Park. Photo courtesy of orlandosentinel.com.
Published November 5, 2009
Business Travel/Corporate Travel , Churchill Corporate Services: In The News , Corporate Housing , Corporate Relocation , Temporary Housing
Tags: Churchill Corporate Housing, Cordova, Germantown, Johnson City, Kingsport, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Churchill has partnered with select providers in Tennessee to offer apartments in the Memphis, Cordova, Germantown, Nashville, Knoxville, Kingsport, Johnson City, and Oak Ridge areas.
Please contact us for special rates on no-fee, short term, corporate apartment rentals at these locations.
If you are traveling to Tennessee, a great resource is the Tennessee Tourism Department’s website which compiles event listings by cities, maps and other travel tools. Another helpful site feature is the Food Finder tool, which helps narrow down restaurant choices based on city, cuisine, and locale.
Webecoist.com has published an article listing the 13 most terrifying towers & glass balconies in the world. This list takes us on an international tour, from a bird watching tower in the Amazon jungles of Ecuador to the world’s tallest free standing structure in Burj Dubai.
On the list is Chicago’s Skydeck at the Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower). The Skydeck is the highest observatory in Chicago and has glass balconies that are 1,353 feet from the ground. It provides an unobstructed view with it’s glass walls and floor; visitors can see 40 to 50 miles out on a clear day.
The Skydeck also has museum-quality exhibits of Chicago’s rich history, multilingual kiosks providing quick tours of Chicago landmarks, and high powered telescopes, allowing visitors to see Chicago in detail.
Planning a business trip to Chicago? Churchill has no-fee, short term rentals that can accommodate your needs.
October is breast cancer awareness month and the American Cancer Society is hosting the Making Strides for Breast Cancer walk in Washington DC on Saturday, October 31st.
If you are staying in one of Churchill’s Washington DC apartments and would like to attend, the event is located at Washington Nationals Ballpark and registration starts at 9am. The 5k walk consists of 2 laps around the stadium and 1 lap inside the concourse. There are additional entertainment/events outside the stadium like Dragon boar Rides with GO PINK! DC and face painting on N St.
The goal for this event is $400,000 which will help purchase wigs for women going through chemotherapy, mastectomy bras and fund researchers searching for a cure.
Life.com has a slide-show of The Golden Gate Bridge, the world famous icon of San Francisco skyline that was opened in 1937. The slide-show features a series of historical images from construction which started in 1933 and ends with a picture of the bridge taken on February 22, 1985 which commemorated the 1 billionth vehicle to pass over the bridge.
The bridge took 4 years to build and costs approximately 35 million dollars. It connects the city of San Francisco on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula to Marin County. It is currently the second longest suspension bridge in the United States and the ninth longest suspension bridge in the world.
Planning a business trip to San Francisco? Churchill has no fee, short term, corporate rentals in the area.
Published October 21, 2009
Business Travel/Corporate Travel , Corporate Housing , Events , The Place To Be
Tags: Boston, Churchill Corporate Housing, Fall events, Halloween, Providence, Rhode Island, Salem
ABC News picks America’s 11 Spookiest Halloween Destinations featuring “freaky activities” that “will haunt you, even in your afterlife”.
A couple of the highlights include:
The Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular at the Roger William Park Zoo in Providence, which is a night-time light show featuring hundreds of carved jack-o-lanterns depicting people, places and scenes from pop culture.
Salem, the unofficial witchcraft capital of the US, has a month long Halloween celebration featuring historical presentations, trolley tours, and haunted houses.
Nightmare on Charles Street party at The Liberty Hotel in Boston, which features a haunted house and dance party, was the original site of the Charles Street Jail which housed some of America’s most dangerous criminals from 1851 to 1990.
Published October 19, 2009
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Tags: Churchill Corporate Housing, Corporate Housing, Corporate Travel, Richmond, Short-Term Rentals, VA, Virginia
Justin Bergman of the New York Times recently spent 36 hours in Richmond, Virgina sampling some of the highlights form the area. He starts his trip in Carytown, which is one long street that is dubbed “a mile of style”. The street is lined with over 300 stores and offices featuring an assortment of boutiques and more than 25 places to eat. Carytown’s eclectic mix sprung up from the building boom over he past few years. He also took time to enjoy the Richmond nightlife at Bank, which is a bank that was converted into a bar and Camel for some live music. He concludes his trip with a champagne Sunday brunch in the Jefferson Hotel in the hotel’s rotunda lobby featuring live music by the Skip Gailes Trio.
If you are looking for corporate apartments and shot term rentals in Richmond, VA, Churchill has properties conveniently located in the heart of Richmond.
Richmond.com is also an excellent resource for those looking for local area information, with listings of upcoming events and reviews of popular restaurants.