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Is the Bronx another Brooklyn in the making? No jeers, just cheers for this urban revival

It's been nearly 115 years since a stand of stately tulip trees was planted to grace the lovely walkway and lawns leading to the New York Botanical Garden’s Mertz Library in the Bronx.

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On a travel budget? Five California places to visit that cost $10 or less
Paris for $1,099 includes round-trip airfare from LAX and a four-night stay

Thinking about Paris in the off-season? Adventure Vacations' trip called Christmas Shopping in Paris costs $1,099 for round-trip flights from Los Angeles and four nights in a hotel, provided you bring along a friend or loved one. After that, what you spend on your shopping list is up to you.

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Del Mar putting on a show for Breeders' Cup in early November, with golf, music, food

Not only will the Breeders’ Cup showcase horse racing’s top talent Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar Racetrack but it’ll also shine a light on San Diego’s cuisine, culture and entertainment.

Heavy on music and food, the festival begins a week before the races. It also features golf tournaments, a beach run and a $100,000 poker tournament.

Among the highlights:

Art of the Horse (Now through Nov.

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Can't decide between a golf vacation or cruise? Now you can do both in Canada

Tee up on some of Canada's most challenging seaside courses on a golf and cruise vacation that includes six courses.

The One Ocean Expeditions tour, called the Fiddles and Sticks Golf Expedition, begins and ends at Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

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Cruise lines send ships and cash to help Caribbean islands recover from Irma

First they sent rescue ships. Now cruise lines plan to give millions to help Caribbean islands recover from Hurricane Irma.

Royal Caribbean International’s cruise ships made humanitarian aid trips last week to the hard-hit islands of St. Martin and St. Thomas.

Majesty of the Seas on Monday was scheduled to sail to both destinations.

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