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Happy St. Patrick's Day!


This month, we are celebrating everything green: the arrival of spring, St. Patrick’s Day, wallet-friendly cars and lush, green locales. As frost bite gives way to spring fever, we’ve rounded up everything you need to feel green and go braugh!

Rock the Shamrock

Irish eyes are smiling on March 17! Check out our Guide to St. Patrick's Day, featuring the Top 10 Irish Pubs in the U.S. as well as great Pubs and Bars near you, and a brand new cookbook, titled The Country Cooking of Ireland, showcasing the Irish artisanal movement while doing away with Irish food stereotyping. It's not all potatoes.

All Eyes on Easter

We’ve compiled the best places for Easter Brunch. Be sure to reserve ahead, because April 4 is coming up soon! Also, consult our list of Top 10 Brunch Hotels to help you figure out where to best curb your mid-morning Sunday hunger pangs, and our Top 10 Brunch Wines, featuring a creamy sparkling rosé that's great with crab cakes and a lively Reserve Sauvignon Blanc.

Cool Clean Diesel

Also with green (the environment!) in mind, our car pros have come up with the economically-friendly Top 10 Small SUVs
and Top 10 Small Cars lists, and test driven the Volkswagen Golf TDI, a totally lovable fuel-efficient hatchback.

Spring About

From a 16th-century castle on the Emerald Isle to a One & Only retreat on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, our Top 10 Castle Hotels Worldwide and Top 10 Caribbean Resorts are sure to increase wanderlust for greener pastures. Meanwhile, back in the USA, Emerson Resort & Spa beckons with pan-Asian luxury in New York State’s Hudson Valley.

Shop, Don't Drop

Don't drop loads of money, that is! In our Shop, you will find all kinds of deals, from travel and hotel specials to help you stretch your vacation dollars to gifts in many categories. We also have a travel agency, offering savings even on last-minute trips.

Cinema Paradiso

The 2010 Academy Awards will air on Sunday, March 7, on ABC with hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin. Check out our special Oscars events pages, featuring the Top 10 Movies of the Year, places for Top 10 Star-Spotting and Top 10 Power Lunch. We even have a top sommelier suggesting the best wines for the Best Picture nominees!

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You'll find more good stuff online, including our health section, blog, restaurant reviews, culinary events calendar, hotel write-ups and much more. Or be a critic yourself and review a restaurant or hotel on our site for our millions of visitors to read.

Love a perfect ten? Be sure to visit our Top 10 page, featuring everything from Top 10 Restaurant Lists to Top 10 Car Lists and Top 10 Hotel Lists.

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