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Entries Tagged as 'Hotels'

Chattanooga Rolls Out Red Velvet For PingWi-Fi

February 1st, 2016 · Tags: Airports · Cities · Coffee Shops · Hotels · Wi-Fi

  In my culture, Chattanooga is a word that translates as nostalgic. One of my bigger public affairs clients a few years back was based in this Tennessee hamlet and my first Wi-Fi Guy blog took me through “Nooga for a few hours. Most nolstalgic, my second visit to the home of Krystal hamburger joints, […]

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Heap Big Wi-Fi Among Chickasaw In Sulphur, Okla.

February 17th, 2015 · Tags: Arts · Cities · Coffee Shops · Hotels · Wi-Fi

Remember the scenes in old westerns in which the “Indians” refused to be photographed because they believed the camera might steal their souls?  Well, me and my Nikon don’t subscribe to that theory … and yet …

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Gildan New Mexico Bowl Wi-Fi: Quirky In Abuquerque

December 23rd, 2014 · Tags: Cities · Hotels · Sports · Wi-Fi

  ALBUQUERQUE — The 2014 Gildan New Mexico Bowl was the antithesis of the previous version. Last year — an air-it-out/shoot-em-up, between Colorado State and Mike Leach’s Washington State. This year … a much more physical, grueling, slightly conservative style of play pitting the Utah State Aggies (10-3, Mountain West Conference) vs. The Miners of UTEP […]

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Aggies Win — A Different Kind Of Wi-Fi Gig

November 3rd, 2014 · Tags: Cities · Hotels · Sports · Uncategorized · Wi-Fi

  Man. I don’t know who Number 12 was at Texas A&M, but they sure sell a lot of his jerseys.   I jest. The 12th Man … what a cool tradition — one of so many at this great school. One so cool it has been “rebranded” (stolen) by an NFL team. Gotta love […]

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PingWi-Fi Adds Gaylord Tales — Some Smokin Hot, Some Not

June 7th, 2014 · Tags: Cities · Hotels · Wi-Fi

When Marriott bought Gaylord hotels two years ago, it meant little to me, if anything. But when I road the motorcycle to Music City on Memorial Day weekend, it mean everything. I had lots of Marriott hotel points, and therefore had free-ish lodging at one of the coolest hotels. Have you seen it?   Gaylord  […]

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Blogging About My ‘Drury Existence’ – Kansas City & Wi-Fi

February 4th, 2014 · Tags: Cities · Hotels · Wi-Fi

  Finally, a day off from The Dirty Gig, because we are “snowed out.” … This time the PingWi-Fi tour stops in “The Cities” — Kansas City, Kan. and Kansas City, Mo. … time to shoot photos, test Wi-Fi, blog, listen to music…   I am reeling at just how well Apple iTunes Radio knows […]

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Efficiency Means Tough Decisions For Quirky Traveler

October 15th, 2013 · Tags: Hotels

Travel is a funny thing. So many variables. Then, if you get other people involved in arranging your schedule, your priorities, your budget … man, what a mess it can be.   As I galavant around — from time to time — I have a rare opportunity to go home and take a break before […]

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Mental Note: Put A Ping Under Pillow For Peace Of Mind

September 13th, 2013 · Tags: Hotels · Satire

If I don’t cash them in now, I think someday I may have enough hotel points to just retire and grow old in the nearest Holiday Inn. Now there’s an optimistic thought:) And with all those points stories have accumulated as well … life on the road leads to some pretty interesting hotel situations.

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There’s Womb For Improvement, But Pretend This Is Best Blog Ever… Preparing For Flaming Lips @SXSW

March 8th, 2013 · Tags: Airports · Arts · Hotels

  I guess I just have a knack for being in the right place at the right time … sort of. Because out of all the hundreds of concerts where Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips has hopped inside his space ball and walked over the audience, flawlessly, the PingWi-Fi team picked the one show […]

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French Fried Wi-Fi: Dupont Circle To National Harbor

September 22nd, 2012 · Tags: Cities · Hotels · Restaurant · Wi-Fi

It’s been a weird week for PingWi-Fi on social media, but we keep on keeping on. On Twitter, I received a vague message from a college professor buddy of mine. Seemed legit. I clicked on the link and it requested that I log in on Twitter. It should have said “sucker.” After all these years […]

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