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In this Jan. 14, 2015 photo, three hotdog offerings from Short Leash restaurant Sit…Stay, the Bear, top right, the Chicago, bottom, and the Aiko, on naan bread are displayed in Phoenix. The Super Bowl takes place Feb. 1 in nearby Glendale, Ariz., and the restaurant scene in downtown Phoenix sees the game as an opportunity to show off its creative local cuisine.  (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

“You can spend $20 on four restaurants and get eight items,” said Sara Anderson, events manager for community development group Downtown Phoenix Inc. “I think people coming into the Super Bowl will be shocked by the prices.”

In this Jan. 1, 2015 photo, a skier enjoys the trails at the Nordic Center at the Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp., which also runs the famed downhill resort seen in the background expanded into cross country skiing last season as a new offering for guests. (AP Photo/Karen Schwartz)

“We noticed it from the street and then called,” said Knight, an electrical contractor. “We love snowshoeing and when we found out that Haymaker converted the golf course into a Nordic track, we thought it would be a great thing to add to the repertoire.”

Tourists use a selfie stick on the Trocadero Square, with  the Eiffel Tower in background, in Paris, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. Selfie sticks have become enormously popular among tourists because you don’t have to ask strangers to take your picture, and unlike hand-held selfies, you can capture a wider view without showing your arm. But some people find selfie sticks obnoxious, arguing that they detract from the travel experience. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

Jasmine Brett Stringer of Minneapolis writes a lifestyles blog called “Carpe Diem with Jasmine” and uses selfie sticks to record her videos. “A friend brought one back from Dubai and I said, ‘I’ve got to get one,'” she said.

In this Jan. 7, 2015 photo, The Hermitage, the home of President Andrew Jackson, is seen in Hermitage, Tenn. Many of Jackson's belongings have been meticulously preserved, including original furnishings, wallpaper, clothing, swords and even a carriage. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

“Andrew Jackson, Born for a Storm” is the first major content change to The Hermitage’s exhibition space in 25 years. Perhaps surprisingly, the new exhibit is also the first at the historic home to focus on Jackson and his legacy.

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