Monday, December 31, 2018

20 Years Ago on Dec. 31, 1998 -- Find Something to Do for New Year's Eve

December 31, 1998: The lead promo promises help to "Find the best spot in town to kick up your heels." If my recall of the content is correct, that meant a guide featuring Digital Cities listings of 2-4 options each for a few dozen US cities. (The coverage was neither wide nor deep.)

 The first text promo features last-minute, year-end tax tips:
[Series note: In the late 1990s, I programmed the content for the home page, which relaunched with a new design on July 14, 1998. I printed screencaps and saved them. 20 years later, I'm scanning them in and posting them with a little commentary under the tag #20YearsAgoOnAOLcom.]

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