Indicators: Nov. 29, 1999

RECREATION The best metro areas for recreation, as measured by amusement parks, movie theaters, sports teams, golf courses and other fun things

1 New Orleans 2 Cleveland 3 Grand Rapids 4 Long Island, New York 5 Milwaukee 6 Norfolk 7 Rochester 8 Tampa 9 Orlando 10 Chicago 11 Riverside 12 Detroit 13 Salt Lake City 14 Minneapolis 15 West Palm Beach

Source: Places Rated Almanac

THANKSGIVING It's America's holiday, but the U.S. is only No. 2 in turkey consumption

Per captia consumption lbs. per year

ISRAEL 27.8 U.S. 18 FRANCE 14.3 BRITAIN 11.5 CANADA 9.7 BELGIUM 7.5 NETH. 3.9

Source: National...

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