Monthly Archives: March 2022

Inside the ring road: the Heritage Foundation gets fierce

NEWS AND NOTICES: The Heritage Foundation has released a set of strategic policy priorities intended to form “the roadmap for Conservatives over the next three years,” according to a mission statement released Thursday. The organization says the roadmap presents a “once in a lifetime opportunity”. Curious? The Conservative think tank …

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New penthouses and apartments to replace Levine Museum uptown

The Levine Museum of the New South has sold its downtown Charlotte building to a New York-based development company that has plans for studios and penthouses on the site, officials said in a press release Thursday. . The buyer, Vela Uptown LLC, plans to convert the 7th Street property into …

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Seattle tourism is slowly recovering – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — Weeks before the start of the Seattle-based cruise season, tourism executives said their business is slowly rebounding. Visit Seattle reports that the number of overnight stays increased by 38% in 2021 compared to the previous year. Hotel occupancy remains well below pre-pandemic highs, and the travel company said …

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New York City on the brink of a tourism boom could see a 70% increase in tourists in 2022, new research suggests

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — After more than two years, New York City is on the verge of a tourism boom — and the city needs it. The Times Square saxophonist was playing blues on Wednesday night, but he’s making way more money than he’s made in a long time. …

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Vegas tourism rebound fuels robust Nevada economy numbers

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s tourism economy is putting the coronavirus pandemic behind it, with regulators reporting the best casino earnings ever for a February and the airport serving Las Vegas announcing plans to resume international flights non-stop in April. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday reported a 12th …

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Sports Museum at UConn Features Trading Cards

By Connor Linskey, The Chronicle March 29, 2022 For those who dream of earning a paycheck playing the game they love, a benchmark to make it a professional athlete is depicted on a sports trading card. Find out what’s happening at Mansfield-Storrswith free real-time Patch updates. And, over the years, …

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The latest in wine tourism: meditate and get your hands dirty

Dr. Thomas Plante, a psychologist who also teaches at Santa Clara University and Stanford University, warns that life in a vineyard can be easily romanticized. “Sometimes people forget that it’s hard work, there are stressors and you can get dirty.” Still, Plante notes that the cyclical nature of work in …

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🌱River Museum Director Leaves + Students Make Dean’s List

Hello people of Essex-Chester-Deep River! Karena Garrity here with your brand new issue of the Essex-Chester-Deep River Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Breezy with a passing shower. High: 49 Low: 24. Here are the top three Essex-Chester-Deep River stories today: The Connecticut River Museum has announced that its executive director, …

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Tourism Board Records Increase in Las Vegas Visitor Diversity

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority released its annual visitor profile after a year-long hiatus. The report is an in-depth look at the habits of the millions of people who visit Southern Nevada each year. In 2019, around 42 million people visited the Las Vegas …

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The Day – New London celebrates funding for the National Coast Guard Museum

New London – In April 2006, former Connecticut Governor Mr. Jodi Rell met with state and local officials on the Fort Trumbull waterfront to announce a state contribution to the construction of a National Coast Guard Museum. The location has since changed, but the idea of ​​locating a National Coast …

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Local stops on the Women’s Heritage Trail highlight rich history

March 24 – As Women’s History Month continues, those interested in learning more about the many influential women who made Connecticut their home while leaving their mark can visit preserved sites along a trail dedicated across the state that an organization strives to popularize. The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame, …

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Local stops on the Women’s Heritage Trail highlight rich history | Enfield

As Women’s History Month continues, those wishing to learn more about the many influential women who made Connecticut their home while leaving their mark can visit preserved sites along a dedicated trail through the state that an organization tries to popularize. The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame, based in New …

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Countries brace for tourism hit by Russian-Ukrainian war

BELEK, Turkey (AP) — After losing two years to the COVID-19 pandemic, traders in the heart of the Turkish Riviera had hoped for a strong tourist season this year to help keep their businesses afloat. But Russia’s war in Ukraine is rapidly chilling their spirits. “We are trying to earn …

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Catfish Row Museum to Host Lecture on Southern Jewish Foods with Ferris, Silver – The Vicksburg Post

By Jim Beaugez | Guest Contributor One of Marcie Cohen Ferris’s strongest memories of her Jewish youth in the Arkansas Delta town of Blytheville is the regular trips her mother made to Memphis to stock up on kosher food. She even devoted a chapter to it in her 2005 book, …

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Funding available for road markers to commemorate folklore and promote cultural tourism | Oswego County

SYRACUSE — The William G. Pomeroy Foundation is accepting applications for its Legends & Lore® Marker Grant Program, which helps communities commemorate their local folklore and legends and promote cultural tourism with roadside markers. Since the program launched in 2015, the Pomeroy Foundation has funded over 140 Legends & Lore …

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Southaven at risk of losing city tax, mayor says – FOX13 News Memphis

SOUTHAVEN, Mississippi — Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite said the city’s tourist tax is under threat, and the threat comes from DeSoto County itself. Darren Musselwhite told FOX13 he believes the city’s tourist tax is in jeopardy due to the voting results of three DeSoto County House representatives in the Mississippi …

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The Housatonic Museum of Art Presents a Lecture on the Politics of Abortion

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 2:14 PM Along with its current exhibition “Of Woman Born,” the Housatonic Museum of Art presents a free public lecture titled FROM DANGER TO DIGNITY: The Surprising (and Convoluted) History of US Abortion Politics. During the first century of our republic, various forms of abortion were …

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The Day – Job growth, tourism and affordable housing dominate discussions in Old Lyme

Old Lyme – In this historic coastal town, job growth, tourism and affordable housing are inextricably linked facets of life that must be addressed by working together rather than in silos, officials say. A forum organized by the Economic Development Commission was held for five hours on Saturday morning, bringing …

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Music For All Seasons will celebrate its 30th anniversary at the GRAMMY Museum Experience Prudential Center

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 03/21/2022 (NEWARK, New Jersey) — Music for All Seasons (MFAS) will celebrate its 30th anniversary and honor veterans with songs from Voices of Valor (VOV), Sunday evening, March 27 at the GRAMMY Museum Experience™ Prudential Center as part of the New …

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Job growth, tourism and affordable housing dominate discussions in Old Lyme

March 22 – OLD LYME – In this historic coastal town, job growth, tourism and affordable housing are inextricably linked facets of life that must be addressed by working together rather than in silos, officials say. A forum organized by the Economic Development Commission was held for five hours on …

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Irish American Heritage Month resolution in the US Senate

A resolution designating March 2022 as “Irish-American Heritage Month” and honoring the importance of Irish-Americans in the history and progress of the United States was introduced in the United States Senate on March 17, St. -Patrick. U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a fifth-generation U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee member and …

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Heritage Seeks $100M Citrus Re Bond for Northeast US Wind Reinsurance

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc., the Florida-headquartered but nationwide property and casualty insurer, has returned to the catastrophe bond market seeking $100 million or more in wind reinsurance in the northeastern United States with a Citrus Re Ltd. transaction. (series 2022-1).Heritage has been visiting the catastrophe bond market since 2014, when …

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“Western Christian heritage cannot be preserved by looking back” | National Catholic Register

The West’s Christian heritage cannot be preserved by looking back, but only by looking forward and building “a genuine culture of Christian witness,” the former Knights of Columbus leader said Thursday during a a conference in Rome. “The Church indeed carries within her the future of the world and that …

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Defendant in north-central Connecticut heroin case gets 6 years

NORTH CENTRAL CONNECTICUT — A defendant in a large-scale narcotics operation that operated, in part, throughout north-central Connecticut was sentenced to more than six years in prison on Wednesday. Leonard C. Boyle, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, said Angel DeJesus-Concepcion, 40, a citizen of the Dominican Republic …

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Queens Tourism Slowly Rising as Visitors Return to ‘World’s Borough’ – QNS.com

When Queens became the “epicenter of the epicenter” of the global health crisis in March 2020, tourism in the “World’s Borough” came to a halt. Restaurants, transportation, recreation and sporting events have been canceled as COVID-19 closed establishments and devastated the local economy. Two years later, as Queens emerges from …

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Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum opens 2022 season with new exhibit and free admission for Connecticut kids

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, at 295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT will open its 2022 season on April 6, 2022 at 12 p.m. with an exciting schedule of events including talks, book signings, art exhibits and programs communities that will inspire, educate and entertain people of all ages. During the months …

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COVID-19: two years later | New York tourism continues to rebound in years following shutdowns

New York’s bustling tourism industry continues to rebuild from the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In March 2020, tourism in the city virtually stopped overnight. Attractions closed, Broadway shuttered, and many local businesses in popular tourist districts also closed. Nobody was really prepared for what was going to happen …

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New Zealand to ‘welcome the world back’ as tourism restarts

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Wednesday that her country is “ready to welcome the world back” and that most tourists are allowed to return by May as the country continues to ease its coronavirus restrictions. The announcement brought forward the date that tourists …

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This Connecticut Museum Is Believed To Be Haunted

Posted in Connecticut Claim March 15, 2022 by Lisa Sammons When you think of haunted places in Connecticut, your mind probably goes to a spooky environment.. May be abandoned mental hospitals or empty ghost towns hidden deep in the woods? A place that you Probably …

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Covid-hit tourism cuts 2.15cr of jobs: The Tribune India

Tribune press service New Delhi, March 14 The government admitted in the Lok Sabha on Monday that a whopping 2.15 crore jobs had been lost in the tourism sector due to Covid-19. Nirmala Sitharaman Responding to further questions on the impact of the pandemic on tourism in the …

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Coast Guard Museum gets a boost to begin summer construction | Connecticut News

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A plan to build a Coast Guard museum in New London could begin preliminary construction this summer after receiving a boost from the federal government. An omnibus bill passed by the House last week contains $50 million for the museum, bringing the total federal investment …

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Baseball wins in late wave against Central Connecticut State

Brendon Jones throws during the game against Nebraska on March 9, 2022 at Tointon Family Stadium. (File photo by Julia Smith | Collegian Media Group) Kansas State Baseball (5-7) kicked off its home opener against Central Connecticut State (3-2) on Saturday afternoon in a fast-paced offensive affair. The Wildcats controlled …

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Netflix cancels ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ series – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Los Angeles, March 12:Netflix has ended the family comedy-drama series “The Baby-Sitters Club” after just two seasons.Created by Rachel Shukert, the show was based on the bestselling novels by Ann M. Martin and followed the friendship and adventures of seven friends – Kristy, Claudia, Stacey, Mary Anne, Dawn, Jessi and …

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Holyoke Parade winners celebrated for their heritage and achievements

A Holyoke philanthropist and banking industry leader, and the U.S. Secretary of Labor, along with five outstanding members of the Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade Committee, will finally be able to march on Sunday, March 20. Originally set to wear their green in the 2020 parade, winners and festivities had to …

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Construction of the National Coast Guard Museum in New London could begin soon

Construction of the long-awaited National Coast Guard Museum in New London, Connecticut could begin this summer. Wes Pulver, the chairman of the museum association, told the New London City Council this week that they were now financially able to begin the first phase of construction. Mayor Mike Passero said after …

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K-State continues to stay at home against Central Connecticut State

MANHATTAN, Kan. – With a modified weekend schedule, K-State continues its homestand with a three-game series against Central Connecticut State starting Saturday at 2 p.m. at Tointon Family Stadium. The three-game series concludes Sunday with a doubleheader scheduled for 1 p.m. Match 2 of the doubleheader will begin approximately 45 …

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New York’s recovery plan includes tourism, clean streets and pot sales

March 10, 2022, 10:56 p.m.Updated 6 hours ago By: Associated press After two years of a pandemic in New York City, Mayor Eric Adams hopes to steer his city toward economic renewal by attracting tourists, sprucing up streets and embracing New York’s legal pot industry. Adams, a Democrat who was …

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The Cape May County Tourist Board hopes Canadian tourists will return this summer now that the border is open

March 09, 2022, 11:26 p.m.Updated March 10, 2022 By: News 12 Staff Officials in southern New Jersey hope Canadian tourists will return now that the US-Canada border has reopened after two years. But some obstacles remain. “Every dollar they put in their tank today is probably going to impact what …

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How this historic house museum influenced the many Golden Age mansions that followed it

The Golden Age is arguably one of the most influential periods in the world of design, whether in architecture, interiors, landscaping or entertainment, but there are a particular period pre– Golden Age structure that played a key role in the designs that succeeded it: the Lockwood-Mathews Manorwhich is now a …

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The Day – Coast Guard Museum fundraiser will get a $50 million boost

New London – Congress will vote this week on a massive $1.5 trillion government expense package which includes $50 million for the construction of the National Coast Guard Museum in New London. Sen. Chris Murphy, who broke the news on Wednesday, said in a statement that the $50 million and …

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🌱 Center Moriches-Eastport Daily: ‘Birth Tourism’ program + Armor

Come up, Moriches-Eastport Center! It’s Wednesday, so let me, Diane Witek, fill you in on everything you need to know about what’s happening at the Moriches-Eastport Center today. First, today’s weather forecast: Intermittent snow and rain. High: 39, low: 30. Here are the best stories from the Moriches-Eastport Center today: …

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The Day – Construction of the National Coast Guard Museum is set to begin this summer

New London — The first phase of construction of the National Coast Guard Museum could begin in early July, with the demolition of part of City Pier Plaza. Retired USCG Captain Wes Pulver, president of the National Coast Guard Museum Association, announced the news at Monday’s city council meeting. “We’ve …

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Low-Cost Airline Will Offer Service Via Nashville | Tourism

Breeze Airways will introduce service via Nashville International Airport in May. According to a statement, Utah-based Breeze will add service connecting BNA to the following cities: Akron/Canton, Ohio (Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays and Mondays starting May 26. One-way fares start at $39, with round-trip tickets at $89) Tulsa, Oklahoma (Thursdays and …

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Louisiana Museum Plans: The Life of Professor Longhair, His Legacy

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An exhibit on the life and legacy of the New Orleans pianist known as Professor Longhair will open next month at a state museum near the State Capitol in Louisiana. Henry Roeland Byrd had a great influence on New Orleans music. His hits include “Tipitina”, …

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At Ukraine’s largest art museum, a race to protect heritage

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — The director of Ukraine’s largest art museum roamed its halls, supervising staff as they tidied up its collections to protect their national heritage in case the Russian invasion advances west. In a partially empty gallery of the Andrey Sheptytsky National Museum, employees placed baroque pieces neatly …

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Opening of the Milton Avery exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

HARTFORD – Milton Avery’s evolution as a figurative and abstract artist – and a remarkable colourist – can be traced from his early landscapes to his late works in an extensive retrospective of his paintings at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art which opens on Saturday, March 5. Arranged chronologically, …

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In new settlement talks, Sackler family agrees to allow any museum to remove their name without penalty

After weeks of mediation, the Sackler family reached a settlement with nine state attorneys general and the District of Columbia to begin resolving the numerous civil lawsuits filed against the family for their role in the opioid epidemic. As part of the arrangement, any institution in the United States would …

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Maine seeks to balance tourism industry with residents’ needs – NECN

After two consecutive years of breaking visitor records at Maine state parks, and in recent years of breaking attendance records at Acadia National Park, officials believe the state must have a plan to ensure a balance between the “visit” and the “resident way of life”. .” To do this, the …

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Music Artist Ara Topouzian Wins 2022 Michigan Heritage Award

Ara Topouzian EAST LANSING, Michigan – The Michigan Traditional Arts Program at Michigan State University announced that musician Ara Topouzian is among the winners of the 2022 Michigan Heritage Awards as part of the annual nationwide program State recognizing artists, practitioners and community organizers working in folk and traditional arts …

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UNESCO fears harming Ukrainian heritage sites, backlash from Russian culture intensifies

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — An Amsterdam museum said on Thursday it had severed close ties with the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and UNESCO warned of heritage damage Ukrainian culture, as international cultural institutions intensified their condemnation of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Hermitage Amsterdam said it had long …

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Warner Theater Hosts USAF Heritage of America Band to Perform “Songs from the Heart”

TORRINGTON — The Warner Theater will host USAF band Heritage of America for “Songs from the Heart,” featuring the Heritage Brass and Heritage Winds ensembles, at 7 p.m. on March 14. Heritage Brass is a pioneering 14-member symphonic brass ensemble. Bringing the military tradition of brass, percussion and vocals to …

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Fight in the Museum: 12 questions with artist Sean Carney | Six09

Sean Carney is a prolific painter. He paints what he knows, the cities he lives in, the shore and the places he has visited. His paintings are honest, familiar and accessible. He uses a wood staining method that he himself perfected. It uses bright colors and changes the perspective a …

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