Monthly Archives: July 2022

Booker leads colleagues in introducing resolution designating July as Muslim-American Heritage Month

washington d.c.. — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) led his colleagues to introduce a resolution recognizing July as Muslim-American Heritage Month and celebrating the accomplishments of Muslims living in the United States. The resolution highlights the “incredible contributions” that American Muslims have made across multiple sectors of society – from …

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The Bristol Press – ‘Night at the Museum’ supports heritage tourism at the Lock Museum of America

PLYMOUTH — The Lock Museum of America hosted its “Night at the Museum” event Saturday night to celebrate local history in its mission to continue to draw visitors to the Terryville area and encourage “heritage tourism.” “We’ve lived in the city for 33 years and drive all the time,” visitor …

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Federal tourism aid funds gas stations, trash cans and jazz

Located along a secluded stretch of Highway 395, the Fort Independence Travel Plaza offers a dozen gas pumps, clean restrooms, and cooked-to-order meals for travelers visiting California’s Eastern Sierra. The facility, which provides income to a Paiute Indian tribe, is set to quadruple thanks to an $8 million federal grant …

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The museum tells the story of segregated education in Virginia County

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) — With summer vacation still a few weeks away, supporters of the John J. Wright Educational and Cultural Center museum hope families will bring their children to learn more about the history of education separate in Spotsylvania County. “This should be on every kid’s bucket list for …

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Is shark activity becoming a tourist attraction in Cape Town? – Boston News 25

Hyannis, Mass. – It’s been a busy week for shark activity on Cape Town during ‘Shark Week’. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app was receiving numerous alerts for tagged sharks off the Outer Cape. The peak of the great white shark season is just beginning along the Cape. Coastal …

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Is shark activity becoming a tourist attraction in Cape Town?

It’s been a busy week for shark activity on Cape Town during ‘Shark Week’. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app was receiving numerous alerts for tagged sharks off the Outer Cape. The peak of the great white shark season is just beginning along the Cape. Coastal Cape Cod has …

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Heritage Trades Day on Sunday | News, Sports, Jobs

BAILEY PARK – The West Shore Fishing Museum invites the public to Heritage Craft Day Sunday from 1-4 p.m. CT. The rich history of 19th and 20th century life will come to life in the showcase of artisans and volunteers demonstrating skills and practices from bygone eras, according …

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The Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is open again

July 28 — STAFFORD SPRINGS — After being closed last year, the Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is officially reopening for the season. The museum is open Memorial Day through Columbus Day weekend on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. It is located at 166 Chestnut Hill Road in Stafford …

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens cultural heritage shared by both countries, including Saint Sophia’s Cathedral

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) J. Eugene Clay, Arizona State University (THE CONVERSATION) More than 160 Ukrainian cultural sites have been damaged or destroyed since Russia invaded the country in February 2022, according to UNESCO. The Ukrainian government says the …

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Heritage of India Festival on Sunday, August 7 at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla.

Come celebrate Indian culture at the Heritage of India Festival on Sunday August 7, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla. County Executive George Latimer said, “India is one of the most diverse and inclusive cultures in the world. People born in India are known …

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NYC Jackie Robinson Museum opens to honor baseball and its legacy

Jackie Robinson, one of New York’s pioneering sports icons, will see his legacy honored in the city where he played for nearly a decade. The Jackie Robinson Museum, which opened on Manhattan’s Varick Street in a ceremony on Tuesday, showcases the life of the baseball legend, who broke the sport’s …

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FCBuzz Weekend July 29-August 1: Westport Museum Scavenger Hunt, Levitt Pavilion Incendio (and MORE arts and culture!)

FCBuzz weekend from July 29 to August 1 HamletHub is proud to partner with the Fairfield County Cultural Alliance and FCBuzz to elevate arts and culture in Fairfield County! Each week, find a list of weekend events and activities. The Fairfield County Cultural Alliance celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of …

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Heritage Music Gathering 2022: American History in Song | Local announcements

WINDHAM – On the 200th anniversary of US Grant, the Heritage Music RE-Gathering returns to the Windham Civic Center August 5-7, after more than two years of trials, heartaches and tribulations due to the COVID pandemic -19 . Throughout its 22 years, the Rassemblement has presented popular songs and tunes …

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Sports tourism | A fast growing industry | At a CAGR of 16.1%, the sports tourism market is expected to reach $1,803,704.0 million

PORTLAND, OREGON, USA, July 27, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled “Sports Tourism Market by Product, Type, and Category: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast”, 2021 -2030”, the global sports tourism market size was valued at USD 323,420.0 million in 2020 and …

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Jamaica Heritage Plaque campaign to recognize immigrants on the Norwalk Heritage Wall

NICE’s fundraising campaign is nearing completion to permanently recognize Jamaican immigrants with a bronze plaque on the Norwalk Heritage Wall. Give here to participate in this important project. The Carver Foundation of Norwalk is especially proud that our CEO, Novelette Peterkin, is named to the plaque as one of six …

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Free admission for children this summer at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum

Discover the Norwalk Historical Society Museum this summer! Enjoy nine exhibits that showcase Norwalk’s rich history. Self-guided tours are Wednesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. General admission is: $5 for adults, $3 for people aged 65 and over, $3 for young people aged 4 to 17. All …

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Calendar of heritage walks unveiled

A schedule of heritage walks is now available, with excursions starting in September. Heritage walks / Contributing photo The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area announces the 20th annual “Housatonic Heritage Walks” over five weekends: September 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, and September 1 and October 2. Over 80 free guided …

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Sunday at Boys Nation 2022: “It’s our heritage”

Aiden Mikolajczyk, then 12, did not fully grasp the significance of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on his first visit. “I remember seeing the name of a member of my family on this wall. So when I was there last night, I wanted to find his name,” said Mikolajczyk, now about …

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Free Museum Program Returns to CT for Summer

Children in Connecticut can visit more than 130 museums for free this summer through Connecticut Summer at the Museum, according to an announcement from Governor Ned Lamont. The program began in 2021 and comes at a time when many students have missed out on hands-on educational opportunities. Aimed at providing …

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Family of civil rights leader Mays visits his SC museum

GREENWOOD, SC (AP) — Chris Thomas adjusted a stack of magazines on a table outside the museum. Loy Sartin wiped down and dusted the oil lamps in the cabin. It was a great day for the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historic Preservation Site. Less than an hour later, a busload …

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One of the busiest tourist times from Green Bay to Oshkosh

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Northeastern Wisconsin and the Fox Valley are gearing up for what could be the region’s busiest weeks for tourism in years. More than 77,000 tickets have been sold for an international soccer match on Saturday at Lambeau Field featuring Bayern Munich of the Bundesliga and …

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Fears for Heathrow slots after ‘hit’ for Clare tourism

There are fresh concerns over the future of Shannon slots at Heathrow following the latest ‘hit’ to tourism and business following a reduction in some weekly flights to meet the cap at London Airport on the number of passengers. Aer Lingus has decided to cut one of its flights to …

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In a first, Karnataka will use rural employment funds to develop heritage sites

In what authorities say is a one-of-a-kind initiative, the state government has decided to use funds from the Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme for the “protection and development” of heritage and archaeological sites. . Karnataka has 1,453 protected monuments and “many sites are in a state of neglect due to lack …

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How Shuttlecocks Got to the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City

Claes Oldenburg, the Swedish-born artist whose monumental renderings of everyday objects – a clothespin, lipstick, binoculars and, of course, steering wheels – made him a major force in pop art, died July 18 at his New York home. He was 93 years old. To remember him, we revisit some of …

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Organizers of the RESET 2022 sustainable tourism summit promise a bold program

WASHINGTON: After 18 months of arduous negotiations and a marathon night of debates, the US Senate on Sunday passed Joe Biden’s ambitious climate, tax and health care plan – a significant victory for the president ahead of a crucial midterm election.Voting as a unified bloc and with the deciding vote …

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The Mattatuck Museum offers activities for children and adults

WATERBURY – The Mattatuck Museum, 143 Main St., Waterbury, has announced its programs for the month of August. The museum is open 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, and is open late Thursday with reduced admission from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 …

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Biggest Innovation in Adventure Tourism Market with Top Key Players -AAT Kings Tours Limited, Discovery Nomads Trafalgar

Adventure tourism Volatile tightness of borders and drastic drop in demand led to a 95% drop in passenger numbers POTLAND, 5933 NE WIN SIVERS DRIVE, #205, USA, July 20, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to a new report released by Allied Market Research, titled “Adventure Tourism Market by Type, Activity, Type …

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Hardline pro-abortion Democrats push to expand ‘sanctuaries’ nationwide

Pro-abortion activists are angry. They want Democrats in Washington to come up with a cohesive plan to limit or reverse the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. Democrats, in turn, are scrambling to do all they can to expand abortion on demand, something they might take for …

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Parkland Victim’s Parents Launch NRA Children’s Museum

When Joaquin Oliver was 12, he wrote a letter to gun owners imploring them to support background check legislation to help prevent gun violence in America. When he was 17 he was shot and killed in a hallway outside his creative writing class at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in …

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UPDATE! Early start of rehabilitation of flood bridge and heritage road bridges

UPDATE – work on both bridges will start earlier, now scheduled for Friday July 22, 2022. The City of Southbury announces that construction of the Flood Bridge Road and Heritage Road bridges over the Pomperaug River will begin on or about Friday. July 29, 2022 July 22, 2022. The project …

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Finnish American Heritage Society celebrates 35 years

Katrina Bousquet, member of the Finnish American Heritage Society in Canterbury with a table loom, which is used to make scarves, belts, neckerchiefs and small table runners. Robert Harmon, left, and his brother, Richard Harmon, carry on a tradition of “relief sculpture”. During Finland’s Winter War (1939-1940), soldiers carved scenes …

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Bristol Press – Carousel Museum benefits from increased visitor numbers this summer thanks to state program

BRISTOL – One of the city’s hidden gems is seeing plenty of new faces this summer, thanks to a statewide initiative. The Connecticut Office of Tourism’s Summer at the Museum program has drawn an influx of new and returning visitors to the New England Carousel Museum at 95 Riverside Ave. …

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The Bruce Museum Announces New Board Additions and Continued Success at Annual Meeting

Chairman of the Board of Trustees, James B. Lockhart III, led the Bruce Museum’s Annual Meeting and, together with General Manager, Robert Wolterstorff, reported on the exciting progress of the New Bruce construction program and the remarkable progress since the closing ceremony last June. Having raised over 90% of the …

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The Italian Heritage Festival returns to Avenue Hertel

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — For the first time since the pandemic, the Italian Heritage Festival is back in Buffalo and on Hertel Avenue. People of all ages take to the streets to soak up the sun, taste good food and above all show their love for their heritage. There were …

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Connecticut’s Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame inducts four outstanding individuals for its ‘Year of the Woman’ – Hartford Courant

Aida Mansoor is a chaplain who builds bridges between people of different faiths. Judith Altman is a Holocaust survivor who teaches children how to respect and appreciate each other. Dr. Radenka Maric is a director of research at UConn who serves as interim president. Marilda Gandara is a lawyer who …

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New Britain Herald – Packed house backs Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame’s celebration of women

PLANTSVILLE — The hall was filled with love, support and admiration as the Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame celebrated the Year of the Woman at its annual gala and induction ceremony Thursday night. Guests snacked on crackers and cheese, drank wine and socialized with each other at cocktail hour while …

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US bailout funding to help tourism recovery not reaching Shenandoah Valley

(© Sergei Ryzhov – stock.adobe.com) The Virginia Tourism Corporation has awarded $1.45 million to 83 events under the American Rescue Plan Act’s Sports Marketing Incentive Program and ARPA’s Meetings and Conventions Incentive Program, which must both to be used for event incentives specifically aimed at attracting new meetings and competitive …

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The Lyman Allyn Art Museum in Connecticut Removes Works Deemed ‘Inappropriate’

The National Coalition Against Censorship has written to the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London, Connecticut, urging them to restore a censored work. A video of a guest-curated exhibit was taken down because it “disturbed the public” and was considered by the museum to be “inappropriate for children”. This …

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Lynx Celebrate Native American Heritage Night Presented by Treasure Island Resort & Casino and the Prairie Island Indian Community on July 14

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL- The Minnesota Lynx will celebrate Native American Heritage Night, presented by Treasure Island Resort & Casino and the Prairie Island Indian Community, on Thursday, July 14. Minnesota hosts the Dallas Wings at Target Center with a warning scheduled for 7 p.m. CT. The annual night celebrates the Native …

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The New England Civil War Museum will be open on weekends this summer

VERNON, CT — The New England Civil War Museum and Research Center will be open weekends this summer as part of Connecticut’s “Summer at the Museum” program. The program provides children with free admission to more than 130 museums across the state during the summer months. It runs from July …

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Heritage Insurance (NYSE:HRTG) Stock Price Breaks Below 50-Day Moving Average of $3.29

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) stock price broke below its 50-day moving average during Monday’s trading session. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $3.29 and is trading as low as $2.64. Heritage Insurance shares last traded at $2.64, with volume trading at 76,630 shares. …

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Securing a Future for Coastal and Marine Tourism • Stimson Center

Coastal and marine tourism, a key sector under threat The health of the marine environment and the services its ecosystems provide are at the heart of ocean and coastal tourism and underpin the blue economies of communities around the world. Every year, millions of tourists seek coral reefs, crystal clear …

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The 2022 Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Trade Expo is back

July 7, 2022 The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce is now accepting early bird registration for the “Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Business Expo 2022”. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 19 during “Chamber of Commerce Day” at the DoubleTree by Hilton, located at 42 Century Drive. This …

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Jacqueline Stewart will lead the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Film scholar Jacqueline Stewart has been named the next director and president of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. The organization’s board said Wednesday that Stewart, who previously served as the museum’s artistic director and director of programming, will succeed Bill Kramer to guide the museum’s vision …

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Conny the Whale May Stay in West Hartford as Children’s Museum Finalizes Move – We-Ha

The Children’s Museum has issued an RFP for the cost of moving Conny across the street to land along Trout Brook Drive in West Hartford, and is seeking to temporarily move the Museum’s operations to the old space. Emanuel Synagogue preschool. By Ronni Newton Conny, the 45,000-pound, 62-foot-long replica of …

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The Broadway Museum will open November 15 in Manhattan

Jul 06, 2022, 11:54 a.m.Updated 5 days ago By: John Bathke There will be a Broadway opening this fall that is not a show. The Museum of Broadway will open November 15 on West 45th Street in the heart of the Theater District. The museum will feature interactive exhibits, costumes …

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The Bristol Press – United Way of West Central Connecticut will host a reception to thank outgoing President, CPO

BRISTOL — United Way of West Central Connecticut will host a reception to thank outgoing president and CPO Donna Osuch on July 15. The reception will be held from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. in the conference room of the United Way office at 440 N. Main St., Suite D. This …

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Designer Sarah Sham’s Mumbai home breathes new life into a heritage structure

While most contemporary homeowners fear over-stimulating the visual palette, Sham took inspiration from yellow, green and red patterned floors to indulge in a show of color and pattern. “With my old space, I questioned myself a lot, because I’m an interior designer and I always felt like people were just …

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The 4th of July celebration is grand (and historic) at the Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center

The Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center (KTM&HC) was the place to be on this glorious 4th of July! Not a cloud in the sky, a warm breeze and the sounds of children’s laughter reminded us how lucky we are to live in America and in Ridgefield, Connecticut. KTM & …

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Bridgeport places renewed emphasis on culture and tourism as an economic driver

The Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC) held its 2022 Annual Meeting and Luncheon on June 21 at the Knowlton Boathouse in Bridgeport, overlooking the Pequonnock River. The theme of the meeting was “Arts, Culture and Tourism as an Economic Driver”, and the adjacent Armstrong Gallery was the site of an …

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CT Summer at the Museum is giving Connecticut kids free admission to the Maritime Aquarium

Exciting encounters with seals, sharks, sea turtles and – for a limited time – beautiful tropical butterflies highlight visits to the Norwalk Sea Aquarium this summer, especially for children in Connecticut who enjoy a free admission as part of the “CT Summer at the Museum” initiative. The Maritime Aquarium is …

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Hong Kong Palace Museum Opens to Public, Using Unique Cultural Heritage to Tell China’s Story

Hong Kong Palace Museum Photo: IC The Hong Kong Palace Museum officially opened to the public on Sunday, displaying more than 900 precious cultural relics selected in Beijing, including 166 first-class national cultural relics, to tell the public about China’s long history and unique culture. . The museum was due …

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Westport Museum welcomes Yale’s first women

WESTPORT — Connie Royster grew up around Yale University. Her grandfather was a chef for Skull and Bones, a secret society at Yale, and other parents cooked for fraternities and other places on campus. But although she had attended functions on campus since childhood and grew up in New Haven, …

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This is the Place Heritage Park to unveil the monuments of the first black pioneers

SALT LAKE CITY – Just in time for the upcoming Pioneer Day holiday, a new monument is being dedicated at This is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City. How the monuments at This is the Place Heritage Park came to be The monument will include sculptures of early …

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