Monthly Archives: August 2022

Claremont seeks to redevelop brownfields and boost tourism

CLAREMONT, NH (WCAX) – Redevelopment continues in Claremont, New Hampshire, a former mill town that is reinventing itself. The city now has its sights set on the downtown brownfields. Engineering students from the University of Connecticut are helping the city of Claremont develop a plan for the future development of …

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French tourism better than before COVID, despite climatic setbacks

PARIS (AP) — Tourism came back strong in France this summer, sending incomes above pre-pandemic levels, according to government estimates released this week. Crowds filled Paris landmarks and Riviera beaches, thanks in part to an influx of Americans benefiting from the weak euro, but also British and European visitors reveling …

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Cannabis is legal in Maine and now there’s a museum about it

A new cannabis museum in Portland aims to build an immersive exhibit that will focus on how the prohibition of cannabis has affected the cultivation of the plant. The nonprofit museum, called Core, is tied to Portland’s newest adult cannabis dispensary, Seed. “We want the museum’s mission to reflect the …

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Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum set to move to Fairfield

HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University will likely need to seek court permission before an outside organization can take on charitable donations from the art collection that once included Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum, according to the office of the state attorney general. But nearly a year after announcing its investigation into the …

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Could America have avoided the tragedy in Afghanistan?

Much has changed in Afghanistan since the Biden administration withdrew US forces a year ago. A report by Human Rights Watch calls the situation there a “human rights nightmare”. The group notes that “Taliban authorities have imposed severe restrictions on the rights of women and girls, repressed the media, and …

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Focus on Coins in the Early Holders of the September 6 Showcase

Buy the slab, not the piece? Not exactly, but the latest US coin auction in early holders of Heritage auctions focuses on parts that have been encapsulated in PCGS Where NGC holders for a particularly long period. These pieces have a reputation for being often underclassed, and the slabs themselves …

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Korea Tourism Organization, a branch of LA, organizes “Korea Travel Restarts Travel Fair” as part of a large-scale Korean tourism promotion activity, “Discover Your Korea”, for the general society in the United States, to celebrate the 140th anniversary of Korea – American Diplomatic Relations

LA Subsidiary Korea Tourism Organization Holds “Travel to Korea Recommends Travel Fair” Korea Tourism Organization, a branch of LA, organizes “Korea Travel Restarts Travel Fair” as part of a large-scale Korean tourism promotion activity, “Discover Your Korea”, for the general society in the United States, to celebrate the 140th anniversary …

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Aboriginal Heritage Day in historic St. Mary’s

ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – Join Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) for Aboriginal Heritage Day from 10 a.m.—4 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2022. The annual event will be filled with ongoing demonstrations in the open-air museum’s Woodland Indian Hamlet exhibit area. Indigenous Heritage Day will be a culturally enriching …

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Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns to New London

Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns to New London by Karen Ali Aug 29 19:21 UTC September 9-11, 2022 Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival © CT Maritime Heritage Festival The Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns again to celebrate the sea in New London September 9-11! This year’s gathering of ships …

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Local tourism spending jumps 45%

September 15, 2022 Mitchell Whitley – a Greensboro native and Raleigh resident – ​​visited Mount Airy earlier this year, spending a few hours on a Sunday afternoon in town. He also visited Elkin in the spring and more recently returned to Surry County to spend a few hours at Pilot …

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Our Legacy: The Line of John Stark Edwards Includes a Vice President | News, Sports, Jobs

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a weekly series on our area’s history coordinated by the Trumbull County Historical Society. In 1799 John Stark Edwards first arrived in what is now Trumbull County with very few possessions to his name, but with much land given to him as …

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Another positive month for tourism in Curaçao

It was another positive month in what has been a very strong summer for tourism in Curacao. July saw hotel occupancy of 73.7%, a jump of 9 percentage points from July 2019, before the pandemic, according to data from STR. Average daily rates were $195.38 last month, up 33.9% from …

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Museum to Create Map of Civil Rights Sites in Natchez

Natchez, Miss. (AP) — The Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture has received a $1,450 grant to create a map highlighting the civil rights movement in Natchez. Mayor Dan Gibson said the map will help tell the whole story of the city. “This is great news for Natchez,” …

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Did you know there is a telephone museum in New Hampshire?

There seem to be museums for everything these days. In Warner, New Hampshire is, you guessed it, a telephone museum. It is understandable that you wonder ” Why ? It seems like such a random type of museum. And why New Hampshire, of all? » We wondered and decided to …

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Work on the Coast Guard Museum begins

New Orleans, January 2012: The crew of a Coast Guard 45ft Response Boat – Medium catches a rescue basket lowered by a Coast Guard MH-65C Dolphin helicopter crew from the station aircraft from New Orleans over Lake Pontchartrain as part of a training evolution. (Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer …

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Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns to New London in September

The Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival returns again to celebrate the sea in New London September 9-11! This year’s gathering of ships of all types, including U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy ships and the historic Top Sail Schooner Amistad, is made possible by the unwavering support of the Connecticut Department …

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Russell Investments Group Ltd. decreases its stake in Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG)

Russell Investments Group Ltd. cut its holdings in Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) by 16.4% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor held 43,492 shares of the insurance provider after selling 8,546 shares during the quarter. The holdings of Russell Investments Group Ltd. …

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News 12 Connecticut hosts back-to-school celebration at Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk

August 22, 2022, 9:28 p.m.Updated 11h ago By: News 12 Staff News 12 Connecticut hosted a back-to-school celebration on Monday to help the community usher in the new school year! The event took place at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk. Community members came out and picked up …

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News 12 Connecticut hosts back-to-school celebration at Norwalk’s Stepping Stones Museum for Children

August 22, 2022, 9:28 p.m.Updated 2 days ago By: News 12 Staff News 12 Connecticut hosted a back-to-school celebration on Monday to help the community usher in the new school year! The event took place at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk. Community members came out and picked …

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Mattatuck Museum Announces September Lineup

WATERBURY – The Mattatuck Museum on Waterbury Green, 144 West Main St., has announced the following programs and events for September. The museum is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. for …

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Investors Heritage Ranks as Fastest Growing U.S. Insurer in 2021 According to S&P Global – InsuranceNewsNet

FRANKFURT, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Investors Heritage Life Insurance Company (“Investors Heritage”) today announced that it was ranked as the fastest growing company WE life and annuity insurer in 2021, according to a new report from S&P Global.1 Investors Heritage ranked as the fastest growing company WE annuity insurer both in total direct …

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Famous Iranian art museum closes to deal with insect infestation

Tehran, Iran (AP) — Tehran’s contemporary art museum has issued an apology and temporarily closed to deal with a pest infestation, sparking concern after images of insects crossing world-famous works spread widely on social media. Insects, which can attack and eat away at paintings, pose a serious threat to American …

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5 things to know about National Hispanic Heritage Month

August 18, 2022, 12:19 p.m.Updated 5 days ago By: Sandrina Rodrigues, senior digital producer National Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15! Below is everything you need to know about the celebration: 1. When is National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated in the United States? Every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. …

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A sculpture by a New York artist will be exhibited in a museum in Ridgefield

In the form of a stepladder, an art exhibit in Ridgefield will document all that the natural world has lost – and its potential to rebuild. “Last Steps,” an exhibition created by Brooklyn-based artist David Shaw, will be presented as part of The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art‘s Main Street …

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Florida tourism continues to rebound in pre-COVID times

Florida tourism in the first half of 2022 was up 20% from the same period last year and was higher than in the first six months of 2019, the last full year of travel before the coronavirus pandemic. coronavirus. Visit Florida, the state’s tourism marketing agency, released figures online late …

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Anniversary of Elvis’ death boosts tourism in his hometown

TUPELO, Mississippi (AP) — The birthplace and museum of Elvis Presley in Tupelo, Mississippi, has seen growing numbers of visitors as fans commemorate the 45th anniversary of Presley’s death and a new movie awakens the international interest in the singer. Roy Turner was named executive director of Birthplace last fall …

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Charleston Heritage Tour – 10/18-21 – VCY America

Join Randy Melchert and Tim Schmig for a tour of the American & Christian Heritage Tour of Charleston! Photo by Doug Kerr CC-SA-2.0 Join us for 4 days and 3 nights in beautiful Charleston, SC. We will be departing Tuesday, October 18 from Milwaukee (contact us if departing from another …

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U.S. President Biden Names Influential Museum Leaders to Institute of Museum and Library Services Advisory Board

The board that advises the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal agency that supports museums and libraries through grants (which last year totaled $425.7 million ) and Policy Development, receives 11 new members appointed by US President Joseph R Biden. In addition to advising IMLS for five …

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The Mystic Seaport Museum houses 19th century buildings, ships and history

Visit the Mystic Seaport Museum Visit the Mystic Seaport Museum James E. Kukstis, wickedlocal.com For 90 years, the Mystical Seaport Museum was a celebration of historic New England culture, trades and industry. Loving to learn and experience all things New England, I recently took a trip to Connecticut to check …

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Tourism in France largely benefits American travelers | Travel

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Is the green tourism industry really sustainable?

The travel frenzy over the past few months has been marked by all kinds of chaotic holidays, mainly due to staff shortages at airports and airlines and the domino effect of delayed flights. From a sustainability perspective, all that flying likely negated the climate benefits that accrued during planeless skies …

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Mattatuck Museum Celebrates New Art Exhibits September 18

Staff reports August 12, 2022 This is a carousel. Use the Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of11 Join the Mattatuck Museum from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 18 for a celebration of the exhibit with remarks from the artists, lenders, and Mattatuck Museum Director Bob Burns at …

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Global Wellness Tourism Market (2022 to 2027)

company logo Wellness tourism market Wellness tourism market Dublin, Aug. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Wellness Tourism Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunities and Forecast 2022-2027” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global wellness tourism market reached a value of US$822.44 billion in 2021. …

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Heritage Insurance Inc (NYSE:HRTG) lifted to “buy” on StockNews.com

StockNews.com has updated the shares of Wealth Insurance (NYSE: HRTG – Get an Appraisal) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors Monday morning. Several other research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Piper Sandler lowered her price target on Heritage …

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BNA lands in White Plains, Norfolk via low cost carrier | Tourism

Breeze Airways will introduce nonstop service via Nashville International Airport to White Plains, New York, and one-stop service to Norfolk, Virginia, with fares starting at $39 one-way. According to a statement, the flights will begin on November 2. For future flights, Breeze will connect BNA to Norfolk and White Plains …

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Brattleboro Museum Offers Online Abenaki Cooking Demonstration | Community News

BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center will present a free online Abenaki cooking demonstration with chef Jessee Lawyer on Thursday, August 11 at 7 p.m. Register on brattleboromuseum.org or 802-257-0124 ext. 101. This event is presented as part of “Nebizun: Water is Life”, an exhibition of works by …

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British museum agrees to return Benin bronzes looted from Nigeria

LONDON (AP) — A London museum on Sunday agreed to return a collection of Beninese bronzes looted in late 19th-century Nigeria, as cultural institutions across Britain come under pressure to repatriate artefacts acquired during the colonial era. The Horniman Museum and Gardens in south-east London said it would transfer a …

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Royce & Associates LP owns $1.14 million in shares of Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG)

Royce & Associates LP reduced its stake in Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) by 56.5% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company held 159,610 shares of the insurance provider after selling 207,493 shares …

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Heritage Auctions Showcase of Modern Bullion Coins August 8

Auctions are now open in Heritage auctions Showcase Auction of Modern Collectible US Coins and Bullion, with the final live session scheduled for 6:00 p.m. CT on Monday, August 8. This auction focuses primarily on US coins, as well as a small but significant selection of modern commemorative coins. Lot …

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The South Street Seaport Museum will host Vinyasa on a ship

The South Street Seaport Museum will host Vinyasa on a Vessel, free yoga classes based on Vinyasa on the 1885 tall ship Wavertree on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. at Pier 16 (Fulton and South Streets). The 60-minute sessions will take place on the Wavertree …

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Create your own piece of seascape art at the Lighthouse Museum

STONINGTON BOROUGH, CT – Together, the Stonington Historical Society and the Mystic Museum of Art are delighted to offer a free intergenerational family program at the Lighthouse Museum in Stonington on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21. 10 a.m. and noon. This free site-specific program will take place outside …

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Bysiewicz promotes “Summer At The Museum” program in Greenwich

Information via Greenwich Historical Society GREENWICH, CT – Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz visited the Greenwich Historical Society on Monday to promote the state’s Summer at the Museum program. Governor Ned Lamont created the program in 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide children with engaging summer enrichment and …

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DC Rubell Museum Appoints Director – and more art news – ARTnews.com

To get Morning Links delivered to your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. Header lines DIRECTOR’S CHAIR. Miami Rubell Museum tapped Caitlin Berry to be the manager of its next branch in Washington, DC, on art diary reports. Berry led the Cody Gallery at Marymount …

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