Monthly Archives: November 2022

Darien Museum Art Exhibition, Other Events Scheduled This Week

The Darien Museum, 45 Old Kings Highway North, is hosting a “scandalous” Christmas party and fundraiser for an art exhibit reception at 7 p.m. on December 2, both open to the public. The exhibit, “Common Threads,” is an abstract art exhibit inspired by the museum’s historic quilt collection and will …

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The return of direct flights from Italy, a major boost for tourism – Magnetic Media

#Kingston, November 22, 2022 – A delegation of 17 companies from the twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago is currently on a trade mission to Jamaica. The four-day tour of companies, which cover construction, food and beverage, logistics, packaging and printing, chemicals as well as other sectors, is part …

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Lucia Hotton 94 from Weymouth, keeps Italian heritage alive at Thanksgiving

WEYMOUTH − Lucia Hotton is one of the many people and experiences I am grateful for this Thanksgiving. Hotton, who is 94 and lives in Weymouth, mailed the newsroom a short story titled ‘The Absent Turkey’, inspired by Thanksgivings of yore. A publisher sent it to me. Every November, I …

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The Vargas brothers connect to heritage through hockey

On Sept. 15, Puerto Rico Hockey prepared to face Venezuela in a prime-time 8 p.m. game in Division II of the 2022 LATAM Cup. The tournament featured teams from Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East competing in six divisions, including men’s DI and D-II. The D-II team was …

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Holiday Open House at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum on December 4

On Sunday, December 4, 2022, 12 p.m.-4 p.m.., 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT, The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will feature a Holiday Open House with Santa Claus and a special musical performance featuring Music Theater of Connecticut’s School of Performing Arts. Visitors will also have the opportunity to view the exhibition, …

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Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Local Tourism Programs Will Receive Public-Private Marketing Funds to Support Tourism Microenterprises

The Prince William County Board of Supervisors (photo courtesy of The Prince William Times) Prince William County is the latest major jurisdiction in Northern Virginia to consider granting collective bargaining rights to public sector employees, but labor organizers say the county’s draft plan is so full of holes they doubt …

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NJ ice cream maker embraces Pakistani heritage with new kulfi brand; where to try it

For Mansoor Ahmed, ice cream means more than just a sweet treat. “My whole identity as a Muslim Pakistani is built around my food and my culture,” said Ahmed, owner of Heritage Kulfi Premium Ice Cream, a new ice cream brand based in New Jersey that celebrates southern flavors. Asians. …

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G20 summit highlights Bali tourism revival

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — Bali wants the world to know he’s back. Dozens of world leaders and other dignitaries are heading to the Indonesian island for the G-20 summit, drawing attention to the revival of the tropical destination’s vital tourism sector. Tourism is the main source of income for …

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Governor Hochul Announces November as Puerto Rican Heritage Month

November 11, 2022, 10:29 p.m.Updated 7 hours ago By: News 12 Staff Governor Kathy Hochul officially proclaimed November Puerto Rican Heritage Month, as elected officials spent Friday teaming up with SOMOS Community Care for a day of service to Puerto Rico. The two-month anniversary since Puerto Rico was hit hard …

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Children’s Museum opens temporary location in West Hartford

WEST HARTFORD – After two months of being closed to visitors, the halls of the Children’s Museum are once again filled with curious and excited children – but in a totally new place. “It’s been a long few months,” Beth Weller, the museum’s director of operations, said on a busy …

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This new chef from the Blanton Museum will reintroduce you to the redesigned space

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Blanton Art Museum in Austin on Wednesday named a new director of public programs who will help introduce the city to the new, redesigned grounds of the museum. Kenyon Adams will take on the role and help launch new programming for the museum when it reopens …

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12 other incidents in which legal gun owners arrested criminals

In a case called New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, the Supreme Court in June struck down concealed carry license frameworks in several states that effectively prohibited ordinary Americans from carrying firearms in public for self-defense. Since then, residents of those states have applied in droves for …

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Asian American Mental Health: Legacy and Roots

“My parents were in charge of survival work and I was in charge of self-realization. The generation gap between immigrants is real. What a luxury to seek purpose, meaning and fulfillment. I came across this tweet written by user Bo Ren a few years ago and it has stuck with …

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Tech jobs and tourism fuel shifts in US population centers: research – The Hill

The story at a glance The San Francisco Bay Area experienced the fastest economic growth in 2022. The growth was largely due to the success of technology sectors and the migration of US residents to the southern and western regions of the country. By comparison, Milwaukee ranked at the bottom …

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New Ohio River Museum in the works | News, Sports, Jobs

The current Ohio River Museum building will be razed and replaced with a new building that is currently in the design phase. The current building will remain closed until its demolition. The museum grounds and building are owned by the Ohio History Connection. (Photo of Nancy Taylor) …

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Watch Central Connecticut State at UMass in College Basketball – How to Watch & Stream Major League & College Sports

The Central Connecticut State Blue Devils kick off the 2022-23 basketball season on Monday with a game against the Massachusetts Minutewomen. The Blue Devils will be looking to improve on last season and that shouldn’t be too hard to do. The team finished the season with an overall record of …

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Massachusetts museum returns sacred artifacts to Sioux tribes

BARRE, Mass. (AP) — About 150 artifacts considered sacred by the Lakota Sioux peoples are being returned to them after being stored in a small Massachusetts museum for more than a century. Members of the Oglala Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes traveled from South Dakota to take custody of …

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Massachusetts Museum Returns Sacred Artifacts to Sioux Tribes | Connecticut and area

BARRE, Mass. (AP) — About 150 artifacts considered sacred by the Lakota Sioux peoples are being returned to them after being stored in a small Massachusetts museum for more than a century. Members of the Oglala Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes traveled from South Dakota to take custody of …

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Healdsburg City Council race highlights tensions between tourism and locals

Ron Edwards has been walking 3 miles a day since September 8, knocking on doors, dropping off election literature, trying to convince people to elect him to Healdsburg City Council. On Wednesday, Edwards said he was just two blocks from covering the entire city. A retired caterer and cannabis producer, …

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The Great Hunger Museum in Connecticut is fascinating

Editor’s Note: The Great Hunger Museum has temporarily closed in 2021 for a move from Hamden to Fairfield. The collection is not currently on display, but the new Fairfield Museum is expected to open soon. The Great Irish Famine of 1845-1849 was one of the …

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The Ridgefield Historical Society honors Native American Heritage Month with a program on November 12

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the Ridgefield Historical Society, in conjunction with the Ridgefield Library, will present a program on what was happening here when European settlers arrived. The event will take place on Saturday, November 12 at 2 p.m. at the library. Speaker Drew Shuptar Rayvis will …

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Many fishing and tourism initiatives in RI Question 3

Question 3 on Rhode Island’s statewide ballot this year is what is commonly referred to as a “green bond.” Green bonds are generally intended to raise funds for climate and environmental projects, often combined with initiatives to raise funds to purchase open “green” spaces for the public good. However, much …

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Orlando tourism workers need $18 an hour to survive

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Workers in Central Florida’s tourism industry are pushing to raise their minimum wage to at least $18 an hour, arguing that rising rents and inflation have reduced their ability to make ends meet. Unite Here Local 737 released a report on Thursday stating that a working …

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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will host a social tea

NORWALK, CT — The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will host its annual tea event, titled “Fashion Influencers Across History: Social Tea,” on November 13 from 2-4 p.m. at the museum, located at 295 West Avenue in Norwalk. According to a press release provided by the museum, the event is co-chaired by …

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Every Current WWE Indian Legacy Wrestler, Ranked From Worst To Best

It is undeniable that India has become in recent years a major market for WWE. Whether through massive TV deals, YouTube viewership or strong social media engagement, the South Asian country with a huge population of 1.4 billion has become a substantial source of income. for the Stamford, Connecticut-based promotion. …

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Musk floats paid verification on Twitter and fires council – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

New York, November 1: Billionaire Elon Musk is already announcing major changes for Twitter – and facing major hurdles as he enters his first week as owner of the social media platform.Twitter’s new owner fired the company’s board of directors and imposed himself as the sole board member, according to …

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BLOG: Inside the Design of Mrazek, Stalock Native American Heritage Masks

In appreciation of Native American Heritage Month, Petr Mrazek and Alex Stalock everyone has new masks to wear throughout November, designed by Potawatomi artist Nicole Banditgrey and Ojibwe artist Patrick Hunter. “The Potawatomi were some of Chicago’s earliest inhabitants and being able to portray that in this way brings me …

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Religious Tourism and Our Divide – ORANGE COUNTY TRIBUNE

SPECIAL EFFECTS are part of the appeal of performing in Branson. By Bob Smietana/Religious news service BRANSON, Mo. (RNS) – A night at the Dolly Parton Stampede is a microcosm of life in this polarized United States. For nearly two hours on a hot August night, a mob of capacity …

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