Guilford’s Dudley Farm Museum to expand its Quinnipiac exhibit

Two men dedicated to preserving and honoring the culture of the Quinnipiac people – one an eccentric artifact collector based in Stony Creek and the other a teacher at Guilford School – let us learn more about these Native Americans and seeing these historical artifacts. As a result of their …

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The Bristol Press – The New Britain Museum of American Art awarded more than $ 170,000 to help recover lost revenue due to the pandemic

@Hooks_Ciara NEW BRITAIN – The New Britain Museum of American Art has received $ 170,800 from CT Humanities. The museum was one of 624 Connecticut organizations to receive this award. A total of $ 16 million received support from the CT Cultural Fund. “This unprecedented funding will really have an …

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COVID-19 infections in Mexico are increasing, especially in tourist centers

MEXICO CITY — COVID-19 infections are rising across Mexico, particularly in two states home to major tourist destinations in the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean that were busy during the holiday season. According to federal government data, Quintana Roo, where tourists flock to Cancun, Tulum and other places along the …

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New State Tourism Director Stevenson Brings Sunshine State Experience to CT

Connecticut has a new director of tourism with nearly three decades of experience in the industry who hopes to spur growth and more opportunities for attractions in the state. Noelle Stevenson quietly began her new role on November 15, succeeding Randy Fiveash, who retired in April. After meeting her team …

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Sioux Center Heritage Village moves across town

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa (AP) — A replica of the first church ever built at Sioux Center, a one-room country schoolhouse, machinery shed and old downtown businesses are among the buildings in the Heritage Village which are built from the current of the village. located near the Sioux County Fairgrounds and …

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Rutgers overwhelms modest Central State of Connecticut in dominant win ahead of Big Ten restart

Rutgers entered 2022 on the right foot. Playing in their second game in three days following an 11-day COVID-19 break, the Scarlet Knights did what they had to, crushing a depleted Central State Connecticut team in an easy 79-48 victory. The Blue Devils (4-11), who would face a huge talent …

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Rutgers rout Central Connecticut State for second straight win

Rutgers ended their non-conference roster tonight with a dominating 79-48 win over an understaffed Connecticut State Central team inside Jersey Mike’s Arena. The Scarlet Knights had far too much firepower as CCSU lacked key starters and reserves. The win moved Rutgers to 7-5 on the season and here’s how …

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“Strong and visionary women” honored at New Canaan museum after three postponements

NEW CANAAN – As visitors stroll through Waveny Park, they are greeted by iconic cherubs perched atop the park’s lotus fountain. The bronze cherubs were created by renowned sculptor Abastenia St. Leger Eberle, whose work is now on display at the New Canaan Museum and Historical Society as part of …

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Jurassic Quest, Genius Museum and Mohegan Sun Escape Room

(WTNH) – Looking for some family activities this New Years weekend? Here are 8 ideas! All weekend long, attend Jurassic Quest’s epic indoor event at the Connecticut Convention Center with security slots. Until the end of January, enjoy a holiday treasure hunt to benefit a good cause. Drive 17 miles …

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Key Irish Famine Museum supporter backs reopening

Marvin Lender’s late brother Murray was a major driving force behind the creation of the now-closed Irish Great Hunger Museum (IGHM) at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, in 2012. Marvin, according to a letter he wrote to Connecticut Attorney General William Tong earlier this month, said he had learned with …

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Confederate monuments in Virginia will likely go to the Black History Museum – NBC Connecticut

Officials in Virginia and Richmond on Thursday announced an agreement in principle to transfer ownership of the Confederate monuments, now mostly removed, from the city to the Black History Museum and Cultural Center in Virginia. The transfer would include a huge statue of General Robert E. Lee that was removed …

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Cruise ships, COVID-19 and the tourism economy

Caribbean cruises and COVID-19 outbreaks on board have been in the news since the start of the pandemic. With the omicron variant spreading so rapidly, giant ships are once again making headlines. No later than Tuesday, 89 of those floating cities, which Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal described as “petri dishes,” …

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Philadelphia tourism leader Jeff Guaracino has died at 48

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Jeff Guaracino, Philadelphia tourism manager and LGBTQ advocate whose creative advertising campaigns have helped attract various groups of visitors to the city, has died at 48. Guaracino, CEO of Visit Philadelphia, helped launch a series of eye-catching and bold tourist slogans such as “Philly’s more fun when …

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Sutter County Museum has a new director

December 28 — The Yuba-Sutter region is rich in history and culture. For Molly Bloom, the new director and curator of the Sutter County Museum, it’s important to preserve history to understand the past and help shape the future. Bloom, who grew up in Sharon, Massachusetts, is looking forward to …

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The Naval and Maritime Museum launches an exhibition of fragile artefacts

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (AP) – Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum has no shortage of historical artifacts. But, until now, the maritime museum had no place of residence for its more rare and fragile objects which require storage in a carefully air-conditioned environment. For a museum based on a historic …

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Connecticut launches marketing campaign to encourage winter tourism

The Norwalk Marine Aquarium, one of the attractions featured in the new marketing campaign. Contribution photo. The Connecticut Tourist Board launched a million-dollar marketing campaign designed to draw visitors to state attractions during the winter. The new “The State I’m In” campaign is the first integrated marketing initiative designed for …

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Antique Toolbox: Do you know what this tool was used for at the Landis Valley Museum? | Antiques

Do you know what this mysterious tool was used for, also from the collection of the Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum? Jennifer Royer, curator at the Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum, indicates that its dimensions are: length, 16.625 inches; width, 6.5 inches; and height, 2.5 inches. Send your …

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Variant of Omicron causing hotel, trip cancellations, affecting NYC tourism industry during holiday season

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — As the tourism industry rebounded this holiday season, the hotel association says it had a record number of bookings since the pandemic began. Now, a new record of positive COVID cases has resulted in thousands of hotel cancellations this week alone due to a spike …

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Greece launches new campaign to promote winter tourism

ATHENS – With the central message “Greece has a winter” and the motto of the successful central campaign “All you want is Greece”, the Ministry of Tourism and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) launched a new campaign on Thursday to promote the country’s winter tourist destinations and mainland attractions. …

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Sales tax and tourism lead to huge budget exercise for Southaven – FOX13 News Memphis

SOUTHAVEN, Mississippi — DeSoto County’s fastest growing city is seeing a steep increase in sales and tourism taxes this year. In that fiscal year alone, the city collected over $1.6 million in sales tax. One of the things the city is investing money in is increasing seats at the Snowden …

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Despite Omicron concerns, some see strong tourist demand for Christmas | Top Stories

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Lucia Hierro’s oversized sculptures bring her community to the museum – ARTnews.com

Five grocery bags, sculpturally rendered at a height of five feet, surround visitors in the first gallery of Lucia Hierro’s exhibit “Marginal Costs” at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art in Ridgefield, Connecticut. One of those hanging bags, Sweet Beans (Habichuela con Dulce), 2017, is made of magenta colored polyester …

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The Bristol Press – Bristol Health, Hospital of Central Connecticut sees increase in residents seeking covid tests, trying to meet demand

Bristol Health and the Hospital of Central Connecticut have seen an increase in the number of residents seeking to be tested for the coronavirus as the state’s number continues to rise. Hartford HealthCare, which includes the New Britain Hospital, is adding an additional testing site on Hart Street, New Britain, …

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CT launches $ 1 million winter tourism campaign

Connecticut is committing to invest $ 1 million in an effort to boost tourism this winter. The State Tourist Board on Monday announced the launch of a new promotional campaign, known as “The State I Am In”, which will highlight hundreds of Connecticut businesses and destinations. including restaurants, hotels and …

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The Bristol Press – Central Connecticut men and women march past Hartford

Central Connecticut men’s and women’s basketball picked up wins at home last week, with the men picking up a victory over Hartford on Saturday and the women taking off with a win over Hartford on Friday. The Blue Devil men opened the game against the Hawks by trading scores throughout …

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TripAdvisor’s Top Rhode Island Attractions

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the United States, but it’s still mighty, and these top-rated TripAdvisor attractions are well worth the effort. Rhode Island is tiny but what it lacks in size it makes up for in history and other attractions. It is the smallest state in …

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The 2022 Ford GT Heritage Edition celebrates Alan Mann Racing

2022 will be the last model year for the Ford GT, with Multimatic craftsmen making the last of 1,350 production units. We already knew there would be another Heritage Edition coming, with Ford using this year’s Monterey Car Week to reveal models that would honor the original 1964 prototypes. Now …

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FBU attracts football fans and tourism dollars to Naples

NAPLES, Florida – More than a thousand of the country’s top young footballers are in Naples this weekend to fight for a national championship. As these children fight on the ground, their families generate millions of dollars for our community. Braylon Freeman plays for the Ginn Elite 10-and-under soccer team …

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The Fairfield Museum holiday train show returns to town

1of11 Luna Amberg and her grandfather Bob, both from Fairfield, attend the annual Holiday Express Train Show at the Fairfield History Center in Fairfield, Connecticut on December 17, 2021. Ned Gerard / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow moreShow less 2of11 Brooks Vitucci, of Trumbull, attends the annual Holiday Express Train Show at …

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NJ’s coastal tourism is back in force this summer

A new report reveals that Garden State’s tourism industry has seen a strong rebound this summer on the Jersey Shore this year. “We weren’t expecting this, but we got a record tourism result in the coastal counties,” said New Jersey Travel and Tourism division executive director Jeff Vasser. A study …

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Wolf Announces $17 Million Investment to Boost Pennsylvania Tourism Industry

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Pennsylvania will receive a $17 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration to support the travel, tourism and outdoor recreation sectors under the American Rescue Plan Act 2021. “This is a unique opportunity for the Commonwealth to make transformative investments that …

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NASA chooses CT Museum for STEM education grant – NBC Connecticut

Earlier this month, NASA released its list of organizations that will receive funding for STEM education, one of which is in Connecticut. The Mystic Seaport Museum and Planetarium is one of only two New England Fellows to receive a grant to promote student participation in STEM fields. Twenty-one museums, libraries, …

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UNESCO inscribes Haitian soup on the list of cultural heritage

PARIS (AP) – The United Nations cultural agency on Thursday inscribed a traditional Haitian soup widely regarded as a symbol of the nation’s independence on its valuable list of intangible cultural heritage. Joumou soup is “much more than just a dish,” said Audrey Azoulay, Director General of UNESCO. “It tells …

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The New England Carousel Museum was the ride I needed

That’s why I was thrilled to learn that the New England Carousel Museum – a museum devoted to carousels and nothing else – is only a few hours from Boston, in Bristol, Connecticut. There are horses, art, history, music, and interactive experiences, all revolving around a rotating thing. Voluntary word …

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Buskey Cider launches its new Heritage Blend 2021 cider

RICHMOND, Virginia – Buskey Cider launches this Friday 2021 Buskey Heritage Blend Cider. Complex, tannic and bursting with flavor, the 2021 Buskey Heritage Blend Cider is a premium off-dry cider that celebrates Virginia’s rich apple tradition with a blend of Harrison, Winesap and Gold Rush apples. “Each year, when we …

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Mystic Seaport Museum’s annual Carol Sing community returns for the 74th year | Entertainment

MYSTIC – The annual Mystic Seaport Museum community Carol Sing returns Sunday for her 74th year. Jamie Spillane, associate professor of music and director of choral studies at the University of Connecticut – and longtime conductor – will lead the singers and will be joined by a brass quartet and …

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State Opens Nominations for 2022 Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards | News

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7 items on our Christmas wishlist for national defense

It’s the season for Christmas wishlists and New Year’s resolutions, so there are a few items that the Heritage Foundation’s National Defense Center would love to see under the tree this Christmas. As we close 2021, we see Russian President Vladimir Putin rounding up more than 100,000 troops across Ukraine, …

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NELA Delta African American Heritage Museum Celebrates Kwanzaa on December 19 | Tempo

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Stony Brook vs Central Connecticut State odds: 2021 college basketball pick, proven model predictions

The Central Connecticut State Blue Devils take on the Stony Brook Seawolves in non-conference action Tuesday night. The Blue Devils (2-8), who just suffered a 68-53 loss to Providence on Saturday, have lost three of their last four games, including two in a row. The Seawolves (5-4), who beat Bryant …

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Heritage Classic tickets go on sale to the public on Thursday

NEW YORK – The NHL® today announced that tickets for the 2022 NHL Tim Hortons Heritage Classic will go on sale to the public on Thursday. The away game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Buffalo Sabers takes place on Sunday, March 13 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, …

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In a mural celebrating Asian student heritage, past and present come to life

Yale sophomore Sanya Nair marveled as she watched the unveiling of a new mural on an exterior wall of the Asian American Cultural Center (AACC) last month to celebrate the center’s 40th anniversary. Spanning multiple stories on one side of the red brick building at 295 Crown Street, the new …

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Two artists accused of falsifying indigenous heritage to sell art

Two artists from Washington state face federal charges for falsely representing themselves as Native Americans. The separate cases involve Lewis Anthony Rath, who claimed to be a registered member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, and Jerry Chris Van Dyke, who used the alias Jerry Witten and said he was …

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Dunleavy offers grant for tourism efforts in Alaska

December 13, 2021Update: December 13, 2021 8:14 p.m. FILE – A seaplane takes off over the Gastineau Canal in Juneau, Alaska on May 30, 2018. Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy said on Monday December 13, 2021 he will offer a $ 5 million grant in its next budget to support tourism …

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Mondrian Heirs Sue Philadelphia Museum on ‘Nazi Seized’ Work – ARTnews.com

Piet Mondrian’s heirs have challenged the Philadelphia Museum of Art over ownership of a painting by the Dutch artist that estate officials claim was looted by the Nazis. They seek to recover the work, entitled Composition with blue (1926), which has been in the museum’s collections for almost 70 years. …

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Maine’s indigenous tribes aim to generate economic impact around cultural tourism

As Maine’s tourism-related businesses struggle to bounce back, planning is underway to develop a new branch of the industry. The Wabanaki Cultural Tourism Initiative aims to create the first year-round, multi-faceted infrastructure for tourism involving Maine’s Indigenous peoples. The goal of the initiative, led by Four Directions Development Corp., is …

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Fiveash builds Fayetteville tourism through research

Randy Fiveash, Interim President and CEO of the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is a born leader. This is evident from the number of senior positions he has held within the tourism industry over the past 40 years. Originally from Macon, Georgia, Fiveash graduated from Mercer University where he …

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PROVIDENCE CONCLUDES OOC WITH 68-53 VICTORY OVER CENTRAL CONNECTICUT

Providence closed out its non-conference program with a schizophrenic 68-53 beating Central Connecticut on Saturday at the Dunk. The win ends the non-league roster with a 10-1 record and sets Providence up perfectly for a grueling 20-game run in the Big East. All available measurements indicated a beating by the …

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Watuppa Rowing Center Regatta Sparks Tourism on the Fall River’s Waterfront

Rowing: women’s coxless four makes a comeback at the Tokyo Olympics In a move towards gender equality at the Olympic Games, the women’s coxless rowing four will return to Tokyo after several decades. Brian Munoz, USA TODAY FALL RIVER – Waterfront development at Fall River is in full swing now, …

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The Bristol Press – Central Connecticut men’s basketball unable to contain searing Providence College

PROVIDENCE, RI — Providence College defeated Central Connecticut Men’s Basketball on Saturday afternoon, winning 68-53. The Brothers, who are currently receiving AP Top 25 votes, are now five-game winning streak and improve to 10-1 as they wrap up non-conference play. The loss moves CCSU to 2-8. Providence took the lead …

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MIKU Sushi for the benefit of the Bruce Museum throughout the month of December

GREENWICH, CT – During the month of December, MIKU Sushi, located at 68 Greenwich Ave., and Bruce Contemporaries are teaming up to raise funds and raise awareness at the Bruce Museum. The MIKU team has created new dishes and a festive holiday cocktail that will be available exclusively this month …

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Noelle Stevenson appointed Director of Connecticut Tourism Board

The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) announced today that Noelle Stevenson is the new director of the Connecticut Tourism Board. Stevenson has over two decades of executive leadership experience in destination marketing organizations, with experience in entertainment, culture and lifestyle tourism. She has been responsible for marketing, …

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2 artists accused of falsifying Native American heritage

Two artists are facing federal charges of tampering with Native American heritage to sell artwork to galleries in downtown Seattle. Lewis Anthony Rath, 52, of Maple Falls, and Jerry Chris Van Dyke, 67, also known as Jerry Witten, of Seattle, were charged separately with violating the Indian Arts and Crafts …

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FAA will no longer award commercial astronaut wings as space tourism gains popularity

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Attention future space travelers: no more commercial astronaut wings will be awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration after this year. The FAA said Friday it was cutting off its astronaut wings because too many people were now launching into space. The news comes a day before …

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Winterfest at the Connecticut Trolley Museum 2021

Posted in Connecticut Seasonal December 10, 2021 by Lisa Sammons Christmas is a special time. We all have beloved traditions, whether it’s watching a particular movie, visiting a relative’s house, or enjoying cocoa and cookies.. For many Connecticut families, a tradition that marks the arrival of the holiday season is …

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Saving Heritage Guinea Pigs – Mother Earth News

A breeder tells stories of rare heritage pigs known for their docile temperament and tasty meat. by Cathy R. Payne Guinea pigs are known to be intelligent, friendly and gentle animals. Rare breeds of cattle are at a critical point, and what we do at this point is important. Each …

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The Day – It’s official: Connecticut has a new director of tourism

The State Department of Economic and Community Development announced Thursday that Noelle Stevenson has been appointed director of the Connecticut Office of Tourism, a division of the department. Stevenson was introduced to the public a week ago at a forum hosted by the Legislature’s Arts, Culture and Tourism Caucus. She …

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New York Met Museum to Remove Sackler Surname from Galleries | New York

New York’s famed Metropolitan Museum of Art will remove the names of its most controversial donor groups – the billionaire Sackler family – from its galleries. The news comes in the wake of leading members of the American family, one of America’s richest, accused of fueling America’s deadly opioid crisis …

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Danbury Museum gears up for Hat City Ball

December 9, 2021Updated: 9 Dec. 2021 13:22 1ofseven The Danbury Museum and Historical Society campus in Danbury, Connecticut. H John Voorhees III / Hearst Connecticut MediaShow moreShow less 2ofseven The 2022 Hat City Ball takes place on February 11 at the Amber Room Colonnade. Danbury Museum & Historical Society / …

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Marian Anderson Museum Begins Long Road Return After Flood Damage | Local news

The Marian Anderson Historical Society is beginning restoration work on its South Philadelphia house museum that suffered flood damage in 2020, having raised about half the cost of $ 500,000. The townhouse where the famous opera singer and civil rights icon lived on Martin Street closed to the public in …

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Pritzker Highlights Importance of Tourism for Illinois at Convention | Illinois

(The Center Square) – Governor JB Pritzker highlighted the importance of tourism to the state’s economy at the Illinois Governors’ Conference on Travel and Tourism. The conference was held Monday at the Aon Ballroom at Navy Pier in Chicago. In August, Pritzker approved a $ 10 million grant program to …

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Daytime – Eastern Regional Tourism District accepts marketing grant applications

Waterford – The Eastern Regional Tourism District will provide grants for marketing initiatives in support of the tourism economy of eastern Connecticut. Businesses, nonprofits, and municipalities in Eastern Connecticut are encouraged to develop marketing plans focused on the region’s tourism economy and to encourage the safe enjoyment of Connecticut tourism …

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By day – Eastern Regional Tourism District accepts applications for marketing grants

Waterford – The Eastern Regional Tourism District will provide grants for marketing initiatives in support of the tourism economy of eastern Connecticut. Businesses, nonprofits, and municipalities in Eastern Connecticut are encouraged to develop marketing plans focused on the region’s tourism economy and to encourage the safe enjoyment of Connecticut tourism …

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Metropolitan Museum of Art receives $ 125 million from administrator

An overview of remarkable gifts compiled by the The Chronicle: Metropolitan Art Museum Oscar Tang and Agnes Hsu-Tang have pledged $ 125 million to renovate the wing of the museum that houses its collection of modern and contemporary art. The space, currently known as the Lila Acheson Wallace Wing, will …

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The Day – Eastern Regional Tourism District is accepting applications for Marketing Grants

Waterford – Eastern Regional Tourism District will provide grants for marketing initiatives in support of Eastern Connecticut’s tourism economy. Businesses, non-profit organizations and municipalities in Eastern Connecticut are encouraged to develop marketing plans that focus on the region’s tourism economy and encourage the safe enjoyment of Connecticut’s tourism opportunities. Applications …

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The Bristol Press – Area players selected for Central Connecticut Conference women’s volleyball team

The Central Connecticut Conference officially released its 2021 all-conference women’s volleyball team on Monday, with several area girls receiving in-conference recognition for their efforts this fall. In the Western Division, Morgan Birdsey of Southington, Gabrielle Ferreira and Haley Weiner were recognized for all conferences. Birdsey was Southington’s team leader in …

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Syracuse women’s basketball demolishes Central Connecticut, 116-65

The Syracuse Orange women’s basketball team continued their new era of good feelings with a whopping 116-65 win over the visiting Central Connecticut State Blue Devils Sunday afternoon at the Carrier Dome. The 51-point triumph was Syracuse’s biggest margin of victory against a Division I foe since beating UT Rio …

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The Day – Fort Trumbull is clearly the best museum site

Senator Chris Murphy’s recent editorial made me wonder if the senator had walked and compared the proposed site behind the station and Fort Trumbull, “Sen. Murphy explains his support for the Coast Guard Museum in New London ”(October 19). The land on which the fort sits and the adjacent vacant …

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New Mexican weaver joins university wool heritage project

CHIMAYÓ, NM (AP) – An initiative by New Mexico State University aims to secure the future of a pair of centuries-old practices in the state: raising sheep and weaving their wool into patterns, to the both spectacular and utilitarian. The Wool Heritage Project’s inaugural effort is to produce a 13-pound …

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Observations from Syracuse’s 116-65 win over Central Connecticut State

Get the latest news from Syracuse delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our sports newsletter here. Ahead of Sunday’s game, Christianna Carr accepted a fly ball in honor of her 1,000th career point recorded in Syracuse’s upset victory over No. 18 Ohio State, foreshadowing an afternoon of individual milestones …

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Teisha Hyman’s triple double leads Syracuse to a resounding victory over Central Connecticut

Syracuse makes the history of the program with the most goals in a game (116) and leads Central Connecticut State 116-65. Teisha Hyman led the Orange with the fifth triple double in program history and the first to include points, assists and steals. She finished with 27 points, 15 assists …

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Ballard brings two WH Heritage teammates to Columbia State football | Robertson

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Demolition dust in the sculpture garden of the Baltimore Museum of Art sparks reflections on labor and preservation

Demolition dust in the sculpture garden of the Baltimore Museum of Art sparks reflections on labor and preservation The day job of our contributor Dereck Stafford Mangus is a museum keeper at the Baltimore Museum of Art, but Dereck also works as a member of the museum’s conservation team dusting …

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Supporters of the Great Hunger Museum of Ireland in Quinnipiac host ‘unity’ Christmas carol event

HAMDEN – A group urging Quinnpiac University to reopen Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum will meet with residents for a ‘unity’ Christmas carol event on Saturday, according to an email. ‘Save Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum’ campaign officials said in an email that supporters would ‘join other members of the public in …

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The Bristol Press – Hospital of Central Connecticut donates 260 gifts to local families

NEW BRITAIN – Central Connecticut Hospital employees donated 260 gift items to local families in need Friday morning in coordination with New Britain EMS and The Friendship Center. A New Britain EMS ambulance pulled up outside the central Connecticut hospital on Friday morning, where it was loaded with bags of …

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Tourism taxes rise, but new variant travel rules could impact progress – WFTV

ORANGE COUNTY, Florida – Tourism leaders in central Florida are waiting to see how the new omicron COVID-19 variant and President Joe Biden’s new travel rules impact the local economy. Orange County officials say tourism development tax collections have steadily increased, but the new variant could impact that progress. >>> …

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Stepping Stones Museum for Children reopens after 20 months with new spaces

NORWALK – “We’ve been closed for 20 months,” said Robert Townes, director of public affairs for the Stepping Stones Museum for Children, which recently hosted a grand reopening. At first, the museum closed due to Covid issues, like most places, but then a renovation opportunity presented itself. “When the pandemic …

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Cheshire County seeks federal funds to support local tourism push | Local News

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Marijuana advocates say New Jersey legalization laws could increase tourism

02 Dec. 2021, 04:06Updated 19h ago Through: News 12 Staff Legalizing recreational marijuana for adults in New Jersey could boost tourism in the Garden State. Cannabis tourism is a topic of discussion among players in the marijuana industry. This topic was brought directly to the New Jersey Tourism Conference on …

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Marijuana advocates say New Jersey legalization laws could boost tourism

December 02, 2021, 04:06Updated on December 02, 2021 Through: News 12 Staff The legalization of recreational marijuana for adults in New Jersey could boost tourism in the Garden State. Cannabis tourism is a topic of discussion among players in the marijuana industry. This topic was brought directly to the New …

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Old Saybrook to get mural celebrating diverse heritage

By Eric O’Connell / Zip06.com • 11/30/2021 4:22 PM EST To commemorate Old Saybrook’s diverse past and to present the city as a welcoming community for all, Old Saybrook will soon be the site of a community mural. Over the next several months, the side of Foodworks will house a …

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Ryan Reynolds puts Welsh town on sport and tourism map

Breadcrumb Links Traveling in europe Author of the article: Andre ramshaw Special at Postmedia Wrexham owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney in the stands at Racecourse Ground in Wrexham as the team take on Torquay United on October 30, 2021. Photo by Paul Burrows /Action footage via Reuters The opinions …

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Gift from shoe king Stuart Weitzman allows Jewish museum to buy building of its own

The National Museum of American Jewish History, which did not emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy until mid-September, received a gift from shoe entrepreneur Stuart Weitzman that clears the museum’s construction debt of buildings and allows him to buy his building, at Fifth Street and Market Street. , renaming itself the …

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The Bristol Press – US Secretary of Education to visit Central Connecticut State University on Friday

@JenieceRoman NEW BRITAIN – The U.S. Secretary of Education will travel to Central Connecticut State University on Friday to accept an alumni association award and meet with students. US Secretary of Education, Dr. Miguel Cardona, 1997, will visit the CCSU campus on Friday, December 3 to meet with students and …

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Ryan Reynolds puts Welsh town on sports map and strengthens tourist profile

Breadcrumb Links To travel The Canadian actor became part owner of the Wrexham AFC soccer club. Author of the article: Post-media news Wrexham AFC owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney play a game. Photo by Paul Burrows / Reuters Content of the article When Canadian actor and Deadpool star Ryan …

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South Korea to build largest resort in Northeast Asia

The image of the Incheon free zone of the future resort complex A project to create the largest tourist resort in Northeast Asia took a step forward after its developers secured $ 1.5 billion in funding. The Inspire Integrated Resort will be built in the Incheon Free Economic Zone, near …

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Collisions, Groundings and Fires: Is the Navy Ready for War?

On October 2, the USS Connecticut struck an underground mountain in the South China Sea. The Navy fired the three top nuclear attack submarine officers, citing a loss of confidence in their leadership. Less than three weeks after the Connecticut crash, the Navy released the results of its investigation into …

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Homeless hats and scarves available at Heritage Park in Holyoke

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Hats and scarves will be available for those who need them at Heritage Park in Holyoke starting Monday. An estimated 200 items will be tied to lampposts and benches for the homeless to pick up during the winter months. Holyoke Mayor Josh Garcia joined Isabel Baxter-Paris, …

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Time to focus on domestic tourism campaign in light of South Africa travel bans

Africa Melane is joined by James Vos from CoCT, to talk about the UK’s decision to put South Africa on its “RED LIST” and the effect it is having on the tourism and travel industry. the hotel industry. – Several countries have banned travel from South Africa following the discovery …

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Donors worried about the fate of artifacts as Irish Famine Museum closes

In the mid-1990s, John L. Lahey, president of Quinnipiac College, read a book about the 19th century potato famine in Ireland and decided that its causes and consequences, its death toll and the diaspora resulting in a wider exposure. At least one million Irish are estimated to have died and …

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Teen Runner Leaves a Lasting Impact at Heritage High School | Tennessee News

By AMY BETH MILLER, The Daily Times MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jonathan Andrew Curling was born in Utah and lived in 13 locations over the next 16 years. Although he only attended Heritage High School in the second semester of his second year, the teenager who died in an accident …

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Fordham vs. Central Connecticut – Game Recap – November 28, 2021

NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut – – Darius Quisenberry scored the last four of his team-record 27 points on the free throw line in the dying seconds of second overtime to preserve the 89-83 win for Fordham on Central Connecticut Sunday. Ian Krishnan’s jumper with: 37 left brought the Blue Devils down …

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Fordham vs. Central Connecticut – Game Preview – November 28, 2021

NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut – – Darius Quisenberry scored the last four of his team-record 27 points on the free throw line in the dying seconds of second overtime to preserve the 89-83 win for Fordham on Central Connecticut Sunday. Ian Krishnan’s jumper with: 37 left brought the Blue Devils down …

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The Great Hunger Museum deserves to be preserved

To the President of Quinnipiac University, Judy D. Olian: It is with great concern and dismay that the Charitable Irish Society of Boston has learned of the closure of the Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University. We strongly recommend that you reconsider your decision and work with goodwill American Irish …

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Argentinian movement tries to make black heritage more visible

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) – It wasn’t until Julia Cohen Ribeiro moved to Argentina that she discovered she was black. Her hair was curly, but her skin was fair. She had never identified herself as anything other than Brazilian in her country of birth. When she was 11, she was …

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The bill would reform the appointments of heritage commissions

Representative JA Moore speaks to reporters after the 2019 Democratic debate in Charleston | Photo: Sam Spence. Staff reports | If a pre-filed invoice by State Representative JA Moore becomes law, the method of making appointments to the SC African American Heritage Commission (SCAAHC) would mirror other state boards and …

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House District Boundaries Change Legislative Map in North Central Connecticut | Politics and government

A new map from the Legislative House unanimously approved last week makes changes to several districts in the area, including expanding the district which includes Somers and Stafford, removing part of Vernon from the area of a longtime legislator and the cutting of a piece of South Windsor from another …

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A Review of the Past Year’s Achievements: Watertown History Museum Elects Board of Directors and Officers | Community news

WATERTOWN – The Watertown History Museum held its annual meeting to elect the board of directors and officers and reviewed the past year on November 10. Seven board members have been recognized as continuing to serve: Diane Ciba, Polly Curtiss, Chelsea Marti, Nancy Maton, Beth Porter, Chris Shields and Paul …

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Discovery Museum to host COVID-19 clinic to help Bridgeport overcome vaccine hesitancy

Bridgeport’s Discovery Science Center and Planetarium will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Friday. It will also offer bilingual services to parents who are reluctant to get vaccinated. The center has partnered with community groups around Bridgeport to offer bilingual mobile sessions to answer questions about vaccines for non-native English …

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UMaine men’s basketball hands Central Connecticut State its first win of the season

Central Connecticut State provided first-year coach Patrick Sellers with his first victory as the Blue Devils used a balanced score and a 12-4 run that changed momentum in the second half to beat the Black Bears of the University of Maine 64-56. The non-conference men’s basketball game took place in …

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“Voices: Heritage # 1”: Marvel to Release Comic Book Featuring Indigenous Heroes

Indigenous heroes have always been under-represented in the comic book world, but Marvel’s Voices is set to change that narrative with the release of its comic book “Heritage # 1”. Marvel’s “Voices: Heritage # 1” is a “one-shot” comic book that highlights some of Marvel’s greatest Indigenous superheroes. Through high …

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Mitchell leads Central Connecticut past Maine 64-56 | Professional sports

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River Hawks return home to host Central Connecticut

History links November 24 vs CCSU (1:00 p.m. – NESN, ESPN +) Watch | Live statistics | Play Notes | Tickets LOWELL, Mass .– The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team (1-3, 0-0 AE) returns home to welcome the Central Connecticut State University Blue Devils (1-3, 0-0 NEC) on Wednesday, November …

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Historic and nostalgic, heirloom beers go beyond the hype

In 2013, the owners and brewers of Highland Brewing Company decided to celebrate the company’s 15th anniversary with a special beer release. Normally in these situations, breweries go big with an Imperial Cask Aged Stout or a trendy IPA with a creative combination of hops. The Bloomington, Indiana-based brewery, however, …

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The Mattatuck Museum Welcomes Visitors to New Art Exhibitions

WATERBURY – The Mattatuck Museum will open two new special exhibitions on December 5, until February 28, 2022. Janet Maya’s works explore gender, sexuality and social tensions, while “Focus on the Makers” explores hand-sewn utilitarian and decorative objects made in the Naugatuck Valley region in the 19th century. “Norman Rockwell: …

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PREVIEW: Black Bears host Central Connecticut State on Tuesday in Bangor

History links Orono, Maine – The Black Bears will claim back-to-back wins for the first time this season when they host Central Connecticut State on Tuesday night at the Cross Insurance Center at 7 p.m. ET. Maine has won back-to-back wins at the Cross Insurance Center, dating back to the …

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New Pearl Harbor exhibit opens at National WWII Museum

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A new exhibit at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans examines how the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was and is remembered. The exhibit is part of the museum’s commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the attack, which took place on December 7, 1941. Japanese …

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Marfo leads Quinnipiac ahead of Central Connecticut 76-65 | National / World

HAMDEN, Connecticut (AP) – Kevin Marfo had 14 points and 14 rebounds to lead Quinnipiac to a 76-65 victory over Central Connecticut on Saturday. Tymu Chenery had 17 points and eight rebounds for Quinnipiac (3-1). Savion Lewis added 13 points. Tyrese Williams had 12 points. kAm $ E6A92? 6 pJ2? …

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As tourism clears, Times Square hopes to regain some luster

NEW YORK (AP) – David Cohen longs to return to the days when business was booming in his family’s Times Square gift shop. As tourists have started to return, the foot traffic in Grand Slam memories is still not what it was before the coronavirus pandemic, when hordes of visitors …

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Fairfield Museum presents Holiday Express model train show

Fairfield, Connecticut – A cherished holiday tradition full of model trains, magical winter landscapes and lots of fun family activities in town on Friday December 3rde. The Fairfield Museum’s Holiday Express Model Train Show opens on the evening of Fairfield’s Tree Lighting, Friday, December 3 from 5 p.m. to 8 …

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The Great Art Heists of History: The Robbery of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Part 2: The Investigation

FBI agent Thomas McShane has been tasked with investigating a potential suspect: Whitey Bulger. Bulger was well known to the local authorities. He was the head of Boston’s notorious Winter Hill Gang, one of the city’s most powerful organized crime families. The Irish-American thug was also familiar to the FBI, …

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Native American Heritage Day follows National Day of Mourning

1882 studio portrait of the (then) last surviving Six Nations warriors who fought with the British in the War of 1812: (left to right) Sakawaraton aka John Smoke Johnson (born circa 1792), John Tutela (born circa 1797) and Young Warner (born circa 1794). Portrait taken in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. (Courtesy …

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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL | Hoyas Down NCAA Tournament First Round Opponent Central Connecticut 6-0

Georgetown University’s No. 2 women’s soccer team defeated the Central Connecticut State University Blue Devils 6-0 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. The Hoyas (12-1-6, 7-1-2 Big East) started the game with a sharp attack and immediately put the pressure on the Blue Devils (11-5-0, 8-2-0 …

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Football defeats Central Connecticut in final home game • The Duquesne Duke

Brentaro Yamané | Personal Writer | Davie Henderson (left) and Tim Lowery (right) celebrate after Cyrus Holder’s winning touchdown. Lowery set the score with a fumble recovery. Brentaro Yamané | Editor-in-chief November 18, 2021 At the end of the third quarter of Saturday afternoon’s football game between Central Connecticut and …

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In the depths of the basement, the Parisian mushroom growers fight to preserve the heritage

Two centuries ago, French farmers revolutionized mushroom production by settling in the maze of limestone quarries under Paris, but today only a handful still cultivate a legacy that is in danger of being erased for good. . The bitter irony is that the demand for traditionally grown white button mushrooms …

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Brooks carries UMass Lowell past Central Connecticut 77-53 | Professional sports

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Norwalk’s Stepping Stones Museum reopens nearly two years after the pandemic closed

NORWALK – Originally closed in March 2020 due to COVID restrictions, the Stepping Stones Museum for Children has kept its doors closed a little longer to continue a massive renovation project in one fell swoop. The children’s museum will reopen to the public on Saturday at 8 a.m. and unveil …

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Vaccines and cruises boost Florida’s tourism industry in Q3

American travelers to Florida during the third quarter of this year easily exceeded the number for the same period in 2020, as COVID-19 vaccines were widely available and cruise ships were back on the seas. More importantly for the state tourism marketing agency Visit Florida, the estimated total of 32.5 …

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