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 – 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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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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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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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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Marijuana advocates say New Jersey legalization laws could increase tourism

02 Dec. 2021, 04:06Updated 02 Dec. 2021 Through: News 12 Staff Legalizing the recreational use of marijuana by 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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