Angry Artists Demand Great Hunger Museum Stay Open – Connacht Tribune – Galway City Tribune:

Leading Galway artists and curators are among those campaigning for the immediate reopening of the Great Hunger Museum of Ireland in Connecticut, US, which closed in 2020 and faces permanent closure. The museum, which opened at Quinnipiac University in 2012, houses the world’s largest exhibition of art relating to the …

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Fragments of Light, Impressions of Color

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum located at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT will feature a new exhibit titled, Fragments of Light, Impressions of Color. The exhibition will open on April 7, 12 p.m. and browse August 28, 2022. An opening reception will be held on Thursday April 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission …

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African World Heritage sites threatened by rising seas

The largest population of giant tortoises in the world thrives on a group of East African islands in the Indian Ocean. The tortoises of Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles sit at the top of the food chain, an unusual feat for a herbivore. A continent away, waters wash the shores …

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Dealer in North Central Connecticut Fentanyl case gets 11 years

WEST HARTFORD, CT — A participant in what federal authorities called a “large-scale” fentanyl trafficking ring that stored the deadly drug in a West Hartford apartment has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison. Leonard C Boyle, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut, said Daniel Estremeda, 42, …

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Cultural heritage experts fear Russian President Vladimir Putin is destroying Ukraine’s history

STAMFORD, Conn. — There are several hundred thousand people of Ukrainian descent in the New York metropolitan area. The culture of their homeland is preserved in a museum in Fairfield County. Inside a Gilded Age mansion in Stamford, the culture of Ukraine is on display and preserved – from traditional …

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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will showcase emerging and established contemporary Impressionists

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum located at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT will feature a new exhibit titled, Fragments of Light, Impressions of Color. The exhibition will open on April 7, 12 p.m. and browse August 28, 2022. An opening reception will be held on Thursday April 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission …

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The Day – Be An Angel: Thames River Heritage Park will sponsor the Docent Academy

Thames River Heritage Park has announced a new program to support heritage sites along the Thames River. Modeled after the successful Portland (Maine) History Docent training program, the first Thames River Heritage Park Docent Academy – a 10-week program for current and prospective volunteer guides – will begin Thursday, March …

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Putin’s actions threaten the cultural heritage of the Ukrainian people

February 22, 2022, 10:29 p.m.Updated 14h ago By: News 12 Staff Ukrainian immigrants living in Connecticut say Russian President Vladimir Putin is waging a culture war against their home country as well as a military war. Conflict is escalating in Ukraine after Putin ordered Russian forces to enter parts of …

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Essex receives state grant for pavements along River Road to Heritage Cove

ESSEX – Persistent lobbying has paid off for residents of Heritage Cove in Essex. The city received a state grant this month to build a sidewalk along River Road that will connect the condominium complex and surrounding neighborhood to Main Street and Essex Village. First selector Norm Needleman said condominium …

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Opening of the interactive STEM exhibit at the Edwardsville Children’s Museum

Continuing its mission to spark curiosity and cultivate learning in the Age of Wonder, the Children’s Museum of Edwardsville recently unveiled its new Phillips 66 STEM forest exhibit. This interactive exhibit brings the outdoors inside, giving kids the chance to create their own woodland creatures and watch them come to …

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Fall River student honored with Hispanic Heritage Youth Award – Fall River Reporter

On Thursday, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation announced the winners of the Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards for the Red Region, which includes Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. 30 local high school students will be honored for their classroom and community leadership in a virtual ceremony …

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Sunnyside Expeditions is redefining tourism through adventure, healing and experiences with Indigenous cultures

Sunnyside Expeditions NETHERLANDS, Feb. 22, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Sunnyside Expeditions has embarked on a new mission within the tourism industry – CEO Blake Dyer announced today. The boutique operator has introduced exclusive tours to the American Southwest, Northern Sweden, Costa Rica and Mongolia. Mr. Dyer said Sunnyside Expeditions was particularly …

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Stratford Museum of African American History Captivates Visitors

STRATFORD — A few weeks after the death of his mother, Jeffrey Fletcher, a retired New Haven police officer, received a call from his father. Calvin Fletcher, Jeffrey’s father, wanted him to come to his home in Colchester to pick up some things his mother had collected. Jeffrey knew that …

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Ridgway Heritage Council Receives Bequest from Estate of Dolores Dean | News

RIDGWAY – “A life well lived” was the overriding sentiment represented by all who gathered on Saturday for the presentation of a generous bequest to the Ridgway Heritage Council of the Dolores Dean Estate, a longtime community and council member. Born in Ridgway in 1930, Dean graduated from Ridgway High …

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Rogers Heritage, Van Buren and Arkadelphia win National Tag Team Wrestling Championships

By Kyle Sutherland | Pictures of Tommy Land The final day of the 14th Annual Centennial Bank High School State Wrestling Tournament began with the Semi-Finals and Championship Round for Class 6A, with Rogers Heritage winning the Tag Team Championship with 226 points. Bentonville, a five-time defending champion, was second …

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Heritage Hills Senior asks his girlfriend to do a prom on the radio

Derek Fortune has no problem being in front of a crowd. The Heritage Hills eldest is set to star as “Billy” in his high school musical theater production of the Cole Porter classic, everything is fine. He certainly doesn’t shy away from attention and has no problem commanding it. Which …

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New “Date Night” at the Met Museum includes live music and drink specials

picture by Shinya Suzuki to Flickr Bring someone special or come alone to a special evening hosted by the Western Hemisphere’s largest art museum. Every Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. starting February 18, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will host “Date at the Met», an evening …

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New Britain Herald – Central Connecticut region escapes high winds without major outages

@MUSZYNSKIBP The central Connecticut region escaped high winds and rain overnight Thursday through Friday with minimal power outages. Around 10 a.m. Friday, Bristol was the only city in the region to report problems. According to Eversource, the city experienced two outages that affected five customers. Cities in New Britain, Berlin, …

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New Katharine Hepburn Museum explores the life of a local legend

What did 6-year-old Katharine Hepburn ask for for Christmas in her letter to Santa? Was her size really this small to fit in that white dress from the movie sea ​​of ​​grass? And what’s the significance of the tub that looks like it’s been through a hurricane? welcome to the …

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Connecticut River Museum Purchase of RiverQuest to expand educational offerings

ESSEX—The Connecticut River Museum and Connecticut River Expeditions recently reached an agreement for the museum to purchase the Haddam-based CRE ship RiverQuest, which will now be moored at the Steamboat Wharf at the foot of Main Street. Captain Mark Yuknat and his wife Mindy had the RiverQuest built in 2001 …

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Nashville International Airport Welcomes New Airline | Tourism

Houston-based Avelo Airlines said Wednesday it will begin serving Nashville — its first destination in Tennessee — with nonstop service to southern Connecticut starting in May. According to a statement, the ultra-low-cost Avelo will be the only airline to offer nonstop flights between Music City and New Haven. Introductory one-way …

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Connecticut lawmaker changes last name to honor his mother’s legacy

MIDDLETOWN – The city’s State House representative says he changed his last name to better reflect his family identity and cement his “journey” to be “true to myself”. State Rep. Quentin “Q” Phipps, D-Middletown, changed his name to Quentin Williams, which he says will become official Thursday. His mother, Queen, …

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Ron DeSantis touts record Florida tourism amid pandemic closures elsewhere

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Tuesday that the state set new tourism records in 2021, and he lashed out at Democrats in the locked-down state who vacationed without a mask in the state. The governor’s office released statistics showing the Sunshine State welcomed 117.7 million visitors …

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Friends of the Milford Library group promotes discounted museum passes as solution to winter doldrums

Free and discounted museum passes are available to patrons of the Milford (Public) Library. As colder temperatures send Milford residents in search of new activities and a change of scenery, The Friends of the Milford (Public) Library, FOML, invites library patrons to beat the ‘blas ” wintry by visiting a …

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The Day – Eastern Regional Tourism District Awards Marketing Grants to Six Recipients

Mystic — The Eastern Regional Tourism District will distribute $50,000 in grants to six entities that have submitted plans for tourism marketing initiatives in the region. Mystic River Heritage Foundation, The Last Green Valley, City of New London, Thames River Heritage Foundation, Putnam Business Association and the Think Mystic Partnership …

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West Point’s Last Graduate Uniform Gift to the Middletown Military Museum

MIDDLETOWN — The Greater Middletown Military Museum continues to receive donations for its collection. Each enhances the history of the military experience of the greater Middletown area and America. Forms of a West Point graduate, including jungle camo shirt/pants, jungle boots, fatigues, blue uniform, jump boots, blue beret (101st Div.), …

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The Day – Black Heritage Trail Reveals Little-Known Stories of Black Resilience

New London — Years of research by a dedicated group provides insight into the life and resilience of Black people in New London over three centuries. The Black Heritage Trail was unveiled in October 2021 and offers a self-guided tour of 15 different historic sites around the city, all marked …

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Meet the girl who visits all the museums in New York

@janeaugust explores New York. @janeaugust Joan, better known as @janeaugust on TikTok, always knew she wanted to live in New York. Born in Connecticut to two New Yorkers, her family soon moved to Arizona but were determined to return to the East Coast as soon as they could. After high …

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USAF Heritage Of America arrives at Warner

The Warner Theater will host USAF Heritage of America with the Heritage Brass and Heritage Winds ensembles on the main stage on Monday, March 14, 2022 at 7 p.m. Heritage Brass is a pioneering fifteen-member symphonic brass ensemble. Bringing the military tradition of brass, percussion and vocals to the stage, …

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The benefits of museum philanthropy that builds staff diversity rather than new wings and galleries

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) Lisa M. Strong, Georgetown University (THE CONVERSATION) Retired financier Oscar Tang and his wife, Agnes Hsu-Tang, donate $125 million to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Their donation, announced in November 2021, will help pay for …

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Jackson State to compete in the 2022 Southern Heritage Classic

The Jackson State Tigers will compete in the 2022 Southern Heritage Classic, the school officially announced Friday. Jackson State will face the Tennessee State Tigers at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tennessee on Saturday, September 10, 2022. The Southern Heritage Classic is an annual historically black college football competition. …

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Black History Month: 4 Revealing Hudson Valley Heritage Trails

HUDSON VALLEY, NY – Black history is American history, and living in the Hudson Valley offers us the unique opportunity to visit first-hand the places where history was written. Westchester African American Heritage Trail Points of interest include the Rye African American Cemetery, the Friends of Chappaqua Meeting House, the …

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The Bristol Press – Hospital of Central Connecticut named one of America’s Top 250 Hospitals

@Hooks_Ciara NEW BRITAIN – The Central Connecticut Hospital has not allowed the pandemic to affect the level of care it has been able to provide to the community and those efforts have earned them a spot among America’s top 250 hospitals. This recognition places HOCC in the top 5% of …

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THEATER AND SHOWS: The New England Air Museum will stage an original play this weekend | Free time

The New England Air Museum is offering live theater in its hangars for the first time on Saturday and Sunday, February 12 and 13, with “The Mystery of Clara Cloud,” an original play by local playwright Betsy Maguire. The fictional story centers on Clara Cloud, an early Connecticut airmail pilot …

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The Heritage Foundation wants to break the internet

This week, Kara Frederick of the conservative Heritage Foundation released a report titled “Combating Big Tech’s Totalitarianism.” As evidenced by the title, Frederick takes a dim view of the current state of the tech industry, citing companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google, and makes suggestions for reforms she deems necessary. …

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New Britain Herald – Hospital of Central Connecticut named one of America’s Top 250 Hospitals

@Hooks_Ciara NEW BRITAIN – The Central Connecticut Hospital has not allowed the pandemic to affect the level of care it has been able to provide to the community and those efforts have earned them a spot among America’s top 250 hospitals. This recognition places HOCC in the top 5% of …

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Multiracial students navigate heritage through cultural centers and organizations

Students from diverse racial, cultural and ethnic backgrounds worked with the cultural centers to create community and identity. Yeji Kim 12:02 a.m., February 10, 2022 Staff reporter Karen Lin, Yale Daily News Yale’s cultural centers and other student groups provide multiracial students with a plethora of opportunities to further explore …

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Central Connecticut Hospital named one of America’s Top 250 Hospitals

February 10, 2022 Central Connecticut Hospital did not allow the pandemic to affect the level of care it was able to provide to the community and these efforts earned them a spot among America’s top 250 hospitals. This recognition places HOCC in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide and as …

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Museum architect among winners of prestigious Wolf Prize

February 8, 2022Updated: February 8, 2022 1:51 p.m. JERUSALEM (AP) — The American architect who designed New York’s High Line urban park and remodeled the Museum of Modern Art and a Stanford University researcher were among the winners of Israel’s prestigious Wolf Prize on Tuesday. . Elizabeth Diller, who also …

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Spike in tourism fees surprises small businesses in Belmar

February 08, 2022, 12:49 p.m.Updated 33 months ago Through: News 12 Staff Small business owners in Belmar said they were caught off guard after receiving notice from Belmar officials that the town’s tourism fee had been increased from $100 to $1,000. “A tourist fee in a small community that doesn’t …

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New publication from the Heritage Center features stories, poems and essays from the county

The Johnston County Heritage Center has released its first Johnston County Literary and Historical Journal, a collection of poems, short stories and essays by a diverse selection of local writers. This engaging hardcover book is dedicated to the late Margaret Maron, acclaimed author and Patron of the Heritage Center, recipient …

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Volunteer is ready to fill any role at the Kentucky Museum

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) – Peggy Welsh says getting involved in her community as a volunteer was taught to her and her siblings growing up in Louisville. This commitment to the community has stayed with her over the years. Welsh volunteers at the Owensboro Museum of Science and History in downtown …

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Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Central Connecticut – Match Recap – February 5, 2022

NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut — Nigel Scantlebury scored six of his eight points in overtime and Central Connecticut pulled away to earn a 91-82 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday. Scantlebury hit a pair of free throws with 2:51 left to put the Blue Devils ahead, 80-78, then scored for the …

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The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is showing recent works by Marian Bingham until April 10

This first of four panels entitled “Connecticut Shore” by Marian Bingham, dated 2015 (oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches) is featured in the exhibition currently on view at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum. NEW LONDON – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum announces the opening of Places: Recent works by …

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Rockwell Museum Strengthens Leadership Team and Adds New Position | Business

STOCKBRIDGE — Sue Elliott, the first director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Tanglewood Learning Institute at Lenox, has joined the Norman Rockwell Museum in the newly created position of Audience Manager, where she will oversee the museum’s new Audience Engagement Division. She is one of three new members of the …

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Scantlebury, Central Connecticut State Blue Devils take on the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights

Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (3-17, 2-6 NEC) at Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (5-17, 2-8 NEC) New Britain, Connecticut; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Brandon Rush and the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights visit Nigel Scantlebury and the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils during the NEC game on Saturday. The Blue Devils …

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history museum receives $9.9,000 grant from the National Endowment Fund | Community News

WATERTOWN – Connecticut Humanities, the state’s nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has awarded the Watertown History Museum a $9,900 Connecticut Culture Fund operating support grant. While a portion of the funds will be used for general operating expenses, this grant will also help fund two new …

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In Jamaica Plain, a pre-rolled cannabis dispensary and museum in one

The cutouts are part of the Core Social Justice Cannabis Museum, located in the same basement as the dispensary, both of which are nearing their one year anniversary. A wall of life-size cutouts at the Core Social Justice Cannabis Museum depicting the likelihood of incarceration for men of different races …

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Lorine Charles-St. Jules named new CEO of Saint Lucia Tourism Authority

Lorine Charles-St. jules [CASTRIES, Saint Lucia] – The Board of Directors of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has appointed Ms. Lorine Charles-St. Jules as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), from February 1, 2022. With over two decades of tourism and leadership experience, Ms. Charles-St. Jules has achieved significant success in the …

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Bartlett to target Jamaican diaspora for local tourism investment

Jamaican Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett Jamaican Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said his ministry would start looking seriously at “diasporic tourism” as a way to accelerate tourism investment in the country. Addressing the online ‘Let’s Connect with Ambassador Marks’ public meeting on Thursday evening, the Minister of Tourism said: “Jamaica’s large …

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Puerto Rican African heritage resonates through the beat

Puerto Rican African heritage resonates through the rhythm and chords of Bomba, dance and music that attracted Kevin Díaz, who founded the Movimiento Cultural Afro-Continental in New Haven in 2015. The bomba, a Puerto Rican folk dance that dates back to the 16th century and the slave trade, served as …

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Springfield Hosts African American Heritage Flag Raising at City Hall

Overnight Video Forecast 9 hours ago Springfield officers heading to Trooper’s funeral… 2 hours ago Big 2 News at 10:00 p.m. 20 hours ago West Springfield Fire Department warns residents… 9 hours ago Useful tips for donating to Ukrainian refugees 9 hours ago Hampden County DA hosts an online forum …

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Stax Museum offers virtual events for Black History Month

The Stax Museum of American Soul Music and its Tennessee Academy of Music are once again offering an online concert and virtual tour in honor of Black History Month in February ThroughThe Associated Press January 29, 2022, 7:39 PM • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article …

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🌱Connecticut River Museum Gets Grant + Bald Eagles In CT

Hello people of Essex-Chester-Deep River! It’s me again, Karena Garrity, your presenter from the Essex-Chester-Deep River Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Windy, cold, blowing snow. High: 24 Low: 6. Here are the top three stories from today in the Essex-Chester-Deep River: the Connecticut River Museum Received $50,700 Culture Fund Operating …

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Alabama tourism group backs CEO after fraud plea in Iowa

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A taxpayer-funded tourism agency in Alabama is backing its chief executive after pleading guilty to criminal fraud in Iowa, where a music festival he oversaw lost millions. Visit Dothan, which promotes tourism in the southeastern Alabama town of 71,000, released a statement Thursday after Aaron McCreight …

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6 men on trial for spectacular theft of jewelry from Dresden museum

January 28, 2022Updated: January 28, 2022 7:47 a.m. 1of3Defendant Rabieh R., right, hides his face as he is led into a courtroom at the Higher Regional Court in Dresden, eastern Germany, on January 28, 2022, before the start of ‘a trial for a jewel heist on the Green Vault (Gruenes …

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Conny the Whale’s fate remains uncertain as Connecticut Children’s Museum prepares to move

WEST HARTFORD — The sale of the Kingswood Oxford school property that the Children’s Museum calls home has essentially put a timer on the museum’s 64-year stay at 950 Trout Brook Drive, while the fate of the iconic Conny the Whale remains uncertain. The school announced it has reached an …

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Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center Receives Two CT Humanities Grants

KTM&HC was one of 624 Connecticut organizations to receive CT Cultural Fund support totaling $16 million from CTH. The CTCFOSG is part of a $30.7 million support allocated to non-profit arts, humanities and cultural organizations through CTH over the next two years by the CT General Assembly and approved by …

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COVID stifles Danbury Museum’s plans for an in-person Hat City Ball

DANBURY — Although the Danbury Museum & Historical Society was planning an in-person Hat City Ball next month, this year’s fundraiser will once again be an at-home event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hat City Ball is an annual event that raises funds for the museum and historical society …

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What weed tourism looks like in 2022 and beyond

This article originally appeared on The Fresh Toast and appears here with permission. Whether it’s a new market or an old one that continues to push its limits with recreational marijuana, weed tourism isn’t expected to slow down anytime soon. As leisure travel continues to recover and countries lift their …

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The Bristol Press – United Way of West Central Connecticut wants to raise awareness of 211

BRISTOL – United Way of West Central Connecticut wants to raise awareness of the statewide 211 information line they help support, which can provide a variety of resources for those in need of help. Donna Osuch, president and CPO of United Way of West Central Connecticut, said Connecticut has had …

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Secretary Ruby: West Virginia Tourism Growth in ‘All Areas’ | State Newspaper News

The country united states of americaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic …

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Palmer Museum of Art exhibition examines evolution of abstraction in the 1940s

George LK Morris (American, 1905-1975), Composition, 1940, oil on canvas, 30 3/16 x 23 1/8 inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art: A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1946, 1946-70-15 Lee Krasner (American, 1908-1984), Composition, 1949, oil on canvas, 38 1/16 x 27 13/16 inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art: Gift of the Aaron E. …

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UNESCO puts wooden sailboats from the Viking era on heritage list

ROSKILDE, Denmark (AP) — For thousands of years, wooden sailing ships enabled the peoples of northern Europe to spread trade, influence and sometimes war across seas and continents. In December, the UN’s cultural agency added the Nordic “clinker boats” to its list of traditions that represent the intangible cultural heritage …

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Military museum and library curator wants to preserve veterans’ stories

As curator of Chicago’s Military Museum and Pritzker Library, James Brundage of Crystal Lake often hears the regrets of visitors who had veterans in their family. They wished their late grandparents, parents or other loved ones who served in the military had shared more of their stories while they still …

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Mother sues Meta and Snap over daughter’s suicide – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Washington, Jan. 22: A woman has filed a lawsuit against Instagram’s parent company Meta and Snap Inc, claiming an addiction to their social media platforms caused the suicide of her 11-year-old daughter.Selena Rodriguez, an 11-year-old resident of Enfield, Connecticut, last July.In the lawsuit, which was filed Friday in federal court …

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10 must-see museums that will banish winter gloom

MAYA LIN: MAPS Lin, the architect who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, is renowned for bringing an uncanny degree of humanism to his often stark, minimal designs. At Smith College, where Lin’s Neilson Library recently opened, an exhibition of his map-based works is scheduled for late January. …

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Biden’s new domestic terrorism unit is bad for freedom-loving Americans

The Justice Department announced last week the creation of a Homeland Terrorism Unit to focus on an allegedly significant threat facing America. Also last week, President Joe Biden accused those who disagreed with a federal takeover of state elections of being racist, and he ordered Big Tech to censor more …

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South Dakota Breaks Tourism Spending Record | South Dakota

(The Center Square) – Visitors to South Dakota spent a record $4.4 billion in 2021, according to a press release from the South Dakota Department of Tourism. Spending was 30% higher than in 2020, the department said, citing a tourism economics study report. It amounts to $344 million in state …

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He owned the Olde Heritage Tavern in Lenox. Now he’s ready to buy Patrick’s Pub in Pittsfield | Business

McNinch Restaurant Group, which operates 101 Restaurant & Bar at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Pittsfield, has reached an agreement to buy Patrick’s Pub, one of the city’s oldest restaurants. EAGLE FILE PHOTO PITTSFIELD – The former owner of the Olde Heritage Tavern in Lenox is set to become …

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Nathalie Bondil moves to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Nathalie Bondil, the former director and chief curator of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) who sued the institution’s board of trustees for wrongful dismissal and defamation following her controversial 2020 dismissal by the president of counsel Michel de la Chennelière, reached a settlement with the entity. How much …

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Zdenka Badovinac will lead the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb

Curator and writer Zdenka Badovinac, who was forced in December 2020 by Slovenia’s new right-wing government to leave her post as director of the Moderna Galerija in Ljubljana, a post she had held since 1993, has been announced as the new director of the Museum of contemporary art in Zagreb. …

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Vegas Chamber’s Preview Las Vegas featured talks on tourism, water

Allegiant Stadium turned out to be the perfect location to host the Vegas Chamber’s Preview Las Vegas event. Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority President and CEO Steve Hill and R&R Partners Director Billy Vassiliadis told more than 1,000 Preview attendees on Tuesday that the $2 billion stadium exemplifies the …

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Bowlers from all over central Connecticut take part in a tournament

January 18, 2022 A total of 35 teams participated in the Greater Central Connecticut Bowling Association’s 14th Annual Mixed Bowling Tournament this year. The United States Bowling Congress (USBC) certified tournament has been held at Lessard Lanes in Plainville for the past two weekends, bringing together bowlers from across central …

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New York Restaurants, Shows, Hotels and More Now Offer Winter Tourism Deals

NEW YORK (WABC) – Tourism officials are offering New Yorkers and visitors deals on some of New York’s best shows, restaurants, entertainment and hotels. NYC and Company offers a number of deals, including prix fixe menus at more than 500 restaurants, 2-for-1 tickets to 17 Broadway shows, and more than …

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Hartford building could become a museum for the Black Civil War regiment | Connecticut and area

HARTFORD — A vacant building in Hartford could become a museum honoring a famous Black Civil War regiment. Army veteran Bridgitte Prince leads a project to raise $35 million to tell the story of the 29th Regiment Connecticut Infantry (Colored), the first Union soldiers to enter the defeated city of …

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Yakima Valley agricultural tourism poised for growth with help from DC

With 15 years of leadership under his belt, John Cooper, President and CEO of Yakima Tourism, has a pretty good idea to bring more tourists to Yakima in the future in addition to our sunshine, our beer and our wine. Cooper says the farm-to-table agritourism experience is important for the …

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Rhode Island Arts, Culture and Heritage Groups Share $3.5 Million in State Grants | Where is

PROVIDENCE – Dozens of arts, culture, heritage and historic sites across Rhode Island are receiving nearly $3.5 million in state government assistance for renovation, repair and program expansion projects , according to officials. The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts is providing about $2.3 million and the Rhode Island …

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New Year brings tourism back to Sri Lanka despite omicron fears

COLOMBO: At a makeshift kiosk just off the Kadawatha Interchange in Sri Lanka’s Western Province, royal orange coconuts, bright green and yellow mangoes and small round wild oranges are stacked in neat heaps . A fruit vendor expertly slices a coconut with a knife and hands it to a customer, …

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Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum Reveals Formative Friendship With Overlooked Sculptor, Marisol

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – She was classy, ​​bright, hugely popular with the press and hugely successful on the New York City Pop Art scene in the early 1960s. Yet today, the standard art historical line about sculptor Marisol Escobar, known simply as Marisol, is that she has been largely forgotten in …

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Tobogganing The County: Tourism

SINCLAIR/CROSS LAKE, Maine (WAGM) – According to the Maine Snowmobiling Association, the economic impact of snowmobiling in the state of Maine is over $600 million annually. In this week’s Sledding the County, Brian Bouchard takes a look at snowmobile tourism. Given Aroostook County’s annual snowfall and temperatures, it’s no surprise …

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Police shoot, kill man with hammer at California museum

January 14, 2022Updated: January 14, 2022 8:46 p.m. FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police shot and killed a 34-year-old man who broke into a museum in California’s San Joaquin Valley on Thursday and charged officers with a hammer, authorities said. Edgar Morfin Mendoza was pronounced dead at the scene after two …

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After partner dies, lone heritage ox helps Stamford Nature Center teach about the past

STAMFORD — Moose is an introvert, said Nina Sherwood, farm manager at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center, but Monty was the natural extrovert. He ate anything you put in front of him – pumpkins, fruit, etc. And he could also play soccer, she explained, as he did this summer …

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More US museum workers unionize as pandemic drags on; Institutions increase incentives

As the Covid-19 crisis looks set to enter its third year, American museum workers, many of whose jobs were precarious or linked to low wages even before the pandemic, continue to push for the unionization in order to obtain some job security. and ensure safe working conditions. Staff at the …

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Tourism Returns Fast on COVID-Overrun Cyprus, Revenues Soar

ΝΙCOSIA – Despite having the highest number of COVID-19 cases per capita in the world, Cyprus has still attracted tourists through the fall of 2021 with incomes in October matching levels of this period before the pandemic don’t knock. That month brought in 3,102 million euros ($355.61 million) compared to …

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Staffing shortages in hospitality and tourism industries could have lasting impact, expert says – WFTV

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A professor said he’s worried visitors who come to Central Florida for its hospitality and tourism industry will have a bad experience due to staffing shortages and won’t return. “Those who lost their jobs during the pandemic, about 60% don’t come back,” said Dr. Robertico Croes …

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Proposed Corporate Retreat, Bed-and-Breakfast, Could Draw Tourism to Washington County – WDVM25 & DCW50

Scott’s WDVM 25 Evening Forecast for Tuesday, January 25 News / 9 hours ago Video Lou’s WDVM 25 Evening Forecast for Tuesday, January 25 News / 15 hours ago Video Scott’s WDVM 25 Evening Forecast for Tuesday, January 25 News / 16 hours ago Video Times drop back into the …

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Miss Tourism Ghana, Goldstar Air spreads love at Countryside Orphanage

Goldstar Air, Ghana Wings, in collaboration with Miss Tourism Ghanaorganizers, brought a smile to the Countryside children’s home inBawjiase, located in Awutu Senya West Municipal Assembly, CentralRegion-Ghana, by donating assorted items and throwing a party for them. Ghanaian pageantry is renowned for promoting the country’s rich cultural heritage and tourist …

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Most people are not aware of the existence of the American Museum of Clock and Watchmaking.

There are many great museums in Nutmeg State. We have art museums, history museums, and science museums that can compete with anyone in the country. But if you find yourself looking for a unique museum in Connecticut that you can only discover here, look no further.! The American Clock and …

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The American Folk Art Museum donated a major work by touring 19th-century portrait painter Ammi Phillips

Of the hundreds, if not thousands, of portraits that itinerant American folk artist Ammi Phillips painted during his career from the early 19th century to the Civil War, his portraits of young people are the most beloved. Children’s faces are a fraction of those Phillips recorded, but when he did, …

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Reid leads Merrimack past Central Connecticut 66-57

Ziggy Reid tied his season high with 20 points as Merrimack beat Central Connecticut 66-57 ThroughThe Associated Press January 8, 2022, 8:28 p.m. • 1 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut — Ziggy Reid matched his season high with 20 points as Merrimack outscored …

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Alabama to spend $ 1 million to train tourism students

[ad_1] MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) – With its tourism workforce depleted since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, Alabama will spend $ 1 million to prepare up to 2,000 students for work in its hospitality industry. The funding was announced Wednesday by Governor Kay Ivey at a tourism conference on the …

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Central Connecticut State vs Merrimack 1/8/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds » Sports Chat Place

Merrimack Warriors (7-8) vs. Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (4-11) January 8, 2022 1:00 p.m. EDTThe line: Central Connecticut State Blue Devils +5 / Merrimack Warriors -5; Over/Under: -125.5(Click here for the latest betting odds) The Merrimack Warriors and the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils meet in college basketball action …

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Rochester man’s “museum” pays homage to American tramp

[ad_1] ROCHESTER, NY – There are so many jobs available these days, it seems employers are literally begging people to come and work for them. But there was a time when finding work was not so easy. This led to a whole group of people jumping on trains in search …

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Mississippi Museum of Art to open A MOVEMENT IN ALL DIRECTIONS

[ad_1] On April 9, the Mississippi Museum of Art will open A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration, which explores the profound impact of the Great Migration on the social and cultural life of the United States from a historical perspective and staff. Co-organized with the Baltimore …

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2 accused in North Central Connecticut ‘Ghost Gun’ case

NORTH CENTRAL CT — Two men accused of trafficking and then selling weapons in North Central Connecticut have been slapped on federal charges, authorities said. Leonard C Boyle, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and David Sundberg, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s New Haven …

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Hawaii revenue expected to rise as tourism rebounds | Hawaii

(The Center Square) – Carnival’s Grand Princess will sail into Honolulu Harbor at 6 a.m. on Sunday, marking the first time a cruise ship has docked in Hawaii in 22 months, said Jai Cunningham, head of public information for the Hawaii Department of Transportation (DOT). Carnival Cruise Lines and Norwegian …

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Hawaii council predicts increase in tax revenue as tourism rebounds

[ad_1] HONOLULU (AP) – The Council on Revenues predicted on Thursday that Hawaii’s general fund tax revenues would increase by 15% in the current fiscal year through June as tourism recovers from the COVID crisis. 19. In the next fiscal year, which runs from July to June 2023, the board …

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Summer 2021 beat 2020 for tourism record in Wyoming | Wyoming

(The Center Square) – Tourism in Wyoming skyrocketed in the summer of 2021, surpassing numbers in 2020 and even pre-pandemic years. Data from the state’s Economic Analysis Division shows the state collected about 85% more tax revenue this year compared to 2020, with $3.2 million more in June and $5 …

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Hawaii Council predicts tax revenue jump as tourism rebounds | Hawaii News

By AUDREY McAVOY, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — The Council on Revenues predicted Thursday that Hawaii’s general fund tax revenue will increase 15% in the current fiscal year through June as tourism recovers from the COVID-19 downturn. 19. Over the next fiscal year, which runs from July to June 2023, …

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Guilford’s Dudley Farm Museum to expand its Quinnipiac exhibit

[ad_1] 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 …

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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

[ad_1] @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 …

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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

[ad_1] 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 …

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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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Jurassic Quest, Genius Museum and Mohegan Sun Escape Room

[ad_1] (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 …

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Key Irish Famine Museum supporter backs reopening

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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Cruise ships, COVID-19 and the tourism economy

[ad_1] 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 …

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Philadelphia tourism leader Jeff Guaracino has died at 48

[ad_1] 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 …

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The Naval and Maritime Museum launches an exhibition of fragile artefacts

[ad_1] 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 …

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Connecticut launches marketing campaign to encourage winter tourism

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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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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