April 21, 2021

US: 10 tons of trash collected from Virginia Beach after Memorial Day event

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By Morgan Gstalter From The Hill Ten tons of trash had to be removed from the shores of Virginia Beach on Monday after a Memorial Day event, WAVY 10 news reported. The Chesapeake Bay beach commonly known as Chic’s Beach hosted an event on Sunday called Floatopia. Beachgoers celebrate Memorial Day weekend by bringing their own […]

The Editor Speaks: US Memorial Day

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Yesterday (Mon 28) was Memorial Day in the US. We have a similar event here in November (Sun 11th Nov). We have a public holiday on the following Monday. In the US Memorial Day is widely celebrated with weekend ‘bargain’ sales, barbecues, beach trips, etc. Whilst here we don’t seem to have the ‘bargain’ sales […]

Texas State Aquarium sees record attendance with the opening of Caribbean Journey

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  Corpus Christi, Texas, June 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS –  The Texas State Aquarium’s Caribbean Journey is proving to be a big hit with  guests. The Aquarium has welcomed over 50,000 guests since opening on May 13, including over 13,000 during Memorial Day weekend. Guest attendance since Caribbean Journey’s opening is […]

These are the most common weeks of the year for Americans to get married

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By Dan Kopf, Priceonomics From Business Insider Picking a wedding date is likely the single biggest planning decision a couple will make in their lives. The chosen date impacts the expense of the ceremony, venue possibilities, and the plans of possibly hundreds of people. The conventionaldecision is to pick a Saturday in the warmer months […]

Recipe for Memorial Day

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Coming home and Memorial Day By Dody Denman Memorial Day is Monday, May 30th and I have a story to share with you that only a few people have heard. I, like most freedom loving people, appreciate the sacrifice from our military. Ours was not a military family. There wasn’t a history of parents, grandparents […]