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Daylight Saving Time for 2021 to End This Sunday

Just one week after the European Union set its clocks back by one hour to Winter Time, the United States will, in lockstep, return to standard time on Sunday, November 7, at 2 a.m. local time.
Daylight Saving Time in the United States will resume on March 13, 2022 and end on November 6. In the European Union, Summer Time will start on March 27, 2022.
Summer Time – or Daylight Saving …

Today is Election Day: Here’s What’s Open and What’s Closed

Today is Election Day: Here’s What’s Open and What’s Closed

Today, Tuesday, is Election Day in the United States, a day set by law for the general elections of federal public officials that also encompasses elections for state and local officials. By statute it is “the Tuesday next after the first Monday in the month of November.”
While Election Day is not a federal holiday, it is a state holiday in many jurisdictions including Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Montana New …

Great Moments in Travel History – November 2021

November, the eleventh and penultimate month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars, is the last full month of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and the last full month of spring in the Southern. Originally the ninth month in the calendar of Romulus, November retained its name, which is derived from the Latin “novem” or “nine.”
In the United States, November is the month of the Thanksgiving holiday, a …

Europe to Set Back Clocks One Hour on Sunday for Winter Time

People in most European nations will adjust their clocks back one hour early Sunday as the cutover from Summer Time to Winter Time takes place, thereby giving everyone on the Continent an extra hour of sleep. Since Europe spans multiple time zones, the change will occur at different local times.
The move is akin to the switch from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time in the United States, although it is …

Theater Review: ‘Six – The Musical’ at Brooks Atkinson Theatre

You’ve probably not heard much about the wives of Henry VI or Henry VII, monarchs who preceded Henry VIII and who had just one wife each.  Henry VIII, on the other hand, is best known for his six marriages and, hence, six wives, something every schoolchild in the United Kingdom and the United States knows about.
Henry VIII’s attempts to annul his first marriage, to Catherine of Aragon, after she didn’t …

Monday is Columbus Day: Here’s What’s Open and What’s Closed This Year

Monday is Columbus Day in the United States, a holiday that celebrates the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Americas on October 12, 1492. Columbus was an Italian explorer sailing on behalf of Spain who crossed the Atlantic Ocean in an effort to find a faster route to the Far East, only to land in the New World.
It is also Indigenous Peoples’ Day, in accordance with a proclamation signed last …

‘Moulin Rouge’ Sweeps 2021 Tony Awards, ‘The Inheritance’ Wins Best Play

“Moulin Rouge” won best musical, best actor and best actor in a featured role, as well as a host of technical prizes at the 2021 Tony Awards, and ‘The Inheritance’ captured four Tonys, including best play and best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play.
Held for the first time in over two years, the 2021 Tony Awards honored shows that had opened before the start of …