In a new year, Planet Word, a new museum with voice-activated exhibits, debuts in Washington D.C., with a mission “dedicated to the power, beauty and fun of language: showing how words shape the human experience.” Admission is free.
For Halloween, or October in general, finding something scarier than fear of contracting COVID-19 might be more challenging this year.
Travel, usually by vehicle, to smaller family-type local and regional attractions is enjoying an upsurge in COVID-19 times over longer trips to larger, brassier cities with Disney-like group formats and crowds.
The observation that “COVID-19 changed everything” applies even to the recreational vehicle sitting in your or a neighbor’s driveway or garage.
As the COVID-19 reality seemed to abate for a while, but then sneaked back, we’re bewildered about conflicting stay-at-home recommendations vs. the beginning this week of traditional summer travel season.
For a fee, the general public can spend overnight “inside” a painting by realist Edward Hopper (1882-1967) one of America’s most famous artists, exhibited through Feb. 23 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia.
Even in retirement, Texas-born President Dwight D. Eisenhower chose farm acreage for his “last posting” literally surrounded by the same type of honored warriors he commanded in some of world history’s most famous battles.
Crashing a car into a large upright piano being pushed across a downtown San Antonio street, not at an intersection, accompanied by musicians brandishing brass instruments, might be challenging to explain later to an insurance representative: One of those, “How did that happen?” incredulitie…
We were on the phone at George Bush Intercontinental Airport with an airline agent, who was helping us salvage a day of our vacation trip after Air Canada announced that our 6:15 a.m. flight from Houston to Calgary would be delayed about six hours.
The same intriguing interplay of light and shadow, characterizing the abbreviated life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, echoes symbolically in architect Steven Holl’s design of a new addition, adjacent to the 48-year-old existing Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, on a bank of t…
America’s 1,912 mile transcontinental railroad, completed 150 years ago when Leland Stanford, Central Pacific Railroad president, drove the final anchoring spike into the tracks at Promontory Summit Utah, fundamentally changed America forever in the same way as the internet did.