Tag: Leisure/Arts

Prominent chef tells Fed that worker shortages are due to ‘life changes’ in wake of pandemic

The reason that there is a worker shortage in the U.S. restaurant industry is that employees decided to make “life changes” as they went through...

Opinion: All concerts should mandate that every fan is ‘carded’ — showing proof of a COVID vaccine or test

Since early 2020 we have been bobbing and weaving as the coronavirus has thrown its various variants at us. We’re learning a lot of defensive...

Opinion: With record rains falling, New York’s ‘Homecoming’ concert was a washout. Should the event have been postponed in the first place?

At the start of the star-filled “Homecoming” concert in New York’s Central Park on Saturday evening, Gayle King pointed out to the crowd of tens...

Disney is eliminating a beloved free perk at its U.S. theme parks

Cutting the line at your favorite Disney theme park attractions is now going to cost you. Disney DIS, +1.08% is set to roll out a...

I love cool weather and hiking but can’t afford to stay in Oakland — where should I retire in the western U.S.?

I need some advice. I’m a single woman of color looking to retire in about 4 years. I am willing to buy a home but...

‘When I go to the playground, my older son loves to try to interact with kids — and he doesn’t really know how’

As a mother of two young boys, Amber Marlow worries that the pandemic might affect her children’s development because of the social isolation it has...

People are still playing a lot of videogames, but how much?

Videogame publishers anticipate the pandemic-fueled turbocharging of their industry is here to stay, but engagement is slowing and hurting their stocks. Going into earnings season,...

Here’s what’s coming to Netflix in August 2021 — and what’s leaving

Netflix Inc. has another month packed with new offerings this August, but the two biggest additions ended their critically acclaimed runs almost a decade ago....

No, you’re not crazy. Yes, the CDC’s mask guidelines are confusing — why you should wear a mask indoors even if you’re vaccinated

Wear a mask. Don’t wear a mask. Make one. Buy one. Wear it outdoors. Wear it indoors. Confused? You’re not alone. “The delta variant is...

Here’s what’s coming to Hulu in August 2021, and what’s leaving

Hulu is loaded for August, with some big names, highly anticipated originals and new seasons of fan favorites on the way. The biggest of the...

Looking for a fun escape? Try a weekend getaway in Atlanta

You know this vibrant Southern city for its deep musical roots, professional sports teams and emerging reputation as a film production hot spot, but Atlanta is also...

The pandemic is inspiring Kickstarter and Unilever to test four-day workweeks — but will it hurt productivity?

An office is no longer synonymous with conference rooms and cubicles. For many, it’s become synonymous with being at home with pets, family members or...

Opinion: What’s worth streaming in July 2021: ‘Ted Lasso,’ the Tokyo Olympics and more

The weather may be warming up in July, but the streaming offerings promise to keep it breezy. July’s streaming slate offers nothing too heavy and...

Here’s what’s coming to Netflix in July 2021 — and what’s leaving

Netflix Inc. has a slew of original series and returning favorites coming in July, including two of its best comedies. Those would be Season 2...

Jamie Dimon insists his workers return to the office — here’s why that’s a bit rich

It’s time to hire a dog walker, and change out of your Lululemon LULU, +0.49% sweats. That’s the message JPMorgan Chase’s chief executive, Jamie Dimon,...

Here’s what’s coming to Hulu in July 2021, and what’s leaving

Hulu doesn’t have many originals coming in July, but will try to make up for that with a ton of older movies. The Disney DIS,...

Here’s everything coming to Amazon Prime Video in July 2021

Amazon Prime Video has a blockbuster original movie, some slick new reality shows and a selection of cinematic classics coming in July. “The Tomorrow War”...

This is where older Americans find the most happiness

Ready for this one? Good things came out of the pandemic. A new study “The Four Pillars of the New Retirement: What a Difference a...

Tens of thousands of public servants face delays accessing student-loan relief — due to a simple oversight

In 2007, the government promised teachers, social workers and firefighters that if they worked in public service and made payments on their student loans for...

‘Not being able to connect with people was really hard’: Company sports teams are finally getting back together

American office workers are moving from the Zoom window to the batter’s box. When Sean O’Rourke took the field at a softball league on Monday...

Vaccinated and need a vacation? CDC relaxes guidance for Americans traveling to more than 100 countries.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued updated travel advice, easing restrictions on more than 100 countries and opening up more destinations...

I want to move to a walkable, historic, four-season town and have a budget of $30,000 a year — where should I retire?

I am recently retired, and now that it’s a seller’s market, it seems like the perfect time to sell my home and move to a...

My boyfriend demands I pay half of his $600K mortgage and utilities, or go live in a camper van. He says, ‘You’ll never own this house’

I have been in a relationship with my partner, a man, for about 10 years. We are both in our late 50s, and I’m financially...

My sisters — one of whom was a Fortune 500 VP — emptied my mother’s house and told me to take what was left

Before my mom died, my two older sisters moved her from her home to an assisted living facility in the southern state where they both...

A huge day for meme stocks sees Mudrick reportedly dump AMC stock, and Roaring Kitty returns to rally GameStop die-hards

An extended holiday hiatus hasn’t stopped the meme stock mojo, with GameStop and AMC Entertainment registering stellar returns to start June action, sending supporters of...