The Parties Here’s the structural genius of “Party Down.” It has the DNA of a workplace comedy in that it brings together people who would never know each other otherwise. But it’s also a hangout comedy in that the waiters work as little as possible. Because each episode takes place […]

With February quickly approaching, you may be eager to prepare for the most fun and love-filled day of the year: Galentine’s Day. The made-up holiday was popularized back in 2010 by Parks and Recreation’s Leslie Knope. “February 13th, Galentine’s Day, is about celebrating lady friends,” said Leslie. And while the […]

Tourists look at the skyline at sunset, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Since becoming one of the world’s first destinations to open up for tourism, Dubai has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. With peak tourism season in full swing, coronavirus infections are surging […]

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is choosing a new leader this weekend, a decision that will help shape German voters’ choice of a successor to Merkel at the helm of the European Union’s biggest economy after her 16-year reign. Merkel, now 66, has steered Germany, and Europe, […]

Despite the restrictions, there are lots of fun things you can do to make sure your child’s big day goes off with a bang (iStock/The Independent) Lockdown may be in place, but one thing’s for sure: birthdays still happen once a year, regardless of the rules and restrictions around us. […]

Sir David Attenborough has been named the nation’s favourite online Christmas party host. Millions of Brits have admitted declining Zoom or other online video calls with friends and family because they’re suffering from VCB – Video Call Burnout – from work-related sessions. But they would be more than happy to […]

FRANKLIN, Tenn. ― Even as Americans are being infected, hospitalized and killed by COVID-19 in record numbers, the scene Saturday night outside the headquarters of Christian financial personality Dave Ramsey’s Ramsey Solutions looked like a festival designed to flout public health guidelines. The talk radio host, who preaches debt-free living […]

You’ve heard of drive-through burgers, drive-through coffee and even drive-through coronavirus testing, but how about a drive-through Christmas party? The City of Tumwater is having one on Friday, Dec. 18, and your family is invited. The catch: You have to make reservations in advance, and there are only 400 spots […]

Many of us are itching to dress up after a year of loungewear (The Independent) For most people, December is a month chock full of get-togethers, so much so that a flick through your diary can make you feel like a high-flying socialite. A family pub lunch here and festive […]

We will particularly miss the mass mid-morning gatherings, where we watched the opening of an amazing 8 sq ft advent calendar. The daily ritual, performed by Santa Claus assisted by five elves, involved drawing out the name of a lucky colleague, who opened a window to reveal their valuable prize. […]

Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Getty Images Plus. Not Every Work Call Needs to Be on Video Banning Political Talk at the Office Is Not the Answer Working From Home Is Making a Lot of People Miserable No One Knows Their Legal Rights at Work Few people are as […]

With rising case numbers all over the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has guaranteed that Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas will look different this year.For most of us — at least those of us who plan to follow government guidelines — that means it may be time to host a holiday […]

President Trump is apparently planning an election night party at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Trump campaign sent fundraiser emails over the weekend about a chance to party alongside Team Trump as the results come in next Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. The winner of a drawing, […]

Olathe Library teen assistant Kelly Darling works on a project for an Arty Party program. Darling conducts the programs twice a month online. Courtesy photo Staying home and being socially distant from people can get boring, especially if you’re a kid. To give those young hands something creative to do, […]

Share This Article: Chris Jennewein (top left) and the Rev. Shane Harris (bottom right) moderated the Zoom debate between Tim Nader and Paul Sarita, who sat 2,600 miles apart. Former Chula Vista Mayor Tim Nader is backed by county Democrats. Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul Starita is endorsed by county Republicans. […]