If they can’t make the Capitol rotunda ring with shouts of “Keep It Public,” public land proponents are hoping that they can make legislators’ phones ring. On Tuesday, public land and wildlife organizations held a virtual Rally for Public Lands online to try to drum up opposition to several bills, […]

Mar. 31—The Gladys Porter Zoo and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums invite the community to attend an interactive virtual music benefit concert, “All Together for Animals” that will benefit several aquariums and zoos throughout the country that have suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic. Among those who will benefit from […]

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2021 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival in Essex County Branch Brook Park in Newark will be held virtually because of the ongoing conditions created by the pandemic. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is the premiere sponsor of the virtual festival. “The Coronavirus pandemic has […]

Are you ready to let the kids take the lead? © Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation History is Fun at Home virtual learning. Clearly, they lead us in unexpected directions when we travel — whether vintage shopping, to a pop-up dinner in someone’s house, a museum you never would have considered visiting, a […]

Airbnb launches online experiences for neurodiverse individuals (Getty Images/iStockphoto) Airbnb has introduced a new initiative to make virtual travel more inclusive, with the company revealing a collection of online experiences designed for neurodiverse guests. According to the vacation rental company, the “isolation and disruptions to regular routines caused by the […]

The 109th National Cherry Blossom Festival kicks off Saturday, but for the second consecutive year officials in the nation’s capital are urging people to avoid visiting Washington’s famed cherry trees due to the coronavirus pandemic. “We’re encouraging the public to experience the cherry blossoms virtually this year to help avoid […]

The event may be virtual, but this year’s Run for the Roses auction and gala will bring tangible, vital benefits to families in need. Hosted by Rotary Club of South Everett/Mukilteo on Saturday, April 24, the Kentucky Derby-themed auction and gala offers a chance to “gather” virtually and vie for […]

On Thursday (or Friday, depending on your time zone), Kygo will release his virtual concert, performed from atop a snowy mountain in Norway’s Sunnmore Alps. To make it happen, the Norwegian DJ and pop hitmaker spent more than $100,000 of his own money, according to manager Myles Shear. “Since I […]

Staging, the process of decorating a listing to make it more attractive for sale, is all but necessary in the world of Bay Area real estate. But traditional staging can be costly, time-consuming and a logistical challenge. That’s why virtual staging, the process of using software to digitally enhance a […]

NORTH ATTLEBORO — Reorganizing town government will be up for discussion again when the town council holds its next virtual meeting Monday night. Discussions of the reorganization of the solid waste department as part of the public works department and the creation of a chief assessor’s post in that office […]

Feb. 18—FAIRMONT — While passing a basketball between a team of kids from different areas of Marion County is not the best activity idea during a pandemic, the Marion County Parks and Recreation Commission has created a new way to teach kids the fundamentals of basketball. MCPARC normally hosts a […]

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The COVID-19 pandemic can’t stop one concert from happening. The 10th Annual New Day Benefit Concert that helps the homeless in the area, looks a little different this year. The 2021 version is called “On the Road with Aretha”, organizer John Nichols traveled to Arizona, Texas, […]

What better place to spend the Day of Love than The City of Light? Well, not in real life, obviously. We’re not sure what day it is, let alone which tier — aubergine? rouge? But a day of play in the virtual Louvre, a remote float on the Seine and […]

Photo credit: John Francis From Cosmopolitan Now that we’re almost one year into These Times, it’s no surprise that your relationships may need a lil recharge. Especially if you and your person are deep in the trenches of navigating long-distance (whether it be because of different time zones or social […]