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A comic book sequel starring DC Comics' supervillain team tops the DVD releases for the week of Oct. 26. "The Suicide Squad": Director James Gunn, who helmed "Guardians of the Galaxy," turns his attention to DC's chaotic crew in this follow-up to 2016's "Suicide Squad." In Gunn's sequel, "the team that we end up following is comprised of Bloodsport (Idris Elba), Peacemaker (John Cena), ...

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Call it a leading business indicator. Once again, some of Wall Street's wealthiest financiers and other luminaries are descending on the Beverly Hilton hotel this week for a Milken Institute Global Conference — a year after COVID-19 forced them to participate virtually from behind their desks. But like much else in the pandemic era, it's not quite what it was before. A vaccine is required for ...

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In a move to diversify its reach in the hospitality industry, the San Diego Tourism Authority is launching a new program intended to benefit businesses owned by people of color, LGBTQ+, women and veterans. The pilot program, which tourism officials say is one of the first of this scope in the country, is meant to promote equity and inclusion in the industry by, among other things, providing ...

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — In a recent news story, a chihuahua sneaked into luggage as her humans headed to Las Vegas. The dog, Icky, had burrowed inside a boot, only to be discovered when the suitcase exceeded its weight limit. Icky, blessedly, was fine. My first thought upon reading this was: yes, absolutely, of course. I also have a tiny dog, a 5-pound rescue Pomeranian named Rocket. Rocket ...

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For many visitors to Virginia’s historic triangle, Yorktown gets relegated to a rushed afternoon of Revolutionary War stops and memorabilia. Rookie mistake. Not only is this slightly sleepy seaside getaway steeped in the history of America’s very beginnings, it boasts spectacular seafood, some unexpected dining gems, live music and one of the most accessible waterfronts the area has to offer. ...

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Chris Shepler, a third-generation operator of Shepler's Ferry that shuttles visitors to Mackinac Island every season, struggled to describe the 2021 tourist season. "This summer was out of control, off the charts crazy," he told the Free Press. "Absolutely crazy. We set records for our all-time busiest summer in the history of our company." While William Henry "Cap" Shepler started the ferry ...

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DULUTH, Minn. – The summer's tourism traffic here picked up where 2019 left off as hotels filled up and visitors embraced the return of major events and weekend getaways. And with fall colors peaking in northern Minnesota, the crowds aren't thinning just yet. "It was the recovery year we needed," said Brandon Porter, general manager of downtown Duluth's Holiday Inn. "We had a pretty strong ...

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Oct. 17—With Enid's Christmastime event series set to begin next month just down the block, downtown business owners and city officials say they hope the expected turnout will translate into bigger business for the area. Enid Brewing Company & Eatery is moving its Weekends on Maine vendor market to the ice rink area by the 140-foot Christ Tree on the third Saturday of December, in conjunction ...

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Call it a leading business indicator. Once again, some of Wall Street's wealthiest financiers and other luminaries are descending on the Beverly Hilton hotel this week for a Milken Institute Global Conference — a year after COVID-19 forced them to participate virtually from behind their desks. But like much else in the pandemic era, it's not quite what it was before. A vaccine is required for ...