Travel to the UK: some of the best new hotels and restaurants to visit in London

The NoMad in London’s West End has a lush restaurant atrium designed to feel like a greenhouse. Photo / Simon Upton From boutique boltholes to boutique dining rooms, some truly delicious places have recently opened in the UK capital, writes Amira Hashish London is well and truly back in action with a sparkling selection of … Read more

Tricks for finding summer travel bargains

The majority of Americans — 7 out of 10 — plan to travel in the next 12 months for leisure, according to a February Nerd Wallet survey. Many Americans are looking to travel this summer, and most hope to find a good deal. Air travel has nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels. The number of flyers … Read more

3 South Florida restaurants temporarily ordered shut – Sun Sentinel

Raw sewage filled the kitchen of a seafood shack, flies swarmed inside a Mexican cantina and bathroom odors plagued a German eatery, according to state inspectors who ordered that the three South Florida restaurants be temporarily shut down last week. One Poke Shop and Taco vs. Burritos Cantina, both in Miami, and Rene’s Schnitzelhaus in … Read more

April 2022 Miami Restaurant Openings and Closings

April saw an immense number of new restaurants emerge onto South Florida’s dining scene. Notable openings include Dirty French Steakhouse by Major Food Group and the lively Carousel Club at Gulfstream Park. Sadly, Hotsy Totsy, a beloved restaurant in Hollywood, closed, There is some good news, however. The restaurant’s website hints at a reopening under … Read more

Amazon, Citigroup, Yelp, to help pay for travel expenses for abortion workers

After several states, including Texas and Oklahoma, passed restrictive abortion laws, some companies, including Amazon, Citigroup and Yelp, told their employees they would cover their travel costs to access the internet. ‘abortion. In fact, “can you travel to another state for an abortion?” was a breakout Google search the day after the Roe v. Wade, … Read more

Starbucks union files NLRB complaint citing CEO Schultz’s benefits comments

The union representing Starbucks baristas is taking aim at the coffee giant’s interim chief executive, Howard Schultzalleging his recent comments about an improved benefits plan amounted to illegal threats and had a “chilling effect” on impending union votes. The union, Starbucks Workers United, claims in an April 22 filing with the National Labor Relations Board … Read more

Tourists, rejoice! Italy and Greece ease COVID-19 restrictions

ROME (AP) — For travelers heading to Europe, summer vacation just got a whole lot easier. Italy and Greece eased some COVID-19 restrictions on Sunday ahead of Europe’s peak summer tourist season, a sign that life is increasingly returning to normal. Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority has announced that it is lifting all COVID-19 rules for … Read more

China’s ‘zero-COVID’ restrictions curb May Day holiday travel

BEIJING (AP) — Only a trickle of visitors strolled the pedestrianized streets of the historic Qianmen district in central Beijing on Sunday, which would normally be bustling with tourists on what was a national holiday and a spring day. sunny. Many Chinese marked a quiet May Day this year as the government “zero-COVID” approach restricted … Read more

Beijing closes Universal Studios and bans restaurants in major escalation of Covid restrictions

CNN — Beijing has banned all restaurants, closed Universal Studios and ordered residents to provide proof of a negative Covid test to enter public places in a major escalation in restrictions as a five-day vacation begins. The Labor Day holiday, which began on Saturday this year, has traditionally been a busy time for travel and … Read more

Jorts the Cat vs. Scabby the Rat: Rising Labor Movement Needs New Mascots

Preparing to support some workers going on strike last month, Courtney John, a parks and recreation worker in the Minneapolis area, designed her picket line closet. On it was an image of a chunky, ginger-haired fellow who has become one of organized labor’s biggest cheerleaders. He isn’t a member of any union himself. Technically, he … Read more