City-Guide Highlights 80+ “Best of Local” Small Businesses Across St. Louis Region

City-Guide Highlights 80+ “Best of Local” Small Businesses Across St. Louis Region

St. Louis, MO – The Scout Guide Saint Louis, a high-quality city-guide publication featuring a curated selection of the best local entrepreneurs, business owners, artists, health/wellness providers and more, is set to launch their fifth volume this October, marking the largest Guide to date for the St. Louis branch. Featuring over 90 pages of local … Read more

Is it safer to book with a travel agent? Here’s why people are ditching online booking in 2022

Is it safer to book with a travel agent?  Here's why people are ditching online booking in 2022

On decimated UK high streets, travel agents are rising like phoenixes from the flames. To investigate why these once-forgotten institutes are now booming in popularity, I checked out the brand new Trailfinders shop in Kent, UK. Once a major retail hub,Tunbridge Wells town center is now lined with boarded-up shops. Even before the pandemicbig brands … Read more

What you need to know for financial aid

What you need to know for financial aid

NEW YORK – The Free Application for Federal Student Aid filing season starts Oct. 1 for the 2023-2024 school year. If you plan to attend college next year, experts say you might want to fill out the FAFSA application as close to the opening date as possible. Many institutions award financial aid on a first-come, … Read more

JetBlue fleet service workers seek union vote

JetBlue fleet service workers seek union vote

A JetBlue passenger jet (Embraer 190) taxis at LaGuardia Airport in New York, New York. Robert Alexander | Photo Archive | Getty Images A major airline union said Friday that it has enough support among JetBlue Airways’ roughly 3,000 fleet service staff to seek a unionization vote, in the latest move to organize workers. The … Read more

Opinion: Bad Bunny’s politically charged reggaeton is making waves

Opinion: Bad Bunny is singing it like it is

Editor’s Note: Ed Morales (@SpanglishKid) is a journalist and lecturer at Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race and the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. He’s the author of the book “Fantasy Island: Colonialism, Exploitation and the Betrayal of Puerto Rico.” The views expressed are his own. View more … Read more

Opinion: Bad Bunny is singing it like it is

Opinion: Bad Bunny is singing it like it is

Editor’s Note: Ed Morales (@SpanglishKid) is a journalist and lecturer at Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race and the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. He’s the author of the book “Fantasy Island: Colonialism, Exploitation and the Betrayal of Puerto Rico.” The views expressed are his own. View more … Read more

Airbnb hosts are sick of Airbnb, too | Lifestyles

Airbnb hosts are sick of Airbnb, too |  Lifestyles

Disgruntled Airbnb guests are taking to Twitter and TikTok to vent about everything from cleaning fees to misleading listings. But they aren’t the only ones with complaints: Airbnb hosts themselves have become increasingly disillusioned with the platform and its disrespectful guests. On message boards and Facebook groups, hosts are sharing their own challenges and horror … Read more

Dutch crowds gather for king’s speech, budget presentation

Airport chaos: European travel runs into pandemic cutbacks

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The first spectators turned out early Tuesday, hoping to catch a glimpse of Dutch royals as the king traveled from his palace in The Hague to a nearby theater to give his annual address to the nation, reviving the pomp-filled public event after two years of pandemic restrictions. Accompanied by royal … Read more

What’s at stake as mission is delayed

What's at stake as mission is delayed

NASA planned to launch the Artemis I mission on Monday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, sending the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion capsule on a more than month-long journey around the moon — but the mission was delayed after some early issues ahead of the scheduled launch window. The uncrewed launch marks … Read more

Royal Fans Give London Tourism a Bump Amid UK Economic Woes

By KELVIN CHAN, AP Business Writer LONDON (AP) — Royal fans have poured into the heart of London to experience the flag-lined roads, pomp-filled processions and, above all, brave a mileslong line for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II, who died after an unprecedented seven decades on the throne. And while … Read more