Tag: Recreation and leisure

Peppa Pig theme park set for Legoland Florida Resort in 2022

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WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — A standalone Peppa Pig theme park is set to open next year at the Legoland Florida Resort, park officials announced...

Texas ranch heiress’ art collection going up for auction

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DALLAS — An art collection worth an estimated $150 million that belonged to the late Texas oil and ranching heiress Anne Marion is going...

National Spelling Bee to return in mostly virtual format

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The Scripps National Spelling Bee will return this year in a mostly virtual format, with the in-person competition limited to a dozen finalists who...

Gardening: How to protect or heal trees damaged by snow

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The deadly winter storms that have wreaked havoc in large swaths of the country recently can also damage trees and shrubs. ...

Senior EU official tours migrant camp during visit to Bosnia

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BIHAC, Bosnia-Herzegovina — A senior European Union official on Thursday urged Bosnia to further improve living conditions for thousands of migrants stuck in the...

Germany ekes some fun out of a quiet Carnival

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DUESSELDORF, Germany — A few Carnival floats poking fun at the likes of Russian President Vladimir Putin, former U.S. President Donald Trump, German politicians...

Pair of endangered gibbons finds a new home in Sarajevo zoo

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — The Sarajevo zoo on Monday welcomed its first pair of golden-cheeked gibbons, joining the family of European menageries that are trying...

Turner lifts Bowling Green over Ball St. 75-62

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MUNCIE, Ind. — Justin Turner had 27 points as Bowling Green topped Ball State 75-62 on Tuesday night. Kaden Metheny added 21 points for...

Fresh funding aims to revitalize Indigenous oral history

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Associated Press — A major effort is getting underway at several universities, tribal museums and libraries around the U.S. to digitize the oral histories...

A subdued year for Germany’s Carnival, thanks to the virus

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BERLIN — Germany‚Äôs renowned Carnival celebrations got underway Thursday but without any of their usual raucous revelry. ...