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Today, September 25, Is National Comic B...

You read that right ... today, September 25, is National Comic Book Day. Drop everything, change your plans, and focus on the comic books that have brought you joy over the years.
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Full Moon That Occurs Only Once Every 3 Years to Rise This Week

An interesting astronomical event will give us a good reason to take our eyes to the skies on Wednesday. The Corn Moon will peak on September 2, and while full moons aren't anything new, this one is somewhat unique.

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Bucket List: A New Harry Potter Attraction Is Opening in Tokyo

Warner Bros. announced a new Harry Potter attraction set to open in Tokyo, Japan, in 2023. The attraction will be similar to the London Studio Tour and include tours of iconic movie sets, costumes, and props from the "Harry Potter" movies.

Travel
Michigan Pumpkin Farm Has a Message for Coronavirus

The folks over at Johnson’s Giant Pumpkins LLC are getting ready for the fall season and crafted a special message in honor of the 2020 season.

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Kentucky Derby Will Run With 23,000 Fans in the Stands

Kentucky Derby officials announced that the September 5 event will welcome a limited number of guests in the stands. The Run for the Roses generally runs on the first weekend in May, but due to COVID-19, the race was postponed until the fall.

Sports
Perseids Meteor Shower to Peak Tuesday Into Wednesday

The Perseids are here! This much-anticipated cosmic event is one of the largest meteor showers that grace the night skies during the year, and if you are lucky, you can see a beautiful show by not one, but three showers, by simply looking up.

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'Cinema on Water' Floating Movie Theater Pops Up in Paris, France

Earlier this month in Paris, France, some lucky theatergoers got to partake in a unique take on the drive-in theater experience. Guests enjoyed a movie while floating on the waters of the Seine, under the stars.

World
How to Play Cards Against Humanity Online With Your Friends

There's no reason your favorite games can't still be played during social distancing, and if you have a computer or smartphone, you can play Cards Against Humanity online with your friends.

Gaming
Chick-fil-A Postpones Cow Appreciation Day

Chick-fil-A has decided to postpone its Cow Appreciation Day. The tradition, hosted by Chick-fil-A for the past 15 years, will not occur on its usual day of celebration.

Restaurants
Everything You Need to Know About Comic-Con@Home

San Diego Comic-Con was canceled due to the coronavirus, but it will still hold a virtual convention called Comic-Con@Home. This virtual convention celebrates the 50th anniversary of the con and will feature panels, gaming events, exclusive shopping, and cosplay.

Events
How to Plan a Perfect Picnic

Whether you're day-tripping to your local park or just eating lunch in your backyard, the key to planning a picnic is the convenience factor.

Lifestyle
Walmart Transforming Parking Lots Into Drive-In Theaters

No drive-in nearby? Try your local Walmart. The retail store will transform some of its parking lots into pop-up drive-in theaters beginning in August.

Attractions
Could We See Haunted Drive-Thrus This Halloween?

A horror event company in Japan developed a drive-thru haunted house to battle concerns of COVID-19. Could the same trend come to the United States in time for Halloween?

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Today, September 25, Is National Comic Book Day!

You read that right ... today, September 25, is National Comic Book Day. Drop everything, change your plans, and focus on the comic books that have brought you joy over the years.

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The 20th National Book Festival Goes Virtual This Year

The Library of Congress National Book Festival will connect with audiences across the country for an interactive, online celebration of “American Ingenuity” for the festival’s 20th year, featuring new books by more than 120 of the nation’s most renowned writers, poets, and artists.

Books
Trade In Your Old Car Seat for a Target Coupon, Sept. 13–26

Target's car seat trade-in allows you to trade in your old car seat in exchange for a coupon. The event will happen between September 13 and 26.

Events
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Will Go Virtual This Year

After more than 90 years of history, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will go virtual this year to conform to coronavirus health and safety guidelines. The event will be held on November 26 and will be reimagined into a format that will allow viewers to watch online and on TV.

National News
Trick-or-Treat? Los Angeles Cancels Then Uncancels Halloween ... Sort Of

Happy Halloween? On September 9, Los Angeles officials dashed the Halloween hopes of children and adults everywhere. Do you think other areas will follow suit?

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The White House Is Resuming Public Tours on September 12

First Lady Melania Trump announced that the White House will open for tours on September 12. The tours will come with new coronavirus guidelines such as social distance markers, mandatory face coverings, limited guests, and timed entry.

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Jelly Belly Founder Giving Away an Entire Candy Factory in Nationwide Treasure Hunt

David Klein, who started Jelly Belly in 1976, is getting ready to retire and wanted to do so in a less traditional way than most. He's decided to hold a treasure hunt to win cash and the key to one of his candy factories.

Lifestyle
North Brunswick mourns the loss of Police Director Kenneth McCormick

Kenneth McCormick, the director of the North Brunswick Police Department, passed away on Sept. 2. “To all who know him, Ken has been a tremendous leader, a man of insight. I have never met anyone who is

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New Maple Shade brewery Dr. Brewlittle's Beer Co. set to open Friday

After being held up for six months due to COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Brewlittle's is ready to serve its first craft beer customers outdoors in Maple Shade

Local News
Full Moon That Occurs Only Once Every 3 Years to Rise This Week

An interesting astronomical event will give us a good reason to take our eyes to the skies on Wednesday. The Corn Moon will peak on September 2, and while full moons aren't anything new, this one is somewhat unique.

Events
Bucket List: A New Harry Potter Attraction Is Opening in Tokyo

Warner Bros. announced a new Harry Potter attraction set to open in Tokyo, Japan, in 2023. The attraction will be similar to the London Studio Tour and include tours of iconic movie sets, costumes, and props from the "Harry Potter" movies.

Travel
You Can Drive Through Scenes From 'Stranger Things' This Fall

This October, Netflix is transforming Los Angeles into Hawkins, Indiana, with a "Stranger Things" Drive-Into experience. During the experience, fans will sit in their cars and drive through scenes from the hit Netflix television show.

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'The Wizard's Den': A 'Harry Potter' Pop-Up Bar Is Coming to Colorado

A "Harry Potter"-themed pop-up bar is coming to Colorado! The Wizard's Den will take place from January 13 through March 17, 2021. The location of this pop-up bar has yet to be shared, though—it's a secret!

Events
A-Basin Ready for Snow as Ski Season Nears

Arapahoe Basin's COO promises "it won't be long" until ski season gets underway.

Attractions
Breckenridge Is Building a Giant Sledding Hill This Winter

The town of Breckenridge wants to offer free activities to families who can't get a ski reservation this winter, and they're starting with a giant sledding hill.

Local News
Oktoberfest Celebration at Wunder Garten Will Stretch Out Over a Month, Sept. 18–Oct. 18

Herald the approaching fall by hoisting a stein at Oktoberfest! This year, due to social distancing, Wunder Garten is offering you five weekends of festivities to get your drink on.

Events
World War II Aircraft to Fly Over DC on Friday, September 25

Look up, D.C.! Dozens of WWII aircraft will be flying over the District on Friday.

Events
Broncos Will Welcome Limited Number of Fans at Second Home Game

Some lucky fans will be on hand to watch the home team take on Tampa Bay and Tom Brady on September 27.

Sports
It's Denver's Harvest Week! Here’s How You Can Enjoy Local, Farm-Fresh Dishes

Denver Harvest Week started on September 23 and will continue until October 4. Fifty Front Range restaurants will be offering special menu items that are inspired by Colorado farmers and producers.

Events
'Harry Potter' Corn Maze Returns to Maryland Field

Calling all Hufflepuffs, Slytherins, Ravenclaws, and Gryffindors. It’s time for a Harry Potter corn maze!

Attractions
This Charming Virginia Trail Is a Must for Nature Lovers

The scenic Yankee Horse Ridge Trail leads to a beautiful Virginia waterfall.

Travel
Locally Owned 'Sk8 House' Is Ready to Roll and Has Something for Everyone

Sk8 House has partnered with different local businesses to provide a fun atmosphere with family-friendly entertainment. They are open to the public and are adhering to COVID safety guidelines.

Attractions
8 new restaurants in North Texas: hot chicken, fried chicken, halal and more

It’s the second one in Dallas-Fort Worth, as there’s an Abu Omar Halal restaurant in ... but doesn’t the patio seem like the place to go? El Patio is at 4400 TX-121, Lewisville. It opened Sept. 15. III Forks made a quick exit in Far North Dallas ...

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Social Distance with the Wildlife at San Antonio’s Drive-Thru Zoo

Drive-through safaris across Texas offer a chance to safely view wildlife from your vehicle, but San Antonio's offering is unique among big-city zoos.

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