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Review: A generic modern fairy tale in 'The Royal Treatment'

Jan. 20, 2022 07:18 AM EST

In the new Netflix movie “ The Royal Treatment,” the chief of staff for the prince of a fictional European country accidentally calls a run-down salon in the Bronx to schedule a haircut for His Royal Highness, Prince Thomas. Upon hearing who he says he works for, Izzy, the owner of said salon...

Dutch cultural sector protests pandemic lockdown measures

Jan. 19, 2022 08:14 AM EST

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam's Concertgebouw orchestra played second fiddle Wednesday to a pair of hairdressers. Vincent van Gogh's self-portraits were briefly upstaged by a nail salon and barber as civil disobedience to protest the Dutch coronavirus lockdown spread Wednesday to the cultural...

Dutch government eases lockdown, but not for hospitality

Jan. 14, 2022 13:55 PM EST

VALKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government eased its coronavirus lockdown Friday, allowing non-essential stores, universities, sports clubs and “contact businesses” like hairdressers to reopen for the first time in nearly a month. But while many businesses can open...

Gastonia downtown business leaders expect growth in 2022

Dec. 19, 2021 00:10 AM EST

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Gastonia’s downtown business leaders expect the new year to bring even more opportunities for growth to the city’s Main Avenue corridor. Restaurant owners are considering wine pairing events and expanded menus while other business owners say more services...

Virginians Barbershop Chorus welcomes women for holiday show

Dec. 04, 2021 09:12 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — This is the time of year when the Virginians Barbershop Chorus usually would be putting the finishing touches on its Christmas show. This year, though, any last-minute polishing of the harmonizing will come not in rehearsals but on the computer,...

Mexico president reaches midterm with high approval rating

Dec. 01, 2021 20:51 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador held a massive rally in Mexico City Wednesday to mark the midway point in his six-year term with polls showing that about two-thirds of Mexicans approve of the job he is doing. López Obrador’s...

Black entrepreneurs in Miami feel bypassed by the tech boom

Nov. 21, 2021 03:11 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Black hair care is often overlooked by venture capitalists, a world that remains distant from Black and Brown communities. Only 2% of venture capitalists are Black men and only 1% are Black women. Miami entrepreneur Rishielle Giscombe is undeterred. In an...

Austria to step up checks as new COVID rules take effect

Nov. 08, 2021 10:14 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian authorities said Monday they are stepping up police checks to enforce new rules under which unvaccinated people who haven't had COVID-19 are barred from restaurants, hotels, hairdressing salons and large public events. The rules, which were...

Austria to bar unvaccinated from restaurants as cases rise

Nov. 06, 2021 08:29 AM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — Unvaccinated people in Austria who also haven't had COVID-19 will no longer be allowed to enter restaurants, hotels and hair salons or attend public events larger than 25 people under new rules that take effect Monday, the government said. Austrian...

New Zealand expands vaccine mandate to 40% of all workers

Oct. 26, 2021 20:33 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government said Tuesday it will expand a vaccine mandate to include thousands of workers who have close contact with their customers — including employees at restaurants, bars, gyms and hair salons. The changes will mean...