Museums see holiday shopping event as lifeline

The annual Museum Store Sunday event, to be held on Nov. 29, is expected to have extra impact this year because many other sources of museum revenue, including admissions and special events, have been disrupted due to the pandemic.

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Chick-fil-A planning new downtown restaurant

The new Chick-fil-A will occupy the cellar and ground floor of 10 E. Washington St., which has been vacant since the menswear chain Jos. A. Bank closed its store there in 2017. Also this week: The Exchange Whiskey Bar and Dave & Buster’s.

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Returning to the office means wearing fancy clothes again. Or at least nicer leggings.

As much as people have reveled in their at-home informality, they also speak of a desire for normalcy, a condition marked by a return to the office – with all its bells and whistles. They want to wear the clothes that have gathered dust in their closet. They want to wear all those clothes that still have price tags on them because the restaurants closed, the theaters went dark and the parties were all canceled before they could be debuted. They want leggings, but a dressier version.

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