AMC Uses Its Meme Stock Money to Buy a Gold Mine. It’s ‘Bizarre.’

Textsize AMC Empire 25 Theater in Times Square, New York dreamstime AMC-Entertainment just struck gold. Literally. The movie theater company announced it has bought a 22% stake in Hycroft Mining Holding and its 71,000-acre gold and silver mine in northern Nevada. AMC (ticker: AMC) will invest $27.9 million in cash in Hycroft ( HYMC ) … Read more

Critics Choice Awards 2022: See the full list of winners

“Belfast” was also a multiple award winner. On the TV side, “Succession,” “Mare of Easttown” and “Ted Lasso” took home some top prizes, with the latter earning the most awards of the night among nominated series, with four wins. The event, which celebrates film and television projects as selected by critics and entertainment journalists, took … Read more

Scare up some Halloween fun: Dozens of haunts, horrors and attractions for all ages | Hot List

Like any proper zombie, Halloween returns this year — even if it’s staggering a bit. The pandemic altered traditional Halloween festivities in 2020 and canceled others that attracted big crowds, including parades in Alton and Edwardsville. This year, those parades are set to return. “This year, we’re definitely excited to be back and relive this … Read more

Northwoods Tourist Spots See Potential For Big Summer Season

Some Northwoods attractions say they’re already seeing signs that this summer will be a busy tourism season. For many resorts and attractions, Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the summer tourism season. After the pandemic caused a 30 percent spending decline in tourism statewide last year, businesses that rely on summer tourism say all … Read more