Mohegan Sun Announces Enhanced Nightlife Experience
Mohegan Sun, a luxury integrated entertainment resort, announced an enhanced nightlife experience named novelle that is opening on its property this summer.
Boasting a first-of-its-kind offering for the entertainment and casino industry, novelle is a unique 15,000-square-foot venue that will shift seamlessly from a chic and modern lounge to an entertaining night out, featuring table games and eclectic sharable plates, to a stylish ultra-lounge experience powered by high-profile DJs, bottle service and a lively dance floor. Opening in June 2019, novelle invites guests to embrace an all-new social nightlife experience at Mohegan Sun.
Mohegan Sun is a premier Northeast destination for event planners, with a 125,000-square-foot expo center, two gorgeous ballrooms and more than 45 meeting rooms in total, not to mention outdoor terrace space adjacent to the 1,113 square-foot Wolf Boardroom. The 275,000 square feet of meetings space joins 1,600 luxury hotel rooms, more than 80 restaurant, shops and nightlife locations, as well as multiple award-winning entertainment venues. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence. Call 877-204-7100 for more information. mohegansun.com
Hersheypark Getting an Expansion
Hersheypark has begun construction on a $150 million expansion that will transform the entrance to the historic amusement park located in Pennsylvania’s Hershey and Harrisburg region. Opening in summer 2020, Hershey’s Chocolatetown is a new development within a 23-acre region at Hersheypark where guests can eat, play, shop and gather year-round. The 23-acre development will include a new entrance and Hersheypark plans to add its 15th coaster as part of Chocolatetown- its longest, tallest and fastest to date. The iconic Carrousel, turning 100 in 2019, will have a new home in Chocolatetown, along with a signature fountain and Hershey’s character experiences. hersheypark.com
American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog Reopens in New York
The American Kennel Club, AKC Museum of the Dog was opened 1982 through 1986 housing one of the largest collections of dog art in the world. It spent 32 years in St. Louis but has now returned to its headquarters in Manhattan. The updated museum has interactive exhibits including “Find Your Match,” in which a kiosk matches you to a dog breed and “Meet the Breeds,” a touchscreen where you can explore the history and traits of different breeds. The museum features paintings, figurines, sculptures, and more. museumofthedog.org
International Spy Museum Opens in D.C.
Opened in spring of 2019, this museum gathers the world’s largest collection of spy artifacts through its interactive exhibitions. With history from Ancient Greece to modern day, you’ll be able to see how surveillance tactics have evolved and shaped our society today. Visitors can also get the chance to look behind the intelligence of the assassination of Osama Bin Laden.
Uber Helicopter Rides
Starting this summer, New York City “top-tier” Uber riders will have the option to call a helicopter to JFK’s airport from Manhattan. This drive, with traffic can take an hour or two, but with the helicopter rides, the commute is projected to take about eight minutes.