(SAN DIEGO) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) With their large gatherings, sweaty cosplayers, and artists glad-handing with autograph seeking strangers, comic conventions are something of a Greatest Hits of New Normal no-nos. However, Comic-Con International, the organization behind the massive San Diego Comic-Con, is defending its recent announcement... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- AMC Entertainment posted a net loss of $4.59 billion for 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic forced most of its theaters to shutter for a large chunk of the past year.The nation's... Read More.
BY: KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Saturday was a big win for the restaurant industry when the Senate passed a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package that increased a grant program for restaurants to $28.6 billion. The Restaurant Revitalization Fund, modeled after last... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Asian American communities have experienced a rise in hate incidents since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and with a resurgence in reports of racist behavior, restaurants, food industry professionals and policy leaders are sending... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A new report demonstrates the "devastating" impact of the coronavirus pandemic on New York City's arts and entertainment sector, as many venues, including Broadway theaters, have remained shuttered for nearly a year.One year... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A renewed glimmer of hope dawned on the restaurant industry Friday after the RESTAURANTS Act received overwhelming bipartisan support in the Senate. The legislation was crafted to provide long-term relief to the hard-hit establishments.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- Whether it's a beloved mom and pop restaurant that's been in a neighborhood for years or a hospitality group with multiple independent sister concepts, every part of the industry and its millions of... Read More.
By MORGAN KORN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Bustling factories shut down, workers idled at home, glistening new vehicles sitting parked in vacant lots.Now it's business as usual."In April we were anticipating a complete meltdown in the... Read More.
By DEENA ZARU, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Entertainment venues were some of the first businesses to shut down when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States in March, and as music stages across the country rely on crowds to thrive, they will likely... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, GMA(NEW YORK) -- The restaurant industry has permanently lost more than 110,000 eateries and drinking establishments in the over 200 days since the pandemic first brought operations to a halt.According to a new survey from... Read More.
By GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Cruisers won't be setting sail this year after all.Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% of global ocean-going cruise capacity, announced today that its members would maintain the ongoing... Read More.
By AMANDA MAILE and MINA KAJI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Annette Hala has worked as a flight attendant for United Airlines for the past seven years. She worked her last flight a week ago."I dreamed of being a flight attendant... Read More.