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Memorial Day Weekend

The 39th Annual #AtlantaJazzFest Provided a Myriad of Great Music Over Memorial Day Weekend

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 06.09.2016 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

I was unable to attend the Friday night concerts which featured the progressive group The Next Collective and the singer Joi. By all accounts those who went were not disappointed.

Caring for Our Wounded Warriors

Dave Singleton | Posted 05.31.2016 | Impact
Dave Singleton

Military veterans who've suffered an injury have more than done their part. They've made enormous sacrifices. What can we do to make sure we honor the struggles they -- and their families -- face?

Gold Star Moms Share the True Meaning of Memorial Day

HooplaHa | Posted 05.31.2016 | Impact

What is the REAL meaning for Memorial Day? Every Memorial Day we get a long weekend, spend time with friends and family, BBQ's and take boat rides, but forget so often what this day is REALLY for.

What Is Memorial Day?

Jay Lickus | Posted 05.31.2016 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, I hope you all are having a fantastic Memorial Day weekend. If you watched any television so far, you saw that there are hundreds of ...

Make America Great Again... Memorial Day Reflections Mr. Trump

Steve McSwain | Posted 05.30.2016 | Politics
Steve McSwain

I am not suggesting things are perfect. But they are better for most Americans. And, they're sure as hell better than at any other time in my memory.

The Surprising History of Memorial Day

Joel Peterson | Posted 05.27.2016 | Impact
Joel Peterson

I had the humble honor of serving in our military. But my service was a privilege, not a sacrifice. But I had friends with whom I served who made the ultimate sacrifice. To them and their fallen brothers and sisters I am forever grateful.

It's Memorial Day Weekend - Bring on (the Really Magical) White Dresses

Mary Pflum Peterson | Posted 05.27.2016 | Women
Mary Pflum Peterson

If you follow fashion, you know that white dresses are 'white hot' this season. They were all the rage at the Met Ball earlier this month - everyone f...

25 Memorial Day 2016 Sales, Deals and Freebies

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business

By Michelle Smith, Contributor Each year on the last Monday in May, Americans honor fallen soldiers. Memorial Day dates back to the 19th century but ...

Honoring the Stars and Stripes: Memorial Day Flag Protocol

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 05.26.2016 | Impact
Sharon Schweitzer

As we approach Memorial Day this coming weekend, it's a good time to brush-up on our flag protocol. With thoughts of a fun-in-the-sun three-day weekend ahead, we sometimes forget the roots of Memorial Day.

19 Best Things to Buy at Walmart for Memorial Day Weekend

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business

By Andrew DePietro, Finance Writer Like other big-box retailers, Walmart offers plenty of Memorial Day deals to ring in summer 2016. The retailer off...

15 Best Things to Buy at Costco for Memorial Day Weekend

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business

By Andrew DePietro, Finance Writer Memorial Day weekend finally has arrived. The unofficial kickoff to summer, Memorial Day celebrates and honors Am...

Potato Encrusted Soft-Shell Crab

Brando de Oliveira | Posted 05.25.2016 | Taste
Brando de Oliveira

Timing is everything for soft-shell crabs. They only come around during the summer when the blue crab casts away its hard shell.

How to Get Your Pet Ready for the Summer

Ben Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Ben Jacobs

Prevention goes a long way when it comes to our pets. If you take a little time to get your pet ready for the season, all you'll have to stress about is clearing enough space on your phone to snap photos of your weekend warrior.

7 Ways To Stay Refreshed this Memorial Day Weekend

Rachel Hollis | Posted 05.24.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Summer is just around the corner! And there' no better way to stay cool than with these refreshing recipes. So sit back relax and enjoy your Memorial ...

5 Things You Can Grill That Aren't Hot Dogs and Hamburgers

Rachel Hollis | Posted 05.23.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Ditch those hot dogs and hamburgers this Memorial Day weekend! Instead, try some of these tasty recipes that you can make right on the grill!

How to Celebrate Memorial Day For Under $30

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.27.2016 | HuffPost Home

By Michelle Smith, Contributor This year, Memorial Day falls on Monday, May 30. The holiday, which honors our fallen soldiers, is a three-day affai...

Are Banks Open on Memorial Day 2016?

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business

By Andrew Lisa, Contributor Originally called Decoration Day, Memorial Day -- which traces back to the Civil War -- is a day of remembrance of those ...

6 Modern Tips for a Traditional U.S. Memorial Day

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 05.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Sharon Schweitzer

As school districts ring their final bell and children anticipate summer camp and swim lessons - let's remember the true roots of our U.S. American Me...

The Boys of Summer

Pia de Jong | Posted 06.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Pia de Jong

--- Illustration by Eliane Gerrits Memorial Day always ends with a barbecue. The aromas of burning hamburgers cover the land like a smoky blanket. ...

Honoring Those Who Have Helped Our Own

Theodore Caputi | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
Theodore Caputi

To me, Memorial Day is one of the most important days of the year; it is a time to celebrate our veterans with parades and lay wreaths at the graves of those American soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice. We are accustomed to honoring American servicemen and servicewomen, but it is important to recognize that there are non-Americans to whom we owe a debt of gratitude.

Holiday Box Office Lowest Since 2001

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2015 | Entertainment

This was a Memorial Day Hollywood would love to forget....

Solving a Family Mystery 68 Years After a Death on D-Day

Virgie Townsend | Posted 05.22.2016 | Impact
Virgie Townsend

Our family's love for Joe continues. His story is woven into our story, and it was even before we knew his name.

Remembering Sacrifice Through Service

Robert L. Gordon III | Posted 05.22.2016 | Impact
Robert L. Gordon III

Memorial Day provides us the opportunity to come together as one community -- both military and civilian -- in remembrance of the fallen and to honor their spirit.

5 Healthy BBQ Tips For Your Best Holiday Grilling Yet

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Time to dust off that backyard grill -- it's officially barbecue season! With that sweet summer weather in tow, there's nothing better than gatheri...

A Day to Remember

Barbi Appelquist | Posted 05.21.2016 | Los Angeles
Barbi Appelquist

This weekend is the official start of summer in the United States. Memorial Day Weekend 2015 sale email blasts fill up my personal email inbox. My twitter feed includes links to avoid lines at the airport and the gas stations as America plans to travel for the long holiday weekend.