03/20/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

What's Open On Martin Luther King Day 2010: Status Of Banks, Schools, Stores, Other Businesses

Are banks open on Martin Luther King Day? How about schools, stores, or other businesses?

Banks are not open today, Jan. 18, 2010, due to Martin Luther King Day. It is also a federal holiday, meaning government offices are closed.

Many schools are also closed, but it may depend on your district.

As for stores and other businesses, it's best to check on a case-by-case basis locally.

Local listings for what's open and what's closed on Martin Luther King Day in your neighborhood can usually be found in your local newspaper. You may also consider calling the business in question.

Here are some local listings for what's open on Martin Luther King Day:

-Palm Beach, Fla.
-Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.
-Forth Worth, Texas
-Binghamton, N.Y.
-Des Moines, Iowa.