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Comment and tell us how you’re spending your Labor Day! Happy Labor Day ENOpians! We can only hope that you’re reading this from the comfort of your own home. We’d love to hear how you’re celebrating the holiday and naturally, we suggest getting your hammock in the relaxation mix! _______________________________________________________________________   The History Part Back in the height of the industrial revolution, things were getting out of hand with the working conditions for a lot of the american people. Long hours, low wages, unsanitary facilities and little respect were plaguing the workforce as the country tried to accommodate the demand the industrial revolution had created. Eventually, after some pretty nasty uprisings, On September 5, 1882, 10,000 workers took unpaid time off to march from City Hall to Union Square in New York City, holding the first Labor Day parade in U.S. history.   How is has Shaped Today Over the years, modern labor day has organically evolved into what it means for americans today. Although the holiday has tumultuous origins, today it is celebrated with barbecues, parades, and families spending time together. Relaxing outdoors, sharing a meal with our loved onesrepresents how we’ve communicated to overcome these past obstacles as a people. Culturally, Labor...
This Monday is Labor Day, which celebrates the workers of America and their contribution in bettering our nation. This holiday was created by the labor movement, celebrated in New York for the first time in 1882, and officially made a national holiday by President Glover Cleveland in 1894. Originally, Labor Day was celebrated through public street parades and festivals. Today, it has added cook-outs, retail deals, fairs, and a long weekend to the mix. On this first Monday of September, we commemorate the end of summer, the beginning of football season, and a fabulous reason to barbecue every night! A long weekend just screams mini getaway. The schedule is perfect – leave on Friday and come back on Monday. This gives you two whole beautiful days just for activities! So what to do??   If You’re On the East Coast:  Hang out in Virginia Beach for 3 days of music and a half-marathon! From Friday to Sunday, more than 30 local, regional, and national bands will perform at the Verizon Wireless American Music Festival, the largest outdoor music festival on the East coast. Hang out oceanfront by the main stage to see bands like Third Eye Blind, Smashmouth, Barenaked Ladies,...

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