The Altoona Mirror Lifeen-usMon, 2 May 2016 15:34:02 EDTMon, 2 May 2016 15:34:02 EDT style: City of Brotherly Love a home to dozens of museums's note: This is the 10th story in a regular series on travel. In this installment, we visit some of the museums in Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA - Barbara Hollander has been to Le Louvre in Paris, the J.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTGarden Notes: Gardeners, take heed! Don't plant anything on Thursday't plant anything on Thursday! May 5 is Ascension Thursday. For millennia, crops haven't been planted on that day. Ancient people lived their lives around observable things like the seasons, the sun, the moon and the stars.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTSweet harmony: Oak Ridge Boys to sing in Altoona; will meet again with fan Rhodes of Clappertown has a softball signed by The Oak Ridge Boys when they previously came to Altoona, but when the group returns next month, for a concert May 11 at the Blair County?Convention?Center, she's not sure if she'll ask them to...Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTStudent of the month: Nicholas Patrick Philipsburg-Osceola High School 18 Grade: 12 Family: Eugene and Melissa Patrick (parents), Erika and Alison Patrick (sisters) Future goals: To attend Kent State University, major in architecture and earn a master's degree.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTDowntown Night Market: Altoona event promises fun, music and food, music and other entertainment, along with shopping opportunities, will be featured at the Downtown Night Market, a relatively new event that promises to show off the amenities of the central business district.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT