Theaters to test weekly discounts

Theaters in one state soon will test a weekly discount on movie tickets, concessions or both to see whether they can drive up attendance on a weeknight.

Airport security proposal would boost public safety

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) released recommendations to improve security within airports, and two sources say the recommendations will have a limited effect in some ways but won’t result in longer lines at security.

One-copy album more ‘gimmick’ than trend

Rap group Wu-Tang Clan made headlines for the way that it will release its next album, “The Wu—Once Upon a Time in Shaolin.” As of press time, the group planned to take the album on a “listening tour,” then auction off the only copy of the album.

Stream video on United

United Airlines now lets you stream video in flight free on Apple devices. The service will be available to users of Google Android devices by the end of 2014.

Southwest won’t fly far from home

Southwest Airlines is expected to begin service to destinations outside of the United States in July 2014. However, we’re told that the airline won’t fly too far from home.

App allows hotel check-in

Guests at select Starwood hotels soon will have the option of checking in to their room with their smartphone.

(Video) game on

A new study indicates that you’re never too old to play video games.

DOT fines don’t add up

Department of Transportation’s efforts to regulate airlines’ customer-service practices stall out, one airline expert tells us.

Helmets for sale (or rent)

We’ve reported on cities and universities that are implementing bicycle rental, so it seems logical that bicycle-helmet rental services would follow.

Pets might board Amtrak

Congress might force Amtrak’s hand in allowing dogs and cats to ride with their owners.

Carry-on fees might loom

American Airlines’ move to let passengers who don’t have carry-on luggage board before those who do might lead to fees for carry-on luggage at some point.