Duluth has one or more billiard and pool halls. These are places where people gather to play cue sports, comprising pool, snooker or carom billiards. They may also have other games, such as darts and foosball. Alcoholic refreshments are usually available. In the earlier decades, playing such sports in pool halls was considered to be immoral, and thus a number of restrictive rules and regulations were passed to control these establishments. However, the perception has now changed considerably. Pool and billiards are both table cue sports, but the former has a table with six pockets, while carrom billiards is played on a pocketless table. Pool halls have had a role in shaping popular culture, as it features in the novel and film The Hustler, as well as in The Color of Money.
Each year as a tradition to myself and this green movement website, I write on the events of Earth Day (April 22nd) this year is no exception. I will focus more on some new ideas and representations of our planet Earth. The symbols of Earth Day have been similar throughout the years, including an image or drawing of the Earth..