| Nov 23, 2012
| 2:16 PM
It’s bad enough that we’d already endured weeks of Christmas commercials before Thanksgiving Day, but this year’s ridiculous idea of having stores open on Thursday really bugged me. I heard a few shoppers on the news today saying that...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:42 AM
*"How The Grinch Stole Christmas" at the Bushnell Theatre
Who doesn't love Dr. Seuss? This musical will be playing in Hartford November 20th through the 25th.
*"Polar Express 4D" at Mystic Aquarium
This sounds fabulous! Santa will be on...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:37 AM
It's "red cup" time at Starbucks, where the popular seasonal holiday beverages are in full effect.
Starbucks offers a "BOGO" deal Nov. 15 to Nov. 18 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Buy one holiday beverage, get a second one of equal or lesser value free. The...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 1:11 PM
Say it isn't so! No more holiday Festival of Lights on Constitution Plaza? This from the mayor's office. Somehow I just don't think it will be the same...
"A beloved 47-year-old holiday tradition in the City of Hartford is getting reinvigorated thanks to...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 6:21 AM
Like always, Christmas seemed to bombard us this year. As soon as Halloween passed, yup, there they were in the foyer of Home Depot. Sparkly, shining, blinking decorations. Just as the turkey was digested, the carols came on the radio and the stockings...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 7:28 AM
Expect a frosty reception at Hubbard Park, especially around this time of year. Making spirits bright is the holiday mission in Meriden where the town gets amped up for the Festival of Silver Lights, a tradition since 1988. Jane Earnest, the Coordinator...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:39 AM
By Jim MacPherson
Thanksgiving has a special meaning in our family. Forget "Over the river and through the woods…" My wife was born on Thanksgiving Day, which means the holiday takes on added significance for us. As a result, we generally...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:25 AM
For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree.
None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room.
| Dec 15, 2011
You don't have to travel to the North Pole to visit Santa's Village this holiday season, you can have the same experience right in Torrington.
Carl Bozenski's Christmas Village has been lighting up Connecticut for 64 years. The employees of Torrington's...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 8:31 AM
Bob Morande, CEO of Morande Automotive Group and Thomas A. Miele, Parts and Service Director of Morande Ford are shown presenting $50 TD Bank Visa debit cards to Joyce Smoluk.
Smoluk is the holiday coordinator for the town of Berlin’s department of...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:17 AM
Two people. Two families. So, figuring out where to spend the holidays can get quite complicated for couples. The key is to get started early on your planning, know that you will have to compromise, and try to think of strategies that won’t leave...