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Hanukkah

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  • Coming attractions

    It was I who allowed menurkey* in a front-page headline in today's Baltimore Sun. I am terribly sorry, and it shan't happen again. At least for 77,000 years.  But once Thanksgivukkah is mercifully past, and Christmas and New Year's, along with their...
  • Thanksgiving 2013 TV programming

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
  • Hot toys for the holidays from Walmart, Toys R Us and Amazon

    Hot toys for the holidays from Walmart, Toys R Us and Amazon
    Hanukkah, known this year as Thanksgivukkah because it arrives just one day before Thanksgiving, and Christmas are around the corner.  So now's the time to make a mad grab for hot toys to save the trouble of running around. I asked Jodi Furman, who...
  • Thanksgiving restaurant dining options in Baltimore

    These are some of the restaurants that will be open for Thanksgiving service. In most cases, reservations are required or advised. Prices and times are subject to change. Always call first. The Capital Grille (500 E Pratt St., 443-703-4064,...
  • Native Americans' true past informs their future

    Every major cultural, ethnic and racial group in the United States sets aside time to celebrate its heritage and accomplishments. Some notable occasions like Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanza serve as reminders that we are a pastiche of nations and histories,...
  • Brace yourself for the Christmas cliche onslaught

    As a service to readers, I have posted annually since 2006 a compendium of dreary but apparently irresistible holiday cliches that any writer with a modicum of self-respect should shun. As Tom Lehrer sings in his Christmas carol, "Brother, here we go...
  • Celebrating Diwali with light and sweets

    Celebrating Diwali with light and sweets
    Priya DasSarma's childhood memories of celebrating Diwali in India are bright and happy, filled with firecrackers, lanterns and many, many sweets. The Ellicott City resident's family moved around when she was a child, bouncing between India, Europe...
  • Hot toys for Christmas and Hanukkah

    Hot toys for Christmas and Hanukkah
    Consider the holiday retail race to be in full swing, as both Wal-Mart and Toys R Us moved to stake a claim in the competitive toy market back in September by releasing lists of top toys for Christmas and Hanukkah. Discount behemoth Wal-Mart, which says...
  • Tom Bergin's to reopen Nov. 30 with upstairs whiskey lounge, new menu and more

    Tom Bergin's to reopen Nov. 30 with upstairs whiskey lounge, new menu and more
    Tom Bergin's, the Irish pub on Fairfax Avenue that shocked many when it closed suddenly in July, will reopen Nov. 30 if all goes according to new owner Derek Schreck's plans, with a new whiskey and craft cocktail lounge upstairs and an entirely new menu...
  • Dehydrating isn't just for hippies or apricots

    Dehydrating isn't just for hippies or apricots
    The last time people I knew had a home dehydrator was the same time that a vegetarian dinner meant brown rice topped with enough cheese to wipe out Wisconsin. But my head was spinning after my latest canning and preserving class, and guess what I want for...
  • A different kind of Hanukkah treat

    Happy Hanukkah! The Jewish Festival of Lights begins this weekend, on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 8. Everywhere, for eight nights, happy celebrants will light candles at sundown, recite blessings, sing songs, spin dreidls, and share presents. And, of...