| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Retail sales will be up slightly this holiday season compared to last year, according to ShopperTrak.
The firm that measures store traffic is calling for a 2.4 percent increase in sales in November and December. That's a slower pace than last year, when...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Modern Tribe is selling a poster (pictured) to commemorate an upcoming special convergance: On November 28, 2013, Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah coincide for the first time ever – and for the last time for more than 70,000......
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:03 AM
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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Arguably, it's the most wonderful time of the year to take a cruise: the holiday season. Ships are decorated to the nines (so you don’t have to struggle with tangled up knots of Christmas lights), festive feasts are prepared and served (so you can...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:03 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Last Man Standing Vanessa (Nancy...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Hannukah, the Festival of Lights takes place Nov. 27 - Dec. 5 and in honor of the observance in Harford County Home Depot will partner with Harford Chabad to offer a Pre- Hannukah Menorah Workshop at its Bel Air location, 655 Marketplace Dr., on Sunday,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"IT IS strange to be so known so universally and yet to be so lonely." -- Albert Einstein.
ON DECEMBER 7, the London-based auction house, Knaisz, will offer up 50 pieces of memorabilia that once belonged to Michael Jackson.
Among the items are the...
| Nov 19, 2013
Your teen just declared himself atheist. You want him to celebrate the holidays. Help!
From our panel of staff contributors
There's nothing to prevent a non-Christian from celebrating the Christmas holidays. I have Jewish friends...
| Nov 24, 2013
If you have Thanksgivukkah fever:
Hanukkah and Thanksgiving won’t coincide again for another 79,000 years or so. Celebrate the occasion with a Menurkey (a turkey-shaped menorah, $50) from menurkey.com. One-day express shipping is available if you&...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:13 PM
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...