| Dec 29, 2012
| 5:19 PM
With rapt attention, 4-year-old Alexis Gamble fixed her eyes on three teenage girls, bare-footed in vibrant-colored dresses, as they danced to traditional African beats on Saturday, the fourth day of Kwanzaa.
The Gamble family, of Owings Mills, lights...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 6:58 AM
Wisconsin State Senator Glenn Grothman is no fan of Kwanzaa. In a recent press release, the lawmaker claimed that the holiday was meant to divide America, and that the only people who care about the celebration are whiny liberals. Here are a couple of...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:44 AM
Have you ever sat around wondering how candy canes were made? If so, then you’re probably a terrible employee. Get back to work, you lazy sugar fiend! Today’s your lucky day, though, because Wired.com has a new article exposing the seedy...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 7:21 AM
Happy Boxing Day! If you haven't tipped your coachman, be sure to pull a few shillings from behind your ascot, then send him off to spend the day with his brood.
With most people still out of the office, online trends are leaning toward what movie to...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:10 AM
The holiday season is upon us. For each person, that means something different. For some, it means sharing the joy of the Christmas spirit with friends and family. For some, it means lighting the Menorah and celebrating eight magical nights of Hannukah....
| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:00 AM
While some reporters shy away from holiday stories, I cheerfully dive right into those toy drives, festivals, Santa appearances, seasonal parades and concerts. But this year, I have written only two and am retiring before the real quest for all things...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 9:39 AM
Holiday lights, carols and traditional foods are just the things to create a festive mood this month.
But for the adult child who recently lost a parent, a longtime member of a couple whose spouse has died, or the family facing an empty chair at their...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or “Festivus” (Google it non-”Seinfeld” fans), this time of year is rife with holiday traditions. Two of Burbank’s long-standing yuletide events added to their history as...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon should not re-enter the political world. If not for a particularly egregious lapse of common sense (thieving gift cards intended for less fortunate people), people would very likely remember her in a more positive...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Joyous Kwanzaa. (Now that that's out of the way, get out and do stuff, Grinchy.)
The Nutcracker: Military Edition: Carol Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, (860)...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Now that Thanksgiving is over and Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are upon us, evenings are likely to be filled with gift wrapping, project making, holiday concerts and school pageants. It's the most wonderful time of the year. It's also the busiest and...