| 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...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:53 AM
I always go a little crazy this time of year.
Yes, I am one of those annoying people who listen nonstop to Christmas music on Sirius each season. I start shopping for gifts before Halloween, and one of the highlights of October is choosing a color scheme...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Once upon a time, Williamsburg's Grand Illumination was the Peninsula's undisputed champion of holiday crowds, pyrotechnics and merry-making.
Move over, colonials. Make room for Hollydazzle.
The Newport News celebration, happening Nov. 30 at City...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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)...
| Dec 27, 2010
Kwanzaa - Seven-day African-American celebration of seven key virtues....
| May 27, 2011
An interview with Jeff Conaway: earlier this year, he talked about his struggle with drug addiction and his wish to help others...
| Nov 3, 2011
It's about what you'd expect from a Harold & Kumar movie, this “Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas.” There's a baby blitzed on cocaine, Neil Patrick Harris “pretending” to be gay, every manner of bodily fluid, naked nuns, Claymati...