| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:14 AM
It wouldn't be a holiday in New York without the PIX11 Yule Log! The Yule Log, the famous film loop of a burning log in a hearth, has warmed the hearts of` viewers since it debuted on PIX in 1966. To celebrate the fabled fire stick's 46th anniversary,...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 11:13 AM
Some come for the camaraderie; it's like a Santa support group.
Some come to learn the basics.
Consider first-timer Jim Robinson, a retired and rotund band director from Alabama who now lives in Chicago.
A friend suggested Robinson consider landing...
| Dec 12, 2010
Along the Richardson Highway in the Alaskan interior, "towns" — and that's being generous — often spring up for a single purpose: to provide food, water and, of course, fuel to passing motorists.
Mosquito Junction was once such a wayside. But...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 8:32 AM
After some missteps and confusion, seems Hartford's "Festival of Light" people have it all worked out. So if you are looking for an illuminating jumpstart to the Christmas season, here you go.
Contrary to original announcements, there are lights at...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 1:27 PM
I got my start in the newspaper game drawing charts, graphs, maps, retouching photos and doing all the other jobs required of an art department at a newspaper that set type and made engraving plates out of molten lead.
I seem to remember that...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 8:14 AM
NEW YORK — For a day or a weekend sparkling with the season's spirit, there's no topping the Big Apple, with a twinkling Norway spruce towering over the ice-skating rink at Rockefeller Center, story-telling department store windows and the...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Gaylord Palms resort will say "Merry Madagascar" to guests for its ICE! exhibit this year.
Elaborately carved, colorful ice pieces, created by Chinese artisans, will reconstruct the story of "Merry Madagascar," an animated short released by DreamWorks...
| Jul 9, 2011
Edna Aliewine, a small woman who left a large imprint on South Los Angeles as founder of the Watts/Willowbrook Christmas Parade and co-creator of the Watts walk of fame, died at her home Tuesday. She was 90 and had lymphoma, her family said.
| Oct 19, 2011
Norman Corwin, the legendary writer, director and producer of original radio plays for CBS during the golden age of radio in the 1930s and '40s when he was revered as the "poet of the airwaves," has died. He was 101.
Corwin, a journalist, playwright,...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 1:27 AM
In a revealing twist to the ongoing Dee Hart-Ha'sean Clinton-Dix recruiting saga, the latter unveiled some interesting news Friday night during a routine interview about the upcoming Under Armour All-American Game.
"When it comes down to me signing on...
| Nov 3, 2010
The calendar may not read "Dec. 25" yet, but Orlando's great theme parks have made out their lists and checked them twice and are festively decked out for the holidays from mid-November on, with 70-ft. tall Christmas trees, miles of garlands, and millions...