| Nov 10, 2012
Sitting in a rocking chair, basking in the quiet of a lovely fall afternoon at Fort Christmas Historical Park in east Orange County, I almost believe that I could have been a pioneer settler.
Then, I look at the primitive appliances in the kitchen and...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 10:13 AM
Universal Orlando has unwrapped its holiday plans, and they include six concerts by Mannheim Steamroller. The group's return engagement to Universal Studios theme park will be on the first three Saturdays and Sundays of December. Also returning are the...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 8:41 AM
Legoland Florida has announced its first year-end holiday plans. Beginning Dec. 5, the Winter Haven theme park will mark its "Christmas Bricktacular" with decorations, primarily in "The Beginning" and Fun Town areas.
One dominant decoration should be the...
| Nov 12, 2011
Unless something really goes crazy, it won't be a white Christmas in Florida, but the Sunshine State still offers unique opportunities to celebrate the holidays in a tropical way.
In the Florida Keys and Key West, the latter only about 90 miles north...
| Nov 5, 2011
St. Augustine is lovely at night any time of the year, but the holiday season is always special.
Starting Nov. 19, a tradition returns with the 18th annual edition of St. Augustine's famed Nights of Lights, in which the historic district of the nation'...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:41 PM
While the climate is far from brisk in La Caņada Flintridge, the temperate weather isn’t stopping the Chamber of Commerce from bringing in its own white Christmas to the annual Festival in Lights, which takes place from 4 p.m. to 6:30 on Friday in...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 7:56 PM
Maybe there is a TV Santa Claus. CBS Sports televised the Baltimore Ravens against the Cleveland Browns on Christmas Eve, and the network didn’t force local viewers to endure Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf in the booth.
Happy holidays to you, too,...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 6:35 PM
Kosher Claus wants to wish all of his readers a very Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah.
My father wanted us to feel comfortable in a primarily Christian country and we were the luckiest kids in the neighborhood. We received presents for eight nights...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Send calls or emails from Santa Claus compliments of Google. The jolly big guy makes calls to good boys and girls from 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. or sends emails 24 hours a day.
First, agree to Google's terms of service (even Santa has a legal team) and you...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:35 PM
COSTA MESA — The owner of Costa Mesa's beloved "Snoopy House" Christmas display will have an opportunity to gather the rest of the props he wasn't able to take when the home was shuttered, Wells Fargo officials said Wednesday.
| Dec 26, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Santa Claus had left the building, but the Stratemeyer family of Dundalk was picking up where he left off Monday morning, planning a day of many stops to return or exchange bags of items that weren't quite right. This visit to Towson Town Center was...