| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:25 PM
If you’re thinking the holiday shopping season has crept up sooner in the year than usual, you might be right.
The buying and selling "is off to an earlier start than any other holiday season I can remember," says Marshal Cohen, who follows...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Happy Thanksgiving. This is one of those holidays steeped in tradition where you tend to do the same thing year after year and for the 33rd straight year I will be covering a high school football game. For the 22nd time it's the Northampton-Catasauqua...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Kmart is going on a holiday all-nighter, opening for bargain hunters at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving morning and keeping the lights on for 41 straight hours.
Sister company Sears also is gearing up for an overnight shopping marathon, welcoming patrons at 8 p.m....
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Billy Crystal's solo show " 700 Sundays" may not have made the most money at the Broadway box office last week compared to other shows, but it sure is efficient about the way it goes about raking in its not-insubstantial take.
The $1,197,109 the title...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:30 PM
I am a purist at holiday time. That means I always have the final say when choosing the family Christmas tree, always carve the holiday bird and always stand on a rickety ladder while hanging lights from front yard trees as neighbors watch from their...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:31 AM
There was a tradition in the Mahoney household that involved a lot of sleep after the Thanksgiving meal.
As a card-carrying member of the kids' table, I took this for granted, that one day I would be old like my father, uncles and grandfather who...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:34 PM
With holiday spending on clothes and toys off to a chilly start, worried retailers are plying shoppers with an early gift: Black Friday-style bargains extended into the first weeks of December.
Merchants get nervous each year during the dreaded early-...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:54 AM
If you’re keeping track, add Kmart, Sears and OfficeMax, to the list of retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving for the holiday shopping extravaganza.
Kmart will open for 41 hours starting at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day to 11 p.m. on Black...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:27 PM
With a shortened holiday season punctuated by weekend winter storms, holiday shoppers in Maryland are feeling the pressure.
There are six fewer days this year between Thanksgiving and Christmas than last year. And three Baltimore-area snowfalls in three...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Pennsylvania is one of the top states for grease and cooking related claims filed on Thanksgiving day, so State Farm insurance has partnered with Duck Dynasty stars to offer tips for how not to burn down the house. State Farm......
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Thanksgiving turkeys may have to be eaten earlier this year, as more and more retailers are opening their doors earlier than ever for the Black Friday shopping extravaganza.
Macy's is opening most of its stores by 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, the retailer...