| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:49 PM
As flurries fell on browned Appalachian foothills northwest of Hagerstown, Whitetail mountain looked a misty white Thursday, with plumes of snow floating like steam over ski trails.
The region's ski resorts all took advantage of surprisingly cold...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Not much has changed in the last couple of weeks except the urgency. Before, it was a big game. Now, it's the biggest game.
The Dallas Cowboys play the Philadelphia Eagles tonight at Lincoln Financial Field, and since they're both 9-4 and tied for first...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Debby and Geri Howell spent Friday morning as they normally do, hitting the Black Friday sales in Hobart.
But the two Lowell residents said they noticed their annual shopping trip wasn’t as busy as it has been in the past.
“It was pretty...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 12:25 PM
This week, President Obama will pardon two turkeys to promote the turkey industry. Every one of us can exercise that same pardon power by choosing a Thanksgiving observance without eating turkey. It’s a most fitting way to give thanks for our life,...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Thanksgiving has become an unintentional day of drinking.
All of the party planning and the stress that goes along with entertaining crowds for an entire day leave us thirsty for a little unraveling.
The pregaming ritual as we tighten the napkin rings...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 12:04 PM
On a day that's all about being thankful for what you have, what's better than spending thousands of dollars indulging in an excessively lavish meal?
Obviously that was sarcasm, but the Thanksgiving menu at Old Homestead restaurant in New York City is...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Social media is raging today about the Dancing with the Stars season finale, Ferguson protests, the Miami Heat and more. Here's a deeper look into what's trending on the eve of Thanksgiving.
1. Dancing with the Stars Season Finale
| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Let’s be honest, most families’ Thanksgivings don’t come close to a Norman Rockwell painting.
“All about that Bass” singer Meghan Trainor channeled her awkward family holiday moments into fake Thanksgiving carols for...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
This photo stays in my head like yesterday's brandy. My cousin's wife found it, scanned it and emailed it to me and my siblings around the country. The Thanksgiving still life. An heirloom, really. Like a scene from Samuel Beckett, where nothing much...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Scott Gasparich, vice president of entertainment at Busch Gardens, sums up the park's annual Christmas Town attraction in two words: "Absolute joy."
Of course, given the opportunity, he expands and uses more than two words.
"We feel a great sense of...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Here is a list of holiday events around the Hampton Roads area. It will be updated regularly.
Thursday, Nov. 27-Jan. 1: Celebration in Lights at Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Avenue, opens on Thanksgiving and runs through New Year'...