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  • How to navigate holiday-shopping mania

    How to navigate holiday-shopping mania
    Forget the turkey dinner and football, the real main event of Thanksgiving weekend has arrived: the shopping. Once again, retailers are kicking off a shopping frenzy that starts Thursday, hits full steam on Black Friday and continues through the weekend...
  • Dress rehearsals help keep retailers' Black Friday on track

    Dress rehearsals help keep retailers' Black Friday on track
    A few days before Thanksgiving, Best Buy general manager Kevin Kodidek paced before his 100 store associates like a benevolent drill sergeant, psyching them up for the onslaught of deal-seekers who soon would come crashing through the doors. Crashing is...
  • No Thanks: Retailers' holiday hours criticized

    No Thanks: Retailers' holiday hours criticized
    The shock of stores opening on Thanksgiving Day has worn off in recent years. But the practice continues to enrage some people, especially as some stores open even earlier on Thursday. As of Wednesday, Change.org, an online petition platform, was...
  • Flights disrupted by winter storm in Northeast

    Flights disrupted by winter storm in Northeast
    Thanksgiving travel is tough sledding this year in South Florida. A major snowstorm in the Northeast caused an estimated 249 flights to be canceled or delayed Wednesday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. As of 5:30 p.m. 81 arrivals...
  • Black Friday and the gap between rich and poor

    Black Friday and the gap between rich and poor
    To the editor: What a revealing juxtaposition of articles on the front page of The Times. ("Black Friday highlights the contrast between rich and poor," and "High-end home sales are surging in Southern California," Nov. 23) Above the fold in Monday's...
  • This Thanksgiving dinner package costs $35,000, but it comes with a parade

    This Thanksgiving dinner package costs $35,000, but it comes with a parade
    Chances are you'll be spending a pretty penny on Thanksgiving dinner this year. That organic turkey, all the necessary fixin's, dessert and wine can add up. But one New York City restaurant has a Thanksgiving dinner package that will set you back $35,000....
  • Pre-holiday snow arrives like unwelcome dinner guest

    For those looking to cram Thursday with turkey-coma-induced couch surfing, Mother Nature has left you something to be thankful for. Depending upon your proximity to windows, you might have noticed a massive storm dumped generous helpings of what looked...
  • Millennials are expected to dominate Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping

    Millennials are expected to dominate Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping
    Christine McCoy plans to shop on Thanksgiving evening and wake up at 5 a.m. on Black Friday to hit the stores again with a couple of friends. The 23-year-old Baltimore resident said she will likely go to Target, Wal-Mart and Towson Town Center to score...
  • My Word: Recognize nonprofits' good work

    My Word: Recognize nonprofits' good work
    Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday, in part, because we slow down long enough to consider and express gratitude for all that is good in our lives. It also launches us into the season of giving. Can you imagine Florida without nonprofits? Imagine if...
  • Notes and notables

    Buying and giving "Many Christmases ago, I went to buy a doll for my son. I reach for the last one they had, but so did another man. As I rained blows upon him, I realized — there had to be another way!" — Frank Costanza, in a famous...
  • Before the turkey, shoppers fill up on toys at Baltimore area stores

    Before the turkey, shoppers fill up on toys at Baltimore area stores
    As more than 300 customers waited outside Thursday, a booming order echoed over the intercom inside the Kohl's in Timonium. "Let's have a quick huddle," manager Brian Stoops told the 70 employees. "We've got 15 minutes to kickoff. This is what it's...