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Christmas

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  • Popular Holiday Apps for Kids

    Popular Holiday Apps for Kids
    Christine Taylor, Digital Platform Manager for Fox CT and The Hartford Courant, is providing the following suggestions for holiday-related apps that your kids will love! *FaceTime Call or Video Chat with Santa For the kids who get a little freaked out...
  • Thanksgiving Travels

    By Jim MacPherson    Thanksgiving has a special meaning in our family. Forget "Over the river and through the woods…"  My wife was born on Thanksgiving Day, which means the holiday takes on added significance for us. As a result, we generally...
  • 'Tis The Season

    For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree. None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room. But...
  • Holiday Cheer At Santa's Village In Torrington

    Holiday Cheer At Santa's Village In Torrington
    You don't have to travel to the North Pole to visit Santa's Village this holiday season, you can have the same experience right in Torrington. Carl Bozenski's Christmas Village has been lighting up Connecticut for 64 years. The employees of Torrington's...
  • Navigating the Holidays: 6 expert tips for getting your family visits in order

    Navigating the Holidays: 6 expert tips for getting your family visits in order
    Two people. Two families. So, figuring out where to spend the holidays can get quite complicated for couples. The key is to get started early on your planning, know that you will have to compromise, and try to think of strategies that won’t leave...
  • Stamford, Springfield Shows Among New England's Thanksgiving Parades

    Stamford, Springfield Shows Among New England's Thanksgiving Parades
    No question, the Macy's Thanksgiving parade is one of the best-known fall events. Close to 50 million viewers tune into the spectacle each year and about 3.5 million fans head to Manhattan to see floats, bands, celebrities and giant balloons. But the...
  • Building Delray's 100-foot Christmas tree turns into labor of love

    Building Delray's 100-foot Christmas tree turns into labor of love
    Delray Beach's 100-foot Christmas tree — a 22-year-old downtown tradition — doesn't come fully assembled off Santa's sleigh. Just as Santa has his trusty assistants in elves, the city relies on more than 100 volunteers to build the award-...
  • Grove, Americana to offer free Uber rides to big holiday spenders

    Grove, Americana to offer free Uber rides to big holiday spenders
    The Grove and the Americana at Brand -- two of Southern California's upscale shopping centers -- are giving free-spending shoppers free rides this holiday season. The outdoor malls are partnering with the ride start-up Uber to offer complimentary...
  • It's almost Halloween. Merry Christmas!

    It's almost Halloween. Merry Christmas!
    Merry Christmas, everyone! I say that not because I've lost my calendar — or my mind — but for the simple fact that the week of Halloween is now, effectively, the beginning of Christmas. The elongation of what was once quaintly known as...
  • The holidays loom

    Henry Furhmann at the Los Angeles Times has beaten me to the punch this year with advice against the holiday cliches that any writer with a modicum of self-respect will shun. But I think I am still catching you in advance of the first ’Tis the...
  • Tips for buying holiday airfares

    Tips for buying holiday airfares
    Some booked over the summer. Others are just thinking about it. And still others will book last minute, or just stay home. But if you're even thinking about holiday flying and haven't booked, now is a good time to start. There's no getting around it:...