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Christmas

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  • Christmas Eve, Christmas Day Dining In Connecticut

    Christmas Eve, Christmas Day Dining In Connecticut
    Who's open and serving on Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day? These Connecticut restaurants welcome you to the holiday table, or, alternately, will do the cooking for you to serve at home. Is your restaurant serving during the holidays? Email us with...
  • Let There Be Light!

    Let There Be Light!
    I used to dread it. My mom would make us go see the Christmas lights at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven on the way home from my Grandparents house on Christmas Eve. We (my sister and I since my other sister and brother were too young to care) would...
  • 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...
  • In a democracy, we all need Christmas: My Word

    Christians celebrate God becoming human in Jesus on Christmas day. Much of the world also celebrates Christmas, but does so by giving other meaning to the holiday. Showing love and compassion, serving others and promoting world peace are a few of those...
  • Free call or email from Santa

    Free call or email from Santa
    Ho-ho-hold the line! Santa is calling. Dial up some fun this holiday by sending a free, personalized call or email from the jolly big guy himself, compliments of Google's SendaCallFromSanta.com. Kris Kringle makes the calls to good boys and girls...
  • Retailers remake Easton

    Retailers remake Easton
    The day after Thanksgiving, on the outskirts of Easton, a frenzied line of shoppers battled for deals on big-screen TVs and DVD players. Downtown, other customers quietly wandered into the Mercantile Home on Northampton Street to browse and buy...
  • Jerry Greene shares hard-earned Christmas lesson that love is most precious gift

    Jerry Greene shares hard-earned Christmas lesson that love is most precious gift
    I was 8 and the only thing I wanted for Christmas was a little red wagon. It probably was a Radio Flyer although, to me, all that mattered was that it was a wagon and it was red. I lived with my aunt and grandmother, who took me into their lives so that...