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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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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...
  • Buy a car and it snows 6 inches on Christmas, dealership pays you back

    Buy a car and it snows 6 inches on Christmas, dealership pays you back
    Deals on flat screen TVs and fancy electronics are a staple of luring shoppers into stores on Black Friday, but what about a free ride? A Downers Grove Buick dealership is offering an unusual gamble for shoppers if they're willing to bet on Chicago's...
  • Festive Events Light Up the Holidays

    Festive Events Light Up the Holidays
    The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us. Friends and relatives are visiting and all are looking for things to do in the spirit of the holidays. Randy Fiveash, Director of Connecticut’s Office of Tourism, has lots of advice for...
  • Season's screenings: TV plans blizzard of holiday programs

    Deck the halls and rev up the DVR. A veritable blizzard of holiday-themed fare is about to blow into your television sets. Yes, once again the broadcast networks and cable channels have pieced together a vast lineup of specials, movies and animated...
  • 'Girl Meets World's' Sabrina Carpenter is in the holiday spirit

    'Girl Meets World's' Sabrina Carpenter is in the holiday spirit
    Sabrina Carpenter got the impression that she was waving to a whole bunch of people who had no idea who she was when she took part in the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival parade in Garden Grove, Calif., in 2013. It was her first parade, and her Disney...
  • Holiday classic becomes live radio show at Naperville theater

    Holiday classic becomes live radio show at Naperville theater
    It's George Bailey and the characters of Bedford Falls as you may have never seen (nor heard) them before: live and on the radio circa 1946. Kicking off its fourth season, Naperville's BrightSide Theatre will present "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio...
  • Boscov's CEO will work Thanksgiving

    Although the decorations have been up for weeks, Friday marks the official start of the holiday shopping season. Or rather, it used to – these days, more and more stores are opening on Thanksgiving. That's why, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Albert Boscov,...