| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:36 AM
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...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:39 AM
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...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:25 AM
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.
| Dec 15, 2011
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...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:17 AM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:26 PM
It's early September, which means Christmas bells are only a few days away from hitting store shelves in full force.
Earlier this week, toy giant Toys "R" Us announced its holiday season promotional plan, which includes the introduction of an online...
| Sep 7, 2014
There are all sorts of activities for families this fall — from children's theater and kid-friendly concerts to a circus and farm tours.
One event of note this fall: A game by the Harlem Globetrotters will be the first family performance at...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:50 AM
"Festive in Death" by J.D. Robb; Putnam (389 pages, $27.95)
Nora Roberts, writing as J.D. Robb, has mastered time travel.
The mega-talented, fan-mega-tastic (as Mavis would say) author seamlessly transports readers into the future with every "In...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:51 AM
I guess Bethlehem native Dan Roebuck never heard the old actor's adage about never working with cute animals.
The actor best known for playing Dr. Leslie Arzt on "Lost,"is playing second banana in a Lifetime holiday movie to possibly the world's most...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
New York City's famed Rockettes turned up on the city's streets in mid-August dressed as toy soldiers and rag dolls. There was even a little bit of snow falling.
The dancers and performers were out to remind folks that summer isn't too early to buy...
| Aug 29, 2014
The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com.
Monday Night Cabaret Series
REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...