| 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...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:50 AM
If your holiday plans take you out of the kitchen, these local restaurants are serving Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners:
Cavey's, 45 East Center St., Manchester, hosts a Christmas Eve celebration with a traditional “Feast of the Seven...
| Dec 5, 2013
Thanksgiving arrived late this year, so folks are scrambling to "spruce up" for the holidays.
"You've really got to get after it! The clock is ticking!" laughs John Dzen, owner of Dzen's Tree Farm in South Windsor, a local staple for the last 40 years....
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas show is Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m., at the Palace Theatre, 100 E. Main St., Waterbury. Tickets are $75 and $45. Information: 203-346-2000, http://www.palacetheaterct.org
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra performs Benjamin...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:44 AM
>>Coyote Blue at 1960 Saybrook Road in Middletown is celebrating the holiday season with a Lobster Festival through Dec. 21. Dishes include lobster bisque, lobster salad taco, lobster-stuffed avocado, lobster quesadilla and enchiladas, surf and turf,...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Last year, I did a Mommy Minute story about Bikes For Kids, a wonderful, local organization with a simple mission: all children deserve to enjoy a bicycle. In a crammed garage, a few guys refurbish used bikes for boys and girls in need. They are intense...
| 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...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The children aren't little anymore; they're 28, 24 and 23. But I still know where my daughters will be on Christmas Eve — snuggled under a blanket with me, while I read "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," the classic story of Santa's visit.