| 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...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:16 AM
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.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:59 AM
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-...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:26 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:40 AM
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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:54 AM
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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:20 AM
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:...