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Christmas

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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...
  • Toys "R" Us announces Christmas 2014 plan

    Toys "R" Us announces Christmas 2014 plan
    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...
  • 20 Lehigh Valley family events for fall

    20 Lehigh Valley family events for fall
    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...
  • The Romance Reader: 'Festive in Death'

    "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...
  • Bethlehem native Dan Roebuck to star with Grumpy Cat in Lifetime movie

    Bethlehem native Dan Roebuck to star with Grumpy Cat in Lifetime movie
    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...
  • Plan now for a Christmas journey to the faux North Pole or Paris

    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...
  • Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater

    Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater
    THE ABBEY 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...