| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Who's open and serving on Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day? These Connecticut restaurants welcome you to the holiday table, or, alternately, will do the cooking for you to serve at home.
Is your restaurant serving during the holidays? Email us with...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:15 AM
I used to dread it.
My mom would make us go see the Christmas lights at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven on the way home from my Grandparents house on Christmas Eve. We (my sister and I since my other sister and brother were too young to care) would...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 5:20 AM
If you are fortunate enough to travel to the British Isles for a week, do as I say, not as I did.
Scotland for a week in late December with a quick trip down to London was a revelation: sparkly, festive, not that cold, endlessly interesting.
It was also...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:57 AM
Every year around this time, Sabine Schneider misses her native Austria, especially the month-long celebration known as Fasching.
"There are a lot of events and balls during the season," Schneider said to a small group gathered at Kent Memorial Library's...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 12:55 PM
In the midst of another winter storm the York County School Division has put its snow makeup day plan on hold, said York County School Board Chairman Mark Medford on Wednesday.
The school board met Monday evening and discussed some makeup day options...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 8:26 AM
Timing is everything in the Oscar race. Except when it's not.
This year's Academy Awards field has done more than most to upend traditional rhythms of Hollywood's awards season, a normally finely-tuned red-carpet ballet. "Not my tempo" — the...