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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...
  • Christmas Eve, Christmas Day Dining In Connecticut

    Christmas Eve, Christmas Day Dining In Connecticut
    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...
  • "Bikes For Kids" Helps Hurricane Sandy Victims

    "Bikes For Kids" Helps Hurricane Sandy Victims
    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...
  • 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...
  • Theme named for Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade

    Call it a Christmastime pun, an ode to wintertime life on the harbor: "Deck the hulls with bows of jolly." That's the theme for the 106th annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, event officials said in a release Friday. The local person who...
  • Sports scheduling requires all the right moves

    The ball teetered on the lip of the 16th hole at Augusta National Golf Club. It was 2005, and after Tiger Woods' now-famous chip shot fell in for a birdie and Woods went on to win the Masters for the fourth time, Jim Michaelian made a decision. With...
  • Decorator Cleaning House

     
    Those of you who have gone Christmas Light touring in the East Penn area probably are familiar with the Rauch residence at 2982 Magnolia Circle, Lower Macungie. Until the last few years, this was a must-see display. Wally Ely and......
  • Shoppers Relish Memories of Hartford's Downtown Stores — G. Fox, Sage Allen, Grant's

    Shoppers Relish Memories of Hartford's Downtown Stores — G. Fox, Sage Allen, Grant's
    Mention shopping to anyone who lived in the Hartford area during the '50s and '60 and they'll tell you about taking the bus downtown, (often in hat and gloves, if you're talking to a woman), on Saturdays, to spend the day browsing the shops and lunching...