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Christmas

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  • Valley Line: Visions of the Big Apple and Sugarplums

    Valley Line: Visions of the Big Apple and Sugarplums
    Christmas day has come and gone. What a busy and fun time I had this year in making sure that the Santa gifts from me were wrapped and ready for my five grandchildren — Aidan, Lucan, Morgan, Catherine and Ryan. This year I had some special...
  • 'Hobbit' Dominates Boxing Day B.O. in Australia With $4.9 Million

    Dominating Boxing Day box office in Australia, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" opened there with a whopping estimated $4.9 million, making for the holiday's second-largest opening ever in Oz. "The Desolation of Smaug," which accounted for 60% of...
  • Retailers hope to eke out more sales after so-so holiday season

    Retailers hope to eke out more sales after so-so holiday season
    Reggie Arthur pulled an electric Razor scooter he'd bought his 8-year-old granddaughter, Shay Divers, for Christmas into the Mondawmin Mall Target store Thursday. The scooter — bright purple, her favorite color — was great, Arthur said, but...
  • Christmas delivery woes stack up for online merchants

    The crush of last-minute online shopping that stymied Christmas deliveries for thousands of people served as a harsh lesson to retailers and shippers: The ever-exploding number of Internet orders is making on-time distribution more difficult. Though...
  • Do the insurance thing for your holiday bling

    Just because the candy canes are gone, the tree is in the trash and the poinsettia is dead doesn't mean the holidays are over. For that to be true, you need to buy some more insurance. And it wouldn't kill you to get off your behind and take down those...
  • Santa Claus is coming to town

     
    With the Christmas season around the corner, area malls are welcoming Santa Claus. The jolly old elf actually made his first appearance in the area Friday when he arrived at Lehigh Valley Mall, and there are Santa arrivals at other local malls this...
  • Digital Stats Foretold Which New Movies Would Fall Flat

    2013 was not only an all-time record year for domestic and global box office, it was also a big year for digital marketing and social media in Hollywood. We have seen some of the biggest viral campaigns in 2013, and YouTube and Facebook have finally...
  • Campus Hills aglow with luminaries, holiday spirit [Towson]

    Members of the Campus Hills community are taking advantage of the holiday season by revitalizing old traditions and introducing new neighborhood-building activities. On Nov. 29, members of the Campus Hills Community Association held an official tree-...
  • Classic hash recipe makes something new and delicious from holiday leftovers

    Classic hash recipe makes something new and delicious from holiday leftovers
    One of the Christmas presents I've looked forward to every year since childhood doesn't come with wrapping paper or ribbon. It doesn't even arrive on Christmas Eve or morning. And you'll never find it under the tree or tucked into a stocking hung by the...
  • Our guide to the 2014 Sketch Comedy Festival

    Our guide to the 2014 Sketch Comedy Festival
    When the 13th annual Sketch Comedy Festival kicks off at Stage 773 next week, it will mark the return of Danny Pudi, who performed in the first few installments of the fest before landing the role of Abed on NBC's "Community." This is the first time...
  • 'Mr. Banks,' 'Walter Mitty' Aim for Family Cred at Box Office

    This holiday season, Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" and Fox's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" are testing the boundaries of what it means to be an all-audience film, as studios strive to strike the right balance between adult drama and family...