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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • 'Jerusalem,' 'Jacksonian' in Profiles' new season

    'Jerusalem,' 'Jacksonian' in Profiles' new season
    Profiles Theatre will perform several new-to-Chicago shows next season. Plays by Jez Butterworth, Beth Henley, Penelope Skinner and Neil LaBute will join Profiles' usual holiday show, "Hellcab" by Will Kern, a spokeswoman for the theater said Wednesday....
  • Veterans Day Returns To Hartford School Calendar

    Veterans Day Returns To Hartford School Calendar
    HARTFORD — Veterans Day is back on the city school calendar after residents and the board of education called for its reinstatement as a district holiday. The board adopted the change for the 2015-16 year during a special meeting at Rawson...
  • Magic's Christmas Day game uniforms leaked online

    Magic's Christmas Day game uniforms leaked online
    We don't know if the Orlando Magic will be playing on Christmas Day next season, but we apparently know what they will be wearing if they are selected for one of the NBA's marquee holiday games. Uni-watch.com, a website devoted to sports uniforms,...
  • Out & About: Kick off the long holiday weekend with happy hour, live music

    Out & About: Kick off the long holiday weekend with happy hour, live music
    Happy Memorial Day weekend! To all the Naval Academy graduates today, congratulations! I always find it fitting that the USNA graduation occurs near Memorial Day as it serves as a striking reminder of the purpose of this long weekend. It's not the...
  • Voltaggio brings readers 'Home' with folksy and rich cuisine

    Voltaggio brings readers 'Home' with folksy and rich cuisine
    When chef Bryan Voltaggio was setting up photos for his latest cookbook, "Home," his young son, Thacher, climbed on a chair and began braising potatoes — in Coca Cola. Voltaggio, the force behind nine restaurants in Maryland, Virginia and...
  • York school board chairman says board against Saturday and holiday classes

    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...
  • Schools serving the student population

    Schools serving the student population
    I read with interest and a bit of annoyance the letter concerning making Sept. 11 a federal holiday. It was apparent the writer's real agenda concerned the news that New York schools will be closed on some Muslim holidays. She points out that her school...
  • Buffoonery, capitalism soak St. Patrick's Day

    Buffoonery, capitalism soak St. Patrick's Day
    St. Patrick's Day Weekend is an actual thing and it's upon us. If you wonder why, consider this quote from a 2009 CNNMoney.com article about an Irish-themed tavern in Detroit's Corktown: "Business is so brisk on the day of Detroit's St. Patrick's Day...
  • Lombard cancels summer 'Taste' festival for 2015

    The Village of Lombard is promising fireworks and fun, but no food at this year's annual Fourth of July celebration. In a decision announced Friday in a new release, village officials said they will suspend Taste of Lombard, the multi-day carnival and...
  • Perfect match: Feb. 14 and chocolate

    Perfect match: Feb. 14 and chocolate
    It's crunch time, Cupid. If you didn't make a dinner reservation, start planning that home-cooked menu immediately. If you are still without a gift, welcome back to the Christmas Eve Santa scramble. If chocolate is your fall back, let's skip that drug-...
  • Celebrating Mardi Gras, Austrian style

    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...