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Christmas

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  • Building Delray's 100-foot Christmas tree turns into labor of love

    Building Delray's 100-foot Christmas tree turns into labor of love
    Delray Beach's 100-foot Christmas tree — a 22-year-old downtown tradition — doesn't come fully assembled off Santa's sleigh. Just as Santa has his trusty assistants in elves, the city relies on more than 100 volunteers to build the award-...
  • Grove, Americana to offer free Uber rides to big holiday spenders

    Grove, Americana to offer free Uber rides to big holiday spenders
    The Grove and the Americana at Brand -- two of Southern California's upscale shopping centers -- are giving free-spending shoppers free rides this holiday season. The outdoor malls are partnering with the ride start-up Uber to offer complimentary...
  • It's almost Halloween. Merry Christmas!

    It's almost Halloween. Merry Christmas!
    Merry Christmas, everyone! I say that not because I've lost my calendar — or my mind — but for the simple fact that the week of Halloween is now, effectively, the beginning of Christmas. The elongation of what was once quaintly known as...
  • The holidays loom

    Henry Furhmann at the Los Angeles Times has beaten me to the punch this year with advice against the holiday cliches that any writer with a modicum of self-respect will shun. But I think I am still catching you in advance of the first ’Tis the...
  • Tips for buying holiday airfares

    Tips for buying holiday airfares
    Some booked over the summer. Others are just thinking about it. And still others will book last minute, or just stay home. But if you're even thinking about holiday flying and haven't booked, now is a good time to start. There's no getting around it:...
  • Broward Season Preview events

    Broward Season Preview events
    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Halloween Spooktacular The City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department This Halloween event will include a costume contest, games, bounce houses, a giant cake walk, sweets booth, a hayride, goody bags, concession, and families...
  • Holiday Art Contest: Show us your vision of the holiday season

    Holiday Art Contest: Show us your vision of the holiday season
    Christmas trees. Snowmen. A lone cat sitting in a field of snow. Those were all visions of the season from the minds of children who entered last year's Orlando Sentinel Holiday Art Contest. Now it's time to start working on new visions. "I really...
  • FedEx expects record volume of 22.6M packages on Dec. 15

    FedEx expects record volume of 22.6M packages on Dec. 15
    Package delivery company FedEx on Wednesday forecast a record holiday season this year, with 22.6 million shipments expected for its anticipated peak day on Dec. 15. The Memphis-based company said it looks to move more than 290 million packages between...
  • Black Friday no longer the kick-off of holiday discount season

    Black Friday no longer the kick-off of holiday discount season
    Like a clump of mistletoe, draining the life from its host branches, Christmas season merchandise has inched its way onto store shelves, practically bumping Jack the Ripper from his spooky post. Now, twinkling trees and sparkling snowmen have taken up...
  • South Coast Plaza's 96-foot tree heralds Christmas season

    South Coast Plaza's 96-foot tree heralds Christmas season
    It's not Halloween yet, much less Christmas, but on Tuesday morning Stan Taeger — dressed in a suit and a red Christmas-tree-patterned tie — was ready for the arrival of South Coast Plaza's holiday tree. For 33 years, Taeger, South Coast...
  • Holiday Movies Try to Save the Year's Box Office

    Hollywood will spend the rest of 2014 trying to dig itself out of a very deep box office hole, with ticket sales sputtering behind last year's windfall. The difficulty is that the upcoming holiday season isn't just battling the ghosts of Christmases...