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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Christ's coming changed the world forever

    Q: What do you think was the most important event in human history? And why is it important? I've asked this question of many people, and no one seems to agree on the answer. --H.R. A: I'm convinced that the most important event in human history was...
  • Festival Flea Market Mall open on Christmas, New Year's Day

     Festival Flea Market Mall open on Christmas, New Year's Day
    On Thursday, it's Festivus for the rest of us at the Festival Flea Market Mall.  Thousands flock to the 400,000-square-foot indoor mall in Pompano Beach, open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday.  The mall has been a popular gathering place for shoppers...
  • Whitehall is one program that prefers to be home for the holidays

    Whitehall is one program that prefers to be home for the holidays
    When it comes to holiday basketball tournaments, every high school coach has a different philosophy. Some prefer to go as far away as possible and experience a different atmosphere. Certainly, Emmaus coach Steve Yoder, Liberty's Chad Landis, Bethlehem...
  • In Iraq, displaced Christians gather for a somber Christmas

    The children awoke the day before Christmas behind blast walls and armed guards, in a dingy Syrian Catholic schoolhouse strung with clotheslines. Their families have been cooking on hot plates and sleeping on pallets there in recent months, forced from...
  • Five things about this year's Disney Christmas parade

    Five things about this year's Disney Christmas parade
    Surely you saw this coming. There was a lot of "Frozen" in Disney's annual Christmas Day broadcast, which traditionally has been built around a variation of the theme parks' holiday celebrations and self-promotion of the parent company. But this year, the...
  • Florida travel diversions for holiday visitors

    Florida travel diversions for holiday visitors
    This column generally is all about planning your own Florida getaways, but this time of year it's more likely that family and friends are getting away to visit you in sunny Central Florida. That's nice, but face it, no one wants to spend the holidays...
  • In Waikiki, it's Christmas with a distinctly Hawaiian flavor

    In Waikiki, it's Christmas with a distinctly Hawaiian flavor
    The ukulele player is smoking hot and the mai tais are as smooth as summer surf. It's Christmastime in Honolulu and the crowd at the Chart House Waikiki is watching the sun set over Ala Wai Yacht Harbor and rockin' out to strummed versions of "Santa...
  • Sherman captivating in holiday comedy

    Sherman captivating in holiday comedy
    Deborah Sherman stars with three other actors in the holiday comedy "Miracle On South Division Street" by playwright Tom Dudzick running now through Dec. 28 at Actors Playhouse. Set in a working class neighborhood in Buffalo, the play centers on a...
  • Holiday weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Holiday weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Christmas Menu Brasserie by LM 800 S. Michigan Ave. 312-431-1788 Leave the holiday cooking to the pros and dine on a three-course menu including roasted squash soup, short ribs with spice roasted apples and pumpkin pie. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Wednesday,...
  • Museum outings for your holiday week

     Museum outings for your holiday week
    In England, they have Boxing Day. In America, the day after Christmas — heck, the entire week between Christmas and New Year's — can feel like the aftermath of a holiday bout. Between running to the mall to return that terrible sweater (what...
  • Merry Xbox Xmas: Holiday decor used in trailer park assault, deputies say

    Merry Xbox Xmas: Holiday decor used in trailer park assault, deputies say
    If you're going to run with a rowdy crowd, then you'd better learn to run. As a Stock Island man was playing Xbox games on his trailer's porch, a group of people allegedly showed up began throwing bottles, cans -- and holiday decorations -- at him on...