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Christmas

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  • 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...
  • Cooking tips and tricks to smooth the holiday

     Cooking tips and tricks to smooth the holiday
    Doing a lot of cooking over the holidays? We've gathered some tricks and tips from our reporting to help you with the little things. Peeling squash: Attack it like chefs do when making supremes, those jewel-like, membrane-less sections of orange. This...
  • Last-minute holiday shoppers rush to South Florida stores

    Last-minute holiday shoppers rush to South Florida stores
    Gionni Burns paced back and forth behind the 20 checkout lanes at Target in the Coral Ridge Mall on Tuesday, the day before Christmas Eve, keeping an eye on growing lines and asking customers with 10 items or fewer to go to express lanes 1 through 4....
  • Blackhawks' 6 Swedes happy together for Christmas

    Blackhawks' 6 Swedes happy together for Christmas
    Marcus Kruger is a penalty killer extraordinaire and as the anchor of the Blackhawks' fourth line, one of the best shutdown centers in the NHL. On Wednesday, he was prepared to take on a more challenging role: helping cook Christmas dinner for some of...
  • Unconventional holiday movies have Lehigh Valley connections

    If you're burned out on Christmas perennials like "It's A Wonderful Life," "Miracle on 34th Street" and "Elf," check out a couple of unconventional holiday movies, both of which have local connections. Bethlehem native Daniel Roebuck is one of the...
  • Hindu activists organize mass 'reconversion camps' in India

    Hindu activists organize mass 'reconversion camps' in India
    By his count, Vyankatesh Abdeo has helped convert 700,000 Indian Christians and Muslims to Hinduism over the last two decades, but he would describe it differently. "It is not conversion; it is reconversion," said the professorial Abdeo, national...
  • Holiday classic becomes live radio show at Naperville theater

    Holiday classic becomes live radio show at Naperville theater
    It's George Bailey and the characters of Bedford Falls as you may have never seen (nor heard) them before: live and on the radio circa 1946. Kicking off its fourth season, Naperville's BrightSide Theatre will present "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio...
  • Wilmette men make major holiday gift run to Gary homeless shelter

    Wilmette men make major holiday gift run to Gary homeless shelter
    Wearing a Santa hat and fueled by seemingly boundless energy, Eric Smoot on Sunday helped pack several vehicles with Christmas presents destined for women and children in a Gary, Ind. homeless shelter. Smoot and his business partner, Silviu Gansca,...
  • Free call or email from Santa with Google Santa Tracker

    Free call or email from Santa with Google Santa Tracker
    Ho-ho-hold the line! Santa is calling. Dial up some fun this holiday by sending a free, personalized call or email from the jolly big guy himself, compliments of Google's SendaCallFromSanta.com. Kris Kringle makes the calls to good boys and girls...
  • Moviegoers react to limited release of 'The Interview'

    Jens Dietrich, a 33-year-old Atlanta resident, was disappointed when he heard "The Interview" wasn't playing on Christmas Day because of threats from Sony hackers. As an avid Seth Rogen and James Franco fan, the Germany native even signed up for...
  • A holiday musical ode to Sony and 'The Interview'

    A holiday musical ode to Sony and 'The Interview'
    On Wednesday, Sony announced it would release the embattled comedy "The Interview" on a host of digital platforms--including Google Play, Microsoft Xbox and YouTube--and make it available for rental or purchase from Christmas Eve through the holiday...