| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:48 AM
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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:47 AM
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.
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:31 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Though turkey carving and jingle bells might seem far off into the future, the time is now to book holiday travel flights and avoid sky-high airfares, experts say.
"If you're booking for Thanksgiving, you're already getting late in the game,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:19 PM
The Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center are holding a monthlong event called "A Colonial Christmas" from Dec. 1 through Jan. 4. The event explores the 17th and 18th century traditions with interpretive programs and musical entertainment.
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
•MIR Corp.'s Christmas Traditions of Poland is priced from $3,395 per person double occupancy for the Dec. 18-25 small-group tour....
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:25 PM
For those who take pride in their over-the-top lights revealing an unabashed love for the Christmas season, Norridge’s annual holiday lights contest is a way to increase the friendly competition between neighbors and reward the most dedicated...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Imagine looking through the wide eyes of a child. Remember that age, when everything seemed so sensational and spectacular?
We’re older now, but the sight of holiday lights still has that mystical effect. They sparkle with holiday spirit....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:57 PM
With a flick of the switch, a 65-foot spruce tree along the Batavia Riverwalk was illuminated Sunday night with old-fashioned holiday charm.
The Batavia Celebration of Lights festival ushered in the Christmas season with the official tree lighting...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:55 AM
With a chorus of caroling Girl Scouts belting out their version of “Frosty the Snowman” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” the Christmas spirit was ignited in downtown Frankfort on Saturday.
The Frankfort Historic Business...