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Christmas

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  • Outdoor homeless feedings can continue through holidays, Fort Lauderdale says

    Outdoor homeless feedings can continue through holidays, Fort Lauderdale says
    When it comes to feeding the homeless, the city won't be the Grinch who stole Christmas dinner after all. It voluntarily agreed on Monday to suspend enforcement of its ordinance restricting outdoor feedings for another 45 days while courts consider...
  • Glastonbury Holiday Closings For Town Services

    GLASTONBURY — With both the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays falling on a Thursday, a number of town services will be closed on the following Friday. Town hall offices will close at noon on Christmas Eve and will remain closed until Monday....
  • Middletown Funeral Home Offering Free Christmas Meal For 17th Year

    Middletown Funeral Home Offering Free Christmas Meal For 17th Year
    MIDDLETOWN — The Coughlin-Lastrina Funeral Home for the 17th year will offer a free holiday meal for anyone in need of a place to enjoy Christmas Eve. Sebastian Lastrina and his family cook a holiday menu of ham, roast chicken, pasta, salad,...
  • Stand-up Scene: A visit to 'The Art of Comedy' in Pilsen

    Stand-up Scene: A visit to 'The Art of Comedy' in Pilsen
    At the NYCH Art Gallery in Pilsen, Sam Norton is pointing me toward five interconnected artworks tacked to a wall and created in marker, pencil and color pencil. In one image, there is a parrot shooting laser beams out of its eyes, while in another Norton...
  • There's snow in Christmas Eve forecast -- but it may not stick

    There's snow in Christmas Eve forecast -- but it may not stick
    The National Weather Service is calling for snow on Christmas Eve, although it isn't clear yet whether it will accumulate in Chicago. Ben Deubelbeiss, meteorologist at the weather service in Chicago, said snow accumulation in the area between Chicago...
  • Hampton Roads holiday calendar

    Here is a list of holiday events around the Hampton Roads area. It will be updated regularly. NEWPORT NEWS Thursday, Nov. 27-Jan. 1: Celebration in Lights at Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Avenue, opens on Thanksgiving and runs through New Year'...
  • British Christmas TV episodes are getting U.S. airings

    British Christmas TV episodes are getting U.S. airings
    Mince pies, Christmas crackers, all those "Keep Calm and Jingle On" T-shirts — and now television. This year, Americans can celebrate a very British Christmas without leaving their homes, much less braving Heathrow at the holidays. In the U.S.,...
  • Seasonal songs from TV shows we'd like to hear, or maybe not

    Seasonal songs from TV shows we'd like to hear, or maybe not
    TV shows, while not typically known for their contributions to music, often rejoice in the sounds of the season. Last month, PBS' period drama "Downton Abbey" released a Christmas album featuring selections from cast members that included Charles...
  • Sleet, Heavy Winds Could Cause Trouble For Holiday Travelers

    We might not get a white Christmas this year, but we could get a wet and windy one. The National Weather Service has issued a "hazardous weather outlook" for Hartford, Tolland and Windham counties for the next seven days as a low-pressure system moves...
  • Tree gives strength to family who lost son on Christmas

    Tree gives strength to family who lost son on Christmas
    Every year, Cindy Johnson trims a live oak tree with holiday tinsel and bows in memory of her 13-year-old son, who died on Christmas Day in 1996. The tree in Orlando's College Park neighborhood was just a sapling when she planted it a year after her son,...
  • In praise of Christmastime

    "The sun is shining, the grass is green, the orange and palm trees sway. There's never been such a day, in Beverly Hills, L.A. But it's December the 24th, and I'm longing to be up north." You probably won't be singing this, the opening verse to the famed...