| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:24 PM
The holidays are typically known as the season for giving but there are some who use it as an opportunity to take.
Operation Holiday launched right before the Thanksgiving holiday.
The program has already collected more than a $170,000 in donations of...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Santa Claus is coming to town — and this time he's singing.
Kris Kringle hits the Orange County Market Place at the Orange County Fairgrounds Dec. 1 and 2, and Dec. 8 and 9. Each day, he'll arrive at the swap meet singing, before leading sing-a-...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Toy drives will be held this holiday season at Baltimore-area Giant Food stores and at Toys R Us in Glen Burnie.
The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation has joined forces with Giant Food of Landover for the second year. Toys will be collected at all 170...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Deeply humbled by the impact of his craft on people of all ages, Star Shields has contributed to the Sawdust Art Festival for 29 years.
The Laguna Beach-based face and body artist counts Led Zeppelin, Paul and Linda McCartney, Deep Purple and Bob Dylan...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Once upon a time, Williamsburg's Grand Illumination was the Peninsula's undisputed champion of holiday crowds, pyrotechnics and merry-making.
Move over, colonials. Make room for Hollydazzle.
The Newport News celebration, happening Nov. 30 at City...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Many people find the holiday season to be a time to share their blessings with the less fortunate. Local organizations and advocacy groups such as those below would put your gift to good use.
• Lovely Ladies of Laurel is a nonprofit organization...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:18 PM
The U.S. Marines and Toys “R” Us are teaming up to make sure kids in need have a wonderful holiday. The annual Toys for Tots campaign officially kicked off at area stores Thursday.
Hoosiers are encouraged to donate new, unwrapped toys and...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Are you getting excited about the upcoming fall and winter holidays? So are we. Luckily for us, the Henry Whitfield State Museum hosts and annual exhibition highlighting the history of the end-of-the-year celebrations. Holidaze: The Real Story of...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:27 PM
There’s something a little off about Vanilla Ice’s concerts. It might have something to do with the guys dancing on stage in Santa Claus and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles costumes, and the Halloween decorations hanging up in the background...
| Mar 27, 2009
A couple of months ago, an obscure New Orleans tax assessor was ticketed for allegedly using flashing blue police lights illegally mounted on his car to weave his way through a traffic jam.
As public corruption allegations in Louisiana go, it was...