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Once Again, SEPTA Employees Give Santa a Helping Hand and Lots of Toys

On the seventh floor of Septa headquarters, workers unloaded dozens of barrels of toys that had been donated since Thanksgiving by thousands of Septa workers.

12/22/2014

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Temple Psychologist Dispels Popular Holiday Myths

Just because you’ve heard a hot holiday tip, doesn’t make it fact.

12/22/2014

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‘Tis The Season For Holiday Foods…But What’s In Those Seasonal Specialties?

The holidays can certainly leave you feeling bloated, but how unhealthy are the foods we eat this time of the year, really? A local nutritionist has the answer.

12/22/2014

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Top Philadelphia Restaurants For Holiday Cheer

With cozy vibes, rustic decor and a plethora of twinkly lights, here are our picks for where to wine and dine in the Philly area if you’re in need of some holiday spirit.

12/09/2014

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South Philly’s Italian Market Ready For Holiday Shopping Rush

Vendors and customers expect things to get extra busy within the coming weeks.

12/05/2014

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Average Thanksgiving Dinner In Philly Costs About $3 Less Than National Average

That’s apparently because a 16-pound turkey costs about $2.21 less here than elsewhere. Other items that are cheaper in Philly include sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie mix and green peas.

11/25/2014

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Top Tree-lighting Ceremonies In The Philly Area

The holiday season just isn’t official until the trees have been lit downtown. Here are some of the area’s best tree lighting events and ceremonies.

11/19/2014

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CBS Holiday Programming

What better way to keep spirits high than to watch past and present holiday shows.

11/18/2014

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2014 Holiday Mall Hours

The following is a list of holiday hours for malls and shopping centers in and around the Philadelphia region.

11/17/2014

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Top Holiday Attractions In And Around Philadelphia

Feeling more like the Grinch than Cindy Lou Who this year? Up your levels of holiday cheer at these local seasonal events.

11/10/2014

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Last Remaining ‘Fancy Division’ Mummers Club Struggles For Survival

The sole remaining “Fancy Division” club in Philadelphia has turned to crowdfunding in a desperate attempt to stay afloat.

11/07/2014

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Guide To Veterans Day Freebies

Veterans Day is when we remember and honor those who bravely fought for and defended our freedom. The following organizations are showing their thanks by offering “freebies” for active and non-active military members.

11/07/2014

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Retailers Readying Early Start to Holiday Shopping Season

It’s not even Halloween, but already retailers are trying to win your holiday shopping dollars with promises of bargains that rival Black Friday’s.

10/22/2014

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Top Haunted Attractions Near Philadelphia

Before Halloween, check out these killer haunted attractions, and get ready to scream!

10/03/2014

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Labor Day Events At The Jersey Shore

Celebrate the holiday at these fun end-of-summer events.

08/25/2014