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12th Annual MLK Day ‘Hoops From The Heart’ To Take Place Monday

Monday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., it will be the 12th year of the “Hoops From The Heart” MLK Day of Service initiative.

01/20/2013

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Producers, Coast Guard Make Final Preparations For New Year’s Eve Fireworks Shows

Fireworks show producer Ken Furstoss says crews are beginning the three-day job of loading shells for the two shows — which, he says, should go off regardless of rain or snow.

12/28/2012

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Expert Warns That Household Burns More Common During Christmas Season

With its candles and cooking, the holiday season is also burn season.

12/25/2012

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Many Still Celebrate Holiday Made Popular By Seinfeld 15 Years Ago

Fifteen years ago an obscure holiday made its way to American popular culture and is still celebrated by some today.

12/23/2012

Christmas Splurge As High Street Takes Estimated £120 Million In Two Days

Possible New Holiday Tradition For Philadelphia?

Anyone who visits Manhattan around the holidays knows the smell: food carts roasting chestnuts. It’s a tradition of sorts in the Big Apple, but not so in Philadelphia.

12/23/2012

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Performers Spread Holiday Cheer Around Philadelphia

The sounds of the holiday season are filling the air.

12/22/2012

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Mr. Magoo Christmas Special Returns to Airwaves After 44-Year Rest

Before “Charlie Brown,” before “Rudolph,” before “The Grinch”…there was Quincy Magoo.

12/21/2012

Toys"R"Us stores, like the one in Cherry Hill, NJ, have Toys For Tots donation bins near the exit.

Top Spots To Make Holiday Gift Donations In Philadelphia

Many families cannot afford what others take for granted, much less holiday gifts. These are the best places to make holiday gift donations in Philadelphia.

12/21/2012

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Christmas Dinner at a NYC Restaurant

Last Christmas, finding myself and the whole clan in New York City, Chinatown was the ticket for dinner! But a sudden change of plans was required.

12/20/2012

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Top Holiday Drink Ideas From A Philadelphia Mixologist

Try one of these five recipes to tickle your taste buds and truly get you into the spirit of the season.

12/19/2012

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Top Philadelphia Artists To Buy From This Holiday Season

Handmade items or the talents of local artists in the Philadelphia area will bring a new twist to the typical gift.

12/18/2012

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Top Holiday Craft Ideas From Philadelphian Artists

Crafting your own holiday decorations can save you cash to spend in other areas of your budget or for other holiday novelties.

12/17/2012

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Ecology Expert Says A Real Christmas Tree is the Way To Go

“It sounds a little counterintuitive because you hear us greenies tell you all the time, ‘reusable this, reusable that,’ ” notes a Sierra Club editor.

12/15/2012

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Top Gifts For Pets In Philadelphia

The Christmas season is the perfect time to let your furry friends know just how special they are to your family, so show them how much you care with these great holiday gift ideas in the Philadelphia area.

12/14/2012

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Ugly Holiday Sweaters Gaining In Popularity

It appears Ugly Christmas Sweater parties are gaining in popularity.

12/13/2012

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Statue Of Liberty Re-Opens To Public For First Time Since Sandy

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