Original Love Park Granite Keepsakes to Be Sold Exclusively at Christmas Village

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PPR) announced that for the first time ever it will be selling merchandise at the Christmas Village Information Hut at Love Park for the 2017 Holiday Season. Shoppers will have the opportunity to purchase limited-edition collectibles created using
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Truck Plows Into Crowded Christmas Market in Berlin; 12 Dead

A truck in Berlin plowed into a crowded open air market, killing at least 12 people and injuring as many as 50 others as Germans celebrated the Christmas season with traditional outdoor festivities. Police say the crash occurred outside the landmark Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church Monday evening, and later reported the (more...)

Making Holidays Bright – And Affordable

By Nathaniel Sillin Already dreading what you'll spend this holiday season? It doesn't have to be that way. Gifts aren't the only budget-busting culprit during the holidays. The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year's are also a peak time for spending on groceries, travel, events, entertainment, energy, clothes and meals out. Financial advisors (more...)

Holiday Shoppers Boost U.S. Economy

Holiday spenders who crowd retail centers and flood Internet-based businesses make an important end-of-year contribution to the U.S. economy, whose gross domestic product is the world’s largest. In 2013, holiday sales between November 1 and December 24 rose 2.3 percent over the same period in 2012, compared (more...)

Lace Up Your Skates For Outdoor Holiday Fun in Northern Liberties

November 30, 2013-February 23, 2014 The Piazza at Schmidt’s is celebrating the holiday season with Skate at The Piazza, a brand-new outdoor ice skating rink in Northern Liberties. Joining the outdoor ice skating traditions of the Blue Cross RiverRink, Skate at The Piazza is a 5,000-square-foot pop-up ice-skating (more...)

American Atheists: “Jesus Is A Myth”

'Jesus is a myth' - this message has been placed by the New Jersey-based American Atheists into the heart of Times Square with a picture of Santa Claus above another image of Jesus Christ, the sign, urges passersby to "Keep the Merry!" and "Dump the Myth!" “Most Christians are

President Obama’s Hanukkah Message

Statement by the President on Hanukkah Michelle and I send our warmest wishes to all those celebrating Hanukkah around the world. This Hanukkah season we remember the powerful story of the Maccabees who rose up to liberate their people from oppression. Upon discovering the desecration of their Temple, the believers (more...)

The Comcast Holiday Spectacular

A holiday spectacular unlike any other returns for its fifth year. Shown on the state-of-the-art Comcast Experience Video Wall at The Comcast Center, the Holiday Spectacular is filled with sights and sounds of the season. Since its debut in 2008, more than 500,000 people have experienced (more...)

Hair Cuttery Salons Partner with Krausey’s Koats to Help Folks Stay Warm

Hair Cuttery salons in the tri-state area will not only be helping you to LOOK good this holiday season but will also help you to FEEL good – and to do some good as well. The 120 Hair Cuttery salons throughout the (more...)

Christmas Village Is Coming Back to LOVE Park

Christmas Village is coming back to LOVE Park for the 2012 holiday season! Over 60 vendors in 90 different booths will be selling international ornaments, jewelry, and a variety of arts and crafts. Come and enjoy traditional German food and hot beverages, while checking (more...)

Holidays Passed, Extra Pounds Remained?

It’s that post-holiday syndrome when you cannot zip up your jeans. The ones you used to wear with no problem before the holiday season. Don’t slip into depression because of a few extra pounds gathered over the holiday feasts. There is always a way out! Turning to weight-loss drugs is not (more...)

“Nutcracker Magic” In Philadelphia

The holidays in Philadelphia are not complete without Pennsylvania Ballet's production of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker! An enduring tradition now in its 43nd year, George Balanchine's The Nutcracker boasts enchanting characters, lavish costumes and sets, world-class dancing, and a heart-warming Tschaikovsky score complemented by the Philadelphia Boys Choir.F Families have created yuletide (more...)

2010 Shopping Season Smart Gifts

2010 Shopping Season: Smart Gifts

With the holiday season local and national retailers want to be successful and they're turning to some new tactics to improve their chances. Retailers are trying to make everything available to customers knowing that last year was kind of rough. They are seeking market share and are willing to offer greater (more...)