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Top 10 Best Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

Top 10 Best Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

With Christmas and New Year just behind us, we are right in the middle of winter. The short days, dark nights and cold weather often brings around a bout of winter blues. There has been a lot of attention on the
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Old and New Traditions Welcome the New Year

Old and New Traditions Welcome the New Year

In the dark, first minutes of each January 1, the new year is welcomed with the explosions of fireworks in many cities around the United States. The noisemaking stems from an ancient belief that scaring away evil spirits is necessary for a happy new year. A relatively (more...)

The Mummers Parade 2014 in Philadelphia 1

The Mummers Parade 2014 in Philadelphia

New Year’s Day, January 1, 2014 The Parade begins at 10 a.m. and marches north up Broad Street to JFK Boulevard. New Year’s Day is about celebrating, and there’s no better place to fête than the 2014 Philadelphia’s Mummers Parade and Fancy Brigade Finale presented by SugarHouse Casino. An annual tradition, (more...)

2013 Philadelphias Mummers Parade

The 2013 Philadelphia’s Mummers Parade

New Year’s Day, January 1, 2013 The Parade begins at 10 a.m. Parade marches north up Broad Street to JFK Boulevard. If you've never seen a Mummers Parade on Jan. 1, you have no idea what you're missing. The word 'Mummers' comes from the German word for "mask". Mummers parade is a conglomeration of (more...)

Obama Remarks in Advance of Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur

Obama Remarks in Advance of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur

As we look forward to the beginning of the Jewish High Holidays Sunday night, I want to extend my warmest wishes to all those celebrating the New Year. This is a joyful time for millions of people around the world. But Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are also (more...)

Happy Old New Year!

“The Old New Year ( Russian: Старый Новый год, Ukranian: Старий Новий рік, Macedonian: Стара Нова година) or the Orthodox New Year (Serbian: Православна Нова година or Pravoslavna Nova godina) is an informal traditional Slavic Orthodox holiday, celebrated as the start of the New Year by the Julian calendar. In the (more...)

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New Year’s Song a Global “Auld Acquaintance”

The song “Auld Lang Syne” is practically synonymous with New Year’s celebrations, and it may be the most well-known tune around the world after “Happy Birthday.” The song, whose Scots-language title roughly means “long long ago,” has made a remarkable cross-cultural journey from its traditional Lowland (more...)

Last Minute Shopping

Hours for Malls in Philadelphia & New Jersey:Last Minute Shopping

Are you looking for places for last minute shopping? Here are some malls hours in Philadelphia aria and around, that reported CBS news: King of Prussia Mall: King of Prussia Mall 610-265-5727 Saturday December 31ST – 10 a.m.-6 p.m. New Year’s – 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Concord Mall www.concordmall.com 302-478-9271 New Year’s EVE – (more...)

New Year’s Day- A Time for Fresh Beginnings

New Year’s Day: A Time for Fresh Beginnings

By Jane Morse Staff Writer New Year’s Day in the United States is a time for fresh beginnings, hope for a better future and resolutions to change one’s behavior for the better. Observed January 1, New Year celebrations actually begin the night of December 31 with parties, concerts, fireworks and (more...)

Lucky New Year’s Black-eyed Pea Stew

"This recipe is a wonderful combination of all things bringing good luck for the New Year. Black-eyed peas bring luck and the cabbage brings money. Don't worry! Napa cabbage has such a subtle flavor that you won't even know it's there. Eat this on New Years Day (more...)

U.S. Winter Holidays: New Year

Winter in America is full of religious and cultural celebrations that highlight the many heritages and interests of the American people. The New Year represents new beginnings and the hope for better times.  Parties, concerts and events of all kind mark the end of the old year and (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...)

Holiday Job Hunting

Holiday Job Hunting

The holiday season is no time to take a break from a job search.  In fact, it is an ideal time to refocus and kick your networking into high gear. As the new year begins, many contracts are ending, yearly budgets are being implemented and new jobs are being posted.  Not only (more...)

Chinatown Parade Welcomes the Rabbit

Tonight is the Eve of Chinese New Year of Rabbit. Philadelphians will celebrate this event in center city Chinatown, where a gala parade “Paifang” with traditional New Year's Eve Lion Dance and fireworks will start at 11pm. But that’s not it! The celebration of the New Year will continue for 11 (more...)

Rabbit Chinese New Year

We should go off to some quiet spot to lick our wounds and get some rest after all the battles of the previous year. Good taste and refinement will shine on everything and people will acknowledge that persuasion is better than force. A congenial time in which diplomacy, (more...)

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