Whether it's watching your favorite Christmas movie (ours is a tie between "Elf" and "A Christmas Story"), frying up latkes to celebrate Hanukkah, or heading to Public Square to watch the annual Christmas tree lighting, Northeast Ohioans cherish their winter holiday traditions. Some of the area's biggest holiday attractions are pretty obvious - a drive through Nela Park to see the sparkling lights or a visit to the Christmas Story house in Tremont come to mind - but others are hidden gems just waiting to be discovered. Like Mayor Jerry Hruby's Christmas play, put on by city staff each year in Brecksville. Or the menorah-lighting ceremonies in the Hillcrest suburbs. Or petting reindeer at the Lodi Library, then heading up to Medina to check out Castle Noel. There's a lot to do and see this December. What do you recommend? Click here to load this Caspio Cloud Database Click here to load this Caspio Cloud Database … [Read more...] about What is on your must-do holiday list in Northeast Ohio?
Ask adults who their toughest purchase is this holiday season and anecdotal evidence suggests it's a teenager. This demographic group, categorically part of Generation Z and born between 1997 and 2012, packs a mighty spending punch, contributing about $830 billion to U.S. retail sales annually. Texas has about 7 million people in this age bracket.So they're boosting the economy, but figuring out what to buy them is another matter.A firm that's studied teens and their purchasing power since the early 1980s has suggestions for parents, aunts, uncles and grandparents who find today's 16-year-old's wish list a mystery.For 36 years, Piper Jaffray, a Minneapolis-based investment banking and asset management firm, has conducted a semi-annual survey of 8,600 teens with an average age of 16. Here are insights you can take to the mall, along with hints for gift cards. … [Read more...] about Not sure what to buy the teens on your holiday list? We have suggestions
University at Albany students make their way between classes on Monday, April 10, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. University at Albany students make their way between classes on Monday, April 10, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. Photo: Paul Buckowski / Times Union Photo: Paul Buckowski / Times Union Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 University at Albany students make their way between classes on Monday, April 10, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. University at Albany students make their way between classes on Monday, April 10, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. Photo: Paul Buckowski / Times Union UAlbany removes Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, day after Easter from 'official' holiday list 1 / 1 Back to Gallery … [Read more...] about UAlbany removes Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, day after Easter from ‘official’ holiday list
Jenny Cohen USA TODAY Published 6:00 AM EST Nov 12, 2018 Netflix is ready to spread some cheer this holiday season. The streaming service has stuffed its calendar with plenty of festive fare, including heartfelt original movies, classic Christmas films, and even some of the best holiday-themed episodes from shows including "The West Wing" and "Friends." So clear some time in your crazy December calendar, grab your hot cocoa and get started on these holiday hits. Now streaming A Very Murray Christmas (Netflix Original) Bill Murray hosts a holiday-themed variety show with music and comedy in a homage to classic Christmas specials. BoJack Horseman: Christmas Special (Netflix Original) BoJack (Will Arnett) doesn't want to celebrate Christmas until Todd arrives with a cake and a Christmas special. Christmas Inheritance (Netflix Film) Ellen (Eliza Taylor, The 100) has to visit her father's hometown to learn about the people there if she wants to inherit his company. … [Read more...] about Netflix for the holidays: List of titles, films and movies streaming
Laura Adams Stiansen North Jersey Record Published 6:01 AM EDT Nov 1, 2018 It's never too early to start holiday shopping, right? Haven't you noticed that Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas creep up on us quicker each year? I know you've seen the Facebook posts already telling you how many days until Santa stops by. To help you ease into the packed malls, overcrowded restaurants, can't-find-a-parking-spot season, here is a list of gifts that will get you on the "nice" list that we know your friends and family keep (at least in their heads). While doing my own holiday shopping, I've come across some really fun games that I know anyone on my holiday list would love. If you're part of a family that loves to play games (like me), it doesn't matter what you're playing, you're going to have fun. But, be warned, most game enthusiasts can get a little competitive. So, finding the right game to keep the mood light is a must. Here are some great gifts to give the people … [Read more...] about 11 of the best gifts for the game enthusiast on your holiday list