Christmas

Operation Santa goes digital in select U.S. cities

The U.S. Postal Service's Operation Santa program has been around for over a century. This is, to be exact, the 106th year USPS is letting us fulfill the wish lists of kids and families in need. In 2017, the Postal Service launched a digital Operation Santa pilot program in New York City. Out...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 10:20am

Is Wawa open on Christmas?

The wonderful jolly holiday known as Christmas is almost here, and it brings a lot of family time, delicious food and some questions as well. Questions like Is Wawa open on Christmas? It's a common thought to wonder- most people end up needing many last-minute items on the holiday, whether it...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 4:06pm

Are liquor stores open on Christmas?

Christmas is right around the corner and people are planning to spend the special holiday opening gifts and spreading holiday cheer on Christmas Day. If your plans include rocking around the Christmas tree with an adult beverage in hand, you might be wondering one thing on as you make plans for the...

Monday, December 24, 2018 - 9:17am

Give yourself the gift of Christmas Day brunch in NYC

It's Dec. 25 and you've opened the presents — now what? You deserve something nicer than a bowl of cereal for breakfast on a holiday, and we've got your solution for where to eat Christmas Day brunch in NYC. Tim Ho Wan Chinese food and a movie on Christmas Day is a Jewish...

Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 1:21am

MTA gets construction for Christmas: will your holiday travel be impacted?

Everyone and their dog needs to get around (and out of) NYC to their families over the holidays, including the transit workers who have to work over Christmas and New Year's. Here are the holiday service changes you can expect the rest of this year. Subway Holiday Service Changes On both...

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 3:16pm

Best Things to Do in NYC During Christmas Break, Dec. 21-31

The fun never stops when it comes to things to do in NYC during the Christmas season. You’ve seen the spectacular new Swarovski star on the Rockefeller Center tree? Gotten your photo with Santa? The incredible department store windows from Herald Square to Midtown? Sorted out your Christmas...

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 11:56am

10 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

Looking for some fun and unique things to do in Philly this weekend? We've got you covered. Go on a Dim Sum tasting tour, attend a Paris-themed tea and more, here are 10 fun things to do in Philly this weekend.  10 fun things to do in Philly this weekend Things to do in Philly:...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 6:06pm

Our 8 favorite Christmas TV episodes you should watch this holiday season

Whether you prefer saying “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays,” or if neither suits your preference for declaring “Happy Hanukkah,” “Happy Kwanzaa” or whatever salutation best fits your preferred holiday celebration, television is rife with shows...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 4:24pm

Is Dunkin Donuts open on Christmas?

Everyone needs a sugar or coffee-induced pick-me-up once in a while, especially during the holidays. For many folks - especially those in the Boston and New England areas - the go-to spot for a quick caffeine boost is, of course, your favorite local Dunkin Donuts. However, running on Dunks gets a...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 3:44pm

Gifts for stoners: 6 ideas for your favorite marijuana enthusiast

It was a big year for marijuana in 2018, with the sticky plant becoming more mainstream than ever before. So what do you get for the stoner in your life who’s probably already seen it all? Weed’s come a long way from glass bowls and joints, with game-changing innovations that can take...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:58am

11 ideas for where to buy last minute gifts

Got a bad case of the holiday ho-hums? It’s not too late to turn your last minute shopping woes into jolly Ho-Hos. Why you ask? Well, we happen to have a recomnendations for where to buy last minute gifts that are thoughtful and yes, very merry. After all, we know a thing (or two) about...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:40am

Dyker Heights Christmas Lights 2018 bring holiday cheer but residential headaches

Like a lot of things in New York City, the Dyker Heights Christmas Lights started out as a hidden gem before becoming a worldwide phenomenon. Tony Muia grew up in Bensonhurst, and though he was in his 20s by the time the lights in the next neighborhood over got going (Dyker Heights resident Lucy...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 10:35am

Is Elf on Netflix? How to stream the holiday classic

The holiday season has arrived, which means it's time to warm up some hot chocolate and grab a spot on the couch for a Christmas movie night. While there are a ton of great flicks to watch during this time of year, few are as sidesplittingly funny as Elf, which has gone on to spawn...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 9:09am

12 fun things to do in Boston this Christmas weekend

The holiday season is in full swing, and there's no shortage of ways to celebrate in the city. Since Christmas is around the corner, it's time to make sure your plans are in place heading into the big day. From holiday performances to comedy shows, here are the best things to do in Boston...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 4:47pm

All of the festive events happening on Christmas in Philadelphia

It's finally here! The most festive holiday of the year is right around the corner, and the city is full of yuletide cheer. If you're not sure what to do on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, we've got you covered. Here are all of the holly jolly events happening on Christmas in...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 4:24pm

Jingle Bars Crawl: The most festive bar crawl in Philadelphia is happening this weekend

Jingle bells, jingle bells, Jingle Bars crawl- it's time for one of the most decked out bar crawls in the city. The Jingle Bars Crawl takes place in the Midtown Village and Rittenhouse area and brings holly jolly cheer everywhere it goes. There are over ten bars participating, each one...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 2:03pm

5 fun things to do in Boston with kids for winter vacation 2018

Kids are pretty lucky this time of year. Not only do they get all those presents from Santa, but they also don't have to do any school work for week. If you need some ideas for how to keep the little ones occupied this holiday season, check out our guide to the best things to do in Boston with...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 1:39pm

Five ways to manage your stress during the holidays

As the year is coming to an end, it’s time for relaxing, eating, gift giving — and for some of us, holiday stress. According to a study by All One Health, 69 percent of Americans are feeling stressed during the holidays.  For nearly 45 percent, the stress is so bad that they...

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 4:49pm

Where to go to enjoy Christmas dinner in Philadelphia

Not sure where to eat for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day dinner? We've got you covered. Here's where you can indulge on savory and sweet holiday dishes for Christmas dinner in Philadelphia.   Where to go to enjoy Christmas dinner in Philadelphia Spice Finch On Christmas Eve,...

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 4:39pm

Is Costco open on Christmas?

There is something magical about this time of year. It seems like the whole world shuts down in the month of December in celebration of the holidays. But while this change of pace can be a nice tranquil reprieve from the madness of your everyday life, the world keeps turning and Murphy's...

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 9:05am