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Top 10 US destinations to visit in sprin...

Blooming flowers, warm weather, lush green landscapes and longer days are all signs of spring. It’s a great holiday because it’s a season where everything seems to grow back and rejuvenate. America has a plethora of spring activities to offer and warm weather perfect for outdoor pursuits. However, with so many places to visit, individuals […]

#Letter: Beach stabbing social media pos...

Ward 22 cllr Privi Makhan writes: A number of social media posts over the weekend alluded to stabbings on Salt Rock’s main beach during the holiday season. This is inaccurate and can be clarified with law enforcement who have no record of the reported incidents. The Holiday Season Operational Plan was rolled out in collaboration […]

Northland campsites and beaches, a hot s...

Ari James, 10, with dad Josh James, Sam Errington with Mia 9, and Beau Riddell, 11, Stu Bird, with Adelaide, 3, and Mikey McLellan. Photo / Tania Whyte A steady downpour on Friday – one of the few so far this summer – saw campers heading into town for the day or spending time in […]

Make the most of southern charm with a t...

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season coming to an end and months of cold temperatures on the horizon, this is around when travelers start to dream of warmer weather. With a two-hour drive, you’ll be able to enjoy the historic homes, beaches, and cuisine of two great southern cities: Charleston, SC, and […]

Your place: Take a look at our favorite ...

Simon o’connor11:28 am, January 03, 2022 vanessa laurie / stuff Lifeguard hours on lifeguarded beaches in the New Plymouth District will be extended this summer thanks to increased funding from the New Plymouth District Council. East End Guards Julia Padrutt, 18, and Josh Thorburn, 17, were all smiles at the news in November. At the […]

Omicron’s New Year’s Cocktail: Sorrow, F

People wearing face masks to protect themselves against the coronavirus walk down a street for their year-end shopping in Tokyo on Friday, December 31, 2021. (AP Photo / Koji Sasahara) Koji Sasahara PA PARIS Grief for the dead and dying, fear of new infections to come, and hopes of ending the coronavirus pandemic were – […]

16 Florida Beach Cities Our Readers Love...

Soft white sand beaches, azure blue waters, stellar seafood, and sunny skies make Florida a year-round travel destination. The Sunshine State’s 1,350 miles of coastline are great for swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, beach walks, and shelling. It is also home to many charming seaside towns. Whether you’re looking to plan a vacation or […]

The NoVA concerts, shows and festivals t...

As we turn the page for a new year, there is much to look forward to across the region. From comedy shows to cocktail classes, when you start filling your 2022 calendar, be sure to add some of these must-see January events. January 1stComedy laugh partyKick off 2022 with a night of laughs starring Cedric […]

Virus fears rise as omicron variant take...

Commuters, some wearing face masks to curb the spread of COVID-19, walk to Westminster Underground Station in central London on Monday, December 20, 2021. The British Health Secretary refused to rule out the imposition tighter COVID-19 restrictions before Christmas amid rapidly rising infections and lingering uncertainty over the omicron variant. (Victoria Jones / PA via […]

Meet Dave Kelley, the Manistee County ma...

Driving and classic cars have been a big part of Dave Kelley’s life. He is a driver for Manistee County Dial-A-Ride and is well known for his collection of classic cars. This collection took a huge hit in 2013 when the building where he stored the cars burned down, costing him 10 of his beauties. […]

9 festive cities in North Carolina to vi...

If you’re looking for a way to get in the Christmas spirit, we’ve got nine festive towns in North Carolina perfect for visiting during the holiday season. With plenty of twinkling lights, dazzling decorations, and community festivals, these towns will make you feel like you’ve stepped into Santa’s Workshop! Photo credit: Blowing Rock Tourism Development […]

‘Detty December’: Nigerian diaspora floc

For several weeks this summer, Agnes Olowogboye was simultaneously monitoring plane tickets to Lagos from her London home and checking the news for updates on Nigeria’s coronavirus restrictions. Unable to make it to Nigeria last year due to the pandemic, she was giddy with excitement about reuniting with family and friends – and partying. “Ticket […]

Holiday Events in Beach Towns – Daily Br

IN PROGRESS Beach Cities Police and Fire Department. Toy driving The community is invited to support the 29th Annual Beach Cities Toy Drive organized by the cities of Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach. Donations of new, unwrapped toys are accepted at the following police and fire departments through December 18: LA County Fire Station at […]

What is Kwanzaa? How the holidays were ...

With Thanksgiving past and preparations for the next set of holidays in full swing, how can you be part of the celebration with the community? What other festivals are celebrated locally besides Christmas? Considering the diversity of the community in Stockton, Kwanzaa is one of the many celebrations seen. Millions of people of African descent […]

10 malls worthy of your vacation busines...

For those who prefer to do their holiday shopping In brick-and-mortar malls, the Daytona Beach area has plenty to choose from, ranging from traditional closed-end malls to big box “food centers” and outdoor “lifestyle” centers. Here are 10 shopping center recommendations worth checking out, whether you’re a newcomer to the area or a longtime resident […]

Halifax Health receives donation for art...

DAYTONA BEACH – Andy Clark credits medical treatment he received at Daytona Beach Halifax Health Hospital after being seriously injured in a plane crash in 2009 saving his life. On Thursday morning, Clark and his wife Molly, owners of All Aboard Properties in Port Orange, found a way to show their appreciation to Halifax Health. […]

Vacation Travel Idea: A California Road ...

By Rachel SchnalzerDesign and illustrations by Jade Cuevas Hello, dear escapees. Nothing like a vacation in Southern California: the kitsch and quirky view of colorful lights on a palm tree, the Santa Claus surf show, the Beach Boys’ Christmas tunes on repeat throughout the month. In many ways, the fun of vacationing in the Golden […]

Cruise the Holiday Season in Unparallele...

Here is a collection of immersive trips to destinations to celebrate vacations around the world For travelers looking to create truly exceptional vacation memories in 2022 and 2023, Regent Seven Seas Cruises has unveiled seven seasonal cruises to ensure an unforgettable party experience. Departing December 2022 and 2023, voyages range from 14 to 67 nights […]

December 10-12 in Brevard County: lots o...

Support local journalism: Find the offers for new subscribers here: Special offers – USATodayNetwork. Melbourne Community Orchestra celebrates ‘Snowfall’ Audiences are in the dark when the Melbourne Community Orchestra presents “Snowfall,” a pair of concerts at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, December 15 and 16 at the Melbourne Auditorium, 625 Hibiscus Blvd. Both evenings […]

Santa Claus brings ‘fishmas’ joy to Aqua

Even seals, otters and sharks are entering the holiday season. The Aquarium of the Pacific kicked off its winter festivities this weekend, with popular tourist destination Long Beach adorned with Christmas decorations. There were crafts, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa stories, and other holiday activities. And Santa Claus traded his reins for snorkeling gear, entertaining people underwater. […]

Sunset Jazz at Bayside features cool jaz...

Carol Welsman and her quartet perform on December 7 Cool Jazz and hot food combine on Tuesday nights this month as the producers of the hit summer series Sunset Jazz at Newport, Joe Rothman and John McClure, return to present their special evenings of dinner and music at Bayside Restaurant, a place renowned for its […]

Visit two historic mansions in Illinois ...

Christmas decorations are one of my favorite things in the world, and honestly, seeing how other people decorate their homes fascinates me. Whether it’s outdoor or indoor decorations, I love looking at them all, so when I see house calls going on during the holiday season, I’m totally into it. Visit two historic Illinois mansions […]

Rancho Palos Verdes is organizing its 1s...

They don’t have views like this at Rockefeller Center. Rancho Palos Verdes will launch its first “Seaside Skating” with an evening of ice skating and a tree-lighting ceremony on Friday, December 3 at the city’s Civic Center. But your chance to step into ice skates and enjoy a classic winter tradition while overlooking the ocean […]

Christmas lights on display at Stuart, V...

It is the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas lights began appearing in Indian River, St. Lucia, and Martin counties just after Thanksgiving – and some even earlier. Here is a list of the biggest and brightest public exhibits at Vero Beach, Fort Pierce, Port St. Lucie, Jensen Beach and Stuart. Parades! :For the […]

White House holiday decor pays tribute t...

The White House’s Cross Hall is decorated for the holiday season during a press preview of the White House Holiday Decorations, Monday, November 29, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci) Evan vucci PA WASHINGTON The holiday decorations unveiled Monday for Joe and Jill Biden’s First White House Christmas honor frontline workers who have […]

Aliso Laguna News | Holiday events 2021

Segerstrom Arts Center300 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesawww.scfta.orgA magical roster of international music, dance, legendary recording artists and joie de vivre as a family makes this a most remarkable holiday season at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Celebrate the whole month from December 3 and 10 with outdoor holiday movies in Julianne and George […]

FL Christmas Traditions: Surfing Santas,...

FLORIDA – You’ll never celebrate a White Christmas in Florida, but the Sunshine State has wonderfully weird – and incredibly kitschy – holiday traditions. Christmas celebration in historic downtown Apalachicola Forget Rudolph leading Santa’s sleigh. In Apalachicola, the big guy arrives at this annual Panhandle holiday celebration in style – via a shrimp boat. This […]

Maine Shopping and Stay Savings, St. Luc...

HERE: STORE AND STAY SAVINGS IN THE MAINE Turn your holiday shopping chores into a vacation with the Portland Harbor Hotel’s special package, Shopping State of Mind. The AAA Four Diamond hotel, located in the historic Old Port district, is steps away from shops offering high-quality handcrafted gifts, unique clothing, leather goods, cookware, and Maine […]

Blue whales are lit up at Dana Point har...

Huge blue whales are illuminated around Dana Point harbor to kick off the holiday season and just in time a real blue whale even appeared. Dana Point is home to the Whale Festival, is North America’s premier whale heritage site, and has been declared the Dolphin and Whale Watching Capital of the World. So it’s […]

🌱 Holiday Patrols + Murrells Man found s

Hello, neighbors! It’s me again, Kathy mandell, your host from Myrtle Beach daily. Today it’s Wednesday, November 24, 2021 – Thanksgiving Eve! Here is an overview of the upcoming weather forecast for the next few days: Wednesday: Lots of sun, but cool. High: 53 Low: 33. Thursday: Partly sunny. High: 62 Low: 48. Friday: A […]

Panama City Beach Florida For Vacation T...

PANAMA CITY BEACH – As the temperatures drop and the colors of the fall foliage slowly stop changing, the scene of the most celebrated time of the year becomes clear. Ahhh, the holidays are upon us. And a two-day year Panama City Beach event has everything you need to get your Christmas season off to […]

Holiday 2021 Events and Shows in the Ham...

The holiday season is upon us and while gift shopping is certainly a way to get your spirits up, there are plenty of other ways that are a little more fun for everyone here in the Hamptons and North Fork. . Get a sneak preview of upcoming holiday shows, as well as select Christmas and […]

News from Orleans

First fruits The Holiday First Fruit Sale will take place on Saturday, December 4, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Spirit on Monument Road. Choose from fresh green vegetable centerpieces, scallops, mantle twigs and other holiday treats at bargain prices. All proceeds go to local charities and are a great […]

Where is Santa Claus in Delaware?

Ho ho ho … It is “that” time of year. As Christmas lights twinkle in neighborhood homes, holiday shopping flourishes, and radios play merry songs, they all suggest one thing: Santa’s arrival is not far away. Yes, the cheerful old elf with his iconic white beard is ready to hug his young admirers and make […]

6 summer evenings to rock and kill this ...

As the weather warms rapidly across the country, it’s no secret that summer is just around the corner, which means questionable tan lines and red asphalt are just a few weeks away. . And while we’re counting the days through December 1, it’s not because we fancy a beach trip on Saturday – we started […]

Win Christmas this year with 10 unique a...

If there ever was a Christmas to treat your loved ones like the queens they are, this is it. Say it with us, I promise not to buy a single boring bath bomb this year. Good. This holiday season is all about showing the MVPs in your life that you really care. So with the […]

NOL ON THE CTE 2021

The Polar Express Watch a holiday favorite on the Events Lawn in Baytowne Wharf Village for a free screening of the Polar Express on an HD LED video wall at 6 p.m. on November 26. The arrival of Santa Claus The harbor holidays begin with Santa’s Grand Entrance from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on […]