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Holidays 2018

Holidays 2018

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Beloved Toy Store FAO Schwarz Makes Its Comeback in NYC
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Beloved Toy Store FAO Schwarz Makes Its Comeback in NYC

Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is making a return to New York. A new FAO opens Friday in Rockefeller Center, about 10 blocks from its former home near Central... »

Target Plans to Open Its Doors at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving

Target Plans to Open Its Doors at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving

Target on Thursday said it will open its doors earlier on Thanksgiving this year, as it expects throngs of shoppers to head to its stores across the U.S. after an early turkey dinner to shop its deals. »

Here’s How to Cook Your Holiday Turkey Safely
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Here’s How to Cook Your Holiday Turkey Safely

Follow these tips to ensure your holiday turkey is both safe and delicious. »

'Tis the Season! 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Arrives
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'Tis the Season! 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Arrives

The 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree has arrived, marking the start of the holiday season in New York City. The 72-foot tall, 12-ton Norway Spruce was trucked onto the Plaza Saturday morning after making... »

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Arrives in NYC
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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Arrives in NYC

The 72-foot-tall Norway Spruce will be on display starting Nov. 28 for the 2018 holiday season »

The 2018 Neiman Marcus Christmas Book Is Here
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The 2018 Neiman Marcus Christmas Book Is Here

A sure sign of fall, luxury retailer Neiman Marcus unveiled its annual Christmas Book on Thursday. »

These Retailers Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving

These Retailers Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving

Retailers are rolling out their plans for the holiday shopping season, including when they'll be opening doors for shoppers. Though holiday deals seem to be creeping earlier and earlier ahead of Black Friday —... »

These Tips Will Help You Conquer Black Friday
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These Tips Will Help You Conquer Black Friday

These tips will help you maximize your Black Friday shopping. »

Safety Group Releases 'Worst Toys' List for 2018 Holidays
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Safety Group Releases 'Worst Toys' List for 2018 Holidays

Cabbage Patch Kids dolls, Pillow Pets and Nerf guns may all seem like good holiday gifts for children, but one group is warning otherwise. World Against Toys Causing Harm, also known as WATCH, released the 2018... »

Everything You Need to Know About That New Year's Eve Song
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Everything You Need to Know About That New Year's Eve Song

We sing it every year after the ball drops, yet most people couldn't tell you its name or where it came from. Here is everything you need to know about "Auld Lang Syne," that song we sing on New Year's... »

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Snow Moves in Tuesday, Record Cold Expected for Thanksgiving
Snow Moves in Tuesday, Record Cold Expected for Thanksgiving

A messy start to the week will lead to record cold on Thanksgiving Day. Some Monday morning slick spots over interior Central New England were the result of a rather weak disturbance crossing our region. As the

Mass. Prepares for 1st Recreational Marijuana Sales
Mass. Prepares for 1st Recreational Marijuana Sales

Big lines are expected Tuesday when Massachusetts opens its first two recreational marijuana shops in Northampton and Leicester. The state will become the seventh in the U.S. to allow adults over 21-years-old...

What You Need to Know About Legal Marijuana in Massachusetts
What You Need to Know About Legal Marijuana in Massachusetts

Massachusetts is just a day away from its marijuana dispensaries opening up for the first recreational sales in the Commonwealth, making it the first state east of the Mississippi River to allow legal sales for...

19-Year-Old Charged in Connection With Deadly Holbrook Crash
19-Year-Old Charged in Connection With Deadly Holbrook Crash

A Massachusetts man has been charged in connection with a fatal crash that killed a 20-year-old woman when the car he was driving went airborne and landed into a house. Holbrook police say 19-year-old...

Rain Could Hinder Search for Victims of Camp Fire
Rain Could Hinder Search for Victims of Camp Fire

The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the...

Boston Men Who Allegedly Dragged Teen With Car to Face Judge
Boston Men Who Allegedly Dragged Teen With Car to Face Judge

Two Boston men accused of dragging a teenager with their vehicle are scheduled to face a judge Monday morning. Dejon W. Barnes, 18, of Dorchester and Kenneth R. Ford, 23, of Roxbury were arrested in connection...