holidays

Holiday closings, city services schedule

All non-emergency City of Victoria offices will close on Wednesday, January 1 in observance of the New Year Holiday. VICTORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY The library will close at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31 and will close all day on Wednesday,…

Best places to celebrate Christmas

As the song goes, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. But which cities are more wonderful than others when it comes to celebrating the holidays?

'Sensitive Santa' offers Christmas for everyone

Many children wait all year to see Jolly Old Saint Nicholas. We've all seen the long lines of people at shopping malls waiting to take a picture with Santa and ask for that perfect Christmas gift, but for children with autism and other sensory disabilities, it's not a lot of fun, WNEP reported.

Beau Sparkler

Champagne bubbles and citrus tang combine to make a perfect fall cocktail!

300 million people will celebrate Nowruz (and you should, too)

For millions of people across the globe, Nowruz is no small celebration. Think Christmas, New Year's and Fourth of July combined -- and add to it fire festivities, delicious meats, rice and spices, family gatherings, street dances and loud banging on pots.