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Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 at 02:41 PM EST

Deli Cranks Out 6,000 Latkes for Hanukkah

When it comes to holidays, there's no better recipe than the one you grew up with. Same is true for latkes. So, tonight, when Hanukkah begins at sundown, cooks around the globe will be firing up the frying pans... »

Jewelry Retailer Lia Sophia Closing Its Doors

Jewelry Retailer Lia Sophia Closing Its Doors

The popular direct-sales jewelry retailer Lia Sophia announced Monday it will be closing its doors this month. “We are so proud of building Lia Sophia over the past 28 years into an outstanding company that has... »

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700 Bricks, 180 Pounds of Flour: Giant Gingerbread House Can Fit People

Vermont's Woodstock Inn & Resort has unveiled a giant gingerbread house that towers above the rest. The creation of pastry chef Lerome Campbell and his team stands nine feet tall from its base to rooftop. »

Foxwoods Ice Skating Rink Opens Thursday

Foxwoods Ice Skating Rink Opens Thursday

Foxwoods is celebrating the holiday season by opening a brand new outdoor ice skating rink and winter patio on Thursday. »

Connecticut Doctor Is Susan Boyle’s First Boyfriend: Reports

Connecticut Doctor Is Susan Boyle’s First Boyfriend: Reports

Singing sensation Susan Boyle has her first boyfriend at the age of 53. He’s a Connecticut doctor she met on her recent U.S. tour who and might soon visit her in Scotland. »

Yale Director Hosts "Night At the Museum" Film Screening

Yale Director Hosts "Night At the Museum" Film Screening

A Yale alumnus is hosting a special screening for his film "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" on Dec. 10. »

Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Tonight

Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Tonight

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas on Capitol Hill. House Speaker John Boehner will light the Capitol Christmas Tree on the Capitol's West Front Lawn at 5 p.m. ET Tuesday. »

Gillette Castle Decorated for the Holidays

Gillette Castle Decorated for the Holidays

Gillette Castle is decorated for the holidays as it would have looked in the early 1900s. The castle in East Haddam is open to the public for tours on weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Dec. 21. »

NORAD Santa Tracker Launches Ahead of Christmas

NORAD Santa Tracker Launches Ahead of Christmas

NORAD begins their Christmas countdown with the 50+ year tradition of tracking Santa Claus' whereabouts. »

Study Shows Dogs Can Understand Human Commands

Study Shows Dogs Can Understand Human Commands

New research suggests dogs processes human speech much like the way he or she hears other dogs' barks and growls. »

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