Some holiday traditions have a timeless appeal. Nostalgic Christmas carols, colorful light displays, the magic of “The Nutcracker” and the redemption of Ebenezer Scrooge. Here are 10 of our favorite seasonal events, all happening in December, in no particular order. Take a browse.
At a social event or gathering, even a black-tie affair, most people aim to blend in. To sip their punch and say their hellos with a nod and a smile. But Sheila Markley Black is comfortable standing out in a crowd.
Appetizers are king at holiday parties. We asked four chefs at popular area restaurants what they will be making at home for their guests. The recipes are easy to prepare but memorable among the holiday hungry.
We fall under the spell of Christmas every year. It is cast upon us as Christians everywhere pause to remember the birth of Christ. And as we do, we are prompted to remember stories of kindness that people of all creeds can embrace. Such is the spirit of the season.
It’s a privilege to work in a community that I “adopted” after my husband and I moved here from Maryland in 1987. Serving with Meals on Wheels of Stark and Wayne Counties has given me a front-row seat to the generosity and leadership that exist in this region.
Chess pie is a Southern holiday treat with roots to the 17th century, possibly from Chester, England. It is very rich and should be served in small slices. If you use a store-bought crust, the pie takes only 10 minutes to mix.