Friday, December 19, 2014


It's time again for my annual, Oprah Winfrey-inspired "My Favorite Things" holiday gift guide and giveaway. And while I don't yell out, "You get a car! And you get a car!" the way that Oprah always did, I have pulled together some pretty amazing merchandise.
Take a break from your last-minute shopping and enjoy one of the final weekends of 2014.
Ring in, sing in, dance in, or do whatever you please on New Year’s Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 31, but at least make sure you have a plan on where you are going. Here are some spots to consider if you are leaving your house to welcome the year 2015.
The holiday season is in full swing and Philly is bursting with celebrations for all. Here are a few of the latest local Kwanzaa events.
Unlike, say, Thanksgiving's green bean casserole, or Hanukkah latkes, what we drink during the winter season isn't necessarily rooted in immovable tradition and high-pressure expectation.
Buried with a John's Roast Pork sandwich?!
Just how many "Do You Hear What I Hears" do you want to hear? One more, at least.
It's not as if I need an excuse to buy a great bottle of brown liquor. But the holidays are an especially perfect time to indulge the gifting spirits. So here are a few fine choices - with an emphasis on rarities and unusual twists on the familiar - that should make any booze lover smile.
Buried with a John's Roast Pork sandwich?!