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SHOP SMALL: A local business in Franklin, Brentwood to support this holiday season

The Franklin and Brentwood areas have a number of local businesses to support and buy during the holiday season. (Courtesy of Adobe Stock) Franklin and Brentwood are home to a number of local stores to find gifts for anyone on your holiday shopping list, without having to worry about supply chain issues. For the outdoor […]

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Skowhegan is turning into “Skow-Who-Ville” this holiday season

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (WABI) – Main Street Skowhegan is gearing up for its second “Skow-Who-Ville” holiday event. Grinch-themed events, costume contests and games will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Main Street Skowhegan has been working to revitalize downtown Skowhegan since 2005. They held an annual “holiday walk” from 2005 to 2019, when they decided […]

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Huntington kicks off the holiday season with downtown tree lighting

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WANE) – Crowds swelled for the start of the holiday season in Huntington with the sixth annual tree lighting at Rotary Centennial Park. From now until the New Year, you can drop by Rotary Centennial Park at Jefferson St. and Park Dr. in downtown Huntington to see the exhibit. While you can walk […]

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Lexington rings at the start of the holiday season

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – It’s starting to look a lot like vacationing in Lexington. The city’s Christmas tree lighting ceremony took place downtown Sunday evening. And a menorah lighting kicked off the Hanukkah celebrations. A few hundred people spent Sunday night swinging around the newly lit Christmas tree. “We didn’t know the mayor knew Santa, […]

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New Orleans kicks off the holiday season with a tourist boom

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) — Hundreds of Buffalo Bills fans — the “Bills Mafia” as they prefer to be called — lined up Sunday (November 28) at Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans to fly home after having spent the long holiday weekend in New Orleans. Some Saints fans might have mixed feelings, but the […]

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10 must-see movies coming up during the 2021 holiday season | Culture & Leisure

Get ready: this year, unlike last year, a lot of big movies are heading to multiplexes for the holiday season. Here are 10 that might be worth getting up from the couch – all, unless otherwise specified, only open in theaters. “West Side Story” (December 10) Delayed from its initial planned release last December, Steven […]

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Festival des Arbres “kicks off the holiday season” | Local

GLENS FALLS – The boutique section of the 30th annual Northern Tree Festival was packed with shoppers on Saturday afternoon. Anne Schneider Costigan, spokesperson for the Center of Disability Services, said the festival has been busy continuously since its start on Friday morning. “Since 11 am on Friday morning, the shop has been absolutely packed […]

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California businesses try to lure employees with customers this holiday season

The Hampton Inn in Folsom, California has 147 rooms, but General Manager Enid Baldock was only able to rent 117 recently because she didn’t have enough staff to clean them. “I refused people with 30 (available) rooms. Ridiculous, ”she said as she stuffed sheets into a laundry chute to help our skeletal cleaning staff. At […]

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Holiday Inn Express reaches 3,000 hotels

Holiday Inn Express, one of IHG Hotels & Resorts’ most prolific brands, recently surpassed 3,000 hotels worldwide. Mitesh “Matt” Patel, executive vice president of Columbus, Ga.-Based RAM Hotels, which owns four HIE properties, called it a “powerful brand.” IHG Hotels & Resorts’ HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS brand has passed the 3,000 hotel mark worldwide, according to […]