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Marchers in New York's St. Patrick's Day parade

No Snakes or Green Beer: The Real Story of St. Patrick's Day

For lots of St. Patrick’s Day partiers, the history of the holiday doesn’t factor much into their celebration. It’s more about green beer and the unfortunate—also green—effects of drinking too much of it. But March 17th is more than an excuse to put on a shamrock t-shirt and drink too much. Here’s...
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Two St. Patrick's Day cocktails from Robin Jaffe

3 Cocktails to Make This St. Patrick's Day

When it comes to drinks for St. Patrick’s Day one thing comes to mind: beer. Maybe Guinness, maybe green, always by the pint. But St. Patty’s Day can be a reason to imbibe a wide variety of potent potables. Irish whiskey comes to mind, but so do fresh ingredients that conjure images of just-picked...
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Pouring shots, Alcohol

Northern California AAA Offers Free Tipsy Tow Service New Year's Eve

AAA is offering its Tipsy Tow service for those who may have a little too much to drink this New Year's...
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U2's Bono and The Edge (Photo credit: Radio.com)

U2’s Bono and The Edge Spent Christmas Eve Busking for Charity

Watch their intimate performance of Christmas classics...
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Christmas Gift Wrap Paper

Christmas Cards and Wrapping Paper Recycling Do's and Dont's

The gifts have been opened and now it's time to get all those scraps of paper, bows and ribbons cleaned up...
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Volunteer diver George Bell, dressed as Santa Claus, waves to visitors to the Philippine Coral Reef tank at The California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. The California Academy of Sciences launched its holiday festivities T

Scuba-Diving Santa Brings Holiday Cheer To The California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences launched its holiday festivities by having a scuba diver dressed as St. Nick submerge into a coral reef exhibit while dozens of children watched from behind the glass.
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4/25/2016 - Embargoed to 0001 Monday April 25 File photo dated 21/01/09 of a Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) sign as the Fast food chain has launched an investigation after a BBC researcher was served ice with bacteria from faeces on it. (Photo by PA Images/

KFC Offers "Fried Chicken Fire Logs" This Holiday Season

If you plan to have a roaring fire this Christmas, let your guests enjoy a well-seasoned fireplace.
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Wham 1984: British singer songwriter George Michael, lead singer of the pop group Wham!, with the group's guitarist Andrew Ridgeley at the film premiere of the hit 'Dune'. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Billboard Reveal Their Picks For Best Versions of Wham!'s 'Last Christmas'

Although there are hundreds of covers all over YouTube, these picks are comprised of major acts who covered George Michael and Andrew Ridgley's 1984 hit holiday single...
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In this March 11, 2017, file photo, Gwen Stefani arrives at the Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles. Stefani will perform on CBS' "A Home for the Holidays," airing at 8 p.m. EST Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. LL Cool J is host of the TV special that has long spotl

Gwen Stefani, Train Join In CBS Foster-Adoption Special

CBS' "A Home for the Holidays" is marking its 20th year of sharing stories about children who found or need permanent homes...
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NEWPORT, NJ - NOVEMBER 27: People waits in line to go shopping at the to JCPenney store at the Newport Mall on November 27, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Black Friday sales, which now begin on the Thursday of Thanksgiving, continue to draw shoppers out

Are Stores Open On Thanksgiving and Black Friday?

This week, retail stores are revealing their plans for the most shopped days of the holiday season, Thanksgiving, November 22, Black Friday, November 23rd and Cyber Monday, November 26th.
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