“We see a huge spike in fires between Christmas Day and New Year’s, so it’s very important that until you get rid of that tree that it remains watered and cared for,” the Electrical Safety Foundation International said.
It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas for 50 local children, who where treated to a holiday shopping spree by police on Saturday.
Each year before Christmas the graves at Arlington National Cemetery are graced with a wreath. But the nonprofit responsible for laying the wreaths says it needs more donors.
Whether you celebrate with carols, candles or caviar, a great bottle of wine shared with friends and loved ones can be a memorable experience.
The U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday published a timeline detailing when you need to have packages in the mail to be sure they arrive at overseas military posts by Dec. 25.
Trader Joe’s has acquired a following for its unique and budget-friendly foods, and the holiday season ushers in a whole host of limited-time goodies. From cookies to cocktails, here’s what to keep an eye out for during your next grocery trip.
On Friday, Nov. 25, the day after Thanksgiving, Derek Brown will once again transform his Shaw sherry bar, Mockingbird Hill, into a winter wonderland, called Miracle on Seventh Street.
The lottery for tickets to the the National Christmas tree lighting on the Ellipse in President’s Park starts at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7 and will close after three days.
With heightened fear after the San Bernardino, California shooting and the Paris attacks, Cardinal Donald Wuerl says people should come together and not turn to prejudice.
Santa visited a Glenarden, Maryland family in need a few days early thanks to the work of local police.
If you’re wondering why you’re dragging your feet this time of year, the “holiday blues” could be to blame.
After an extremely mild November and December, it’s probably no surprise that the chances of snow this Christmas are slight.
The holiday bonus looks to be going the way of the three-martini lunch.
One Virginia girl was able to celebrate Christmas early this year after her hometown brought the holiday to her front yard.
The next full moon to fall on Christmas day will not be until 2034.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.