Holidays

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NYC’s 4 Best 2013 Halloween Parties

New York City has every type of Halloween celebration you could imagine, from the annual Halloween Parade, to haunted houses, themed concerts and costume parties. Here are the best Halloween parties happening across NYC in 2013.

10/28/2013

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‘I Love Lucy’ Christmas Special To Air On CBS

CBS has announced plans to broadcast two newly colorized episodes of the 1950s comedy, “I Love Lucy,” including the memorable grape-stomping episode and the rarely-seen “Christmas Episode” this coming Christmas holiday.

10/24/2013

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The 7 Best Cooking Classes In N.Y., N.J.

Don’t just watch Top Chef—become one. New York City has practically as many cooking schools as restaurants, but these are our favorites. And even if you don’t become a top chef, you’ll at least learn how to stop fearing your fridge and start loving your oven.

10/24/2013

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How To Land A Holiday Job…And Make It Last

Most of us don’t even have our holiday shopping list written yet, but experts say retailers are already shopping for season employees. Steven Greenberg, career guru and CBS radio host of “Your Next Job,” visits The Couch to share tips and on holiday work.

10/07/2013

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NYC’s 8 Best Slices Of Pie

Happy Pi Day! In honor of March 14 (3.14 — get it?) we’ve picked out the city’s best slices of pie. The dessert has long been the new cupcake – and it’s easy to see why.

03/14/2013

People carry away bags of items as others wait to enter at a pop-up shopping event organized by Fashion Delivers for victims of Hurricane Sandy on December 23, 2012. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Shoppers Flock To Stores In Last-Minute Dash For Deals, Gifts

It’s an inadvertent annual tradition for some. Shoppers who may have promised last year they would get it all done before the last minute are once again back among the crowds.

12/24/2012

Santa hugs a boy at a Christmas dinner hosted by Engine 277, Ladder 112 of the Fire Department of New York on Dec. 25, 2011 in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NORAD Tracking Santa’s Progress

When will Santa hit the Tri-State Area? It’s hard to say exactly. By midday Monday, he was flying over Pakistan, according to NORAD.

12/24/2012

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Holiday Charities Step Up To Play Santa For Superstorm Sandy Victims

Thousands of people in the Tri-State area are still putting their lives together after they were shattered by Superstorm Sandy.

12/23/2012

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NYC’s 8 Best Christmas Cookies

Waiting for Santa with boring old chocolate chip cookies? Dip something special into your milk this holiday season with these Christmas cookies from NYC bakeries, that are sure to give you a spot in the “Nice” list

12/22/2012

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NYC’s 6 Best Gingerbread Treats

From a replica of the city’s newest arena to simple and sweet gingerbread men, these are NYC’s six best gingerbread desserts. You can thank us for making you the hit of the holiday party.

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Experts Weigh In On How To Manage Your Child’s Expectations This Holiday Season

With the holiday season underway there are a lot of kids out there who are expecting a lot of presents. There are also a lot of parents who are wondering how they can avoid drama when their children don’t get everything that they want.

12/12/2012

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Finding A Balance: Gift Giving & Faith Values

For parents, balancing the gift-giving tradition of the holidays with teaching their kids certain values can be tricky.

12/12/2012

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Holiday Makeup: Tips & Trends

Polly Blitzer, founder of BeautyBlitz.com, visited The Couch to show us how we can pull off some of the hottest looks seen on the runways.

12/12/2012

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Your Holiday Hints: Gift Ideas For Kids

For great holiday gift ideas, Carolina Bermudez and retail expert Sarah Bernard showed us what’s hot this season.

12/11/2012

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Retro Toys Make A Comeback This Holiday Season

If you’re still thinking about what toys to buy your kids for Christmas, here’s a tip: Dig through your basement or attic. You may have one of this year’s hot toys – without even knowing it.

12/11/2012

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