Monthly Archives: December 2014

Spending St. Nicholas Day in New York City Was An Enchanted Experience

“Wonderful crowd on the @TODAYshow plaza despite the rain. Thanks for stopping by to visit!!,” NBC’s Weekend Today Show Meteorologist Dylan Dreyer tweeted on Saturday, December 6. Two hours later, we peeked in the studio’s windows, watched Dylan, Lester Holt and … Continue reading

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Splendid Seasonal Music Filled Two Sacred Settings

“Let’s approach this Advent in a new and different way, folks,” wrote the Very Rev. Michael Lumpe, rector of Saint Joseph Cathedral, on the first Sunday of Advent. “Let’s all begin our lives of faith anew, in hopeful anticipation for … Continue reading

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Antique Christmas Returns To The Taft Museum

The halls of the Taft Museum in Cincinnati might not be decked with boughs of holly, but they’re certainly garlanded with lush evergreens and filled with Christmas trees decorated with charming vintage ornaments. Whether you’re regular Taft Museum-goers or a first-time … Continue reading

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Treat Yourself To Lunch At The Chintz Room

I left my Vera Bradley Stay Cooler at home today and treated myself to lunch with a couple of friends at the Chintz Room. Once located on the fifth floor of the F. & R. Lazarus Co. department store in … Continue reading

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