Stories tagged: "holidays"

A giant, glowing Peep rings in the New Year in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
A Massive PEEP, Big Mushroom, and Giant Wedge of Cheese: Weird Things Cities Drop on New Year’s Eve

The Times Square ball drop is an iconic part of New Year's Eve celebrations, but other cities mark the occasion with a giant moon pie, an oversized flea, and more quirky items.

Santa Terry works in the Wilmington area. The trick to maintaining Christmas spirit amid a pandemic, he said, is being creative in socially distancing. (Mandy Watkins Chapman/Twig & Feather Photography)
Santas Can’t Do Normal Santa Things This Season. Here’s How They’re Handling the Change.

Long walks on the beach with Santa? Coronavirus is hard on everyone. But these NC Santas say he’s up for the challenge.

Illustrated kids' guide to holidays in the pandemic.
This Year Is Different: A Kids’ Guide to the Holidays

If you're having trouble helping your children understand why the holidays are a little different because of the coronavirus, read this with them.

While Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers will still be on the frontlines of the pandemic.
Before You Have Your Big Thanksgiving, Listen to What These Doctors Have to Say

Doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers will still be on the pandemic frontlines as you celebrate Thanksgiving. They have a plea for Americans this year.