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It's Always Christmas at Gulley's

Southern Pines PilotSouthern Pines Pilot - Jul 19, 2017
But at Gulley's Christmas Shop, connected to Gulley's Garden Center, Christmas in July — or April or September or any other month — is no foot-traffic gimmick. It's a year-round go-to spot in Southern Pines for all things Christmas. Customers can ...  


A Legislative Easter Egg Hunt in the Health Bill

New York TimesNew York Times - Jul 15, 2017
The big changes in the new Senate bill — including dropping a tax cut for the rich and rolling back insurance regulation — were meant to influence blocs of senators and to address policy concerns. But there were also many more small changes ...  

Fourth Of July

Six Things You Didn't Know About the Fourth of July

NBCNews.comNBCNews.com - Jul 4, 2017
America's observance of the Fourth of July has evolved since celebrations began 240 years ago — we've traded 18th-century favorites like turtle soup and shooting cannons for hot dogs and fireworks. Even though the holiday has some predictable elements ...  


This Disneyland Halloween News Will Make Your ENTIRE Day

Is it too early to get excited for Halloween? We think not. Luckily for us, Disneyland is already planning to make this year another one park-goers won't forget. At D23, Disney announced its Disneyland Halloween Time dates for 2017, so mark your calendars.  

Fathers Day

LETTER: Thoughts on Fathers Day
Waxahachie Daily Light - Jul 17, 2017

I am not a father on this one day a year. I am a father, a dad, Daddy, Pops or Old Man all the time. There is no need to honor me this day for being a father is something I do without seeking praise or special attention. It is just something I do. And ...  

Mothers Day

Suspect in Mother's Day fatality hires new attorney

The San Diego Union-TribuneThe San Diego Union-Tribune - Jul 22, 2017
A pregnant woman and her unborn child die in a Mother's Day collision on San Vicente Road. (Sentinel file photo). Neal Putnam. The preliminary hearing for a Ramona man accused of causing the death of a pregnant woman while allegedly driving while ...  

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco De Mayo, Memorial Day Lift Constellation's Q1 Profit

Investor's Business DailyInvestor's Business Daily - Jun 29, 2017
Sales were $1.94 billion. Net beer sales jumped 8% on volume growth and favorable pricing. Wine and spirits net sales fell 4%. "Excellent execution during the Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day holidays led to significant share gains, as Constellation ...  


Abbi Jacobson, 'Broad City' Hero, Used To Sneak Her Art Into MoMA's Gift Shop

HuffPostHuffPost - Jul 10, 2017
Around this time, she started a greeting card company she called Imagine That and secured a membership to the Museum of Modern Art as a Christmas/Hanukkah present. That's when she started visiting MoMA, beelining for the museum's Design Store and ...  

St. Patricks Day

St. Malachi Parish says it received pittance from annual race organizer, which led to federal trademark dispute

cleveland.comcleveland.com - Jul 21, 2017
Exuberant runners Christin Norris of Lakewood, left, and Molly Henard of North Ridgeville, start off the annual St. Malachi Run with appropriate spirit and costuming for upcoming St. Patricks Day on Sat. March 15, 2008. The St. Malachi run is the ...  

Turkey Day

Comic-Con 2017 | Joel Hodgson and Jonah Ray on Mystery Science Theater 3000 Season 12

Crave OnlineCrave Online - Jul 23, 2017
You've had three MST3K Christmas shows, and of the course the Turkey Day marathons, but have you ever thought about a Halloween episode? Jonah Ray: Isn't every episode kind of like a Halloween episode? Joel Hodgson: [Laughs.] Yeah, you know, it's ...  

Valentines Day

Lucy the Elephant Birthday Celebration

Atlantic City WeeklyAtlantic City Weekly - Jul 18, 2017
The areas most famous tin elephant will have to spend about $10,000 to fix seven-year-old climate control system, the breakdown of which cancelled the annual Valentines Day dinner. Its the latest problem for the tourist trap that includes a broken tail ...  


Whataburger makes a 10-year-old's birthday wish come true

KVUEMyStatesman.com - Jul 20, 2017
“I remember in the 80's sitting at a long table at McDonald's with a million kids with birthday hats...I think I've seen some parties at Chick-Fil-A...but, Whataburger? I'm almost positive I've never seen that,” Contreas wrote in a post on her “She's ...  

Housewarming Party

Community gives 'Koony Frog' his new house

Franklin News PostFranklin News Post - Jul 12, 2017
MOUNTAIN VALLEY – More than 100 people welcomed Vernon “Koony Frog” Gilbert to his new home during a housewarming party Friday night. Gilbert's house was built entirely by donations and through funding from Total Action for Progress (TAP) in ...  

Labor Day

HoCo Fest Labor Day Weekend Schedule Unveiled Today

Tucson WeeklyTucson Weekly - Jul 21, 2017
Make your reservations now: Hotel Congress today released the schedule for the annual HOCO Fest running Wednesday through Sunday over Labor Day weekend. With a lineup of nearly 60 bands, the festival offers everything from local favorites to what are ...  

Anzac Day

Get Involved in ANZAC Day 2018

Hit 107Hit 107 - Jul 14, 2017
“The Anzac working group is looking for community members of all ages to help assist and organise the delivery of our Anzac day 2018 events. “It's a fun, community focussed group that gives members hands-on experience ranging from pre-Anzac Day ...  

Mardi Gras

Man Pleads Guilty as Accessory in Fatal Mardi Gras Shootings
U.S. News & World Report - Jul 21, 2017

(AP) — A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to charges that he was an accessory after the fact to shootings that killed two people last year after a Mardi Gras parade. News outlets report Jermaine Rashod Ratcliff of Gulfport entered his plea in court ...  

Super Bowl

Super Bowl nonprofit leaving legacy of parks, play space for MN kids

Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 17, 2017
The Super Bowl celebrates elite athletes, but those organizing the big game in Minneapolis are aiming to build a lasting legacy of health and fitness for Minnesota's children. The Super Bowl Host Legacy Fund has already given away $1.5 million to build ...  

Santa Claus

Santa Claus is coming to town: Christmas in July

The Mena StarThe Mena Star - Jul 19, 2017
Santa is taking a break from his summer vacation to visit downtown Mena this Friday and Saturday. Mena Downtown Partners is sponsoring Christmas in July, ...  

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