Haven’t we spent enough time in our homes over the past few months? It’s about time we got out and enjoyed this winter season. So, here are some of the best ways to embrace the cold, from playing in the snow and watching birds to warming our souls with good food and making memories that last a lifetime. ...

If your idea of holiday shopping is buying what a robot thinks you want, you’re missing out. Call us old-fashioned, but we think there’s something irresistible about locally owned stores. So, we tracked down a few ideas to help you get started. ...

If you’re feeling cold this holiday season, grab a hot speciality drink to warm up. We explore five area coffee shops and some of their signature holiday drinks. ...

Thirteen years after setting out to make her patrons' days better, the friendly face behind this beloved coffeehouse is still finding ways to improve the experience. ...

Holiday shopping doesn't have to be a chore. Make it an adventure by exploring six trendy local boutiques and dozens of suggestions for wonderful gifts found at locally owned stores throughout our area. ...