In the District and Old Town Alexandria, residents open their doors to holiday cheer with greenery, bows and more.
For more than 50 years, it was one of the quirky miracles of D.C. holidays. For now, at least, it’s gone.
View finalists and adorable mentions from the Weekend and Going Out Guide wrapping paper contest.
For many African-American families, the holidays aren’t complete without Kwanzaa.
For more than 30 years, Santa Claus has listened to children’s Christmas wishes at the Merrifield Garden Center.
From zombies to bodice rippers, we review this year’s holiday titles.
To help us stay at our healthiest as we make our way through parties, here are nine tips on how to avoid nine common germs.
From Christian services to polar bear club swims, people mark the holiday in a multitude of ways.
You can help choose the winner of the 2012 Holiday Crafts Contest by casting your vote.
Get a head start on the festivities by uploading a photo of your favorite holiday cookie — extra points if you made the cookie yourself.
The first family participates in the ceremony outside the White House.
The photo-sharing site saw more uploads Thursday than on any day in its two-year history.
Social networks can offer gift ideas and ways to collaborate on big-ticket items.
A child’s flight, a mother’s balancing act. A short story by Carolyn Parkhurst, the author of “The Dogs of Babel.”
’Tis the season for consumer spending, but there are some items you simply must skip.
Tips to make holiday travel a breezeThe Washington Post’s Robert “Dr. Gridlock” Thomson speaks with AAA MidAtlantic’s Lon Anderson about how Americans are travelling this holiday season and advice for a quick and safe trip.