Holidays

It’s all happening at the zoo – at night during the holidays

WASHINGTON – Each holiday season since 2007, after the animals go to sleep, the rest of the Smithsonian National Zoo comes to life as a colorful winter wonderland.  More than half a million LED lights are transforming the zoo’s grounds…

This year’s White House ornament marks first presidential helicopter ride

WASHINGTON – This year’s White House Historical Association’s 39th official White House Christmas ornament honors a precedent that, to later generations of Americans, became routine. That precedent was a president of the United States riding in a helicopter. The first…

State comptroller promotes local business owners

Holiday season is upon us. This means more shopping. CNS-TV’s Lauren Moses tell us how the state comptroller is urging residents to put their money back into their communities as the holiday season approaches.

Discover festive holiday activities across Maryland

‘Tis the season to be jolly! Take a look at some holiday activities in your area.

Maryland organizations join the #GivingTuesday movement

Organizations across the state urge followers to give back on the seventh annual Giving Tuesday.

Underwater Halloween takes pumpkin carving to the deep

The usual equipment for Halloween pumpkin carving might include a pen, a scoop, and sharp knife. But, at a diving quarry in Frederick County, this pumpkin carving competition called for goggles, air tanks and flippers.

Find fall fun at Maryland pumpkin patches, apple orchards, corn mazes

It’s October and fall is officially here! Use this map to find pumpkin patches, apple orchards and corn mazes near you.

The “most famous reindeer of all” leads the way at local annual icy holiday celebration

But do you recall, the most famous reindeer of all? He has made his way to town just before Christmas and came bearing gifts of colored, clear and glowing ice all from Harbin, China.

Prince George’s County Police offer “trunk or treat” as a safe trick-or-treating alternative

Despite the scary costumes and sugary candy, trick or treating is major concern to parents.The Prince George’s County Police Department worked to create a safer alternative this year.

Local monuments commemorate historic Hispanic figures

Use this interactive map to find 6 Washington, D.C. monuments celebrating Hispanic heritage.