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Here’s why PPG Place tree is already up.

The people who manage PPG Place in Pittsburgh already have the massive tree at the ice rink up. And it’s freaked out some people who think October is too early. (Even though we know it’s never too early!) So, why is it up so early? PPG Place owners installed a new tree, complete with 100,000 […]

Pittsburgh Light Up Night returns in 2021

What’s become the traditional kickoff of the holiday season in Pittsburgh is set to return. Pittsburgh Light Up Night is back in 2021 — just in time for the 60th anniversary of the city’s first Light Up Night. After pausing the event in 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership promises […]

Kraynak’s Christmasland 2021 is open

Forget it beginning to look a lot like Christmas. It already does look a lot like Christmas at Kraynak’s Lawn and Garden Center in Hermitage, Pennsylvania. The Mercer County business well-known for its 300-foot-long hallway that features multiple holiday-themed “rooms” opened the tradition for the holiday season on Sept. 17. Kraynak’s has been offering the […]

‘A holiday party’ playlist

When I want to rock around the Christmas tree, these are songs I pick! “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” by Brenda Lee “Underneath the Tree” by Kelly Clarkson “Linus and Lucy” by Vince Guaraldi “Christmas Canon” by Trans-Siberian Orchestra “Feliz Navidad” by Jose Feliciano “Last […]


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