Thursday, December 6, 2012
Macy's will stay open for 48 consecutive hours in the days leading up to Christmas, the company announced Thursday.
As the holiday shopping season approaches crunch time, Macy's is banking on becoming a destination for last-minute gift givers. The company announced on Thursday that all stores, including the Macy's location in Saint Louis Galleria, will remain open for 48 consecutive hours in the days leading up to Christmas Eve. The store will stay open starting at 7 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21 until 7 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23. And as Kavita Kumar at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch first reported, the store will close for an hour before re-opening for normal business hours. Macy's will run special deals for Christmas gifts and other holidays presents, according to a company news release. The nonstop shopping event is guaranteed to draw ire from some local …
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Numerous congregations in Clayton and Richmond Heights are hosting services Saturday in conjunction with Christmas Eve.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
- Nate Birt
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Several congregations in Clayton and Richmond Heights will host special holiday services or participate in volunteerism on Saturday and Sunday. Please add your events to our calendar and let us know about them by posting a comment to this article. A Christmas schedule and volunteer opportunity will be posted Sunday. SATURDAY, DEC. 24 4 p.m. Gospel pageant and Holy Eucharist featuring the choir at The Church of St. Michael & St. George in Clayton 5 p.m. Family worship service in the Sanctuary at Central Presbyterian Church in Clayton Mass will be celebrated at Little Flower Catholic Church in Richmond Heights Candlelight worship service at First Congregational Church of St. Louis in Clayton featuring stories told by children, traditional …
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Danielle Fleming recalls a Christmas that proved joyful despite her suspicions about Santa.
Editor's note: This is the third installation in the four-part Voices of Christmas series. The first and second parts will be published Dec. 25, and the final two parts will be published Dec. 26. It's Christmas Day. Mounds of presents lie beneath a towering white Christmas tree decorated in sparkling gold. Two bleary-eyed little girls can't believe the bounty Santa has laid before them. Well, the youngest can't believe it. Danielle, the eldest, has her suspicions about Santa. "My happiest Christmas was when I was 8 years old," said Danielle Fleming, a 17-year-old student at Ladue High School. "Everything was perfect. Me, my mom, my sister. I remember there were so many presents. Honestly, I don't really remember what they all were—except …
Saturday, December 25, 2010
For one Washington University student, the sound of a bell brings fond memories of colorful packages.
Editor's note: This is the second installation in the four-part Voices of Christmas series. The first and second parts will be published Dec. 25, and the final two parts will be published Dec. 26. It's Christmas Eve. All day long, a little girl and her brothers have been counting the hours until dinner. They're not expecting Santa to stop in for an early visit. After all, everyone knows he comes on Christmas. They're eagerly anticipating something even better. "My favorite Christmas memory is really more a family tradition," said Lauren Nippoldt, a 20-year-old anthropology and psychology double-major at Washington University. "When I was little, on Christmas Eve right after dinner my parents would always send me and my brothers upstairs. …