Looking for something to do with family and friends this holiday season? There are tons of shows, events and exhibits for people of all ages in the D.C. area.
Looking for gift ideas? The 2012 WTOP Gift Guide has plenty of interesting things you can buy online in four different price categories.
Pictures of the holiday season.
Area counties release their curbside pickup schedules for Christmas trees and where residents can take their trees for composting.
A new initiative called Gift Card Exchange Day aims to help people exchange unwanted gift cards or sell them back.
About 1,000 volunteers participated in projects with 50 local social service agencies. The Dec. 25 Day of Service started before dawn on Christmas morning and will continue to about 6 p.m.
Kurt Erickson, the President of WRAP, says don't drive - get a free cab with SoberRide. The program kicked off on Dec. 14th and will run each night until New Year's Eve from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m.
Chris Core, commentator
Though set after World War II, the lessons learned from the holiday classic "White Christmas" have just as much meaning today as they did then.
Dr. Kathleen Hall, founder and CEO of the Mindful Living Network and Stress Institute
The Archbishop of Washington is sending a message of hope this Christmas, even though the holiday comes at a time when the country is still be hurting from the tragedy in Connecticut and the damage from hurricane Sandy.
WTOP checks in with Santa as he delivers toys around the world Christmas Eve.
Tonight is the night: Santa is on his way. You can follow him here courtesy of NORAD.
WTOP sports reporters Craig Heist and George Wallace
This year, Stevie Nicks has been dethroned.
The gifts have been purchased, wrapped and placed under the tree. Now, as children eagerly await the big day, have you asked if the toys are safe?
Stores open Monday and Tuesday for food items and last-minute holiday gifts.
It is Christmas crunch time for shoppers. As the hard holiday deadline is fast approaching, shoppers in the Manassas area were out trying to get it all done Sunday.
Holiday visitors frequently come bearing gifts, but sometimes they also bring holiday mishaps - like stains.
It's not every day someone plops down $1,000 for a dog he/she does not own. However, one good Samaritan decided to do just that, giving a little dog an early Christmas present.
WTOP wants to hear about the best and worst holiday gifts you've received.
Hover and circle less as you hit the mall this weekend for your last round of Christmas shopping with these tips for faster parking.
Hundreds of families stood in line early Saturday morning to pick up very important packages -- Christmas gifts for their children via Toys for Tots.