Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says every Marylander who is concerned about the economy "should get off the Internet as fast as possible" and shop at local stores.
Bob Ramin, CEO Washington Animal Rescue League
The U.S. Capitol's Christmas tree has arrived.
More than 50 teams of architects, builders and designers are gathering in Washington to construct one of the nation's largest gingerbread towns, and it will be on view to the public this week.
Add seven swans, six geese and five golden rings to the list of Christmas gifts that cost more than they did a year ago.
Television producer Joy Huang and Kimberley Berdy, a biochemist-turned actress, started the website secretsandy.org to collect and distribute gifts to children of families affected by the storm.
If you have a wine lover on your holiday gift list, Washington Examiner wine columnist Scott Greenberg has you covered.
There's still more than a month until Dec. 25, but its already Christmas Day in Hamilton, Va. - at least in Jeff and Cassie Lauterette's sun room.
The day before Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day of the year, but the Sunday after the turkey holiday is not far behind.
Representatives of several Delaware charities say donations are down as they enter their busiest time of the year because donors are still worried about the economy.
The tablet computer is without a doubt the gift of the season _ just like it was last year. But if you resisted the urge in 2011, now is the time to give in. This season's tablets are better all around. Intense competition has kept prices very low, making tablets incredible values compared to smartphones and PCs.
Read this before you set out for Black Friday shopping.
Looking for gift ideas? The 2012 WTOP Gift Guide has plenty of interesting things you can buy online in four different price categories.
Gift cards are growing in popularity and provide more protections than cash and some are even mobile.
In the Frederick area, stores looking for holiday help also include Macy's, Target, J.C. Penney and Best Buy. Managers say applicants range from teens to retirees.
Christmas is still more than a month away, but that isn't stopping the National Zoo from ramping up its annual holiday celebration.
Lots of times when things get stolen it's a crime of opportunity, and local police say the holiday season presents lots of opportunities for crooks.
This season, giving a gift that makes a difference is easier with the first-ever crowdfunded hospital gift catalogue.
Janet Bodnar, Editor of Kiplinger Personal Finance
Good Housekeeping top toy picks for 2012 include budget-friendly and educational options
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