Just because the mercury says it's 75 outside, doesn't mean we can't get into the holiday spirit—that's when I bust out my cut-off Santa pants. Makes it a lot easier to pedal home dragging the tree behind my Franken-fixie. Whether your flavor of the holidays is more George Bailey or more Ernest Goes to Rec Room, we've got everything you need right here, with more on the way. Every time a bell rings, an angel gets a PBR.
During Saturday evening’s Christmas tree lighting in Marion Square, all eyes were scanning the area for signs of wildlife. After last year’s infamous tree lighting in which a 10-foot-tall giraffe got spooked and scared the bejeezus out of the crowd by bucking and flailing, the city made a conservative move and pulled the show off with only human participants. — Paul Bowers
Short on dough after a weekend full of shopping? Don't forget about you this week — unwind, enjoy some holiday events and movies, and stretch out and enjoy some not so typical holiday events. — Corinne Boyer
You’ve been good all year — tragically, dreadfully good. After all, you had to make up for all the bad stuff you did last year. But this year, you’ve been a perfect little angel. — City Paper Editorial Staff