holidays

What are the holidays without family? Not much fun. That’s probably why Eddie Murphy gathered up his entire brood to take some beautiful holiday photos. The 57-year-old is a father of 10 children, and all were present for the photo shoot. That includes Eric, his son with Paulette McNeely, Christian, his son with Tamara Hood, Bria, Myles, […]

A new survey says some people would “rebrand” Santa Claus as either gender neutral or female. According to the logo-making company Graphics Springs, about 10% of people surveyed said Santa should be a woman; about 17% said Old Saint Nick should be gender neutral. Four-thousand people across the United States and the United Kingdom were reportedly asked […]

Tis also the season to show gratitude by helping those in need.

H&M’s holiday campaign is here, with rapper Nicki Minaj and “Grey’s Anatomy’s” Jesse Williams front and center in the retailer’s festive film. The plotline focuses on a little girl tracking down the evil brother of Santa Claus in order to save the holidays. Minaj, who teased her campaign with H&M last month, doubles as both the mom of the […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – DICK’S Sporting Goods is looking to hire people for the holiday season. A news release from DICK’S states says they plan on adding 172 temporary part-time associates in the Cleveland area. The store is looking for people passionate about sports or the outdoors. Associates will also benefit from store discounts.   READ MORE: […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Looking for a steady gig through the holiday season? JCPenney is holding a national hiring day Tuesday at its locations around the country. The chain plans to hire more than 40,000 people to work at its stores and online sites. The hiring event will run from 2 to 8 p.m. at […]

CLEVELAND–The holiday season is officially underway in Cleveland, with an event that brings a big crowd downtown every year. Winterfest is back at Public Square. It was the first time in a few years the square has been the center of attention for this, but the revamp in 2016 has made for an impressive Winterfest […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – Toys, clothes, and figurines line the shelves at Big Fun in Cleveland Heights. The Coventry shop is a staple, and it’s all thanks to the people who continue to shop at small businesses. “We’re part of your community. We’re actually the fabric of your neighborhood, so it’s really important to support […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Foundation is celebrating the return of Winterfest in Public Square – and the inaugural season of the Cleveland Foundation Skating Rink – by offering the public a free day of skating this Saturday, Nov. 26, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Skaters will enjoy free skate rentals and a […]

The boycott is calling for people across the country to avoid making purchases at large retail chains.   As shoppers flock to stores in search of Black Friday deals, a human rights group is urging individuals to refrain from spending their money during the holiday season. Blackout for Human Rights, a collective of activists, actors, artists, […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Most people associate the iconic red kettles and bellringers with The Salvation Army and its efforts to serve the poor and needy in our area, especially during the holidays. On Saturday, November 26, as part of the official kickoff to kettle season, The Salvation Army’s large red kettle will appear […]