The Takeaway

Jolly Without Holly: How Non-Christian Families Navigate The Holidays

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

How do non-Christian parents who prefer to keep Christmas-free homes stick to their guns in a nation that's so in love with Christmas? Families of different faiths weigh in here.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

You Shouldn't Have: Philip Galanes on Gift Giving and Receiving

Friday, December 12, 2014

The Social Q's columnist teaches us how to navigate the holiday season.

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To Buy (Or Not to Buy): Holiday Gift Ideas from WNYC and WQXR Radio Hosts

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Can't decide what to give a loved one this year? Never fear. WNYC and WQXR hosts are here to help. Warm woolen socks, locally distilled rye whiskey and a t-shirt inspired by the cult classic "The Warriors" are among their recommendations this year.

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Know Your Neighbor

Judee, The Gift Collector

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Last-minute holiday shoppers, let the story of Judee Rosenbaum in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, inspire you to change your ways. Each January, she begins collecting a year's worth of finds for family and friends, precisely chosen items that she trusts the recipient will love. "I collect everywhere I go," says Rosenbaum. 

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What To Give (And Not To Give): NY Public Radio Hosts Weigh In

Monday, December 13, 2010

Still stumped on what to give this year? Here are some literary, musical and theatrical recommendations.

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