FL News Podcasts

Neighborhoods in the Network / First Night (Buffalo, NY)

12.26.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

Buffalo anticipates the coming of the new year with First Night Buffalo, a family-friendly, drug and alcohol-free celebration in the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Christmas City (Bethlehem, PA)

12.19.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

For obvious reasons, Bethlehem, PA calls itself the Christmas City. Each year since 1992 the city has hosted Christmas celebrations that begin the day after Thanksgiving and continue through December 31.

Neighborhoods in the Network / Salvation Army Red Kettles (Hornell & Corning, NY)

12.12.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

The ringing bells and red kettles of the Salvation Army are as much a part of December as crowded mall parking lots and recordings of Bing Crosby singing "Silver Bells."

Neighborhoods in the Network / It’s a Wonderful Life (Seneca Falls, NY)

12.05.07 | Martha Manikas-Foster

For the people of Seneca Falls, NY, watching the 1946 movie "It's a Wonderful Life" is more than a Christmas tradition. It's a reflection of their village, because they believe the fictional town pictured in the Christmas movie classic was modeled after their upstate home.