Tagged: Thanksgiving

Sights and sounds from the 2023 Silver Spring Thanksgiving Parade

By Mooti Chimdi | Nov. 26, 2023, 10:46 a.m. | In Blogs »

The 2023 Thanksgiving Parade featured candy, floats, and the Blair drumline

Gallery: 2023 Silver Spring Thanksgiving Parade

By Hannah Hekhuis | Nov. 20, 2023, 6:47 p.m. | In Photo »

The Silver Spring community gathers for the annual parade that marks the beginning of the holiday season.

Gallery: Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade

By Hannah Hekhuis | Nov. 19, 2022, 4:19 p.m. | In Photo »

Scenes from the Thanksgiving parade on 11/19.

Reducing food waste this holiday season

By Josey Merolli | Dec. 16, 2021, 1:28 p.m. | In Features »

Blazers share their favorite ways to use holiday leftovers

Celebrating Thanksgiving the “right” way? I’ll pass.

By Maya Britto | Dec. 6, 2021, 9:38 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

America’s failure to evaluate century-old holiday traditions in the context of the present has damaging effects for all of us

Photo: Celebrating Thanksgiving the “right” way? I’ll pass.

By Maya Britto | Dec. 6, 2021, 9:35 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

My family's dinner table on Thanksgiving.

Highlights and lowlights of the 2021 Montgomery County Thanksgiving parade

By Sachin Parikh | Nov. 25, 2021, 1:49 p.m. | In Blogs »

The 2021 MoCo Thanksgiving parade made its first return after it was canceled last year featuring many notable floats walking, dancing, or even biking through it

What is SCO thankful for post-pandemic?

By Katalina Li | Nov. 24, 2021, 2:29 p.m. | In Blogs »

As life returns to normal, we’re more appreciative of the small parts of our everyday lives.

Photo: What is SCO thankful for post-pandemic?

By Hannah Hekhuis | Nov. 24, 2021, 2:23 p.m. | In Blogs »

Just like the rest of 2021, Thanksgiving is special post-pandemic, including this turkey made with a mask.

Gallery: Silver Spring Thanksgiving Parade

By Hannah Hekhuis | Nov. 23, 2021, 9:07 a.m. | In Photo »

The most memorable groups and performances from the MOCO/Silver Spring Thanksgiving parade.

Photo: Well Dressed Food

By Mollie Block | Nov. 19, 2021, 4:41 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

A Whole Foods advertisement features a dressed up turkey in preparation of Thanksgiving.

Gallery: Signs of Thanksgiving in Downtown Silver Spring

By Mollie Block | Nov. 19, 2021, 2:17 p.m. | In Photo »

Pictures from downtown Silver Spring highlighting the scarce Thanksgiving and fall related products and signs.

Photo: Give Thanks

By Mollie Block | Nov. 19, 2021, 2:16 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

A sign on the Maryland Youth Ballet doors reminds patrons to give thanks as well as lists their upcoming classes.

Photo: Reserve Your Holiday Meal

By Mollie Block | Nov. 19, 2021, 2:13 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

A sign hanging outside of Whole Foods reminds shoppers to reserve their food for the upcoming holiday.

Photo: Closed

By Mollie Block | Nov. 19, 2021, 2:12 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

A sign informs DSW shoppers the store will be closed Thanksgiving day.

Photo: Watchful Eye

By Mollie Block | Nov. 19, 2021, 2:07 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

A decorative turkey figurine keeps a watchful eye on the shelf of TJ Maxx.

Photo: Gobble Gobble

By Mollie Block | Nov. 19, 2021, 2:04 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

A window decal reads "gobble gobble" as it hangs in Michaels, a craft supply store.

A modified Thanksgiving

By Isabel Corvington | Dec. 4, 2020, 10:47 a.m. | In ‎Latest »

How Blair students celebrated Thanksgiving, and what precautions they are taking to make the holidays more safe during the COVID-19 pandemic

Harvesting Blair's unique Thanksgiving traditions

By Boaz Yoo | Nov. 28, 2019, 7:19 p.m. | In Features »

How Blazers are celebrating this Thanksgiving season

What are Blazers thankful for?

By Lucie Peyrebrune | Nov. 27, 2019, 11:20 p.m. | In Connections Blog »

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Blair students have lots to be grateful for this year

Thanksgiving songs are the fruitcake of music

By Shruti Chauhan | Nov. 20, 2019, 7:21 p.m. | In Blogs »

The obscure Thanksgiving genre is the reason people hop to Christmas music right after Halloween.

Tamales for Christmas?

By Mehana Daftary | Dec. 16, 2016, 1:38 p.m. | In Features »

Walking down Blair Boulevard during a typical lunch period, you'll hear multiple languages and see people of different ethnicities, religions and cultures from all over the world. There are many students who have just recently immigrated to the United States, and others who have been here their entire lives. Wherever they come from, all Blazers experience the same American holidays, but in very different ways.

War on Thanksgiving

By Amalia Chiapperino | Nov. 29, 2014, 5:27 p.m. | In News Blog »

Thanksgiving, one of the few non-religious holidays celebrated by Americans, seems to have fallen prey to this country's obsession with materialism.

Thanksgiving Evolution

By Sarah Trunk | Nov. 26, 2014, 6:06 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

The actual holiday part of the Thanksgiving holiday has a more complex background than you might expect.


By Sarah Trunk | Dec. 7, 2013, 8:35 a.m. | In Features »

It's Thursday night. Your family is gathered around a table, smiling and chatting, and the food smells marvelous. The table is set with steaming sweet potatoes, bowls of stuffing, a glistening golden turkey, and in the center of the table is your old family menorah, candles cheerfully flickering.

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