How the Virus Stole Christmas

For immigrant families from India, the holidays come closest to the long, riotous wedding seasons in the homeland.

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In a Hard Year, Families Find Joy in Real Christmas Trees

Bell’s Christmas Trees in Accord, N.Y., closed early this month after its customers, worn down by the pandemic and looking for a safe family activity, bought out its entire inventory.

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It’s a Lovely Winter in Europe. If You’re Selling Christmas Trees.

Sellers across the continent have reported surging demand, though coronavirus restrictions have complicated supply.

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Christmas Trees — an Elusive Bit of Happiness for Canadians

There’s been a run on Christmas trees as Canadians, trapped inside because of the pandemic, try, in record numbers, to shoehorn joy into their lives.

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Rockefeller Tree Lighting 2020: What to Know

The evergreen will be lit on Wednesday night and on display into January, but visitors will be limited because of the pandemic. 

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About That Maligned Christmas Tree (and That Owl) at Rockefeller Center

The underwhelming first glimpse of the Norway spruce seemed a metaphor for 2020’s troubles. But perhaps the tree just needs a little time to relax.

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