Only an official federal holiday since 1967, Memorial Day was first called Decoration Day after all of the decorations laid in honor of fallen soldiers.Read More
What is the origin and history of Easter and why do we hide eggs and dress up as Easter bunnies?Read More
We all know and love downtown Cleveland’s St. Patty’s Day parade, and the celebrations have been going on since 1867.Read More
Centuries ago sending a floral bouquet symbolized your interest in the receiver.Read More
Dating back to 1829, balls were created and then dropped as a way to tell time.Read More
We all look forward to those fun holiday cards with smiling faces and happy families.Read More
It was Louis Bamberger who organized employees to march in the first-ever celebration held in 1924.Read More
A tradition that began in Ireland, turnips, not pumpkins, were the original choice for carvings.Read More
Today Labor marks the end of summer, a day off from school and work, with fun parties and parades.Read More
Getting new backpacks, school supplies and hopping on the bus are common now, but centuries ago this was unheard of.Read More
Fireworks, flags and parades are now the fun ways we celebrate July 4th, but do you know what celebrations were done on July 4, 1777?Read More
Did you know that Father's Day didn't become a national holiday until over fifty years after the first Mother's Day was celebrated?Read More
This is one of our favorite days to celebrate the women we love most.
It's hard to believe but Earth Day is a relatively new day of observation that began in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin.
Despite the popular myth, St. Patrick didn't drive all of the snakes out of Ireland.Read More
Did St. Valentine really begin this tradition of showing love every February?
Did you know ancient Babylonians first celebrated the new year over 4,000 years ago?Read More
If you have ever wondered the history behind this phrase, we have the answer!Read More
What began over 300 years ago as a meal between the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians has now become a celebrated tradition throughout the country.Read More
Founded 2,000 years ago by The Celts as a festival known as Samhain, this event began on October 31 to ward off ghosts.Read More