Horse-drawn carriages

How the Princes’ Islands lost their famous horse-drawn carriages after incidents of animal cruelty

The Princes’ Islands are known for their horse-drawn carriages, which were the main mode of transportation in the small archipelago off the coast of Istanbul from the start of the 20th century until just a few years ago. Tradition has given the car-free group of nine islands in the Sea …

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A look at Selfridges through the ages – WWD

LONDON – Selfridges is changing hands again after nearly 20 years of ownership by the forward-thinking and sustainable Weston family. Here, WWD takes a look at some key moments in the British retailer’s 113-year history, as well as its colorful owners and managers, starting with founder Harry Gordon Selfridge. 1906: …

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Step into history with candlelight tours to the Davenport House Museum

Have you ever wished you could turn back time for even a moment? Imagine the sights and sounds of Savannah two centuries ago: candlelit homes, horse drawn carriages and a flurry of festivities in anticipation of Christmas Day. You can now get a brief glimpse into early 19th century life …

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Best Arizona Christmas Town To Visit This Year: Prescott

Posted in Arizona Seasonal 20 December 2021 by Katie Lawrence It’s impossible to be a Grinch in Arizona’s official Christmas town! Prescott celebrates vacations like nowhere else in Grand Canyon State. Millions of lights adorn the Palace of Justice Square, and the world’s largest gingerbread village commands a resort hall. …

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The role of the police in the liberation war

The Bangladesh Police Liberation War Museum at Rajarbagh Police Lines in Dhaka Mahmud Hossain Opu / Dhaka Tribune Bangladesh Police Liberation War Museum at Rajarbagh Police Lines showcases the force’s turbulent history, including the struggle for independence The first real defense of Bangladesh, which had declared independence from its oppressors …

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Christmas in Loveland starts on Saturday!

SATURDAY DECEMBER 18, 2021 4PM TO 8PM Christmas in the land of love 2021 by Cassie Mattia Loveland, Ohio – The bells will ring this Saturday in downtown Loveland for the annual Christmas celebration in Loveland! We’ve got everything you need to know about this year’s festivities! This Saturday from …

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History of Santa House in Milford

by Terry Rogers This Santa Claus house stood in Milford after it was built by Al Humes in 1939. (Photo courtesy of the Humes family) With the Christmas season underway and kids lining up to offer Christmas greetings to Santa, now is a great time to remember Santa’s homes in …

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Christmas carriage rides return to the emerald forest

For the past four years, the Odessa Junior League has offered horse-drawn carriage rides in the Emerald Forest Subdivision part of Odessa to allow people to experience the Christmas lights in the area. The Odessa Junior League started this tradition in 2017 and continued to organize its Christmas carriage rides …

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Main Street offering free carriage rides on Thursday evenings

Ardmore’s new holiday tradition is back for the second year. Starting tonight and returning for the next two Thursdays, the Ardmore Main Street Authority will be offering free horse-drawn carriage rides in the Depot District. The event will coincide with several downtown retailers that will remain open for extended hours. …

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Leave the reindeer alone | Press day

While the pandemic may have sparked most shoppers’ inexorable shift to online shopping, many see Christmas as an excuse to return to the mall. All the old stand-bys are waiting, and unfortunately that includes promotions involving live animals, such as reindeer shows and horse-drawn carriages. Dasher and Dancer are beloved …

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