Top CBSMiami.com News Stories Of 2011As 2011 draws to a close, it could only mean one of many things, besides whipping out that New Years resolutions list. It's time for another year in review as we begin our top stories of 2011 coming out of Florida, especially here at home in South Florida.
Jingle Pets: Animals Dressed For The HolidaysEveryone loves getting into the spirit of the holiday season — even pets! Check out the photos of animals in Santa hats, stockings, reindeer antlers and all sorts of holiday fun. Don’t forget to send us your picks so we can add them. Just e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2011 Holiday Lights Illuminate South FloridaSouth Florida is a great place for the Holidays, especially for outdoor light displays, and residents are going all out. Take a look at these homes that are decked out showcasing spectacular holiday decorations, both inside and out, for the season.
'Tis The Season For Santa's Enchanted ForestSanta’s Enchanted Forest is the world’s largest Christmas theme park located right here in South Florida with over 100 rides, shows, games and attractions.
Gingerbread Spirit For The HolidaysYou can't celebrate the holidays without gingerbread and candy. Here's a sweet look at some fabulous gingerbread creations from around the world.
'Tis The Season To Light The Rockefeller Christmas TreeA 74-foot-tall Norway spruce is lighting up New York's Rockefeller Center. The 30,000 lights were turned on at the annual Christmas tree lighting Wednesday night, Nov. 30. The lights will be on until Jan. 7.
Christmas Around The WorldChristmas Around The World, celebrated by many cultures. Some touching scenes, some funny ones, good humor is a global trend at this time of year.
Black Friday 2011
The 2011 Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeGigantic balloons floated down New York streets for the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, drawing huge crowds to sidewalks and an even bigger audience to television sets.
Weird Christmas AlbumsYou know all about Jingle Bells and Silent Night, but have you seen Weird Christmas, a collection of strange album covers from 50 years of Christmas Music? From Vinyl to CD's, take a look at some of the strangest Christmas collections around!
Top Turkey Day Movies After a nice Thanksgiving feast, some families like to gather in the living room and watch a movie.Here are some of the top Turkey Day movies, according to Better Homes & Gardens.
Hot Holiday Toys 2011Here's a look at the top 10 holiday toys. Toys on this list were featured by popular stores like Toys "R" Us, Amazon.com and Target.
Holiday Movie PreviewFrom action-packed sequels to 3D spectaculars, we take a look at the must-see films of the 2011 holiday season.