The Marasco home, located on 22 Mile near Romeo Plank, is lit up through early January for curious passer-bys.
There are 34,000 Christmas lights illuminating Dominic Marasco's home on 22 Mile Road. Lights adorn the roof of the house, his garage, shrubs and trees, his porch, and pretty much anything else that stands still. The words "God Said Let There Be Lights" and "Happy Birthday Jesus" blink off and on on his roof, while on the garage, a 6-foot peace sign and globe help spell out "Peace On Earth." He has so many outdoor lights that he had an electrician install extra outlets to accomodate the surge of power needed to illuminate his home. And his display keeps growing. "Every year, it gets bigger and bigger," he said. "A few years ago, I started out with 28,000 and I think last year I had 32,000." On Nov. 1, Marasco – with help from his …
Trade in old or broken sets for energy efficient LEDs at any Home Depot store through Nov. 14.
People can save cash and energy this year by participating in The Home Depot’s fourth annual Christmas Light Trade-In. Through Nov. 14, customers can bring in their old working or non-working Christmas light strings to be recycled and receive coupons from $3-$5 off the purchase of energy efficient seasonal LED string lights. There is a limit of five discounts per customer. The program recylced more than 338,000 strings of incandescent holiday lights last year and continues its “zero tolerance” landfill policy this year.
Here's how to use your digital camera (or iPhone!) to capture the best of the neighborhood's Christmas light displays.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Holiday lights around town range from the simple to the spectacular. Capturing the light shows can be challenging, though. Click on the images in our gallery for some expert advice from professional photographer Edward Maurer.