Thursday, November 15, 2012
We want a Patch Street Team to take us along on the busiest shopping day of the year
This coming Black Friday, we want all the die-hard Black Friday shoppers to take us with them as they hit the streets (or the mall). Where are you headed? Is it Target or Tysons Corner Center? What are you looking for? A new iPad? Diamond earrings? What was your best find? A cool barbecue grill? We'll outfit you with some Patch swag - including a renewable canvas shopping bag and a Patch water bottle - and a gift card to help caffeinate your morning. In exchange, we'll ask for: There are a limited number of team spots available. To apply, email the following information to lauren.sausser at patch.com
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Target, Kmart and other big-box stores push holiday sales back to Thanksgiving Day. Is that too early to start holiday shopping?
If you have a black belt in Black Friday shopping, listen up: Area big-box retailers are gearing up to dazzle bargain hunters even earlier this year—starting Thanksgiving Day, right after you put away the pumpkin pie. Walmart, Target and Kmart are planning all-out holiday shopping assaults. Why doze off in a turkey slump watching football when you can be out taking care of holiday shopping business? Walmart will offer, beginning at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, holiday gifts for the entire family, while supplies last. That includes an electric scooter for $79, a steam mop for $39 or men's jeans for $9.50. (Why do Mom and Dad always get the boring presents?) Target's deals begin an hour later, at 9 p.m. According to an ad leaked …
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Where to go to get the greens.
It finally feels and looks a lot like Christmas. Haven't picked up your tree yet? Here are a few places in Reston and Herndon to purchase your perfect Christmas tree: In Reston, the Reston Farm Market is back in business with a new owner and a lot full of beautiful premium Fraser firs. Craig Williams is a Reston-Herndon native who couldn't bear the idea of the Reston Farm Market becoming a bland strip mall , so he and an investor have purchased the site. Their renovations are still in the planning stages, but they are open for business with trees, wreaths, garlands, holiday gifts and local foods and snacks for sale. A new location to the tree scene is the National Realty lot. While you can see the trees from Reston Parkway, you need to …