Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Wherever you're headed, Patch has the information you need to plan a holiday shopping stop at one of the area's malls.
No matter which mall you want to hit—or maybe you're planning to stop at them all—Patch has information on their extended holiday hours. And this year's shopping season is as long as it can be, with the most days possible between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Bayshore Town Center, 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale. With a combination of indoor and outdoor shopping, this revamped shopping mall provides something a little different from the traditional shopping mall experience. Brookfield Square, 95 N. Moorland Road, Brookfield. This mall features anchor stores Boston Store, Sears and JCPenney, plus more than 110 stores. There are nine restaurants in the food court, and seven sit-down restaurants, like Bravo! Cucina Italiana, Cooper's Hawk …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Toy store is asking customers to purchase items from the store for a surprise Valentine's Day gift for sick children at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Jeff Rumage
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
While working at the ThinkToys! store in the Mayfair Mall a couple years ago, Jean Gama would see parents come in from Children's Hospital of Wisconsin across the street, looking for toys to raise their child's spirits during their stay. While the hospital sees plenty of toy drives in the winter, it soon became apparent to Gama that the children could still use a boost in spirit at other times of the year. It's at this point that she decided to start a toy drive for Valentine's Day. That tradition has followed ThinkToys! to their new Whitefish Bay store at 308 E Silver Spring Dr., which is collecting toys through Feb. 13 for sick and injured children at Children's Hospital. Instead of collecting used toys, the business is asking customers …
Monday, November 21, 2011
Sara from SarandipitySaves.com shares her Black Friday shopping tips and tricks, and a few of the top store's best deals.
There's some argument as to why we refer to the Friday following Thanksgiving as "Black Friday." Philadelphia claims their police force coined the term in the 1960s after throngs of folks took to the streets to shop 'till they dropped. Others say the name was adopted by retailers as it was traditionally the first day of the year in which their sales brought them out of the red and into the black. I'm leaning toward the latter explanation as last year more than 138 million consumers took advantage of the deep discounts of Black Friday, spending $45 billion in a single day. This year is expected to be an even bigger event. If you're gearing up to head out and throw elbows to snag the day's biggest steals, here's some tips on how to make it a…