Saturday, November 24, 2012
Patch photographer Kristen McMaster-Heffintrayer snaps photos of shoppers throughout Montco on Black Friday.
As shoppers throughout Montgomery County hit stores in the hopes of landing a few good deals, Patch photographer Kristen McMaster-Heffintrayer followed behind to capture all the sights Black Friday had to offer. Do you take any photos while you were out shopping? Add them to our gallery!
Thursday, November 22, 2012
You won't get a great deal on everything tomorrow (or tonight).
Thursday, November 22, 2012
It may be the biggest shopping day of the year, and there are certainly deep discounts to be found for patient and smart shoppers. No matter how early you camp out for the sales, though, there are some hot holiday items that just won't be bargains. Hint: anything that begins with a lower case "i." Watch the video from the Wall Street Journal for more.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Get the scoop on Black Friday ads, deals and store hours.
Are you ready to shop till you drop? Get a good night's sleep on Wednesday night, because to get the great deals you might have to venture out after the turkey leftovers are put away on Thanksgiving night. Many retailers are prolonging the holiday shopping extravaganza that is Black Friday by opening late on Thanksgiving night. Patch has the low-down on the biggest retailers' Black Friday special hours and sales: Store: Target Special Black Friday hours: Stores open at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Doorbusters: $40 Target Gift Card with purchase of Apple 16GB iPod Touch; $49 Nook Simple Touch (save $50); $199 4GB XBox 360 Kinect Bundle (save $100) Other great deals: $60 Target Gift Card when you buy any Apple iPad; $79 TomTom 1400M GPS (save $40…
Monday, November 19, 2012
Thanksgiving's weather is expected to be dry and quiet as we continue our peaceful weather pattern around the region.
The weather over the next week is expected to continue the quiet trend established about ten days ago. While temperatures have bounced around between mild and chilled, the weather has been dry and tranquil daily. That will continue, although this week will feature a moderate trend in temperatures each afternoon. Thanksgiving and Black Friday should be particularly nice, with Thanksgiving probably a bit sunnier and Black Friday a bit milder of the two respective days. Afternoon highs each day could flirt with or exceed 60 degrees. Enjoy! A cold shot is lurking for the end of the Thanksgiving weekend and could linger into early next week. The chill will be nothing brutal, but highs may return to the 40s for Sunday and Monday of next week. …
Monday, November 21, 2011
The prospect of two rain events in the coming week looms over the ability to get out of town and get back into town without the potential for some delays at the airport.
In all reality, the coming week will be pretty mild, despite coming down in temperature a few notches from Sunday's mid-60s and mix of sunshine and some high clouds. The weather landscape this week features the prospect of two storm systems, one for Tuesday night into Wednesday and a second that could impact the East Coast as early as Sunday evening. That's the bad news. The good news is shopping on Black Friday will be enjoyable in terms of weather or enjoyable if you're not into shopping at the mall, like I am (regardless of the weather) as temperatures should hit 50 or just above that with mostly sunny skies. The first storm system, for Tuesday night and Wednesday, will bring the potential for a half inch to an inch of rain to the …