Thursday, November 15, 2012
Give a recipe and share one with your North Shore neighbors.
It's that time of year again — time to give thanks, celebrate the season in good company and bring out those tried-and-true Thanksgiving recipes. Salem Patch and sister sites on the North Shore want to know about those dishes that always have a place on your Thanksgiving table and those that are making their debut this year. Have a creative spin on cranberry sauce? Are you known for famous stuffing that friends and relatives talk about long after all the Turkey Day leftovers have been gobbled up? This is your opportunity to find out what your neighbors are cooking. Give a recipe and get one from your North Shore neighbors. If you have a recipe you would like to share add it below in the comments section or send it to Associate Regional …
Friday, December 30, 2011
This week's winner won a $25 gift certificate to Harrington's in Wakefield.
We asked for shopping tips and you delivered. Jeanne E. Craigie won this week's prize: a $25 gift certificate to Harrington's in Wakefield. Here are some of the great tips we got this week: 1) Old Navy is offering $10 off for every $20 you spend, according to Athena. Old Navy is also running several year-end web-only sales, too. 2) Dress Barn in Stoneham has 60 percent off all items, according to this week's contest winner Jeanne E. Craigie. 3) The Avon Beauty Center is having $2 and $3 sales along with 20-25 percent off sales. Also, when you spend $100 you receive $10 off your next purchase, this promo is ending on Dec. 31 but will restart from Jan. 1 to the end of March, according to Diana Ardagna Cavanaugh.
The festive lights display at Stone Zoo in Stoneham will be wrapping up this weekend, ending Sunday, January 1.
This weekend will be your last chance to experience the Stone Zoo's winter wonderland attraction. ZooLights will be wrapping up Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. Aside from thousands of sparkling lights and holiday displays, upon entering the Zoo, guests will visit Yukon Creek, which not only features dazzling holiday lights but is also home to bald eagles, a North American porcupine, a gray fox and reindeer.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Just let us know about a good deal in town in the comment section below and maybe you'll be this week's winner.
Each week from now until the end of the year, we're running a shopping tip contest. All you need to do is offer a shopping tip in the comment section below and we’ll pick a winner at random each week. Shopping tips can include sales or deals on anything: from supermarket bargains to sales on holiday gift items. And although we hope to find out about sales at local small businesses, large chain store deals are fine too. Each Friday, we’ll announce a new winner, as well as list all of the great deals that were submitted to help you with your shopping. For this week’s contest, all entries must be received by noon on Thursday, Dec. 8 (Eastern Time). This week’s prize: A $25 gift certificate to Grumpy Doyle's in Reading. Please note: This …
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Representative Paul Brodeur (D-Melrose) offers some holiday shopping advice: Keep it local.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Saturday, November 19, 2011
As we approach the holiday shopping season, we face the frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. These marketing programs encourage consumers to rush to the mall or big box store, or to shop with their computers without ever leaving the house. There is, however, a better way to do your holiday shopping – head right downtown and patronize the local businesses of Melrose and Wakefield. Why support our local businesses? They are crucial to economic development and job creation. According to the United States Small Business Administration, there were approximately 28 million small businesses in the United States last year. Over the past two decades, small businesses have created 65 percent of net new jobs. According to the small business …