This is my end-of-the-year lawn, but I'm so grateful to you loyal lawners out there for showing up, I'm going to go you one better. In fact, 100 better. This is "Get Off My Lawn" from the year 2112.
So here I am in the year 2112 still cranking out lawns thanks to the last-minute invention of a new ... More >>
What caught our eye with this one was the phrase: "bargain hunter's paradise." This Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. you can troll for treasures at The Gyspy Wagon Swap and Flea where more than 20 venders will encamp to peddle their best vintage, oddities and straight-up junk.
No crafts though, sorry ... More >>
At last, someone acknowledges the problem of finding 1 pound of meat for Hamburger Helper! Not that we -- heh, heh -- eat that stuff.American shoppers aren't swearing off meat -- 80 percent of home-cooked meals still include a piece of animal flesh -- but they'd prefer not to buy their meat i ... More >>
Each week, Happy Eating will highlight a different restaurant happy hour food menu, keeping you informed of what deals there are out there.
This week we seek refuge from the holiday shopping at La Duni.
Where: La Duni Latin Kitchen and Coffee Studio in NorthPark Center.
When: 4-7 p.m d ... More >>
'Tis the season of charitable giving and charitable drinking. Go to Hacienda on Henderson this Sunday for Tequila for Toys: A Care-aoke Christmas, benefiting Toys for Tots. Bring an unwrapped toy for the charity and receive a free shot of Tequila Avion. Margaritas and Avion shots are $3 all ... More >>
Atlanta-based RaceTrac gas station and convenience store chain wants to energize consumers by offering free coffee on Black Friday, November 26. Those touched enough to wake up at an ungodly hour for silly deals now have another one to take advantage of. The promotion will be available from m ... More >>
A press release from 7-Eleven today announces "Purple Friday" as an alternative to "Black Friday," the busiest shopping day of the year, when hordes of deal-seekers rise at the asscrack to trample each other for large-screen televisions, game systems and other crap they couldn't possibly survive ... More >>
Toothpaste for DinnerScared to flash your wallet this holiday season at the mall for fear somebody might nab it? Hate leaving your goodie bags in the car will result in a smashed-in window? (No, we're not talking to you, NorthPark Center. Why do you ask? Oh ... right.) Look, don't worry: The ... More >>
Masaryk's tastings will feature tequila, not Tila. Oh, well...either way. A few years back, when the economy was in better shape, people used to wring their hands about how retailers seemed to start the Christmas shopping season earlier and earlier every year. But have you ever noticed how, aside fr ... More >>
An image from the Art Divaz-affiliated Caprichos Studio.No surprise that anyone who calls herself a "diva" would use the term "retail therapy" for what most of us call "shopping." The million-dollar spending sprees of notorious divas like Britney Spears, Mariah Carey and Michael Jackson come to mind ... More >>