Saturday, December 8, 2012
The Bardmoor Outpatient Center is home to a unique boutique with many interesting gift options.
Cards, flowers, and balloons are what most people may expect when they head to the gift shop at a medical facility. But none of those items are available at the Marketplace at the Bardmoor Outpatient Center in Largo. The medical center does not have overnight patients, so it gears its gift shop to day visitors, said Supervisor of Retail Operations Brittany Brown. The boutique shop offers a great selection of gifts for yourself and others such as designer bags, decorative measuring cups, designer jewelry, candles, holiday ornaments, beach wear, household decor and more. The merchandise comes from popular brands such as Vera Bradley and Mud Pie glassware, as well as local designers. Tucked just inside the entrance to medical center, the …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Many shoppers are finding presents for every member of the family, without having to fight the holiday crowds, all under one roof at the Largo hardware store and gift shop.
Hammerheads Ace Hardware in Largo offers an old-fashioned shopping experience, featuring special gifts for every member of the family in a quaint department store-like setting, without having to fight holiday crowds. Even after being located at 1015 West Bay Dr., west of Clearwater Largo Road, for the past seven years, lots of people “are still really surprised with all the things we have here. They come in and the first thing they say is ‘Oh my goodness,’ ” said Taylor Swann, the store's floor manager. Craftsmen and those doing household or boat repairs from all over Tampa Bay have come to depend on Sue and Bill Gessert’s family-owned hardware store when they need wide array of items and unique parts, ranging from plumbing to nautical …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The stores will open earlier this year for Black Friday shoppers.
Target will be pulling an all-nighter come Black Friday Eve. The store announced this week that they will open at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22 with select Black Friday savings. The store will begin offering additional Doorbuster sales at 4 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23. In Largo, that means you can head over to our Target at the Largo Mall right after you finish off that Thanksgiving dessert. "We heard from our guests that they look forward to kicking off their holiday shopping with deal-hunting on Thanksgiving night," said Kathee Tesija, Target's executive vice president for merchandising in an announcement. "Opening at 9 p.m. gives Target’s Black Friday guests a more convenient way to create an after-dinner shopping event that the entire family…
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Stretching the budget to put on a turkey feast can be costly, but it doesn’t have to break the bank.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and that means it’s time to stock up on turkey, yams, cranberries and all things festive. Stretching the budget to fit in that pumpkin pie with extra whipped cream is the hard part for many. With food prices through the roof and many household budgets already flexed to the breaking point, it can be difficult to work in the extra expenses. There are some steps families can take now to help stretch their dollars and make certain there’s no reason to skimp on the spread. Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories like this delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here. Here are a few tips for making that budget go the distance for …
Monday, October 8, 2012
This year Columbus Day is today- Monday, Oct. 8.
Columbus Day, a nationally recognized federal holiday, falls on Monday, Oct. 8 this year. While it is an opportunity for some to sleep in on a Monday, the holiday itself is also interesting, and a great time to celebrate and shop. Columbus Day remembers Italian explorer Christopher Columbus’ long journey across the Atlantic Ocean to the “New World." The voyage was victorious when land was first spotted on Oct. 12, 1492. The day is also considered a celebration of Italian heritage, as well as a huge shopping day in the U.S. Want to go shopping? There are plenty of sales, check this special Columbus Day sales site. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is responsible for making the holiday a federal one in 1937. What is closed on Columbus Day…
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Here are this week's best deals, from Valentine's Day sales to free kids' meals. Sale prices end Feb. 11 to Feb. 15.
Valentine's Day is almost here, and we've found some of the best deals for moms.
Monday, December 27, 2010
There never seems to be a shortage of specials and sales during the holiday season. For those who waited until after Christmas better deals are looming.
There never seems to be a shortage of sales during the holiday season. Those who waited to buy their electronics and accessories after Christmas may walk away with a better bargain. It isn't unusual for people to buy themselves gifts while shopping for others. According to the National Retail Federation, the average a person will spend $107.50 on themselves this year. To max out on the bargain, wait to treat yourself. The NRF expects some items to be further reduced after Christmas because customers return unwanted gifts. Since retailers need to clear space on their shelves to make room for new products, these items will sell for less. Items to wait for: 1. Electronics : Although there were great electronics deals on Black Friday and …