Posts tagged "Shopping"

Hot 15 Places to Shop for #ShopSmall Saturday

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By Zondra Hughes Ready to shop small? The other day I asked my Facebook friends to  dish about their favorite small businesses to support on #ShopSmall Saturday, and they gave me these fifteen gems.  By the way, if you’re on the south side, meet me at the Cricket Wireless store on 112 W. 87th street... Read more »

Tell That Man: BUY or BYE!

Tell That Man: BUY or BYE!
Buy or Bye By Sylvia Snowden Whenever one of my friends gets married, I celebrate by buying a new pair of shoes (that way, everyone’s happy!).  So this one time, I was headed to a wedding and found myself looking for shoes with less than an hour before the nuptials were set to start.  I... Read more »

This is So Ridiculous That it Must Be Shared

This is So Ridiculous That it Must Be Shared
By Zondra Hughes Something ridiculous happened and I had to put it on video. Let me rewind. First the bad news, Dr. Dawj slipped in her home and broke her ankle recently.  Dr. Dawj, who loves her high heeled shoes, must now wear a cast for the next few weeks. Yesterday, we went to the... Read more »
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Top 10 Shopping Tips for Black Friday

Top 10 Shopping Tips for Black Friday
Editor’s Note: Happy Thanksgiving to you! We reckon that many of you will be hitting the stores early, so we are sharing Nicole’s #BlackFriday shopping tips today! As she says, saving is sexy….going broke isn’t!) 10 Shopping Tips for Black Friday By Nicole Harding I’ve spent my entire career in retail, so I’ve seen more... Read more »

Shopping for Love in all the Wrong Places

Designer Love By Celeste T. Parker The topic for this week is love. Like Chicago Public Schools (CPS), my heart is on strike and now closed. I push my pen forward knowing that this revolution may not be televised. It was present day summer 2013. I was more excited than a May prom queen turned... Read more »

Your Presence is the Greatest Present of All

Your Presence is the Greatest Present of All
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown In just 27 short days the Christmas holiday will be upon us. Advertising began just before Halloween and has been in heavy rotation since. We didn’t really have time to be Thankful on Thanksgiving because “Black Friday” started on Thursday and continued through Sunday and peaked with Cyber Monday. Sales designed... Read more »
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Tis the Season...Christmas is coming--and so is College

Tis the Season...Christmas is coming--and so is College
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown This year we’ve experienced layoffs, pay-freezes, and price increases, however the malls are crowded with shoppers shopping, commercials airing their best deals, the lady from those Target commercials is back and in shape, people are pepper spraying one another, trampling each other and robbing Peter only to discover that Paul was... Read more »