Category Archives: shopping

Senior Shopping Hours & Discounts due to Coronavirus

     Some retailers are setting aside time for their most vulnerable customers to shop.      Because older adults and persons with underlying health conditions are more susceptible to COVID-19, a number local of stores are dedicating time or opening earlier for senior shoppers and other at-risk groups.      In addition, panic shopping has left many…

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Things to do In Merrillville Indiana

Create Art At Busy Bees Art Studio at Southlake Mall Southlake Auto Cruise Nights NwIndiana Symphony Orchestra Concerts at Living Hope Church Seasons Cajun & Southern Cuisine Restaurant and Catering Visit Albanese Candy Factory Visit Hidden Lake Park – Drive Thru Christmas Lights during the Holidays Concerts & Shows at Living Hope Church Shake up…

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It’s Just Serendipity – A Unique Shopping Experience

     “Serendipity” means to make desirable discoveries by accident. “It’s Just Serendipity,” is a ececltic store with a new and unique concept in downtown Hammond by Karen Maravilla and Raymundo Garcia. Helping to revitalize the downtown district, the couple wants to celebrate the nostalgia a downtown district brings to the community.      Several…

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BBB Black Friday Tips and Advice

     According to a recent survey by Google & Ipsos, 75% of shoppers will be looking to do holiday shopping around Black Friday, and 18% will be doing most of their shopping between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you fall into those categories, the time leading up to the holidays might be stressful…

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Moms And Tots Resale Shop

In order to do that they must have the volunteer help.       While volunteering at the store, you would be: cleaning, sorting and tagging donations, hanging clothing, straightening the sales floor, bagging merchandise, working the jewelry counter, working the register, greeting customers, and selling merchandise. It is a great way to make a difference in…

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J&L This & That Store Opens in Whiting

by Gayle Kosalko        I had looked forward to going into J&L This & That store located in the old Michelle’s Dance Studio on 119th Street.  For a few weeks, eye-catching and interesting window displays kept beckoning to me. It’s so interesting when you first walk in,  you don’t know what to look at first. …

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Thanksgiving Costs Are Down in Indiana

According to Indiana Farm Bureau’s annual Thanksgiving market basket survey, Hoosier shoppers should expect slightly more affordable grocery store prices on traditional Thanksgiving food items this year. The average cost for a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 this year, including 12 traditional food items, is $47.22 or $4.72 per person, which is approximately 7 percent cheaper…

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Find Great Hand Crafted Gifts at Simply Amazing at Meijer Valparaiso

The Simply Amazing Market, a division of Opportunity Enterprises, is proud to announce the grand opening of an additional store location inside the Valparaiso Meijer. The store opened its doors on Monday, September 24, 2018 with a celebratory ribbon cutting being held in conjunction with the Valparaiso Chamber on Monday, October 8, 2018 at 4:30…

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Chicago Trolley Holiday Lights Tour is a Lot of Fun

**** Recommended **** I have a checklist somewhere of things I’ve always wanted to do, but never got around to doing. Taking the Chicago Trolley Holiday Lights Tour turned out to be an easy and fun way to see the city lights during the holidays – and cross a couple of things off my list…

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Compassion Marketplace Donates “God Water” to Liberia Africa

     The Compassion Marketplace has joined with the Key Club of Hanover Central High School for the 7th Annual Compassion Marketplace fundraiser, which will be held Saturday, October 5th, 2019 from 9 am to 3 pm at Hanover Central High School, 10120 W. 133rd, Cedar Lake, Indiana in the Field House. This family friendly…

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