Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Tips for getting the presents they want without having to hoof it from Kent to the North Pole.
Santa’s awesome, but he doesn’t always deliver the hottest toys of the season on demand to Kent, no matter how nicely we ask. If the kids — or wannabe kids — in your life happen to have their hearts set on presents that are hard to come by, it can be torturous running from store to store only to find what they really want just isn’t available. Whether your little girl has her sights on the latest Lalaloopsy, your son wants a Hot Wheels R/C Terrain Twister or that “big baby” in your life is yearning for a copy of Halo 4, here are some ideas on how to track down what’s in demand without putting miles and miles on your vehicle in the process: Tips for Shopping in Town If you hate ordering online and love the gratification of being able to …
Friday, November 23, 2012
If you want to check out the deals at SouthPark, Crocker Park or Summit malls, here’s what you need to know.
Northeast Ohio shoppers who want to get an early start on their Black Friday shopping are in luck. Kent might not have any malls of its own, but there are plenty that are just a short drive away. Here are the details you need from our nearby Patch sites:
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Use Patch to get the word out on where you'll be selling your art this holiday season.
Holiday shopping is always more special when you can find a locally-made one of a kind piece of art to buy. Where can we find them? At holiday bazaars and craft shows (thanks to our friends at the Plain Dealer for publishing the list!). But how do we know which artist is at which show and what does their art look like? That's where Patch comes in. Artists and crafters are invited to post events on Patch sharing when and where they'll be selling their art. And make sure to upload lots of photos of your work so shoppers can see what you have. We'll pull those events together in a weekly feature so shoppers can plan out their weekend craft show shopping. It's a win-win for everybody. Artists get to promote their work for free. Readers get …