| Nov 26, 2011
| 3:02 PM
If you're anything like us, you studiously avoided Black Friday because it's just too insane. Instead, you are eagerly awaiting Cyber Monday because online shopping from the couch in your PJs is so much more fun.
Here are a few of the best Cyber Monday...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:06 PM
If you've been staring at the huge banner of the beautiful Renee Fleming on the back of the Civic Opera House — or noting how well the Lyric Opera of Chicago finds the sex and glamour in its promotion of its season of operas — you're...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 10:13 AM
In the realm of major U.S. cities, Seattle is the second least plastic and has some of the most unhandsome men, according to a new survey from the daily deals website LivingSocial.com.
The study, which sought to identify the vainest city in the country,...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 11:29 AM
Discount shoppers routinely scour the Internet's daily deal sites for the best bargains. Groupon and LivingSocial, leaders in the field, offer cut-price deals by location on everything from restaurant meals to tire purchases. Increasingly, those deals are...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 5:36 PM
How many times do you hear yourself say, "We have to go there!" And the next thing you know, you've forgotten all about it, and you're back at your usual spot?
Tell me this: Where would you be if you knew one of the places you've been dying to go to...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 7:08 AM
It's time for more cool websites and apps! This week's selections will help you save some money, cook up some good food, and have some traditional fun.
DealsGoRound - If eBay and Groupon (or LivingSocial) had a baby, it would be DealsGoRound....
| Aug 16, 2011
| 8:51 AM
I was introduced to my first fascination with coupons on March 27, when I clicked on an advert on some website or another for DoubleTakeDeals. I probably should have known better, except words that were magic to my eyes popped up. David's Natural Market...
| Aug 27, 2011
David Troy started tinkering with computers when he was 7 years old. In the 1980s and 1990s, he ran a company that sold Atari computers by mail in Anne Arundel County. That venture eventually morphed into ToadNet, a regional Internet service provider that...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 2:14 PM
We’re happy you’re here. We have so much to show you because Chicago Shopping is unlike any other retail site out there. Just like you, we want to find the day’s best deals, discover discounts at our favorite retailers and learn about...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 9:12 PM
Online retailers are reaching beyond the desktop this Thanksgiving weekend to snag shoppers wherever they may be — curled up on the couch, sipping a latte at a coffee shop and even standing in line at the cash register.
No longer content with...
| Jul 25, 2012
You can hash-tag your way to some major savings...about 25 million deals to be exact, right at your fingertips on Twitter. And there are more ways you can get on the "dot com saving" band wagon. Scott Gamm, founder of www.HelpSaveMyDollars.com stops by to...