| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:09 PM
I was interested to see this announcement due to the fact that I have two old cribs sitting in the attic! Now, through February 17th, Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores are hosting a "Great Trade-In" where parents can exchange their out-of-date cribs and...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Toys R Us is recalling these remote-controlled helicopters.
According to the press release from the CPSC:
The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers or nearby items. This recall involves...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:59 PM
I have a birthday coming up.
In honor of this milestone (a lady never reveals her age), I've rounded up a list of birthday freebies from A to Z so you, too, can celebrate with free gifts from restaurants and retailers. As a bonus, you'll immediately...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Filed under: Truck, Ford, Toys/Games, Electric With the introduction of its forthcoming 2015 F-150, Ford is breaking with convention by shifting from steel-intensive construction to aluminum. But what if it weren't made of metal altogether? What if it...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:50 PM
My colleague and fellow Japadog eater David Ng is reporting that Mayor Eric Garcetti is making a bid for "Star Wars" mastermind George Lucas to bring his art museum to L.A. (Apparently San Francisco and Chicago are also making bids.) To entice Lucas,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Father's Day is Sunday and I have a huge roundup of freebies, dining deals and gifts for Dad, including $10 off at JC Penney and $20 at Macy's. Plus, you can get a free Starbucks gift card, too.
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| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Sure, piles of new games are being unveiled at the E3 video game show in Los Angeles -- “Call of Duty” (“Advanced Warfare”), “Grand Theft Auto” (“5”) and “Lara Croft” (“Rise of the Tomb...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:23 AM
A sus 38 años y con dos mundiales a cuestas, el colombiano Andrés Escruceria es un experto en el complicado arte de completar el álbum de la Copa del Mundo de fútbol que cada cuatro años enloquece a cientos de miles de hinchas y coleccionista en todo el...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:48 AM
The following items were taken from Orland Park police reports:
A 29-year-old Oak Lawn man was charged with disorderly conduct, and a 28-year-old Chicago man was charged with battery following an altercation at a restaurant at the Orland Square Mall...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Ubisoft's bug-eyed Rabbids are about to tell TV producers in Hollywood a lot without being able to say much at all.
The animated characters that communicate in gibberish and a lot of shouting are the stars of "Rabbids Invasion," a series that has...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 38-year-old Orland Hills woman was charged with violating an order of protection after she was apprehended outside a protected home on the 14500 block of West Avenue on May 7.
A 26-year-old Robbins...