| Nov 25, 2011
| 11:48 AM
As shoppers find the best Black Friday deals and swipe their credit cards, The Baltimore Sun shares their stories.
Deals 'better than what we thought'
Shortly after 9 a.m., drivers circled the multi-level parking lots at Towson Town Center looking for...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:49 PM
This year, the packed-house madness that is Black Friday had petered out well before dawn.
With many stores opening at midnight Thursday and some starting sales hours earlier, thousands of Baltimore-area shoppers arrived — and left — in...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 4:37 AM
If I had to do it over, which I actually do, I would gather new holiday decorations the way I'd build a new wardrobe.
As I mentioned in last week's column, I lost all my holiday decorations in my move to Florida. While coming to grips with that, I...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Cheryl Knauer has a restaurant gift card in mind for her in-laws, a massage gift card planned for another family member and intends to pick up cards in smaller dollar amounts to Chick-fil-A and Starbucks for kids' stockings and teachers' gifts.
| May 11, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The anticipation outside Epicure Imports on Saturday morning was as thick as the French accents inside. Customers of the gourmet warehouse sale, which happens seven times a year, lined up in this industrial part of North Hollywood well before they would...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:48 AM
What is the appetite these days for the kind of entertainment put out by the likes of the Backstreet Boys? And if Backstreet’s back (alright!), can Aaron Carter get some of that?
One of the most popular acts in the boy-band resurgence of the...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:12 AM
Fort Myers police say Joshua L. Kendall, 28, took cellphone videos under a woman's skirt at a Fort Myers Walmart, reports WBBH NBC News-2 in Fort Myers.
Surveillance video showed Kendall following a woman around the store and bending down several times...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:03 AM
It appears that mom and dad brought their 1-year-old tot with them to do their Christmas shoplifting together.
Gainesville cops say the dad, Gerald Linwood Hayes III, 30, could be seen on surveillance taking a $150 Nintendo and a $150 Wii console off...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 1:20 PM
If the thought of making your children's costume is scarier than facing down an evil demon, relax. Do-it-yourself Halloween projects can be as involved or as simple as your skill, time and patience will allow.
We've collected no-fuss party and costume...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:37 PM
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — "Ook na how tuk," Verna Dommek cheerily said in Inupiaq, the language of the Inupiat people, who live north of the Arctic Circle, scattered across Alaska's barren permafrost.
Dommek, an Inupiat, then explained in English that...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:27 PM
PARADISE, Pa. — On the day after Thanksgiving, the day on which millions of Americans turned their attention to shopping for bargains, a large family from Virginia decided to kick off the holiday season in a different way, with a trip back to an...