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Holiday Shopping

Shopping extravaganza at GSU on Nov. 20

UNIVERSITY PARK | Just in time to help you get your holiday shopping done early, the GSU Civil Service Senate is sponsoring the GSU annual Fall Vendor Fair.

November 15, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Time to be crafty for Hospice Artisans and 2013 Pillsbury Bake-off

OFFBEAT: Time to be crafty for Hospice Artisans and 2013 Pillsbury Bake-off

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 03, 2013 12:00 am

Almighty dollar means more than holiday to retailers

Here go the stores again. It's not even Halloween, and the stores are decorating for Christmas.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am

Season of uncertainty for stores

NEW YORK | Will Washington be the Grinch who stole Christmas?

October 19, 2013 11:00 am

Hobart Jaycees offer fresh Christmas trees

The Hobart Jaycees are busy again this year with the group's annual Christmas Tree Sale at the clubhouse at 18 E. Old Ridge Road, Hobart.

December 05, 2012 12:00 am

$5 Specials During Holiday Shopping & Dining Tour

CHESTERTON Local shops and restaurants will be participating in Duneland’s first Progressive Open House this Thursday, November 29, from 4-8pm. Hosted by the Duneland Chamber of Commerce, the event will feature $5 food and drink specials, holiday sales and extended shopping hours.

November 27, 2012 3:30 pm

Tips for safe holiday shopping will help keep pickpockets, thieves at bay

The holiday season is in full swing and many of us are going online or out to local stores and malls to do holiday shopping. Unfortunately, thieves and pickpockets will be looking for easy targets. By taking a few precautions suggested by the Cook County state's attorney's office, you can ma…

November 20, 2012 12:00 am

Are you a 'midnight buyer' or a 'self-gifter?'

Four types of American shoppers have altered the shopping landscape this holiday season.

December 29, 2011 12:00 am
Crete library offers holiday shopping

Crete library offers holiday shopping

Bernadette Wojack looks over the gift books for sale at the Crete Public Library. The library is the place to find "book bundle gifts" for the holiday season and other special occasions. The varieties of like new books are wrapped with attractive ribbon and sell for $5.

December 17, 2011 12:00 am
Finding holiday spirit in brick-and-mortar stores

Finding holiday spirit in brick-and-mortar stores

The crowds, congestion and heavy bags are all unavoidable parts of the holiday experience if you do your shopping in the old-school, brick-and-mortar way. And they're part of the fun, too.

November 29, 2011 8:00 am
Finding holiday spirit in brick-and-mortar stores

Finding holiday spirit in brick-and-mortar stores

The crowds, congestion, heavy bags and "Jingle Bells" for the umpteenth time are all unavoidable parts of the holiday experience if you do your shopping in the old-school, brick-and-mortar way.

November 27, 2011 12:00 am

This holiday season, the tablet goes mainstream

`Tis the season of the tablet. Despite the gloomy economy, shoppers are expected to shell out for tablet computers this December, making them the most-desired electronic devices this holiday season.

November 26, 2011 3:30 pm
Movement encourages consumers to shop locally Saturday

Movement encourages consumers to shop locally Saturday

Kari Bunde knows firsthand why it is important to promote shopping locally. "Little shops like mine go out of the way to support local artisans who provide items you can't get at the mall," said Bunde, owner of The Copper Butterfly in Crown Point.

November 23, 2011 5:30 pm Photos

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Police seek "Cops and Kids" donations

MUNSTER | Munster Police Department is currently seeking monetary donations for this year's "Cops and Kids" holiday shopping program, in which officers take pre-selected underprivileged families shopping in December with donated funds from the community.

October 19, 2011 12:00 am
Tech-savvy retailers boost holiday sales

Tech-savvy retailers boost holiday sales

Technology has ratcheted up the holiday shopping game for consumers and retailers, making this season more hands-on than ever.

December 05, 2010 12:00 am Related
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December 04, 2010 12:00 am

Craft shows, bazaars abound in region

Following is a listing of craft shows and bazaars this holiday season in the region.

December 01, 2010 12:00 am
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