Tuesday, November 20, 2012
What's open on Thanksgiving Day? Find out below.
The following are the Thanksgiving Day hours for various businesses and community buildings: Closed Open for Normal Business Open with Special Hours If you have hours of other local businesses readers should know about, add the information to the comments section below. Editor's Note: Houlihan's was orginally under the "closed" businesses. It is in fact open with special hours. The change has been made.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Richfield-based Best Buy is experiencing a case of holiday deja vu, and it's not a good thing.
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Monday, November 19, 2012
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Toy catalogs and commercials have children begging for the latest new toys, but a bounty of books also appeal to kids’ varied interests while honing early reading skills.
As Dr. Seuss wrote: “The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” Open a new world of understanding while pushing your kids to the top of the class with these literary picks. Head to Richfield's Target or jump online to find these great books that fit your children’s interests. For the budding artist: The Wall Street Journal recommends What is Contemporary Art? A Guide for Kids from New York’s Museum of Modern Art. A great book to prompt further discussion, kids and parents can share their impressions of the contemporary artwork featured on the pages. For the active child: The Minneapolis St. Paul magazine suggests Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun, co-authored by …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
A ton of area stores are gearing up to kick off the holiday shopping season.
It’s the Super Bowl of shopping, the Oscars for retailers. It’s a time when below-the-radar soccer moms and soft-spoken grandpas take to the shopping cart raceways, weaving in and out of the throngs in search of the Holy Grail, that larger-than-life bargain. There’s a game plan, an emergency plan, and lots of coffee. It’s Black Friday! Black Friday hype increases every year, and this year, retailers are upping their game by opening earlier than ever. While Black Friday has traditionally begun the day after Thanksgiving, Wal-Mart was the first to announce they would be opening at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving to accommodate those shoppers looking for both great deals and a social experience. Now Target and Kmart have followed suit, opening Black …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Sears and Walmart plan to open at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, while Target plans a 9 p.m. opening.
Retail workers and shoppers are once again pushing stores to stay closed on Thanksgiving Day instead of starting Black Friday on Thursday, as many plan to do. As previously reported by Patch, Target will launch its Black Friday sale at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, while Sears and Walmart have announced plans to open at 8 p.m. Meanwhile, Best Buy is continuing the midnight openings it started last year. Critics say Thanksgiving Day openings prevent employees from spending the holiday with their families. Opposition is growing on online petition website Change.org. “C Renee,” a woman who says she’s been a Target employee for six years, started a petition asking the retailer to “give Thanksgiving back to families and not open on Thanksgiving …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Hours may vary by location.
After its first ever midnight opening in 2011, Target announced that many of its stores would be opening at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving, kicking off Black Friday a few hours early. According to Target's website, Black Friday hours may vary by location, but Richfield's store is slated to open Thanksgiving night and remain open until *11 p.m. Friday. Saturday the store will be open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Some of the enticing deals and discounts include a Nook Simple Touch E-Reader for just $49, a Nikon L310 Digital Camera for $99.99 and a variety of DVDs ranging from $1 to $13. According to the website, Thursday shopping will only run until 11 p.m. Friday. For more store locations and hours, visit target.com. Editor's Note: More information was …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Every holiday season, the mailbox fills with the latest toy catalogs. But what to get the kids in your life? Patch is here to help.
Every holiday season, the mailbox fills with the latest toy catalogs. Children peruse the pages as they scribble their lists, daydreaming about what they will find under the tree come Christmas morning. Parents pull out their pocketbooks, spending hard-earned cash as they anticipate the joy on those little faces. What will be the runaway favorites this year is always a guess, but here are some of the latest trends, mixed with tried-and-true perennial favorites. Many of these toys can be found at Richfield's Walgreens and Target. If you hop the border into Bloomington, Walmart is also a great place to look. jChews Smartphone teether by Jellystone No tears for parents or babies. Babies love nothing more than to gum Mom and Dad’s cell phone, …
Friday, August 31, 2012
If you haven't gotten your student's supplies yet, make sure you know what you need.
Sunday, August 5, 2012
The nominations are in and now it's time for you to cast your vote.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Patch has compiled all the supply lists to make your shopping easier.
Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter With the 2012-13 school year looming, it may be time to start Back to School shopping. The following are links to each school's supply lists: