Stretch Your Holiday Dollar

  Image courtesy of MayorsHolidaySpecial.com The turkey’s barely been stuffed and the table not even set, but we’re already scouring the newspapers looking for those wonderful Black Friday circulars! A $50 GPS so your husband doesn’t take that “shortcut”…again; $10 DVDs to keep the kids occupied; $300 for a High-Def television to better see McDreamy (oh, if only you could find a way to squeeze that TV into your holiday budget!).  It’s almost too good to be true and we’re willing to wait out all night in the frigid temps just to take advantage of the bountiful bargains! True, there’s more to the holidays than just the great deals. There’s the twinkling decorations, the Christmas tree lightings, the wonderful shows, the fat-inducing food! The list goes on and on… That’s why if you’re in the New England area this holiday season, you’re in luck! … [Read more...]

Five for Fighting to perform live at Lincoln Park Zoo

As the summer winds down, things are heating up in Chicago.  The folks at the Lincoln Park Zoo are preparing for the final show in the Jamin at the Zoo summer concert series.   On August 28, 2009 Singer songwriter Angel Taylor will open the show; followed by headliners   FIVE FOR FIGHTING   whose 2000 album America Town went platinum with the hit song “Superman.”The concerts are held in the middle of the Zoo at the south lawn making for one of the most unique show venues in town.  Tickets are priced from  $21-$28 and can be purchased online at www.lpzoo.org, in person at the Zoo’s Gateway Pavilion or by phone at (312) 742-2283.  Bring a blanket to sit on  and get ready for a great evening. … [Read more...]