Sunday, November 25, 2012
Find out what’s in before you head out to take advantage of post-Thanksgiving savings.
Making sure to put just the right presents under the tree for kids can be a trick even for Santa. If you’re hoping to find out what’s hot before you head out to shop, we’ve put together a few suggestions. Retailers themselves are generally the best judges of what’s in. Here are what some of the biggest toy retailers in the Needham area and beyond are saying: Toys ‘R’ Us This retailer has a Top 15 list of toys for boys and girls. Some of its suggestions include: To see the full list, visit Toys ‘R’ Us online. Target This store agrees with Toys ‘R’ Us on a few counts, but has its own suggestions, as well. They include: To see the full list of suggestions, visit Target online. Walmart This retailer has an extensive list of hot toys for the …
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Never fear, last-minute shoppers—we've got a few great gift ideas available right here in town.
So if the crazy weekend traffic around the area's major shopping sites didn't give you a hint, Christmas is just a week away—and the first night of Hanukkah is even closer. That means if you haven't completed your holiday shopping—and, let's face it, a lot of us probably haven't—you've got just a few days to get out there and find that perfect gift for Mom, Dad, kids, cousins, friends, co-workers... It can be a little daunting. Though it might seem easier to hit up a superstore or get all your shopping done at the mall, there are actually some great options for gift giving right here in Needham—and chances are you'll find something special you won't find in the big shops. Plus, though it's sure to be busy this week in the downtown, it won'…
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Watch the Needham Rockets take on BC High in the Division 1 Super Bowl and enjoy ample holiday shopping opportunities around town.
It’s Thursday, and the weekend is right around the corner. Patch has your back with a few fun things to do. Check our picks for the activities to hit and some places to explore. Here's what's happening in and around your town. 1. MIAA Division 1 Super Bowl: Needham vs. BC High 2. Friends’ Five-Hour Book Sale 3. Needham Holiday Art Sale 4. Christ Episcopal Church’s Holiday Gift Shop and Family Concert 5. Needham Women’s Club Holiday House Tour
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Play's the thing this weekend, with students performing "Footloose" and Needham Community Theatre bringing the fun of "Nunsense" to the local stage.
It’s Thursday, and the weekend is right around the corner. Patch has your back with a few fun things to do. Check our picks for the activities to hit and some places to explore. Here's what's happening in and around your town. 1. Needham Community Council Holiday Boutique 2. “Footloose” 3. Needham Community Theatre Presents “Nunsense” 4. “Food, Food, Let’s Give Thanks For Food!” 5. Homegrown Coffeehouse Presents Vance Gilbert
Friday, November 11, 2011
Consumers encouraged to spend dollars in Needham on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Friday, November 11, 2011
By Devra Bailin, Town of Needham’s Economic Development Director This year’s Holiday Stroll and Blue Tree Lighting event, sponsored by the Needham Business Association on Saturday, Nov. 26, corresponds with the national Small Business Saturday event. The average consumer, according to the National Retail Federation, spends about $700 during the holiday season. By shifting 10 percent of those purchases from non-local businesses to independently owned private local businesses, we can have a profound impact on our local Needham economy because of the multiplier effect. Unlike a dollar spent at large chain stores or businesses outside Needham, half or more of each dollar spent at a local business stays in Needham. Spending even a small …