Sunday, November 18, 2012
The next-generation gaming console goes on sale today, but shortages are expected for those without pre-orders.
It's release day for the latest gaming console from Nintendo and only the quick or those with pre-orders are likely to find one in stores today. (For instant updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The Nintendo Wii U debuts at $300 and likely to be one of the most sought-after items of the holiday season with the company hoping to move 3.5 million units this year. However, national media is reporting that shoppers who haven't pre-ordered can expect day-one shortages. (Read Related Story: Walmart Holding Its Earliest Black Friday Ever) Locally, representatives from some locations of Target, Walmart and Best Buy said they would have some Wii U's on hand for those who didn't pre-order, but expected them to sell out quickly. "I would …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Buy an entree, get another for nothing, as long as you're willing to offer up a kiss! Plus, take the Valentine's Day 'Patch' poll.
Customers at Qdoba restaurants across the country, and here in West County, get free food on Tuesday, if they don't mind a little PDA. Both the Town and Country Qdoba in Town and Country Crossing and the Manchester Qdoba near the Manchester Highlands are participating in the buy one, get one free for a kiss deal. The nationwide chain is bringing back a Valentine's Day promotion that, according to spokeswoman Ashley Cohen, tens of thousands of customers took advantage of in 2011. Anyone who buys an entree can get another for free—once they kiss a fellow customer at the cash register. It doesn't matter (to Qdoba) who it is. No coupon is necessary. The promotion is happening nationwide, though in Wisconsin, inexplicably, the second entree is …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
It's February! Are you ready for Valentine's Day in Town and Country and Manchester? We're building a Pinterest board that could help.
Valentine's Day can be stressful. If you're trying to plan a perfect day with your (new, long-term or on-again) sweetheart, The Town and Country-Manchester Patch is here to help! We're building a board on Pinterest: Imagine an online bulliten board where we post beautiful pictures of the best restaurants, flowers, crafts and gift ideas—all with Chesterfield in mind! So if you like "pinning" and want to see what we've been working on, check out our board, Town and Country - Mancester, MO Valentine's Day. If you don't have a Pinterest account, don't worry! You can still see the board. If you want to sign up, send Pinterest your info here and you'll wait for them to send you an invitation. And if you know of something we should add, comment …
Sunday, November 13, 2011
The support and encouragement you can give a child as a Big Brother or Big Sister is a gift that will be treasured for a lifetime.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Kathy Martin
Sunday, November 13, 2011
When you find yourself wandering the mall this holiday season, consider giving a simple gift that has the power to transform a child’s life—the gift of your time. The support and encouragement you can give a child as a Big Brother or Big Sister is a gift that will be treasured for a lifetime. During this time of giving thanks, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri is so thankful for the many volunteers—more than 2,500 already this year alone—who have shared their time with a child. Our Big Brothers and Big Sisters enthusiastically say this is time well spent. “Jada has really helped me keep in touch with the playful and fun side of myself that can get lost in the busy rush of life with family and career,” shares Big Sister Corinne …
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Art projects, car shows, a brewery, brunch and breakfast can help you show the special man in your life how much your care.
If you're still wondering what do to, or give, dad on his special day look no further. Patch has done the searching for you and found some of the cooliest ideas around. FIREHOUSE FATHER'S DAY VISIT Manchester Where: Courtesy of the West County EMS and Fire Protection District, Station 1, 223 Henry 8-11 a.m. Sunday Why go: Celebrate Dad with a free pancake breakfast. Pricing: Free DECORATE A BAG FOR DAD Town and Country Where: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Whole Foods Market Why go: Crayons and markers will be provided for children in the café area to decorate a bag for Dad. A variety of treats will be available for you to take home to Dad as well. Pricing: This is a free event. Reservations not required. BREW IN THE LOU MICROBREWERY TOUR St. …
Saturday, December 25, 2010
Manchester and Town and Country residents reflect on their favorite Christmas presents over the years.
Everybody remembers waking up Christmas morning and running to see what was left under the tree. Some years the presents might have been better than others, but everyone has that one gift, the one gift that you closed your eyes and held your breath for when you ripped the paper off the last present under the tree hoping that it was what you were wishing for. Young or old, it doesn't matter, everyone remembers a special present, whether it is a toy, or just having someone special around. The residents of Manchester and Town and Country had no problem remembering their favorite gifts when Patch asked. Here's what they had to say: "The best present I ever got was when I was 10 years old. I got my first pair of high heeled tap shoes." -Judy …
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
A guide to perfect gifts, found locally, for every stage in your relationship.
It's the most wonderful time of the year. That is, if you have already planned out the perfect Christmas gift for your holiday honey and are not one of the many that are still scrambling to find that perfect present. The holidays can be touchy time for those in relationships. Between tiptoeing around our significant other's typical traditions and trying to form holiday memories from our new relationships, the holidays can quickly become more concerning than cheerful. To help relieve the stresses of holiday shopping I've found some flawless holiday gifts for every milestone. One Month- The most difficult, yet also thrilling, thing about the one-month milestone is that everything is new and unknown. With that new and unknown relationship …