Friday, December 14, 2012
The U.S. Postal Service has announced the dates for mailing holiday packages so they arrive by Christmas.
If you're planning to mail holiday packages to military, international or U.S. destinations, the U.S. Postal Service has announced the dates those packages must be in the mail to ensure delivery by Dec. 25. Here's what you need to know to get your packages to their destinations on time: Post Office Locations The Shelby Township Post Office is located at 7755 22 Mile Road. Shipping Deadlines Military Shipping Deadlines* Parcel Post service to all APO/FPO/DPO addresses is Nov. 13. Priority and First Class Mail must be sent by Dec. 3 to APO/FPO/DPO AE ZIP 093, and Dec. 10 to all other military addresses. *The deadline for Dec. 25 delivery to Africa and Central and South America is Dec. 3. For more details on military and international …
Monday, December 3, 2012
An assortment of chocolates and other sweet treats will be available at the Clinton Township location through Christmas.
Shoppers can make one more sweet stop in The Mall at Partridge Creek now that See’s Candies has opened for the holiday season. The Clinton Township store is one of only four seasonal locations operated by the 91-year-old candy company in metro Detroit. “See’s Candies is one of the most requested holiday stores at Partridge Creek. That said, we were happy to get them here,” said Seok Chung, marketing and sponsorship director for The Mall at Partridge Creek. “The addition of See’s is a nice complement to our other chocolate specific retailers – Godiva Chocolatier and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory," Chung added. "When you add Starbuck’s, Nordstrom eBar, Surf City Squeeze and all of our restaurants that serve chocolate desserts and drinks, …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Here are some of our favorite spots to stop while navigating the maze of shopping centers along Hall Road during the holidays. Tell us your favorites, too.
It’s the day after Thanksgiving, possibly even midnight. You find yourself in the vicinity of Hall Road and some shopping center. You are hungry, thirsty, tired, or all of the above. We've been there. Here are some of our picks of where to go to get grub at any hour. What are your favorite Hall Road shopping pit stops? Tell us in comments! 24 hour/Late Night Coffee buzz Quick Bites Sit Down Off the Beaten Path To get a break from the Hall Road crowds, try these off the beaten the path spots. Cheers! You made it. Time to celebrate your deals, or drown your spending sorrows. Either way, try these watering holes.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Check out hours for The Mall at Partridge Creek, Home Depot, Target, Kmart, Walmart and more before heading out to score those Black Friday deals.
Black Friday is slowly seeping into Thanksgiving, with several big box stores slated to open their doors at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22 in preparation for the biggest shopping day of the year. Macy's, Kohl's, Best Buy and Parisian will open at midnight Black Friday, while a few stores such as Target, Kmart and Walmart begin their sales Thanksgiving night. If you’re shopping plan on Black Friday includes hitting the Hall Road stores, here is a list of holiday store hours to help you organize your route.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The new store, which specializes in fresh handmade cosmetics, will open near the mall's center court, between Brighton Collectibles and Art-is-in-Market, formerly Ragstock. The new location is currently hiring.
Attention shoppers, your experience at The Mall at Partridge Creek is about to get LUSH. The UK-based brand, LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics, is planning to open its third Michigan location in Clinton Township, making the Partridge Creek store one of more than 830 LUSH locations in 44 countries around the world. "We are thrilled to be opening our third location in the Detroit area," said Brandi Halls, director of brand communications, North America. "Our new shop at Partridge Creek rounds out our positioning in this market and offers our loyal customers in east Detroit the full LUSH experience that we've been eager to share with them." The store will be located near the mall's center court, across from The Apple Store and between Brighton …
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Metro Detroiters share tips on chic on the cheap and weigh in with a closetful of ideas.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
When it comes to apparel, Carol Marshall of Bloomfield Township almost never pays more than a few dollars for anything, including shoes, purses, dresses – you name it. “I don’t think I’ve paid more than $5 for anything for a really long time,” notes one of Metro Detroit’s sharpest — and savviest — dressers. “Even if something’s marked, like $5, I usually will have a coupon for 50 percent off.” Marshall, a regular volunteer at The Community House and the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, both in Birmingham, is a veritable professional thrift-store shopper. On a recent weekday morning, the polished and poised Marshall was adorned in a chic pink, black and floral ensemble that evoked a sunny field of posies amid sticks of strawberry and black…
Friday, April 20, 2012
Pretty Things in downtown Utica sells women's clothing and jewelry.
Utica's newest boutique on the block got a warm welcome from its neighbors, the mayor and the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce. Pretty Things, owned by Clothing Consultant Von, officially opened its doors in downtown Utica in February, but was welcomed as the newest member of the chamber. The clothing store specializes in "cute, class, comfortable, affordable ladies clothing and jewelry." Von, of Eastpointe, said her store appeals to woman of all ages looking for unique and fun clothes and accessories. Pretty Things is located at 7660 Auburn Rd. It's closed on Sunday through Tuesday and open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. The store is the second boutique to open in Utica this year. …
Friday, December 23, 2011
Here are the hours and traffic around area malls for Friday and Saturday, a quick reference for those last-minute shoppers.
Roads in green: Moving steadily; yellow, moving slowly; red, at a standstill Friday, Dec. 23: 8am-10pm Saturday, Dec. 24: 8am-6pm Sunday, Dec. 25: Closed Monday, Dec. 26: 8am-9pm Tuesday, Dec. 27: 10am-9pm Friday, Dec. 23: 9am-10pm Saturday, Dec. 24: 8am-6pm Sunday, Dec. 25: Closed Monday, Dec. 26: 8am-9pm Tuesday, Dec. 27: 10am-9pm Friday, Dec. 23: 9am-10pm Saturday, Dec. 24: 9am-5pm Sunday, Dec. 25: Closed Monday, Dec. 26: 8am-9pm Tuesday, Dec. 27: 10am-9pm Santa: Santa will receive visitors til 9 p.m. Friday, and then he returns to the North Pole at 2 p.m. sharp on Christmas Eve in the annual Santa Sendoff Celebration. Friday, Dec. 23: 7am-11pm Saturday, Dec. 24: …
Sunday, December 18, 2011
A Farmington Hills native, dad and pro golfer shares his picks from local stores.
It's often been said that women are much easier to shop for than men, when it comes to picking out presents. Is this really true, though? Not so, according to Scott Millman. The Farmington Hills father of three daughters hangs around with other dads on a consistent basis, so you might say that Millman knows a thing or two about what dads might be looking for this season. Millman also has more than 20 years experience as a golfer. Besides leading the U.S. against Ontario in the prestigious Kelly Cup matches last year, Millman has made his way around the area, teaching lessons at the Oasis Golf Center in Plymouth and Swingtek in Troy. As coach, he helped lead the North Farmington junior varsity soccer team to their first ever winning season…
Saturday, July 16, 2011
The retailer boasts trendy items for teens for $5 or less.
Shelby Township's newest retailer Five Below offers a potential winning combination for young teens: Popular, trendy merchandise at prices they can likely afford. Five Below offers sporting goods, fashion accessories, iPod and iPhone accessories, snacks and more for prices between $1 and $5. The Philadelphia-based chain is opening five stores in the Detroit area today, including the Shelby Township location in the Shelby Town Center. The company, started in 2002, has more than 140 stores in 13 states according to its website. Elizabeth Romaine, director of marketing for Five Below, said there's plenty of high-quality offerings at those low prices though. She said backpacks and headphones were available for $5, noting that those items would…