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Finally An Answer To The Question: "Should I Buy This?"

Finally An Answer To The Question: "Should I Buy This?"

The age-old question, “should I buy this?” is one that is asked year round in every corner of the country. 

Shopping, specifically for clothes, is something that many people like to do with friends so that they can be provided with an outside opinion on their potential purchase.

But what happens to someone who is shopping on those days that friends and family can’t make the trip to the mall?  Lots and lots of indecision.

Enter Shopptique, a brand new personal shopping poll smartphone app, and the brainchild of Georgetown graduate student Heather O’Shea. 

O’Shea, who is currently an M.S. Healthcare Systems Candidate, came up with the idea on campus.

Giant Food Voluntarily Recalls Uncle Ben's Whole Grain White Rice Garden Vegetable Packages

Giant Food Voluntarily Recalls Uncle Ben's Whole Grain White Rice Garden Vegetable Packages

 

Junior League of Washington Makes Spirits Bright with the Annual Fundraiser

Junior League of Washington Makes Spirits Bright with the Annual Fundraiser

Friday, December 2 through Sunday, December 4, The Junior League of Washington (JLW) will host its annual fundraising event, “A Capital Collection of Holiday Shops".  The fundraiser, which benefits literacy programs all over the D.C. Metro area, will be held at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, located at 2660 Woodley Road NW in Woodley Park.

Black Friday Deals Start Early at JCPenney

Black Friday Deals Start Early at JCPenney

 

On Black Friday, millions of shoppers will visit jcpenney stores across the country as they kick-off their holiday shopping. Over 500 deals will be offered including over 150 styles of women’s boots at $19.99 or $29.99 each, an Xersion premium down coat for $39.88 and Nerf, Barbie and Fisher Price toys only $3.99 each.

There will also be doorbusters from 4 a.m. – 1 p.m.  

Kelley Proxmire and Leah Moss share high-low design tips at Apartment Therapy’s Design Evening

Kelley Proxmire and Leah Moss share high-low design tips at Apartment Therapy’s Design Evening

Shop owners Jill Martin and Judith Carrig also participated in this monthly gathering of design enthusiasts. Bonus: Proxmire and Moss suggest time and money saving holiday design tips below.

Fred's Free Ice Cream, Balloons and Home Repair Info Are a Hit at the Potomac Day Events

Fred's Free Ice Cream, Balloons and Home Repair Info Are a Hit at the Potomac Day Events

fred, www.schedulefred.com, employees give away 250 ice cream confections at the Potomac Day business fair and parade on Saturday

A group of employees from fred, a home repair service, participated in the Potomac Day events in Potomac, Maryland on Saturday, October 22, 2011. An ice cream truck wrapped in fred banners that said, "Follow fred - the first name in home repairs - to get your FREE ICE CREAM" followed the fred employees in the parade. The ice cream truck parked close to the fred booth at the business fair and the fred employees gave away 250 free ice cream confections to the people in the community.

Whole Foods Officially Opens In Foggy Bottom

This story comes from Councilman Jack Evans' newsletter:

Councilmember Evans recently joined with residents and business owners of the Foggy Bottom and West End communities in celebration of the long-awaited Whole Foods Market at Square 54.

Square 54 is the former site of George Washington University hospital. Whole Foods will join an array of restaurants, shops, residences, and office space in the new development.  

"Over the years, I have been approached by many residents about bringing a grocery store to this area," Evans said. "I couldn't be more pleased with the end result and am happy to welcome Whole Foods to the neighborhood."  

The new Whole Foods is located at 2201 Eye Street, NW.