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Record Store Day: the Black Friday Edition

While hoards of people will be flooding department stores on Black Friday this year, another feeding frenzy will be taking place at local record stores across the country. Record stores will be opening their doors to vinyl collectors at 10 am for their annual Black Friday Record Store Day. ...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 4:17pm

Your guide to Black Friday deal-hunting

Holiday season 2017 is underway, and if you want to go full-hedonist until the end of the year, no one’s going to stop you. Unfortunately, this time of overindulgence brings with it plenty of stress and no end to expenses. Black Friday, the annual day-of-deals which falls on Nov. 24, the day...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 1:38pm

When is Black Friday this year?

The best part of saying goodbye to the Halloween candy: those Black Friday sales right around the corner. But, now that you’re thinking about it, when is Black Friday this year? First, before you even think about the crushes of sale-crazed shoppers, we need to remind you that another amazing...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:13am

Swastikas discovered on snow-covered cars in Brooklyn

Several snow-covered vehicles had their windows marked with swastikas in Borough Park, Brooklyn, on Thursday, according to reports.One of the Nazi symbols was drawn backward. The marks were found on the rear windshields of at least three vehicles, including two cars parkedon 43rd Street, between...

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 11:29pm

Black Friday's Record Store Day brings exciting new releases and rarities

When Record Store Day started nine years ago, it was but one great way for labels and artists to show their appreciation to their vinyl-junkie fans who love the form, feel and pure sound of vintage LPs and 7-inch singles. A Saturday in April was set aside, product exclusives were set, and events...

Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 1:36am

The Best Black Friday Sales

Some like to play football post-Thanksgiving gorge fest, and others like to partake in another national sport: Black Friday shopping. But before you hit the malls, or your handy laptop, we highlight some sales to get excited about.KedsWe’re loving Kate Spade’s sparkly new kicks for Keds, and on...

Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 12:21am

Black Friday bargains and bar specials across the Boston area

Shop… and then drink. Is there a better way to navigate the traumas of Black Friday? Besides store bargains, bars and restaurants have deals, too.Let’s start with the shopping part of the day: Locally owned contemporary women’s boutique Ku De Ta —home to feminine boho-chic threads from Aratta and...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 3:11am

How to shop for Black Friday deals

It’s the most highly anticipated shopping day of the year. How can consumers best take advantage?We consulted with shopping and money saving experts who offered their advice for best strategizing your spending. A combination of planning ahead, doing your research, setting a budget — and sticking to...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 12:42am

Where to get the best Black Friday deals

Black Friday shopping can be chaotic, sometimes violent and occasionally disappointing. For shoppers who want to spend less time browsing the racks and more time getting great deals, a new report has named the best stores to do just that.WalletHub, a personal finance website, crunched the numbers...

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 8:05pm

These stores will stay open on Thanksgiving

Shoppers who need last minute items, want to start their Black Friday shopping early or just want to walk off their big turkey dinners will be able to find plenty of stores open next Thursday.Though many national retailers are pushing back against the early holiday shopping, and giving their...

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 7:15pm

Black Friday: Biggest gun-buying day in history

The FBI handled a record-setting number of background checks related to firearm sales on Black Friday.The National Instant Criminal Background Check System processes FBI gun-related background checks, ABC News reported, adding that this year on Black Friday, the agency processed 185,345 background...

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 6:30pm

'Black Friday' protest of police shooting planned in downtown Chicago

On one of the busiest U.S. retails days, a rally is planned for Chicago's most prestigious downtown shopping district to protest last year's shooting death of a black teenager by a white policeman and the city's handling of the case.The march on Chicago's "Magnificent Mile" on the Black Friday...

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 11:12pm

Black Friday shopping totals are smaller than expected

Crowds were thin at U.S. stores and shopping malls in the early hours of Black Friday and on Thanksgiving evening as shoppers responded to early holiday discounts with caution and bad weather hurt turnout.Some people on Friday morning said they had already shopped online or visited the mall the...

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 11:06pm

VIDEO: Black Friday brawls as shoppers battle for popular items

Black Friday was met with brawling shoppers as fights broke out in malls across America.Violence has erupted in several retail centers due to desperate shoppers battling for bargain deals on the notoriously busy Black Friday, the Mirror reported, adding that stores had taken extra precautions this...

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 7:08pm

Thanksgiving shopping crowds 'good not great'; online sales strong

Retailers across the United States offered early Black Friday discounts to lure bargain-hunters on Thanksgiving eve, but crowds in brick-and-mortar stores were subdued even as online sales jumped."It's still early, and from what we are seeing so far the crowds are good but not great," said Craig...

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 7:20am

How to avoid Cyber Monday scams

Millions of shoppers will hit retailers’ websites today, expecting serious discounts and promotions. But be aware, online shopping hysteria can lead you to make impulse buys, as online stores never close and you can casually browse from the comfort of your couch.“It causes many people to shop more...

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 10:15pm

Spend Black Friday outside of shopping lines in NYC

New Yorkers looking to walk off their turkey dinner hangovers have their pick of activities following Thanksgiving that have nothing to do with shopping.For those souls not brave enough to hit up Rockefeller Center for the window treatments, Bryan Park's ice skating rink or Soho stores along...

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 6:30pm

For some, Black Friday is a day in the park

Vince Galet knows where he won’t be on Black Friday.“I just know I won’t be shopping,” he said.Galet, a hot-air balloon hobbyist, is planning on letting the winds take him wherever they may.He’s taking part in what’s been billed as Opt-Outside, a movement of folks who want to encourage people to...

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 5:30pm

Cyber Monday may bring in record online sales in 2015

By the time office refrigerators are stuffed with turkey and stuffing leftovers from the Thursday before, analysts expect online shopping will be in full swing come the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday.Digital marketing firm Adobe predicted earlier this year that Cyber Monday retailers will...

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 4:30pm

What to do in Boston on Black Friday instead of shopping

Black Friday is synonymous with chaos in the shopping centers, malls and plazas. If you're looking to avoid the lines and the congestion, here are a few suggestions:Museum of Science is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.. There are few things cooler than the Mugar Omni Theater or the giant T-Rex at the MOS...

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 4:52am