Saturday, December 15, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America—the best “decked” house in the country—the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in town jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16. CLICK HERE FOR THE CONTEST PAGE Only residents of Patch towns are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local school district. Our contest is right around the corner…
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Baking supply bargain hunters flood a massive sale held by cake decorating and baking supplier Wilton, June 1 through June 19.
Some shoppers will go a long way for a good deal. Just ask Bill Zullo, a Wilton employee and helper at the Wilton Tent Sale. Zullo, who helps run the massive cake decorating and baking supplies discount sale, has seen shoppers come from as far away as Ireland for the event. "Wilton is a brand name, so people understand Wilton has good bakeware, so people come from all over the country—and the world—and look at what we have," Zullo said. The event, now in its 26th year, is a major draw for Chicago-area food crafters and began as a sale of surplus items stacked on wooden pallets. It has since grown into a massive tent sale offering more than 3,000 products. People come to stock up on baking supplies for prices that are 55 percent lower than …
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Where to save money on Halloween costumes and decorations, fall boots and candles around town.
Target, Woodridge Deal: 20 percent off Halloween costumes JoAnn Fabrics, Darien Deal: 40 percent off Halloween costumes and accessories Walmart, Darien Deal: Halloween costumes, indoor and outdoor decorations, candy and more for under $10 Kohl's, Lemont Deal: Up to 30 percent off on women's and junior's casual and dress boots. Plus you get $10 back for every $50 spent! Yankee Candle, Woodridge Deal: Buy one, get one 50 percent off on fall food scents, such as Cinnamon Stick, Hazelnut Coffee, French Vanilla and more
Sunday, December 26, 2010
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Henry Ristic
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Take a photo tour of the best holiday lights in Woodridge. The lights are on and our community has become a magical village of colorful displays.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Woodridge police reports, Oct. 21-22
Someone damaged Halloween decorations between 10 p.m. Oct. 22 and 8:40 a.m. Oct. 23 in Abbey Court, police said. Someone removed Halloween decorations from the front yard of a residence in the 1200 block of Redcliff Street around 9:30 p.m., police said. Someone dented a quarter panel on the driver's side of a parked car in the 8100 block of Waterbury Drive around 8 a.m., police said. Someone stole a wallet from a person attending a party in the 7200 block of Woodward Avenue between 9 p.m. Oct. 21 and 8 a.m. Oct. 22, police said. Reginald Curry, 21, from the 7200 block of Woodward Avenue, was arrested and charged with obstruction of a police officer around 10 p.m. after he gave a false name to officers following a traffic stop near the …