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Techies, rejoice -- The Apple Store at the Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station has gotten a makeover.
The store will move from its temporary location near Macy's to a new space near Bloomingdale's Saturday, unveiling more gadgets, more room for workshops and a bigger Genius Bar.
Customers will be able to try out the iPhone 5, iPad mini and more. They offer personal pickup for anyone...Read more »
You probably know Gray Line New York and CitySights NY for their red double-decker tour buses in Manhattan. Now they're taking a break from entertaining tourists and are teaming up to help get businesses back on track after superstorm Sandy.
Looking for a day trip or need a fresh approach to your holiday shopping?
They're providing a free shuttle service from Midtown Manhattan to the...Read more »
Need help mixing festive seasonal cocktails or perfecting the metallic makeup trend? What about pairing the perfect gifts for your best friends or shopping for holiday jewels on a budget?
Fashion, beauty and entertainment site Refinery29 is giving you all that and more in one virtual winter wonderland: Tinseltown.
You'll find specific, curated gift guides (perfect...Read more »
A wrist-hugging time keeper is something that stays in style, won’t outgrow you and serves some practicality — which makes it an ideal holiday gift.
The nation’s leading watch manufacturer, Timex, is introducing an interactive website that allows users to filter which watches suit their personality and lifestyle.
TimexGiftFinder.com acts like a personality questionnaire, asking things...Read more »
Nov. 26-Dec. 2
Saks Fifth Avenue events at Walt Whitman Shops: Get a free atomizer with a $100 fragrance purchase (while supplies last); enter to win a holiday centerpiece (no purchase necessary; one entry per person). On Nov. 30, shop the John Hardy jewelry trunk show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; 631-350-1203.
Enjoy a night out shopping for clothes, accessories, makeup, shoes and...Read more »
Members of Long Island Organizing for Nature (LION), the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), and In Defense of Animals (IDA) took to the streets to protest the fur trade on Black Friday, better known in the animal rights world as “Fur Free Friday”.
According to PETA's website, Fur Free Friday is "the day on which animal advocates all around the globe educate holiday...Read more »
After hearing all about Vikki Rella's Black Friday tradition, I spent much of Thanksgiving preparing myself for the night ahead. After updating our Black Friday guide with deals, crowd photos and more, I headed to the Old Navy store in Lake Grove around 11:30 p.m. to kick off what would become a more than six hour overnight shopping marathon.
Thursday, Nov. 22, 11:57 p.m.
I arrived at...Read more »
It’s all about townie pride in Port Washington on Saturday as dozens of merchants join in the fun of “Port Holiday Magic,” a townwide event designed to get holiday shoppers buying locally.
Stores and restaurants are all in. At new, fanciful gift hub Wit & Whim, there’s a 15 percent student discount, free gift with purchase and a raffle prize worth $125. The find of the moment: on-trend...Read more »
We asked for Long Island's most extreme Black Friday shoppers again this year, and our search led us to Saint James resident Vikki Rella, 37.
Vikki is an eighth-grade English teacher, a mom to 2 -1/2 year old Gianna and, of course, an avid deal hunter. Vikki's name was submitted by her brother, Frank D'Angelone. "I've witnessed her plot out routes and clip coupons leading up to the most...Read more »
What’s better than shopping and being pampered -- especially when you’re out with the masses on Black Friday?
LCN, the third largest manufacturer of cosmetic nail products, and Deify Laser and Beauty Lounge are pampering Black Friday shoppers at Limelight Shops in Manhattan. Customers who make a purchase will receive tickets for beauty treatments, which include natural nail care treatments.
Not...Read more »