Thursday, December 20, 2012
Cobblestone Rose, at 101 S. Ann Arbor Street in Saline, carries unique gifts, clothing and home decorating supplies. It has served customers in the Saline area for 20 years.
Step into Cobblestone Rose at 101 S. Ann Arbor Street and you will find it decked out in Christmas trees, garlands, bows, silk flowers, ornaments and figurines. Each October the home decor and gift store closes for a week to decorate the store for the holiday season. Another such transformation occurs after the holidays to highlight spring and summer merchandise. The store will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in February 2013. Originally marketing only dried floral arrangements, the store now offers gifts, clothing, and home decorating items. Owner Karen Hodgson chose to locate her store in Saline because a former business partner lived here and it was close to the Detroit area customer base. The first store was just 600 square feet, …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Local children enjoyed a shopping spree and other entertainment in the company of Washtenaw County Sheriff's deputies on Wednesday.
SCIO TWP. — Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputies donated their Wednesday evening to help a group of local children buy Christmas gifts for their families at Meijer on Jackson Road in Scio Township. The annual "Shop with a Cop" event involved 42 officers, 24 community volunteers and 53 children selected from schools in Manchester, Chelsea, Dexter, Saline and Northfield. But it was not just a day for shopping. The children made Christmas cards and decorations, had their faces painted, were entertained by Colors the Clown, met Santa, ate pizza, met local leaders and spent some quality time with police officers. Each child was given $100 to shop, according to Sgt. Keith Flores, who organized this year’s event. He said in addition to the …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Techies will love the almost unlimited options available this holiday season. With so much to chose, Patch is here to help.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Techies will love the almost unlimited options available this holiday season. From affordable tablets to the newest cell phones, there is sure to be winner on this year’s list of the hottest in all things techie. Small tablets are becoming a major selling point as consumers look for options packed in smaller packages. Apple has dominated the larger tablet industry with its iPad, and the iPad 4 will be released Nov. 2 with a starting price of $499. But competition is heating up in the smaller tablet market, with four worthy competitors vying for market share. Gaming systems are continually being updated and reconfigured. If there’s a gamer on your list, maybe a new system is high on their list. eReaders are turning paperback enthusiasts …