Friday, August 26, 2011
Weekly discounts in the Rose Hill area.
Every week, we highlight great deals around the Rose Hill area, with help from Tim's Alexandria Deals. This week, we scoured our local sources and came up with some great deals at Springfield Butcher, Domino’s, Uno, Borders and Nalls Produce. Springfield Butcher Domino's Pizza Uno Chicago Grill Borders Books & Music Nalls Produce __ Check out PATCH DEALS: http://deals.patch.com/deal/rose-hill-va __ Tip of the week: Sign up for Beltway Bargain Mom's newsletter for each week’s grocery specials and Sunday newspaper inserts. Good stuff for an angle of deals that I don’t generally post. __ Catch all of Tim’s Deals in Alexandria on FACEBOOK & TWITTER. Tim’s also in (Virginia): Annandale, Arlington (N), Arlington(S), Ashburn, Burke, …
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Borders closing, heat this week, 30th District poll and more.
Today will be mostly cloudy with a high temperature near 96 degrees, but heat index values will be as high as 104 degrees. There is a 40 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Borders is closing all of its remaining locations, including the store on Frontier Drive in Springfield. If you haven't taken our 30th District poll yet, we encourage you to do so. There will be a meeting of the BRAC-133 Advisory Group at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Beatley Library in Alexandria. The words "Rosetta Stone" might remind most people of the popular language-learning software, but on this day in history in 1799, the Rosetta Stone was found during Napoleon Bonaparte's Egyptian campaign. Learn more here.
Monday, July 18, 2011
The Frontier Drive store will close along with another 398 Borders locations.
While it was spared once, the Springfield Borders bookstore at 6701 Frontier Drive will soon be no more. The local book store was saved from closure in February when the company declared bankruptcy but in light of recent events at the company, nearly 400 stores will close due to liquidation. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that because of a lack of buyer interest, Borders has thrown in the towel. From the Borders press release: Borders currently operates 399 stores and employs approximately 10,700 employees. Subject to the Court’s approval, under the proposal, liquidation is expected to commence for some stores and facilities as soon as Friday, July 22, with a phased rollout of the program which is expected to conclude by the end…