Category Archives: shopping

Long lines, short on patience at the grocery store

With the frenetic demands of living in New York City, a long line at the grocery store is the last thing frazzled New Yorkers want to deal with. Trader Joe’s, in particular, seems to attract lines that wrap around the … Continue reading

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Black Friday Shopping in New York City: A Deal or Don’t

It’s three weeks until Black Friday–that notoriously chaotic day after Thanksgiving, which signals the Christmas shopping season is here. Each year, frantic shoppers take to the streets as early as the crack of dawn to snag deeply discounted clothes, electronics and household … Continue reading

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Pricey Prices for Secondhand

At Goodwill in Manhattan, a no-label plaid shirt runs me about $4 and at Salvation Army it’s $5. Buffalo Exchange, a vintage store selling designer and high street wear, asks for a whopping $10 for the trend. Aren’t they all … Continue reading

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