Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Check out trailers for 'The Guilt Trip,' 'Les Miserables,' 'Django Unchained' and more.
The Metro Detroit area has always loved a great film's release and the Christmas 2012 season should again prove fruitful. From Trenton to Fenton, film audiences in recent years have adored Meet the Fockers, The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King and National Treasure: Book of Secrets, among others. Local movie-goers can catch this year's Christmas Day releases at theaters in Clinton Township (MJR Partridge Creek and AMC Star Gratiot 21), Sterling Heights (AMC Forum 30 and MJR Marketplace) and Chesterfield (MJR Chesterfield Crossing). Here is a look at what audiences have to look forward to this year, courtesy of moviefone.com. Les Miserables Django Unchained Parental Guidance The Guilt Trip The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey This Is 40 …
Monday, December 24, 2012
Here's when The Mall at Partridge Creek and Lakeside Mall will be open on Monday, Dec. 24.
Have some last-minute shopping to do? Have no fear – malls around Macomb Township are open on Christmas Eve. Here are their hours. The Mall at Partridge Creek Partridge Creek will be open Monday, Dec. 24 at 8 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. The mall will be closed Christmas Day and re-open at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Lakeside Mall The mall will be open Monday, Dec. 24 at 8 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. Lakeside will be closed Christmas Day and re-open at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The Somerset Collection The collection will open Monday, Dec. 24 at 9 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. There will also be a special send-off for Santa Claus starting at 2 p.m. in the North Grand Court. The Somerset Collection is closed on Christmas Day and will re-open Wednesday at 9 a.m. Oakland …
Need a good laugh or have a photo with Santa that will give others a good laugh, upload to our photo gallery.
It's that time of year again when moms and dads dress their little ones up in their finest Sunday clothes and takes them to the mall to get their annual photo with Santa. The day begins fresh and happy for most parents, but ends sweaty and exhaustive for parents with little ones who are just downright frightened by the Jolly Old Soul in a red velvet suit and a long white beard. If you've captured that very moment where your child's terror-stricken eyes meet St. Nicholas, or Santa’s frustrated face behind your bored kids, or just a downright ridiculous family photo with Santa, share it with Patch. We're always looking to share a good laugh with our Patch community. You can upload photos directly to the Patch site. If you aren't quite sure …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The U.S. Post Office, UPS and FedEx have set their dates for mailing holiday packages to guarantee arrival by Christmas 2012.
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Our Patch Elf on the Shelf has gotten ahold of our computer and now wants to know what his buddy elves are up to. We've already seen some pretty creative spots. Show us yours!
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Our Patch Elf on the Shelf has gotten ahold of our computer and now wants to know what his buddy elves are up to. Share your photos here!
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Hi friends! I'm the Patch Elf on the Shelf. Call me Patchy. I've heard about more of my friends hanging around the area lately, and I wondered what they were up to. Could their families post pictures here on Patch to show me? I'd love to catch up with them. We all go back to Santa on Christmas Eve, but in the meantime, we'll be watching you! Cheers, Patchy the Elf
The U.S. Post Office, UPS and FedEx have set their dates for mailing holiday packages to guarantee arrival by Christmas.
If you're planning to mail your holiday packages – and want them to arrive by Christmas Day – you have just over a week to meet the shipping deadlines of the U.S. Post Office, FedEx and UPS. Here's what you need to know to get your packages to their destinations on time: FedEx Store Locations and Drop Boxes Near Macomb Township UPS Store Locations and Drop Boxes in Macomb Township *The deadline for Dec. 25 delivery to Africa and Central and South America was Dec. 3. For more details on military and international mailing, visit the USPS website. Post Office Locations Near Macomb Township
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Looking for some holiday cheer within an hour's drive? We've got lights, Santas, parades and more happing in the greater Detroit area.
We combed our Patches for some great holiday events to put together this list of holiday happenings all over Southeast Michigan. Get out and have some festive fun! Nordstrom in The Mall at Partridge Creek – Breakfast with Santa: Saturday, Dec. 15 from 8 to 10 a.m. Enjoy a family breakfast, holiday activities, face painting and a balloon bender, plus a visit with Santa. Space is limited. Tickets are $17 per person or free for two years and under. Tree Lighting Festival: Dec. 6 at the Shelby Township Municipal Hall, located at 52700 Van Dyke Ave. The Eisenhower High School choir and band will lead the community in Christmas carols. Kids can also visit Santa's Snack Shop for hot cider and a cookie and then visit with Santa after the tree …
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Looking for some holiday cheer within an hour's drive of Macomb Township? We've got lights, Santas, parades and more happing in the greater Detroit area.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The jolly old elf will arrive this Friday. Here are the days and hours he'll be available this season.
Ho, ho, ho! Santa Claus is coming to town – or, more specifically, to The Somerset Collection in Troy. Here's what you need to know about Santa's arrival and extended visit to the upscale mall this season. Santa will arrive in Troy at 6:30 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 16 in front of Somerset Collection North between J Alexander’s and Capital Grille. There will be stilt walkers, jugglers, a caroling quartet and townspeople handing out roasted almonds to guests. At 7 p.m., the Dearborn Marching Band will begin marching and playing a holiday tune from Nordstrom’s to the center doors. They will play as Santa arrives in a horse-drawn carriage with Princess Celeste. Once inside, the Dearborn Jazz Band will play while Santa visits with all his guests…