Save on Racor Gravity Freestanding Bike Stand: Daily Deal

What: Wondering where you’re going to house that sweet new bike you got for the holidays? Look no further! Post-holiday sales are the best! This sale gets you the Racor gravity freestanding bike stand for more than 50% off its regular purchase price. The Lowdown: For $37.88 you can store two bikes in a space-saving […]

Really, Really Cheap Holiday Gifts: Christmas Tree to Be

What: Christmas Tree to Be, complete with soil and seeds for the recipient to plant their own holiday tree for future generations. The kit comes complete with the bag to start the seeds in, which we imagine will need to be moved outside later. Who to Give it To: Someone in a new house for […]

Really, Really Cheap Holiday Gifts: Patterned Fleece Blankets

“THIS PRODUCT IS NO LONGER BEING SOLD” What: Old Navy has red houndstooth patterned performance fleece blankets for just 5 bucks each. Who to Give it To: Who doesn’t love a soft, cozy blanket? I mean, seriously. And for $5, it’s definite Secret Santa material. Buy it: @

End The Shoe Tax: Bill in Congress Could Reduce Shoe Prices Up to 40%

What:Sens. Gordon Smith, R-Ore., and Maria Cantwell, D-WA recently introduced a bill in Congress, called The Affordable Footwear Act of 2007, the would reduce/eliminate import tariffs (aka “shoe tax”) on low to moderately priced footwear ($50 or less). The Lowdown: From the Portland Business Journal: The Affordable Footwear Act of 2007 would eliminate the import […]

Project Runway at Steve & Barry’s

The Sarah Jessica Parker Bitten/Project Runway outfit is now in Steve & Barry stores On Episode 2 of Project Runway, the designers were asked to design an outfit for the Sarah Jessica Parker Bitten line at Steve & Barry’s.  (read SJP vs.TBF). Well the winning outfit, a cotton trapeze dress with an attached necktie, is […]

Nordstrom Comes to Manhattan

What: Nordstrom, my favorite department store, is one step closer to moving to in Manhattan. The Lowdown: This from WWD: Nordstrom Inc. has signed a nonbinding letter of intent on the former Drake Hotel, bringing the Seattle-based retailer a step closer to securing a Manhattan location, according to real estate sources. What I say: For […]

Topshop: Not Just In Manhattan?

Topshop is officially opening shop in SOHO (in New York City), but plans are underway for several more US stores. According to WWD, Topshop is looking at opening at least 2 more stores in Manhattan, as well as stores in Las Vegas, Boston and Miami. Interestingly, and much like it’s chief US competitor H&M, Los […]

Really, Really, Cheap Holiday Gifts: Malaria No More

Give the Gift of Life What:$10 ($13.20 for traditional cards) Holiday Gift Cards that provide nets that protects up to 3 people from malaria-carrying mosquitoes. Who to Give it To: Budding philanthropists, people who literally have everything, teens needing a bit of a reality check Buy it: @ Malaria No More