Thursday, December 27, 2012
The two companies have joined forces to urge Congress to “Come Together” before tax hikes and spending cuts push America over the “fiscal cliff.”
Thursday, December 27, 2012
On any given day, Metro Atlanta and Washington, D.C., might seem like they’re a million miles apart. Today is not one of those days. As Congress and President Barack Obama attempt to hash out differences to stop America from falling over the “Fiscal Cliff,” Patch and Starbucks are teaming up to urge Republicans and Democrats to “come together.” The two companies are working together to make sure Congress gets the message America wants a viable solution to the country’s financial woes. The so-called Fiscal Cliff encompasses all of the budget cuts and tax hikes that will automatically kick in if Congress doesn’t take action before Jan. 1, 2013. Some economists say the automatic changes will push the country into another recession. The White …
Monday, December 3, 2012
The pricey cup of joe can be found at select Starbucks stores. Would you consider dipping into your coffee budget to try it?
They’re not magic beans, but you’ll pay a high price for them—if you’re lucky enough to find some. Coffee giant Starbucks is offering Costa Rica Finca Palmilera. At $7 for a grande, it’s the Seattle-based company’s most expensive offering to date as well as one of its rarest, according to the Los Angeles Times. But coffee connoisseurs here in the Peach State are out of luck if they’re hoping to grab a cup at their corner Starbucks shop—the company is only offering the beverage in select stores in Washington state. What is this new coffee anyway? The Washington Post has chronicled the history of the Geisha heritage varietal, the bean from which the Costa Rica Finca Palmilera is made. The bean, which has its roots in Ethiopia, has gained …
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Over the next few days, four activities will be offered at the facility at the Coach Ford Center.
We're all watching our family budgets these days. Whether shopping with coupons or looking for two-for-one deals, we're taking advantage of all sorts of offers and savings that help us make our dollars as valuable as possible. Here are some that hopefully will stretch your dollars to the max: 1. Free Library Programs in Powder Springs Deal: Over the next few days, four free programs will be offered at the Powder Springs Library. Contact: 770-439-3600 Art Around the World is designed especially for school-age children with each program exploring a different culture in literature, music, dance and art. Hours: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday Adults and teens can watch "Rabbit-Proof Fence" in the Foreign Film Festival for Adults and Teens series…