3 hours ago

7 hours ago

Sad news this evening.

Sad news this evening.

    MA Pilot Found Dead In Plane Crash
    PITTSFORD, VT - A pilot found dead after a small-plane crash in Vermont has been identified as an 89-year-old Massachusetts man who had been flying planes his entire life. Police say Windsor resident Norman L. Baker was the only person on the four-passenger plane, which had been reported missing.
    https://patch.com

8 hours ago

The Haven JP was live.

    The Haven JP
    The Haven JP, Jamaica Plain, MA. 3.9K likes. Welcome to New England's only Scottish Restaurant and Bar. We have a Scottish menu made from scratch with love. A Scotch list of over 30 Single Malts and...
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9 hours ago

Brookline Patch is celebrating Thanksgiving D...

Happy Thanksgiving, So grateful you're following us here.

    Brookline Patch
    Happy Thanksgiving, So grateful you're following us here.
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10 hours ago

Skip the store and tackle your holiday shoppi...

Skip the store and tackle your holiday shopping list online. Here's a sneak peek at Amazon's Black Friday deals.

    Amazon Black Friday 2017: Everything You Need To Know
    The race is on, people: Before you can finish your second helping of Thanksgiving dinner, Black Friday 2017 will be upon us. And for those of you who prefer to shop the holiday online from the comfort of your home, you're in luck - Amazon is going all out with fantastic Black Friday deals.
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15 hours ago

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    Most Dangerous Intersection In Massachusetts
    BOSTON, MA - "This is the worst intersection everrrr," you say as you roll your eyes at every intersection you drive through. But there is only one intersection in Massachusetts that stands above the best as the most dangerous - and of course it's in Boston.
    https://patch.com

16 hours ago

Composer-violinist Charles Martin Loeffler wa...

Composer-violinist Charles Martin Loeffler was one of Isabella Stewart Gardner’s closest friends. When Isabella completed her museum, Loeffler used its Music Room to debut “Pagan Poem,” one of his most important compositions. Loeffler and his friend Mabel Hunt Slater gave this cast of Loeffler’s hand to Gardner as Christmas present in 1914. Object: P.P. Caproni and Brother (active 1892 - 1927), Charles Martin Loeffler’s Hand, 1914, plaster.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Composer-violinist Charles Martin Loeffler was one of Isabella Stewart Gardner's closest friends. When Isabella completed her museum, Loeffler used its Music Room to debut "Pagan Poem," one of his...
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16 hours ago

She was America's oldest mom of twins when he...

She was America's oldest mom of twins when her children were born 13 years ago. Now, as she celebrates her 70th birthday, Patch finds out how Aleta St. James keeps up with her teenagers. (via New York City Patch)

    She's 70, Her Kids Are 13: How This Mom Keeps Up With Teen Twins
    HELL'S KITCHEN, NY - You might remember Aleta St. James smiling in a golden V-neck sweater and cradling her baby bump with both hands next to a screaming headline on the front page of the Daily News: "Twins At 57!" It didn't take long before St.
    https://patch.com

17 hours ago

What this homeless man did for a stranded dri...

What this homeless man did for a stranded driver will warm your heart. Now she wants to pay him back. (via Cinnaminson Patch)

    Woman Raises $36K For Homeless Man Who Helped Her Get Home
    A South Jersey woman is raising money for a homeless man who used his last $20 to help her get home. Now, she hopes to raise enough money to help him get his life back to normal. Kate McClure, of Bordentown, ran out of gas while driving into Philadelphia on I-95.
    https://patch.com

18 hours ago

The Museum is closed today for the Thanksgivi...

The Museum is closed today for the Thanksgiving holiday. Please visit us when we reopen at 11 am tomorrow: http://bit.ly/2zVWvEK

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    The Museum is closed today for the Thanksgiving holiday. Please visit us when we reopen at 11 am tomorrow: http://bit.ly/2zVWvEK
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20 hours ago

Zoo New England Merges with Grassroots Wildlife Conservation

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/23/zoo-new-england-merges-with-grassroots-wildlife-conservation/29231)

    Zoo New England Merges with Grassroots Wildlife Conservation
    Zoo New England officials recently announced that Grassroots Wildlife Conservation has become part of Zoo New England. Grassroots Wildlife Conservation is a local non-profit organization with proven success and commitment to preserving rare and threatened species in eastern Massachusetts such as Bla
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

27 hours ago

28 hours ago

Brookline Police Log: fireworks, recycling bin theft and bicycles blaring music

Thursday, Nov. 9ATM interference on Beacon Street: At 6:52 a.m., police received a report surveillance captured a man fidgeting with the ATM at 1228 Boylston St. The caller requested Brookline Police check to make sure that nothing had been planted or glued to the ATM.Urinating by Aspinwall Avenue: At 12:03 p.m., a caller reported  a homeless man urinating in the alley behind a building on Aspinwall Avenue. [...]

    Brookline Police Log: fireworks, recycling bin theft and bicycles blaring music
    Thursday, Nov. 9ATM interference on Beacon Street: At 6:52 a.m., police received a report surveillance captured a man fidgeting with the ATM at 1228 Boylston St. The caller requested Brookline Police check to make sure that nothing had been planted or glued to the ATM.Urinating by Aspinwall Avenue: At 12:03 p.m., a caller reported a homeless man urinating in the alley behind a building on Aspinwall Avenue.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

34 hours ago

Get your last minute groceries NOW.

Get your last minute groceries NOW.

    Thanksgiving 2017: Open, Closed Grocery In Brookline
    BROOKLINE, MA - You might be out of luck if you wake up Thursday and remember you forgot something you need to make Thanksgiving dinner. For those of you who've lived here all your life, you know the drill: Because of the state's "Blue Laws" restaurants, pharmacies, gas stations, and small food stores can open for Thanksgiving but chains big box stores or liquor stores can't.
    https://patch.com

35 hours ago

In case you missed this...

In case you missed this...

    Shrimp, Smashed Window And Screams: Brookline Police Logs
    BROOKLINE, MA - All of the following is from Brookline Police log or online blog. They are excerpts taken from the public police log and represent a portion of what kinds of calls the police respond to. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
    https://patch.com

36 hours ago

This painting stands out in the Gardner Museu...

This painting stands out in the Gardner Museum, a French Rococo work hidden in plain sight among Italian Renaissance paintings. What we wonder about is the absence of the titular character. Venus is missing from ‘The Chariot of Venus’! Curators believe this work may be part of a larger painting that was later cut into sections. Image: François Boucher, The Chariot of Venus, 18th Century, oil on canvas.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    This painting stands out in the Gardner Museum, a French Rococo work hidden in plain sight among Italian Renaissance paintings. What we wonder about is the absence of the titular character. Venus is...
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36 hours ago

Turkey trots!

Turkey trots!

    Thanksgiving 2017: Turkey Trots Near Boston
    The Turkey Trot. It's an increasingly popular way to start Thanksgiving. Although some happen the weekend before Thanksgiving it's the Thanksgiving morning trots we've got our eye on. Thanksgiving is now the most popular day for road racing.
    https://patch.com

36 hours ago

Turkey Trot! Not too late to just show up tom...

Turkey Trot! Not too late to just show up tomorrow morning. :)

    Brookline, MA Patch - Breaking News, Local News, Events, Schools, Weather, Sports and Shopping
    Brookline, MA breaking news, local news, events, weather, sports, schools, shopping, restaurants from Patch
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36 hours ago

Tasty but ... really??

Tasty but ... really??

    This Is The Most-Searched Thanksgiving Side Dish In Massachusetts
    Although turkey is somewhat synonymous with Thanksgiving dinner it's not all about the Turkey. For many, (vegetarians I'm not just looking at you) folks are most grateful for the side dishes, appetizers and the pies - blueberry and chicken pot pies if you're from New England.
    https://patch.com

38 hours ago

This felt surprising. What's your most popula...

This felt surprising. What's your most popular side dish on Thanksgiving?

    This Is The Most-Searched Thanksgiving Side Dish In Massachusetts
    Although turkey is somewhat synonymous with Thanksgiving dinner it's not all about the Turkey. For many, (vegetarians I'm not just looking at you) folks are most grateful for the side dishes, appetizers and the pies - blueberry and chicken pot pies if you're from New England.
    https://patch.com

38 hours ago

The Eliot School and several other JP arts or...

The Eliot School and several other JP arts organizations were awarded grants from the Mass Cultural Council

    Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, Other JP Arts Orgs Awarded Mass Cultural Council Grants
    Jamaica Plain's Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts has been awarded two grants from the Mass Cultural Council. The first, an operating grant of $10,900, allows the organization to continue its work inspiring lifelong learning in craft and creativity for people of all ages and from
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

40 hours ago

Next door in Newton... in case you missed thi...

Next door in Newton... in case you missed this

    Coyote Spotted With Cat In Mouth In Newton: Here's What To Do
    NEWTON, MA- Coyotes will attack cats; as a photo of a coyote with a yellow cat hanging out of its mouth in Auburndale recently showed. The photo, taken Saturday morning around 8:20 a.m. made the rounds on many of the local TV stations, but experts say it's exceedingly rare that a coyote will attack anything bigger than a small dog.
    https://patch.com

40 hours ago

The "But what about the children?" ban lasted...

The "But what about the children?" ban lasted five years.

    MBTA Approves Alcohol Ads, Reverses 2012 Ban
    Another "moderate delay on the Red Line" might drive you to drink. Now the Red Line (and others) will be kind enough to tell you who to buy from. The MBTA will allow alcohol advertisements in stations in December, reversing a 2012 ban that came about out of a concern for young people being exposed to such ads.
    https://patch.com

40 hours ago

Here's how to keep these potentially dangerou...

Here's how to keep these potentially dangerous pests out of your house.

    How To Keep Rodents Out This Winter
    Everyone loves Mickey Mouse; Stuart Little is an icon; and the rodent chef in "Ratatouille" is pretty darn funny. In fiction, mice and rats are adorably awesome characters - but in real life, they're potentially dangerous pests. And in the winter months, keeping these little (and sometimes not so little) troublemakers out of your home can prove to be a challenge.
    https://patch.com

40 hours ago

Not much to see here: Just perfect (if a litt...

Not much to see here: Just perfect (if a little brisk) weather tomorrow. Here's the hour-by-hour.

    MA Thanksgiving Hour-By-Hour Forecast
    It's a soggy, cold Wednesday. But give thanks for Thursday's weather: Clear, sunny, and brisk. The forecast is as uneventful as one could hope for. Breakfast will be bright and chilly, Thanksgiving morning football matchups will have warmed up a bit, and your mid-afternoon family dinners will be in perfect Thanksgiving weather.
    https://patch.com

40 hours ago

Experiment, engage, and create in the Bertucc...

Experiment, engage, and create in the Bertucci Education Studio on Saturday, November 25! Connect with the Museum’s rich collection through hands-on, interactive, and fun experiences during this drop-in workshop. Learn More: http://bit.ly/2zVIqqX

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Experiment, engage, and create in the Bertucci Education Studio on Saturday, November 25! Connect with the Museum's rich collection through hands-on, interactive, and fun experiences during this...
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41 hours ago

AG Healey calls Trump's Haiti TPS decision 'reckless, illegal'

The main course at Tuesday's annual Thanksgiving luncheon to honor immigrants was cooked up by the Trump administration, which has elected to end Haitians' seven-year-old temporary protected status in the U.S. in July 2019.While guests cleared their plates of stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce, speaker after speaker in the Great Hall dug into the federal policy that was announced the night before.The federal government allows the nationals of 10 countries, [...]

    AG Healey calls Trump's Haiti TPS decision 'reckless, illegal'
    The main course at Tuesday's annual Thanksgiving luncheon to honor immigrants was cooked up by the Trump administration, which has elected to end Haitians' seven-year-old temporary protected status in the U.S. in July 2019. While guests cleared their plates of stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce, speaker after speaker in the Great Hall dug into the federal policy that was announced the night before.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

41 hours ago

Are you without power? Here's when Eversource...

Are you without power? Here's when Eversource estimates it will be back on in Brookline.

    Power Outage In Brookline: More Than 200 Without Power
    BROOKLINE, MA - If you've called Eversource to let them know your power is out, you're not alone. Some 220 people in Brookline are without power. The company said it was aware of the outage and estimates power will be back on by 12:45 p.m.
    https://patch.com

42 hours ago

Boston's first fire fatalities of the year we...

Boston's first fire fatalities of the year were caused by flames sparked by the careless disposal of a cigarette, fire officials said.

    North End Fire Leaves 2 Dead, 12 Homeless
    BOSTON, MA - Boston's first fire fatalities of the year came a day before Thanksgiving in a three-alarm fire in the North End. Two died and 12 lost their homes in a overnight Hanover St. blaze that burned early Wednesday morning. Investigators determined the careless disposal of a cigarette sparked the flames.
    https://patch.com

43 hours ago

Baker declaration alters dynamics on distracted driving bill

A rise in fatal accidents caused by distracted driving and advances in technology prompted Gov. Charlie Baker to throw his support on Tuesday behind a ban on using handheld devices while driving, giving a boost to an initiative debated for years by policy leaders and increasing pressure on the House to act on the matter.The position also represents an evolution on the issue by the governor who in February said he believed texting, and not talking, presented the biggest danger, and [...]

    Baker declaration alters dynamics on distracted driving bill
    A rise in fatal accidents caused by distracted driving and advances in technology prompted Gov. Charlie Baker to throw his support on Tuesday behind a ban on using handheld devices while driving, giving a boost to an initiative debated for years by policy leaders and increasing pressure on the House to act on the matter.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

44 hours ago

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, Other JP Arts Orgs Awarded Mass Cultural Council Grants

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/22/eliot-school-of-fine-applied-arts-other-jp-arts-orgs-awarded-mass-cultural-council-grants/29245)

    Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, Other JP Arts Orgs Awarded Mass Cultural Council Grants
    Jamaica Plain's Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts has been awarded two grants from the Mass Cultural Council. The first, an operating grant of $10,900, allows the organization to continue its work inspiring lifelong learning in craft and creativity for people of all ages and from
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

44 hours ago

Don't show up empty-handed. The best part abo...

Don't show up empty-handed. The best part about these recipes? You probably have all the ingredients in your pantry.

    9 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Desserts With Only 3 Ingredients
    So you said you'd bring dessert to the feast, but somehow it's already the day before Thanksgiving and you still don't have a game plan. Don't panic! These three-ingredient dessert recipes spotted on Pinterest are all worthy of a warm welcome on the Thanksgiving table. The best part about them?
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

The Haven will open at 7pm for Beers, Scotch ...

The Haven will open at 7pm for Beers, Scotch and Chocolate on Thanksgiving evening. Join us after the family dinner. http://thehavenjp.com/2017/11/happy-thanksgiving-2/

    Happy Thanksgiving
    The Haven will open at 7pm for Beers, Scotch and Chocolate on Thanksgiving evening. Join us after the family dinner.
    http://thehavenjp.com

2 days ago

Fifteen-year-old Atley Miller loved trucks, s...

Fifteen-year-old Atley Miller loved trucks, so his friends are hoping to get as many trucks as possible to ride in the procession to Miller's wake Friday.

    Friends Seek Truck Drivers To Help Honor ATV Crash Victim
    WILMINGTON, MA -- Atley Miller, the 15-year old Shawsheen Technical High School who died in an ATV crash Sunday, loved trucks. It didn't matter what kind: If it was a truck, Miller wanted to talk about it, ride in it and work on it.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

And some fine alliteration ...

And some fine alliteration ...

    Shrimp, Smashed Window And Screams: Brookline Police Logs
    BROOKLINE, MA - All of the following is from Brookline Police log or online blog. They are excerpts taken from the public police log and represent a portion of what kinds of calls the police respond to. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

AG Healy calls Trump's Haiti TPS decision 'reckless, illegal'

The main course at Tuesday's annual Thanksgiving luncheon to honor immigrants was cooked up by the Trump administration, which has elected to end Haitians' seven-year-old temporary protected status in the U.S. in July 2019.While guests cleared their plates of stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce, speaker after speaker in the Great Hall dug into the federal policy that was announced the night before.The federal government allows the nationals of 10 countries, [...]

    AG Healy calls Trump's Haiti TPS decision 'reckless, illegal'
    The main course at Tuesday's annual Thanksgiving luncheon to honor immigrants was cooked up by the Trump administration, which has elected to end Haitians' seven-year-old temporary protected status in the U.S. in July 2019. While guests cleared their plates of stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce, speaker after speaker in the Great Hall dug into the federal policy that was announced the night before.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 days ago

Campaigns confident of signatures for sales tax cut, minimum wage, paid leave

Proponents of a major sales tax cut and supporters of a $15 minimum wage and a paid family and medical leave proposal say they've gathered more than enough signatures to advance their proposals, setting up issues showdowns in the Legislature in early 2018.Raise Up Massachusetts, the coalition behind a 2014 earned sick time ballot law and an income surtax that's also targeted for the 2018 ballot, says it has accumulated more than 275,000 raw signatures to submit to local city and [...]

    Campaigns confident of signatures for sales tax cut, minimum wage, paid leave
    Proponents of a major sales tax cut and supporters of a $15 minimum wage and a paid family and medical leave proposal say they've gathered more than enough signatures to advance their proposals, setting up issues showdowns in the Legislature in early 2018.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 days ago

Looking for a run Thanksgiving morning? Here ...

Looking for a run Thanksgiving morning? Here are a few near Boston. Email Jenna.fisher@patch.com with a details on a run near you.

    Thanksgiving 2017: Turkey Trots Near Boston
    The Turkey Trot. It's an increasingly popular way to start Thanksgiving. Although some happen the weekend before Thanksgiving it's the Thanksgiving morning trots we've got our eye on. Thanksgiving is now the most popular day for road racing.
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2 days ago

Wanted dead or alive: Your turkey. Send us a ...

Wanted dead or alive: Your turkey. Send us a photo of those rogue turkeys around town or the cooked one on your table. Email mike.carraggi@patch.com with your name and where you are from!

    Brookline, MA Patch - Breaking News, Local News, Events, Schools, Weather, Sports and Shopping
    Brookline, MA breaking news, local news, events, weather, sports, schools, shopping, restaurants from Patch
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2 days ago

Everyone with an aging parent worries that nu...

Everyone with an aging parent worries that nurses won't care what happens to a dying patient, as shown by this lawsuit. (via Atlanta Patch)

    World War II Veteran Died, Nurses Laughed: Video
    Dallas-Hiram, GA - A video obtained by WXIA-TV in Atlanta appears to show the 89-year-old man calling for help, but ignored until well after he passes out.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

This Roman bust from the Long Gallery is half...

This Roman bust from the Long Gallery is halfway through a laser cleaning by a member of our conservation staff. Soon this split personality will be squeaky clean on all sides and restored to the gallery! #TransformationTuesday

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    This Roman bust from the Long Gallery is halfway through a laser cleaning by a member of our conservation staff. Soon this split personality will be squeaky clean on all sides and restored to the...
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2 days ago

Here's a story to be thankful for.

Here's a story to be thankful for.

    Weymouth Man Gets 'Guardian Angel' In Form Of State Trooper
    WEYMOUTH, MA - When a Weymouth man on Interstate 93 South was in need of a prayer and a new tire, he got his angel in the form of a Massachusetts trooper who happened to be in the right place in the right time.
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2 days ago

Here's what you need to do to score the best ...

Here's what you need to do to score the best holiday shopping savings. via Patch Deals

    Sign Up For Patch Deal Alerts With 1 Click
    Meet Patch Deals: your new online shopping friend that loves a good sale. Every day we scour the internet daily for the best deals and curate gift ideas for everyone on your list. We'll be tracking discounts on everything from kitchen supplies and tech gadgets to beauty products and children's toys.
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2 days ago

A two-hour block tonight is the supposed to b...

A two-hour block tonight is the supposed to be the worst time to travel, perhaps of the whole year.

    Massachusetts Thanksgiving 2017 Travel Guide
    If you're traveling for Thanksgiving this year, you'll have plenty of company. AAA predicts about 51 million Americans will hit the road, travel by train or take to the skies for Turkey Day in 2017. That amounts to the highest volume of travelers in a dozen years, the organization said.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

There's a new tap room and experimental beer ...

There's a new tap room and experimental beer cellar at the Sam Adams Boston Brewery. Have you been there yet? What's your favorite Sam Adams brew?

    Samuel Adams Opens New Tap Room and Experimental Cellar at JP Brewery
    The Sam Adams Brewery just got even better after it opened its new Brewery Tap Room and a "Bier Keller" for barrel-aging experimental beers. The new section opened on Nov. 10th, and expands Sam Adams' footprint in the historic Haffenreffer Brewery, originally built in 1871, which had it
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

A holiday history: Thanksgiving facts vs. myths

The first Thanksgiving is steeped in lore and surrounded by myths. Here's a look at how the history of the holiday actually unfolded.

    A holiday history: Thanksgiving facts vs. myths
    The first Thanksgiving is steeped in lore and surrounded by myths. Here's a look at how the history of the holiday actually unfolded. The first Thanksgiving is steeped in lore and surrounded by myths. Here's a look at how the history of the holiday actually unfolded. What's in a name?
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 days ago

Massachusetts firefighters honored for bravery

Thirty-three awards given to firefighters from 22 departments

    Massachusetts firefighters honored for bravery
    Thirty-three awards given to firefighters from 22 departments Gov. Charlie Baker and Public Safety Secretary Daniel Bennett today joined State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey to honor Firefighters from 22 Massachusetts fire departments for heroic acts of bravery at the 28th annual "Firefighter of the Year" Awards ceremony, held at Worcester's Mechanics Hall.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 days ago

On November 30, join us for a cabaret-style p...

On November 30, join us for a cabaret-style performance in celebration of Henry James and American Painting. The evening will consist of vivid vignette descriptions of James’s female characters interspersed with musical reflections on these characters drawn from opera, musical theater, and popular compositions spanning from 1870 through today. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2mOgdwN

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    On November 30, join us for a cabaret-style performance in celebration of Henry James and American Painting. The evening will consist of vivid vignette descriptions of James's female characters...
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2 days ago

Can't wait till Friday? We've rounded up our ...

Can't wait till Friday? We've rounded up our favorite deals happening right now. (via Patch Deals)

    Black Friday Deals Week Is On
    Black Friday isn't until Nov. 24, but we've got some great news: The savings have already started! That's right, folks - starting now, Amazon is rolling out huge deals on electronics, toys, home goods, kitchen must-haves and more.
    https://patch.com

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