HOUSE CALLS Well, commercial Xmas is over and folks are beginning to regain their sanity after buying, buying and buying. Charging, charging and charging. Now they realize it is time to pay, pay and pay for those overpriced things that they bought during their period of insanity. Why do we buy so much? Why do […]
By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Special to Frost Illustrated I know most of you scurried around on Black Friday trying to find those bargain gifts, and if you did not find that which you wanted that Friday after Thanksgiving, some of you returned to the stores on slick salespeople shopping Saturday. Why do I refer to […]
By Cheryl Pearson-McNeil NNPA Columnist I’ve spent the last three years of this column sharing with you important facts about African-Americans’ consumer power. And, I know those of us who are certified black-belts in the time-honored martial art of shopping, were fired up for the Black Friday super sales with our artillery of cash and/or […]
FORT WAYNE—With the change of venue for the Christ Child Festival to downtown at 431 W. Berry St., comes the opportunity to offer Christian dance groups on the auditorium stage of the University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center on opening night. The Christ Child Festival is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., Dec. 6 […]
For nearly two decades, Fort Wayne’s Martin Luther King Jr. Club has helped to fulfill Christmas hopes and dreams for many children in our community. And this, the 17th year, will be no exception when the club hosts its annual Santa on Tour and Trolley Ride, scheduled for 12 noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at the YMCA Renaissance Pointe, 2323 Bowser St.