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  • Analyze your Netflix usage with Feedflix: Consumer Website of the Week

    Analyze your Netflix usage with Feedflix: Consumer Website of the Week
    This one is an oldie but a goodie. In the past, we've featured FeedFlixs as a Consumer Website of the Week, but we're reprising it now for everyone infuriated over the new Netflix pricing scheme for streaming and at-home DVDs that the company recently...
  • Old Town Laurel: Wrecking ball is poised to make way for new Walgreens

    Demolition of a number of buildings in the 600 block of Washington Boulevard draws ever closer to make way for the new Walgreens in Old Town. The blue bank building finally stands empty as the last few tenants recently vacated. Irene's Restaurant has...
  • Charles Village loses Video Americain

    Charles Village loses Video Americain
    "Video killed the radio star," The Buggles sang in 1979, at the birth of MTV. Three decades later, it appears that digital has killed a video star. The Video Americain store in Charles Village closed its doors March 12 after nearly 20 years in business....
  • What went wrong at Netflix

    What went wrong at Netflix
    Netflix's stock recently went into a tailspin as the company announced the loss of nearly a million customers in the last few months. Netflix exemplifies a success story going bad because of both external factors related to "creative destruction" stemming...
  • Anytime Fitness, a 24/7 gym, opens in Jacksonsville

    Anytime Fitness, a 24/7 gym, opens in Jacksonsville
    North County couch potatoes who say they don't have time to exercise just lost that excuse. A new gym in Jacksonville is open 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Anytime Fitness opened at the end of June in the 5,400-square-foot space vacated by Blockbuster...
  • Halloween pop-ups a little scarcer

    Halloween pop-ups a little scarcer
    One drawback to an improving economy is the shrinking number of empty storefronts for such pop-up stores as those selling Halloween merchandise. Spirit Halloween, which used to operate a dozen or so stores in the weeks leading up to the holiday, has...
  • File this under tips to tidy up your desk

    File this under tips to tidy up your desk
    Let's see … a 2011 magazine article about the 20 best vacuums … a handwritten note to myself headed, "Where did I put it?"… the lab results from a 2005 cholesterol test … A new season; a clean desk. Or so goes the dream...
  • WATCH: Jeff Goldblum Sings 'Jurassic Park' Theme Song Lyrics on 'Late Night'

    Since you can find just about anything on the Internet, it only makes sense that earlier this week, "Jurassic Park" star Jeff Goldblum tracked down some fan-written lyrics for the blockbuster's iconic instrumental theme song, and proceeded to teach the...
  • Letter: Family has ties to LCF video store

    We want to extend our thanks to Carol Cormaci for her tremendous article about La CaƱada Video (“Video store's sad ending is full of twists,” Piece of Mind, Sept. 4). Our family has had the great pleasure of not only renting all our movies for...
  • Closing Brooklyn movie rental store reflects changing digital age

    By Edward McAllister NEW YORK, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Before launching a closing sale at her movie rental store in Brooklyn last week, Kathy Smelyansky looked around at the thousands of DVDs and wondered if she would ever sell them. Business was not what...
  • Vine video app making South Floridians instant celebrities

    Vine video app making South Floridians instant celebrities
    Six seconds to famous. That's life on the Vine, a 2-year-old video site from Twitter that's launching a new generation of superstars. With snippet-short clips of self-styled comedy, plucky pranks and all-around goofiness, South Florida...
  • Much heart at Q-Mart

    Much heart at Q-Mart
    Before the Lehigh Valley Mall gathered dozens of retailers into one convenient shopping locale, before Walmart opened its first discount department store and before Craigslist became the online equivalent of a yard sale, there was Quakertown Farmers...