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How to get a good deal on glasses

WASHINGTON — It’s use-it-or-lose-it time for flex spending accounts that close down at year’s end, and a local consumers group has advice for people considering new glasses.Shopping around to compare prices for eyewear may not be helpful, depending which stores you check, according to Washington Consumer’s Checkbook.“There’s a company called Luxottica, for example, that owns a lot of the factories but also owns Lens Crafters and Pearl Vision and the optical centers within Target stores,” said...

Walgreens deals 11/19: Holiday candy, reading glasses

Walgreens has some good deals starting Sunday including Hershey's and Cadbury holiday candy, M&M's, Folgers coffee, aluminum foil, paper plates, Foster Grant reader glasses, Patriot candles and more.The Walgreens coupon policy can be found on their website. Information about the coupon policy and reward programs can be found at the bottom of this deals list.Thanksgiving Hours: Walgreens will be open regular hours on Thanksgiving Day. Check your local store for pharmacy hours.Coupon in...

Sip and shop at City Furniture’s wine bar in Midtown

Shopping for furniture gets people about as excited as when they get to stand in line at the DMV. Picking out the right sofa or chair or dining room table takes a lot of time. One SoFlo store is helping shoppers adjust their attitudes by filling their glasses for free.City Furniture in Midtown is making sure you never look at furniture shopping the same way again.Andrew Koenig, president of City Furniture: “This is our very first location with a wine bar that we’re gonna be able to serve...