Saturday, December 8, 2012
Find a recipe for Hanukkah Latkes and add your own recipes and memories to the comments section!
Sundown tonight, Dec. 8, begins the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah - which is an eight-day celebration, also known as the Festival of Lights. The holiday commemorates the rededication of the the temple in Jerusalem after a hard-won battle many centuries ago. To celebrate the miracle of not only winning the battle, but also the way a small amount of oil meant for one day's use burned for eight days, the Jewish people light the Menorah each night in remembrance. Several local temples will celebrate the season with special Hanukkah events and services. Other customs involve playing specific games and eating specific foods, including Hanukkah Latkes, like this recipe sent in to Roswell Patch last year by a local reader. Hanukkah Latkes 2 large …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Local stores offer tournaments, play before you buy and midnight sales of the new release for Playstation 3, XBOX 360, Wii U and your PC.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The ESRB has categorized this game as mature, and not suitable for younger players. You've been watching the commericals on TV, online and at the movies. Tonight, you can see and play the game in person. Call of Duty: Black Ops II goes on sale at many retailers at 12:01 a.m., and several offer a chance to try it out hours before you can buy. Will this draw gamers away from their smartphones and tablets where they play Angry Birds and other games as apps? Probably not, but this is a big franchise for consoles. Here are some local and area stores where you can try before you buy: Best Buy Alpharetta – 9 p.m. on Xbox 360 in the Magnolia Home Theater/Magnolia Design Center. Tournament with prizes. Target Johns Creek – 10 p.m. …
Monday, January 16, 2012
Many stores have great sales on video games and consoles right now when its too cold for the kids to play too much outdoors.
With the weather getting so cold, this is the time of the year that many parents I know allow their kids to spend more time playing on their video game systems. With it being Friday and a very cold weekend ahead, I thought this was the perfect time to check out all of the latest deals on getting the kids fixed up and current with the latest games and systems, at a discount. Game Stop is a great place to go for video games. They can be bought new or used and the used ones are guaranteed to work. Gamers can trade in the games that they no longer play for store credit towards a game that they do want to play. This keeps the clutter away and the gamers current without having to spend as much out of pocket. The store sells new release titles, …
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Here's a peek at coverage leading up to Saturday's football game between the Bulldogs and Gamecocks. What do you think?
Saturday, September 10, 2011
The Georgia Bulldogs host South Carolina on Saturday in their first home game of the season. Here's a sampling of pre-game coverage: