Deal Spotter

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Join John Ewoldt and the rest of the Deal Spotter team in finding great deals around the Twin Cities.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: deals, coupons, sales, Star Tribune

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My blog has migrated. The new address is… on Aug 21, 2009 in Uncategorizedhttp://www.startribune.com/blogs/deal_spotter.html. Reports of my slacking off (or dismissal) have been greatly exaggerated.



A back to school sale not to miss on Jul 21, 2009 in Clothing outletsThe Sample It sample sale (Days Inn, 7851 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington) starts today and runs from 2-8 p.m., and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. It’s a great sale for fans of Billabong, Hurley, Volcom and Quiksilver. All are new fall...



Best bets for weekend deals on Jul 17, 2009 in Weekend salesSupport the local airline, Sun Country, and fly cheaply too. If you book a trip between now and Tuesday for travel by October 14 (except Anchorage–travel by Sept. 10), fares are $59 each way (Branson), $84 (Dallas), $99 (LA, NYC, SF), $109 (Bo...



Free eyeglasses for kids (with exam) on Jul 16, 2009 in UncategorizedDealspotter Kiera Sosinski turned in a great back-to-school deal for kids’ eyeglasses. Eye 35 Eyecare in Lakeville is offers free eyeglass frames and lenses for kids ages 12 and under with the purchase of an eye exam ($95). You can use insuranc...



Good deals uncovered in Albertville on Jul 15, 2009 in Outlet malls, UncategorizedIn Albertville Premium Outlets yesterday, I went to my usual favorites and uncovered a few unadvertised deals. At the Bose store (763-497-6990), the prices on reconditioned Wave radios and CD changers are lower than I’ve seen ever them. A Wave...



Price comparison at Save-A-Lot, Aldi and Wal-Mart on Jul 14, 2009 in FoodIn today’s Dollars & Sense column I wrote about Save-A-Lot, a Supervalu-owned grocery store similar to Aldi. It’s a smallish store selling mostly private labels with a few brand names thrown in. Although Save-A-Lot’s prices a...