Wednesday, November 28, 2012
New owner Sam Patel hopes customers like what they see when they come in to buy tickets
A big Powerball jackpot has meant a boost in business for Sam Patel, new owner of the Convenient Food Mart on Detroit Road. "Since last week, when (the jackpot) started getting big, we've been seeing more people," Patel said. "It's been steadily growing." Wednesday night's Powerball drawing is for $550 million. Patel said most customers are buying multiple tickets, and spending between $6 and $10. The busiest times are lunchtime between 11:45 and 12:45 p.m., and between 4 and 8 p.m. With more customers coming in for Powerball tickets, Patel is hoping they notice the positive changes inside the store. He bought Convenient Food Mart in May, running it with wife Parul and brother-in-law Dhruv, and has been making improvements ever since. …
Record jackpot gets the daydreams going. Tell us what you'd do!
With more than 5,000 square feet, two kitchens and a massive basement rec room, this home has plenty of room for fine living
Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is now at a jaw-dropping $500 million. That kind of money can make your life one big party. And we've got the place for that party: this home at 2204 Lands End Lane listed for $1,275,000. It has five bedrooms, and four full and two half-bathrooms, in 5,304 square feet. Highlights include a finished basement with a bar, an entry with marble floors, a pool, and an outdoor kitchen and bar. Check out the slideshow for more details. See this home's listing on AOL Real Estate. For more information on this home, contact agent Gayle Fischbach of Howard Hanna at 440-793-0100. What will you do if you win the Powerball? Click here to share your plans.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Drawing for record Powerball prize is Wednesday. Is a tropical island in your future?
Four hundred and twenty-five million dollars makes holiday shopping much easier. Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is going to be a record $550 million. So be prepared to stand in line at gas stations, convenience stores, anywhere Powerball is sold. That kind of money leads to the classic lottery daydreams. How would you spend that jackpot? Tell us what you would do and what you would buy. Quit your job and volunteer? Travel the world? Buy your dream house or car? What charities would get a donation? Tell us your plans for the money in the comments.