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Beacon Features: Black Friday helps the college student budget

By Christopher Hernandez
Contributing Writer

The holiday season is in full swing at West Palm Beach. From the snow falls at City Place to the peppermint mochas at Starbucks, Christmas is here.

Before any chestnut roasts under an open fire and after the turkeys have been eaten, the stores all over West Palm Beach will be flooded with shoppers of all ages on Black Friday looking for the best deals for Christmas.

For the college student, the black in Black Friday can mean death because of college expenses and lack of transportation. For those stuck on campus this Black Friday, there are affordable options just around the corner.
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PBA Local presents: Best of Palm Beach categories for 2009 Guide

The Beacon staff is proud to announce the official categories for the first ever Best of Palm Beach Guide for 2009. We will be accepting nominations for each category below until April 20th, next Monday, and voting will begin that week. Send us your pick for best of Palm Beach. Got other suggestions? Let us know at beacon@pba.edu or pbalocal@gmail.com.


Best place to eat in City Place

Best place to eat on Clematis

Best sushi spot

Best place to eat on a budget

Best Happy Hour, Food or Drink

Best place to grab a coffee

Best breakfast spot

Best ethnic restaurant

Best overall restaurant

The Weekend:

Best thing to do on a long weekend

Best way to spend a Friday night

Best place to catch a movie

Best spot to work on your tan, on or off campus

Best place to experience night life

Best place to go hot tubing

Best view in Palm Beach

Best quiet spot for a Bible Study

On and around Campus:

Best place to use a meal swipe

Best place to study

Best place to procrastinate

Best fitness class on campus


Best mall in the area

Best place to get sunglasses

Best men’s clothing store

Best women’s clothing store

Best Unisex clothing store

Best place for hair services

Extras/ Lifestyle

Best place to work out

Best beach spot

Most photogenic palm beach location

Best Hotel accommodation for out of town guest

Best off-campus housing

Send in your nominations via e-mail at beacon@pba.edu or pbalocal@gmail.com.

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