We love you too, Ken Dashow!

As you may have already heard, you can win an awesome prize pack from Q 104.3’s Man Cave contest, including a slew of products from P.C. Richard & Son. While listening to Q104.3 on the way home last night, we were delighted to hear an impromptu rave about our Chelsea store on Ken Dashow’s radio show:

“By the way, I love the people at P.C. Richard,” he said, “I just want to say hi to everybody at the Chelsea store on 23rd Street and 6th Avenue. Freddy and Ricky are managers, Mike, Bryan, Aaron, Silvio, just– you walk in, it’s not because I’m Ken Dashow, some guy from the radio, just anybody walks in and you’ve automatically got … Read more...

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate with Some Delicious Taco Casserole

Happy Cinco de Mayo, readers! This holiday was originally created to commemorate the Mexican army’s victory against the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Today, many people take advantage of the holiday to celebrate Mexican heritage, which usually includes margaritas and excellent Mexican cuisine. Our friends over at GE Appliances have some great recipes, including this Mexican-inspired taco casserole dish. Grab some chips, a chilled drink, and enjoy!

Taco Casserole: Serves 4-6

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground beef chuck, browned and drained
  • 1 15-ounce can chili-hot beans, undrained
  • 1 9-1/4 ounce bag corn chips
  • 1 1.5-ounce package taco seasoning mix
  • 1 14.75-ounce can creamed corn
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Preparation:

  1. Mix ground beef, taco seasoning,
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Win Tickets to see Judas Priest at the P.C. Richard & Son Theater!

As previously covered on this blog, Judas Priest’s lead singer Rob Halford will be at the P.C. Richard & Son Theater on Monday, May 10. He will be previewing his making-of documentary for their album British Steel and taking questions.

In addition to entering for tickets on the P.C. Richard & Son Theater site (click here to see how to get bonus points to increase your chances), we are giving away 2 pairs of tickets on our Facebook, Twitter and blog. To enter, answer the following question:

On what date was the British Steel album originally released and how many tracks did it include?

Please e-mail your full name, phone number, and answer to social@pcrichard.com by midnight … Read more...

Judas Priest at the P.C. Richard & Son Theater on May 10, 2010!

Edit: You can now also win tickets by answering the trivia question on this post.

Rob Halford, lead singer of popular British heavy metal band Judas Priest, will be at the P.C. Richard & Son Theater on Monday, May 10! 2010 marks the 30th anniversary of their hit album British Steel, and Halford will be previewing the making of documentary for the record at the theater. 200 of Judas Priest’s biggest fans will have a chance to view the British Steel documentary, and a Q&A session with him will follow. The contest to win tickets ends on May 6, so enter now!

This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you won’t find anywhere else. To attend this limited-invitation event, … Read more...

Sweepstakes of the Century May Giveaway: Win a Trip to the Men’s College World Series or the Lacrosse Championship from LG

We’re continuing our celebration of 100 years of P.C. Richard & Son by offering a sweepstakes every month this year. This month, enter to win 1 of 2 trips for 4 to the Men’s College World Series in Omaha or 1 of 3 trips for 2 to the NCAA Lacrosse Championship from LG.

Men’s College World Series: Enter by May 31, 2010

This trip is from June 27, 2010 to July 1, 2010 and includes:

  • Round trip airfare to Omaha, NE
  • 4 nights hotel accommodations
  • An allowance for a full-size rental car for the length of your trip
  • 4 tickets to the Henry Doorly Zoo
  • 4 tickets to the NCAA® 2010 Men’s College World Series
  • $250 spending money

The approximate … Read more...

April in Review

April was an exciting month for us. While listening to music through great, inexpensive Coby headphones, we welcomed the warmer weather with BBQ and A/C sales and covered everything from portable appliances to our many Hot Deals of the Week. We celebrated Earth Day and Administrative Assistant’s Day, as well as our monthly Sweepstakes of the Century with our April Sony electronics giveaway. A couple of quality video games came out for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 that earned points toward our Video Game Rewards Program. We wrote a few helpful how-to guides, including how to prevent viruses from taking over your computer, how to use the modes on your digital camera, and … Read more...