Archive for August, 2010

Our Manchester, CT Superstore is Now Open!

Posted by on August 10, 2010 at 10:10 am

You’ve probably already seen our commercials and Superstores in Norwalk, North Haven, Milford and Danbury. Now, we’ll continue to “connect” in Connecticut with our fifth store in the state! This 41,000 square foot Superstore in Manchester will continue the P.C. Richard & Son legacy of bringing you the highest quality service with Honesty, Integrity, and Reliability. Stop by and you’ll see that our sales staff is more than just someone to answer your questions and get you a great deal; they’ll be your reliable resource for life!


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Kelly Rowland at the P.C. Richard & Son Theater on August 25, 2010

Posted by on August 9, 2010 at 15:16 pm

The P.C. Richard & Son Theater is a 200-person venue that hosts exclusive concert events. You cannot buy tickets to these rare private performances; you can only win your way in on the P.C. Richard & Son Theater website or on our social media pages. Keep checking back for possible ways to win on Facebook, Twitter and our blog!

Former Destiny’s Child member and singer Kelly Rowland will be performing at the P.C. Richard & Son Theater on Wednesday, August 25 for 200 of her biggest fans!

From Wikipedia: Rowland rose to fame in the late 1990s as one of the founding members of the girl group Destiny’s Child. Her total record sales, when combined with the group, have surpassed 60 million.


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Football Fans Rejoice: Madden 11 is Out Tomorrow!

Posted by on August 9, 2010 at 13:33 pm

The official 2010 NFL season is scheduled to kick off on Thursday, September 9, but you can start the season tomorrow with the gaming industry’s most highly-anticipated sports title, Madden NFL 11! This game is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii and PlayStation Portable for your football fix on the go.

This edition of Madden is expected to be the simplest, quickest and deepest one to date. Its new GameFlow system allows you to control the quarterback and execute an authentic NFL game plan one play at a time. You can customize and use your own offensive and defensive game plans, or execute the plays based on your favorite team’s real-life tendencies for an authentic game.


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Put Your VHS Home Movies on Your Computer

Posted by on August 6, 2010 at 10:00 am

When was the last time you watched a home movie recorded on a VHS? You probably want to take a stroll down memory lane and watch your old wedding tape, holiday vacation, or kids playing in the backyard, but may not have a VCR. Now, with the ION Audio VCR2PC you can conveniently store these movies on your computer and access them whenever you want! You can even store them on your iPod, mobile phone, and other portable devices.

The VCR2PC hooks into your computer via USB and sends both audio and video straight to your computer. The EZ VHS Converter software can then convert it to store on DVD, iPod, PSP and more, or just store them in a folder on your machine and pull up clips on demand. The VCR2PC can also work as a standard VCR, so you can always watch your original VHS tapes.


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Is Your Dryer Taking Too Long to Dry Clothes?

Posted by on August 5, 2010 at 10:00 am

Have you noticed recently that your dryer is just not drying your clothing as quickly as it used to? It may not mean that you need a brand new unit, but just need to give your current model a tune-up. You should inspect your dryer once a year to make sure everything is running efficiently! This could save you money over time.

Note: To minimize the possibility of electric shock, unplug the dryer from the power supply before attempting any maintenance or cleaning.

Clean the Lint Trap
As you probably already know, the lint trap at the front of your machine should be cleaned after each use. You should also wash the filter with warmy soapy water every once in a while.


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Help Me Howard’s Feel Good Friday at P.C. Richard & Son!

Posted by on August 2, 2010 at 15:54 pm

Have you seen Help Me Howard on the PIX11 news before? He helps hundreds of people sort out everything from bad landlords to bounced checks. He also has a Feel Good Friday series, where he hands people money at certain locations. One week in July he stopped by our West New York, New Jersey store to buy our customers their air conditioners! Check it out after the jump:


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Performance Recap: Robyn at the P.C. Richard & Son Theater on July 29, 2010

Posted by on August 2, 2010 at 11:43 am

I was a big fan of Swedish pop singer Robyn when she had a hit single in the 90′s called Show Me Love. Little did I know that while the United States’ Top 40 charts had essentially forgotten about her after that, she continued to perform in Europe. I was excited to hear that she was performing at our theater, and even sang Show Me Love at the performance!

200 fans won tickets through iheartradio and our P.C. Richard & Son Theater website to see an intimate performance of 7 songs, including Cry When You Get Older, Dancing On My Own (a new favorite of mine), Hang With Me, Show Me Love, Sleeping With a Broken Heart, Be Mine, and With Every Heartbeat. Check out her performance of Dancing On My Own after the jump. I guarantee you won’t be able to get it out of your head!


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Sweepstakes of the Century August Giveaway: Win a Trip to Las Vegas from Monster Cable!

Posted by on August 1, 2010 at 01:00 am

We’re continuing our celebration of 100 years of PC Richard & Son by offering a contest every month this year. This month, enter to win a trip to Las Vegas from Monster Cable! You’ll win:

  • Round trip air transportation to Las Vegas, NV
  • Hotel accommodations
  • 2 tickets to see Cirque Du Soleil
  • A Richard Petty driving experience for 2
  • $650 spending money

How to Enter


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