Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘shop local’


Shop Small, Shop Indie 2014

Shop Small, Shop Indie 2014
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The Playhouse District is urging us to shop local and support our independent businesses. Many of us often do shop local, and on a daily basis, but it’s even more important since the invasion of change stores and shopping online that we help our towns, our neighbors, and our friends by shopping at the hundreds […]

Small Biz Saturday

Small Biz Saturday

Yes, Small Business Saturday was begun be mega-multinational corporation American Express, but we do love the concept of buying locally and supporting our local artisans, entrepreneurs, and shopkeepers. Here are a few ideas for buying locally, especially during Small Business Saturday (SBS) on November 29th: Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse is celebrating the day with artists […]

Homesteading in the Year 2012

Homesteading in the Year 2012

You say “homesteading” and people imagine the 19th century and wagon trains; families venturing west, battling weather, illness, transportation break-downs, and dwindling supplies as they head to unknown territory to set down new roots and live off the land. And then, some people simply say, “What’s homesteading again?” Homesteading in this year 2012 can be […]

Local Heroes: Retail

Local Heroes: Retail

The holidays are over, and we’re all trembling in fear at the impending arrival of our December VISA bills — but sometimes even in January we need to buy stuff. This is the month of everyday-essential purchases: Some nails and paint to fix that fence, a box of thank-you cards so your kids can acknowledge […]

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