Tuesday, November 27, 2012
A look at potential gifts from a local business for someone on your holiday list.
As the holiday season approaches, Patch will be visiting area businesses to get a sense of what they have to offer for holiday shoppers looking to save, spend or splurge on gifts. Today's gift ideas come from The Back Burner, an Eastport shop located at 915 Bay Ridge Ave. The store sells new and used kitchenware as well as handmade crafts and aprons. SAVE (Items $30 or less): SPEND (Items less than $50): SPLURGE (Items $50 and above):
Friday, November 23, 2012
Who are you frequenting for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24?
In anticipation of Small Business Saturday, Annapolis Patch has put together a list of Facebook pages for small businesses around the city. Know a really great Facebook page missing from the list? Tell us in the comments section. The following list is in no particular order.
The Annapolis Business Association will pass out 200 gift cards to people who shop at three small businesses on Saturday.
People who spend money in three downtown Annapolis businesses on Saturday will be eligible for a $25 gift card from the Annapolis Business Association. "Shoppers will simply bring their receipt to the pocket park [at 122 Main St.] and collect their $25 American Express Shop Small Gift Card," said Sean O'Neill, the association's president. “We will start at 11 a.m. and go until all the gift cards are gone.” The association was one of 100 organizations nationwide that received the cards as part of a package from U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The award included 200 gift cards and 280 tote bags to give out as well as 50 welcome mats, banners, balloons and posters for merchants. “Saturday is a chance to remind people to shop local,” Mayor Josh …
Here's a list of what deals local merchants will be offering to shoppers on Nov. 24
Small Business Saturday is Nov. 24 and local businesses in Annapolis are offering the following deals to customers. In addition to the savings below, the Annapolis Business Association will be out in the pocket park at 122 Main St. passing out $25 gift cards to anyone who shows three receipts from downtown small businesses. If you know of or are a small business that isn't included in this list, leave a comment with your business name and special. Paws Pet Boutique, 64 State Circle: Meet local jewelry artist Tracy Menz in the store from noon to 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Laurance Clothing, 232 Main Street: Free gift with a purchase of $25 or more. Reynolds Tavern, 7 Church Circle: $5 gift certificate with every $25 gift …