# Local businesses
Myrtle Beach Bike Week: Economic Boost or Public Nuisance?
This article was written with the help of AI. Every year, the tranquil shores of Myrtle Beach come alive with the rumbling sounds of motorcycles. The Myrtle Beach Bike Week, a tradition stretching back decades, attracts throngs of motorcycle enthusiasts, injecting the local economy with a surge of revenue. But, as with any large-scale event, it brings its share of challenges, prompting the question: is it an economic lifeline or a public disturbance?
Concord Tap House Is Raising Money For Maui Food Bank This Week
Concord Tap House is raising money for Maui throughout this week. $2 of the proceeds from every Mahalo Burger they sell will be donated to Maui Food Bank. The fundraiser has been running for a little while now.
Shop 'til you drop in Ohio's Amish Country
Are you looking to shop until you drop? Then head to Ohio’s Amish Country. As you take in the stunning scenery, you’ll find an array of local businesses, from delicious bakeries to quilt shops that keep old crafting traditions alive. Here are a few shops you don’t want to miss:
Farewell to Yorkville Gristedes: The End of an Era for a Beloved Local Grocer
A Yorkville Gristedes store is set to close its doors at the end of this month, marking the end of an era for the beloved local grocer. As confirmed by a dedicated employee at the Third Avenue store, the final operation day will be Friday, June 30. This news has left many residents and loyal customers saddened by the impending closure.
Businesses near Canadian Tire Centre react to likely loss of NHL hockey
The Ottawa Senators have a new owner in principle and it's widely expected the team will eventually move to an arena that is more central, leaving residents and businesses near the Canadian Tire Centre (CTC) to ponder "life after the Sens."
Unleashing the Spirit of Freedom: Merrillville Indiana's Juneteenth Celebration
Merrillville, Indiana, is buzzing with excitement as the town gears up for an exhilarating and culturally enriching Juneteenth celebration. On June 17, 2023, the Dean and Barbara White Community Center will come alive with festivities, honoring the historic significance of Juneteenth. This extraordinary event, meticulously planned by the dynamic Sheila Shine and the dedicated team at the Merrillville Planning Department, promises a day filled with joy, education, and unity.
Discover the Unique: Wild Hare Jewels Opens in Southwest Harbor
Nestled in the heart of Southwest Harbor, a new jewelry store, Wild Hare Jewels, brings a breath of fresh air to Main Street. This store is the brainchild of Nancy Estep-Critchett, the co-founder of the beloved Tom Cat Tide, which she launched in 2021 with her sister and mother. Wild Hare Jewels showcases an eclectic mix of small-batch, exclusive pieces crafted by talented artists from Maine and across the United States.
Update: Denver's lack of restrooms keeps IBD sufferers away
(Denver, Colo.) Often, discussions about the lack of toilets in Denver center around people experiencing homelessness. They often cannot find a place to relieve themselves, with many if not most Denver businesses, especially convenience stores, no longer offering public toilets. Restaurants reserve them for paying customers. City buildings with restroom facilities can be scarce outside of downtown.
Shopping for vintage treasures in Ventura County: Spotlight on The Vintage Peddler in Simi Valley
There are several good antique stores in Ventura County but you have to know where to look. Penny Pinchers in Simi Valley was open over fifty years before it closed up shop a few years ago, marking a sad day in the city for collectors. Thankfully there are others to visit throughout the area, with three thriving ones right here in Simi Valley. This article will focus on one, The Vintage Peddler, with an upcoming article to highlight Shop Around the Corner and Aubergine Emporium.
The Impact of Shopping Local and the Locally Owned Businesses You Should Know About in Oxford, AL
Do you ever think about where you shop and how it affects your community? Shopping local and supporting small businesses can have a huge impact on your neighborhood, plus you can find unique products or great deals.
How to Support More Local Businesses This Summer
Making the commitment to shop at your local farmer’s market versus a big box retailer like Amazon, is a great way to cycle money back into your community. In general, local businesses tend to stimulate local economics, reduce our carbon footprint, create more jobs, and help give back to the community.
Iconic Northern California Lucky Supermarket Closes After 40 Years
In a recent announcement, it was revealed that a popular Northern California Lucky Supermarket location would be permanently closing its doors after being a community staple for over 40 years. This comes as newer supermarkets such as Whole Foods and Trader Joe's have moved into the area, leaving the latter two as shoppers' primary choices, as well as a Safeway within a five-mile radius.
Taste of Colorado's Viva Streets: Join Denver's fun community event and boost your brand
The organizers of "¡Viva! Streets" in Denver expect thousands of participants each day, with opportunities for branding and sponsorship available at the upcoming Taste of Colorado events in Civic Center Park on May 14, June 4, July 9, and August 9.
Two people in the US become millionaires playing scratch-offs
In a surprising news from Southern California, two people have become millionaires thanks to winning scratch-off tickets from the state lottery. Each of them won the sum of $5 million dollars, which will allow them to change their lives and live without economic worries for the rest of their days.
Detroit's Local Businesses Thrive: Shinola, The Lip Bar, and More Making a Positive Impact on the City
Detroit, Michigan is a city that has seen its fair share of ups and downs over the years, but one thing that has remained constant is the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation that thrives in the community. From retailers to service providers, and startups, Detroit is home to a wealth of local businesses that are making a positive impact on the city and its residents.
"Grand Rapids, Michigan's Local Businesses: A Vibrant and Diverse Community of Entrepreneurs"
Grand Rapids, Michigan is home to a vibrant and diverse business community that includes retailers, service providers, and startups of all kinds. From established businesses that have been around for generations to innovative startups that are pushing the boundaries of what's possible, there's no shortage of local entrepreneurs to celebrate in this city. Here are just a few of the top local businesses in Grand Rapids:
Alta Pediatrics Celebrates Grand Opening of Their Florham Park Office With Local Community Leaders
Alta Pediatrics, an occupational therapy practice, celebrated the grand opening of its new office in Florham Park, NJ on March 22nd, 2023. The event was attended by distinguished guests, including Kevin Murphy, Director of Business Development, Mayor Mark Taylor, Melissa Geiger, VP of M&T Bank, Kimberly Hurley, owner of Alta Pediatrics, and Aliza Feuerstein, owner of PTatric Physical Therapy.
Cat Cuddles with Coffee? Pennsylvania is a Leader in Cat Cafes
Cat cafes are an idea that's time has come to the United States. Once only seen in Asia, cafes that let customers play with cats while sipping their coffee are now all over the U.S.
Resilient Small Businesses in Atlanta During COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to small businesses across the world, with many struggling to survive amidst lockdowns and economic downturns. However, in the city of Atlanta, there are small businesses that have managed to not only survive but thrive during these difficult times. These businesses have demonstrated resilience and adaptability, implementing innovative strategies to keep their doors open and customers engaged. In this deep dive, we'll explore the inspiring stories of these small businesses in Atlanta and the strategies they've used to not only survive but grow during the pandemic. From creative marketing campaigns to pivot their business models, we'll examine the practical steps these businesses have taken to build resilience and maintain momentum. Join us on this journey as we celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of Atlanta's small business community and learn from their success stories.
The 6 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia, According to Yelp
Are you starving, too? Let's jump right into it. Here are the 6 best restaurants in Philadelphia, according to Yelp:. Barbuzzo is a farm-fresh Mediterranean kitchen right along 13th street. According to local visitors, their whipped ricotta as well as wood-fired pizzas, are wonderful. The restaurant isn't too spacious, making it charming and quaint, but also no guarantees that you'll get a spot without a reservation.