Monday, November 19, 2012
Newport Patch Facebook readers tell us their favorite local businesses.
In light of Small Business Saturday, Newport Patch asked our Facebook readers what small business in town could they not live without and why. We can't really say we were surprised with all the replies we received, with Dexter being such a great place to shop local. Here's a look at what your neighbors said. If you don't see your favorite, feel free to leave us a comment. Caroline Monahon: Newport wine cellar <3 Erica Wood: Sullys Meg McGuire: The Linen Shop... Niko Merritt: El Perrito Kari Robinson: Cabbage Rose, the wine cellar, and Newport power yoga Christine Commeau-Mattera: Sole Desire Stephanie Baranosky: Empire! Anne Marie Antolino-Herndon: Of course Bridge to Fitness!! Maryanne Sawyer: Alex and Ani Newport, Any and Everything. …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Newport Patch is compiling a list of Small Business Saturday deals. Share yours here.
Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 24 this year, two days after Thanksgiving. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses their community thrives on. This year, Newport Patch is putting together a list of local Small Business Saturday deals. If you are a small business owner, leave your deal in the comments section below, and it will be added to the list. You can also email your deal to firstname.lastname@example.org or send a message on Facebook. American Express founded the day in 2010 to help small businesses get exposure during the holiday season, when they might be otherwise overlooked. With retailers buzzing around the holidays, it is important to support local small businesses that rely on their neighbors in order to continue …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Your imagination is the only limit, what would you open in Newport?
Imagine you had the tools and resources at your disposal - what business would you like to open in Newport? What would work in the community? Here were some ideas from the Newport Patch Facebook page. Kimberly Santos A co-op healing center. Dan Coleman An awesome food truck. Middletown/Newport/Portsmouth Geoff Cook a proper fish and chip shop! Caroline Monahon Whole foods. Niko Merritt Bowling alley, laser tag or some other place where families can go to have fun. There is not much to do around here. Susan Donnelly-Whitlock Indoor water park Michelle Zawacki McManus Chipotle, Trader Joe's and Target
Friday, November 25, 2011
A look at the deals local businesses are offering for Small Busines Saturday on Nov. 26.
Store Deal Music Box 15% off everything in stock Life is Good Free gifts with purchase of $50 and $100 Onne Van Der Wal Gallery 25 to 70% off entire store through Nov. 27 J.H. Breakell & Co. Receive a $15 gift card with your purchase of $75 or more Nov. 26-28. Ben’s Furniture Save up to 30% on all in stock sofas, mattresses, futons, dinette sets, bedroom sets, entertainment centers, desks, and bookcases Nov. 25-27. Portobello Jewelers 15% off entire stock through Dec. 4. Jason & Co. 25 t0 50% off entire stock except Pandora Jewelry through Dec. 4. Alex & Ani 50% off any one flat charm bangle with purchase of $100 or more. Anchor Bend Glass Save up to 50% on hand blown glass through Dec. 24. Thames Glass Seconds Sale starts Nov. 25 and goes…