Friday, November 23, 2012
Just what is Small Business Saturday and why should you support it in Smyrna and Vinings?
Big name national retailers take the spotlight on Black Friday as their deep price cuts pull in shoppers in droves. What about those mom-and-pop businesses all over Smyrna-Vinings and beyond that are the backbone of America’s economy? Just when do they get their day? That’s basically the question that was asked back in 2010 when the concept of Small Business Saturday was born. Small Business Saturday is “a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities,” the U.S. Small Business Administration explains on its website. American Express gets the credit for founding the shopping holiday, which got its official start on Nov. 27, 2010, according to the Small Business Saturday Facebook page. Celebrating its …
Saturday, November 26, 2011
The week's top headlines for November 21-25, 2011.
Small Businesses Are A Big Part Of The U.S. Economy. Six Flags LCS Study Moves To Next Stage. Georgia High Court Rules Against Atlantic Station Condo Owners. APS Demographic Study Meeting At Douglass High School Next Week. Oversight Committee Term Extended. Thousands Enjoy Thanksgiving Morning Run Through Midtown Ice Skating Rink Opens At St. Regis In Buckhead. Patch Asks: What Are You Thankful For? Turkey Talk In Decatur.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
In honor of Small Business Saturday and Thanksgiving, Patch asks: Which local shops and services are you most thankful for?
Whether it's a hot cup of coffee for the morning commute, a fantastic massage or a dry cleaner who always manages to resurrect your favorite suit, there are products and services in almost everyone's routine that make life in Smyrna-Vinings a little better. To honor Small Business Saturday (Nov. 26) and Thanksgiving, Patch is asking you to post the products, businesses and practitioners in Smyrna-Vinings you couldn't live without. Is it the delicious frozen yogurt flavors and topping at Cowlicks? The baby back ribs at Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q? Is it a great massage at Evene Day Spa? A jager shot at Atkins Park Tavern? Gluten-free pizza at Bella’s Pizzeria? The patio at McCray's West Village Tavern or wine tastings at South City Kitchen? Is it…