Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Check out some of the top Twinsburg-centric pages available on Facebook. If your business is missing from the list, add it to the comments section!
The following are listed in no particular order: Know a really great Twinsburg-related Facebook page missing from the list? Tell us in the comments section and share the link! A new post will be populated with the feedback received in the comments section. Of course, don't forget to 'like' Twinsburg Patch!
Friday, November 23, 2012
Just what is Small Business Saturday and why should you support it in Twinsburg?
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 Twinsburg 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 third …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Did we miss a store? Tell us in the comments.
After you give thanks with your family on Thursday, you might be ready to do some hardcore shopping for Black Friday. If you want to stay local, there are many area stores to shop and Twinsburg Patch has the store hours. If we missed a store, tell us in the comments section below. Twinsburg Store Hours on Black Friday All That Jazz: Closed CVS: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Doughnut Works: 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fresh Start Diner: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gander Mountain: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Giant Eagle: 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Heinen's: 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. J & B Appliance: Opens at 9 a.m. Midwest Lacrosse: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Richner Hardware: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Starbucks: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Studio 76 Kitchens and Baths: Closed Walgreens: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday, November 16, 2012
The Twinsburg convenience store is the cash mob spot for Nov. 17
The Best Stop Convenience Store is the site for Saturday's Twinsburg Cash Mob. The Ravenna Road store features a variety of fresh fruit and vegetables and specializes in in Indian and Asian foods. There is no specified time for the mob, but the store is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. "This is the kind of place we need to support: Small, family-owned and operated and probably 'off the radar' to most people," Michael Turle, cash mob creator, wrote on the group's Facebook page. Last month the crew did a month-long mob of Blue Jaye Farm.
Friday, August 31, 2012
No, there's not a catch. SCORE's experienced mentors will help you take your business to the next level.
When it comes down to it, behind just about every small business is an entrepreneur hoping to turn their passion into a paycheck. But, as many wise business advisers have noted: Hope is not a strategy. Business owners need support to turn dreams into reality. That's why Patch is pleased to announce a new partnership with SCORE, a nonprofit organization with 12,000 business experts nationwide who provide free mentoring to small business owners. The partnership makes sense because we believe that when local commerce grows, the whole community gets stronger. Patch already provides free listings for local businesses and other tools to help build local brands. Whether you're a 10-year-old jewelry designer or a 79-year-old who carves wood knives…
Thursday, December 8, 2011
We found five sources for local gifts for anyone on your list
Looking for that perfect holiday gift? We rounded up area sources for handmade gifts. Check out the list below.
Friday, November 25, 2011
In celebration of small-business month, here are some locally owned restaurants in Solon and Twinsburg that you need to try.
In celebration of small-business month, we think a great idea would be to frequent the great locally owned restaurants in the Solon and Twinsburg area. Our short list won't include all of them, so that's where you come in. If we missed a great place on our list, leave a comment and let us know your favorite locally owned place and why you think it's great. Here's our list:
People started shopping at the stroke of midnight at Great Lakes Mall
Thousands of shoppers got the earliest possible start at midnight on Black Friday in Great Lakes Mall. One of those Mindi Kikel, who said she had never gone shopping on Black Friday before. "I just like the commotion because there's so many people. It's exciting," she said, standing outside of the Toys 'R Us store with a friend. Jennifer Praniewicz came to the mall with eight of her family members. "It's just for fun and adventure," she said. "We were all together for Thanksgiving, so we thought, 'Hey, let's go at midnight. They're giving away prizes.'" The first 100 shoppers in the Macy's concourse received a free goody bag. Additionally, DJ Jesse Webb entertained shoppers in the early morning hours and gave away gifts from stores in the …
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Patch sat down with owners Dave and Liz Murch to find out more about Twinsburg’s down-home hardware store
With a prime location in the city, you probably pass one of Twinsburg’s oldest establishments on a daily basis. But have you ever stepped inside to talk with two of Twinsburg’s friendliest, most helpful handy-people? Twinsburg Patch sat down with Dave and Liz Murch, the husband and wife owners of Richner Hardware, Inc. at 9797 Ravenna Rd. to find out more about it’s history, how they get through tough times, and what’s next. Twinsburg Patch: For a Twinsburg resident who has never stepped foot in the store, tell us a little bit about your business. Liz Murch: It’s been here in Twinsburg since 1919, when my great-grandfather started it. As far as the business, it’s just a regular, old hardware store. Dave Murch: We’re the oldest business in …
Monday, November 21, 2011
With the holiday season fast-approaching, we want to know where you like to shop
This Friday will be one of the craziest shopping days of the year as people all over America rush to the stores for the Christmas shopping extravaganza. While there aren't any malls or mega-shopping centers in Twinsburg, there are some terrific local businesses. So which one do you love to shop at? Take our poll. Is your favorite place not mentioned? Share it with us in the comments section below. Links to businesses: GitterPicker String Factory, All That Jazz Dance Apparel, Studio 76 Kitchens and Baths, Richner Hardware.