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Shop Local in Baltimore: Small Purchases Lead To Big Change

Posted November 20th, 2020 local business, local restaurants, retail, shopping, Small Business Saturday

Attention Luminary residents: Small Business Saturday is this November 28th! Started by American Express, Shop Small Saturday is all about purchasing items from local stores and restaurants to support the local community. By bringing your holiday shopping to businesses near you at Luminary at One Light, you are helping the local Baltimore community.

Check out these Baltimore-based stores for all of your holiday shopping needs.

There is no doubt you will find fashion forward, stylish clothes at Brightside. At their Federal Hill location, Brightside has weekly arrivals, always prepped and ready to fill your closet. With new holiday arrivals, Poppy & Stella is full of fun, seasonal clothing choices. If you want to shop small online, Poppy & Stella has free shipping for all online orders! This award-winning boutique has all the looks for you— Cloud 9 Clothing is stocked with sweaters galore and more this fall season. From cocktail dresses to lounge wear, South Moon Under has everything under the sun! South Moon Under is a popular location to shop and has a wide variety of online selections. Sassanova is a small business carefully curated to give you the best shopping experience possible. Their current jewelry giveaway is not one to be missed!

Pick up some handmade cards, wedding decorations, or baby items at the cutest store in Baltimore, Best Day Ever. Books, holiday décor, and more, this small business is too adorable to pass up. Looking for Christmas toys for your kids, nieces, nephews, or friends? Search no longer. Amuse has toys for children ages 1 to 10 for in-store or online. Another local, small business is The Seasoned Olive. Olive oils and vinegar in every flavor and size are great gifts for Thanksgiving or Christmas. You can even purchase a monthly subscription box where the best oils will arrive straight to your door!

Support these local restaurants by dining out or purchasing gift cards for friends or family, or even a treat for yourself! Brunch at Saturday Morning Café, tacos and tequila at R&R Taquerio, beer and burgers at Peters, or seafood and steak Supano’s Prime steakhouse—eating locally will fill your stomach and your heart with happiness!

Waverly Main Street and Council District 14 have teamed up to help you find the best small businesses is a Covid-friendly environment. Eat, shop, and enjoy the wonderful pop-up stores in this mini Holiday Market on 32nd Street. If you don’t like the cold air, no problem! Holiday Markey Bazar is hosting a virtual event on Instagram where you can shop till you drop at local businesses, on November 28.

Support small businesses and your local Baltimore community this holiday season. Shop small, eat local, and enjoy the holidays! 

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