Small Business Saturday

Hyattsville’s Small Business Saturday shopping guide

November 24, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Did we miss something? Know of a local sale or event going on this season? Let us know. Tanglewood Works Tanglewood Works offers holiday gifts, artisan-made furniture, hand painted furniture, artistic lighting, handmade jewelry, upcycled textiles and yummy candles and skin [read more]

From the Editor: Staying local for the holidays

December 12, 2014

BY CAROLINE SELLE — When Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot stopped by in early December to tour some of Hyattsville’s small businesses, he said something I just couldn’t get out of my head. “I’m a proud resident of Takoma Park,” he told me, “but we seem to always be copying [read more]

PHOTOS: Kicking off holiday shopping

November 28, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Several local businesses and area retailers participated in Black/Green Friday. The Brentwood Arts Exchange is offering 20% everything in store until 7 p.m. Friday.  Big Bad Woof is offering 15% off until 8 p.m. Friday.  Community Forklift said their store is 30% off today [read more]

Small Business Saturday means big sales for local merchants

December 10, 2012

In 2009, Community Forklift introduced “Green Friday” as an alternative holiday shopping experience for what Outreach Director Ruthie Mundell calls “not your typical big-box-stand-in-line-for-plastic-junk-imported-from- China [inventory].” It has since expanded into a six-week Green [read more]