Sunday, December 30, 2012
Dexter is home to several locally owned and operated small businesses. Show you appreciate them by reviewing a business on Dexter Patch.
Locally owned and operated businesses make up the majority of small businesses in Dexter. Why not show you appreciate shopping local by reviewing a business on Dexter Patch. Patch reader Victoria Schoen recently wrote this about the Foggy Bottom Coffee House after giving the business five-out-of-five stars: It's super easy to review a business. Here are the steps: There is no limit to how many businesses you can review. The more reviews people provide, the more informed consumers will be. If you have questions about a directory listing or own the business and need to claim your listing, don't hesitate to contact editor Daniel Lai at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, October 26, 2012
Dexter Patch Facebook readers tell us their favorite local businesses.
In light of Small Business Saturday, Dexter 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. Laurie Meyer Grant: "Life is Good — Lisa Prebenda Zahra always has a smile to make your day and we love all the Life is Good merchandise!" Tina Hutchinson Jones: "Red Brick! The food is wonderful and the owners are wonderful. And my kids love it!" Lisa Wentzel LaRoe: "The Dexter Mill! All of my animal feeds/supplies, winter work wear, people snacks ... and of course the …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Local merchants are encouraging last-minute shoppers to buy Mother's Day gifts locally to support the Michigan economy.
Are you on the hunt for a last-minute Mother's Day gift? Mom's special day is this Sunday, and Dexter merchants have stocked their shelves in anticipation of a busy weekend. "We hope when customers start shopping for a Mother's Day gift, they will check out the local selection here in Dexter first," Barbara Brewster of Christine's said. Christine's has several items for sale for both young and older mothers. Gifts include Hobo leather handbags and purses, tagua nut jewelry from the South America rainforest (starting at $25), Emily Sloan laminated cotton cosmetic bags (starting at $39), cards, lotions, and jewelry. Lisa Zahra, owner of Life is Good, said the store's T-shirts, coffee mugs and hats are popular items for Mother's Day. For …