Friday, November 30, 2012
Numerous local businesses are still holding special sales for the holiday season.
Friday, November 30, 2012
(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following was submitted by Eric Groves.) Whether you are looking for a great book to read over the Holidays or a night out on the town, Acton’s local businesses want you to remember that what you need is all right here in Acton! When you buy online your money goes elsewhere and stays elsewhere. When you go to the mall and shop national chains only 45% of what you spend stays in that community. But, when you shop at a local Acton business over 60% of what you spend stays in our community building and supporting the things that matter to us. In an effort to demonstrate how local businesses support the local community, a number of businesses are organizing their own events in support of local charities for the first …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Patch Places has information on local restaurants, shops and more—owners can manage listings themselves.
When Patch launched in Acton in December 2010, editors and contributors collected information on local businesses for our directory. The result: Patch Places. Patch Places is the spot to find descriptions, hours, accepted payment methods and more, for spots around town. You can even see what your neighbors think of a business before you try it or write your own review. But local businesses get extra bonuses when they claim their free listing. Owners or managers can sign in and search for their business. Underneath the photos, there is a box with the question: Do you own or manage this location? Claim it! Just click Claim it! and a form will pop up asking for contact information and authorization to claim it. Within a few days, someone from…
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Forget diamonds — candy and chocolate are a girl's best friend.
Whether you're looking for a gift this Valentine's day for your hubby or wife, your girlfriend or boyfriend, or your mom or dad, all of them are likely going to enjoy sinking their teeth into candy and chocolate. Two great local options to shop for delicious treats are Mia Bella Candy Box and The Happy Chocolatier, two unique small businesses in Acton that opened around the same time, offering two completely different experiences. Take a video tour through Mia Bella Candy Box. Take a video tour through The Happy Chocolatier.
Monday, December 26, 2011
Editor's Pick: Here’s the top seven Acton Patch business stories (in no particular order) from 2011. Share your favorite 2011 Acton Patch business stories in the comments section below.
1). How to Refund your ScupperJack's Gift Card - Well, Almost 2). VIDEO: West Acton Businesses Give Thanks 3). New Wave West Acton: Business Blooms in Village 4). VIDEO: Acton Tech Company Builds HBO GO Mobile App 5). VIDEO: Mia Bella Candy Box Grand Opening 6). VIDEO: Meet Acton's Happy Chocolatier, New Business in Nagog Park 7). VIDEO: Something Smells Fishy in West Acton