Saturday, November 24, 2012
Start your holiday shopping at locally owned stores during Small Business Saturday.
Small Business Saturday is on Nov. 24 this year, two days after Thanksgiving. It is a day for everyone to support the small businesses that their community thrives on. American Express founded the day in 2010 to help small businesses get exposure during the holiday season, when they might be otherwise overlooked. With retailers buzzing around the holidays, it is important to support local small businesses that rely on their neighbors in order to continue prospering and building the local economy in Salem. Last year, 100 million people nationwide participated in Small Business Saturday by shopping at locally owned stores to help boost the economy and their communities. Here are just a few of Salem businesses participating in Small Business …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Wondering when Opus is going to open on Washington Street in Salem? We've got an answer for you.
Every week we answer a question sent in by one of our readers as part of our You Ask...Patch Answers column. This week, we fielded a question on our Salem Patch Facebook page from a local resident who wondered when she could expect the Serenitee Restaurant Group's new restaurant, Opus, to open in the former home of the Green Land Cafe on Washington Street. They asked: Any idea when Opus is opening on Washington Street? Although the original plan was to open sometime this month, the latest timeline forecasts a March opening, a Serenitee Restaurant Group representative said Monday afternoon. At a meeting in August, the Salem Licensing Board unanimously approved the transfer of the Green Land Cafe's liquor license to applicant Nolo Opus. Do …
Friday, November 16, 2012
A look at restaurants around the North Shore who will be open on Thanksgiving
Want to have the weight lifted off your shoulders and have someone else serve your family on Thanksgiving? Here's a look at restaurants around the North Shore that will be open on Thanksgiving. If you know of another restaurant that will be open on Thanksgiving, let us know in the comments section. The Lobster Shanty Passage to India Uno's Bar & Grille Beverly Depot Century House: Champion's Pub: Legal Seafoods: Red's Kitchen & Tavern: I Pazzi TGI Friday's Brutole Danversport Yacht Club The Farm Tom Shea's 1640 Hart House Samuel’s Restaurant at the Andover Inn On the Bone at the Wyndham Hotel
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A new collectibles and spell candle shop, Lilith's Lair, will open soon on Wharf Street.
Lilith's Lair, which will pride itself as the "Home of the Authentic Salem Spell Candles" will be opening soon on Wharf Street. The shop will be opened by Salem newcomers Anthony Dibenedetto and his wife, Gina, and will offer Lenox, Waterford and Royal Albert fine collectibles at clearance prices. "We moved here recently and we decided we wanted to open a store in Salem and sell items that aren't already available here," Anthony Dibenedetto said Monday afternoon. "Between this week and next week, we're going to be setting up the store, but we'll open up the doors while we're painting just so people can stop by." Dibenedetto said Lilith's Lair will be the couple's first shot at owning and running a small business and said they are excited …