A Tribute to Small Business

Posted by in Apparel, Clothing, Community, Food & Drink, Gourmet Groceries, Hardware Stores, Hardware Stores, History, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, Shopping, shopping

In an era when chain stores are becoming the norm, supporting Upper West Side small business has become more important than ever before. Many independent local stores on the Upper West Side are run by families who have been around for generations. They’re part of the community and what makes this neighborhood so family-friendly. Read below to find out what are some of the oldest small businesses that are still thriving today.

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A Big Win for Small Business

Posted by on Jan 23, 2016 in Children, Community, Events, Family, Giving Back, Hardware Stores, Hardware Stores, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other

If you live on the Upper West Side, chances are you’ve already been to Beacon Paint & Hardware. Although people know Beacon Paint for their wide selection of plumbing and electrical supplies, lighting, air conditioning, fans, heaters, tools and paint color-matching services, people love them for their A+ customer service. Beacon Paint treats their customers as neighbors, not numbers, and that’s why this family-run small business has been winning ever since it opened its doors.

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