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Shop Local: How to Support Small Businesses in Your Community
Small businesses aren't just the backbone of the economy, they're a part of who we are as a community. Who doesn't have fond memories of their favorite restaurants or stores? These businesses stand to lose the most from the coronavirus shutdowns. Millions of jobs are expected to be lost in the retail industry. The National Restaurant Association forecasts $225 billion in losses with 5-7M people losing their jobs. The hardest hit will be small Mom-and-Pop stores.
Join us in supporting local businesses by getting delivery or picking items up curbside from your favorite establishments. Consider buying a gift card to give these businesses a much-needed cash infusion. Below, please see a list of stores offering these services. Keep in mind that this situation is fluid. Although we will be updating this list daily, it is still subject to change.
Ada's Kitchen and Coffee: This Riverside gem is a part of growing up in Greenwich. Who didn't get their candy as kids? The rest of the menu is just as mouth-watering.
Aux Delices: Delightful French and New American deli is now offering free delivery and an updated delivery menu. We recommend the quiche!
Beach House: Enjoy 20% off curbside orders with the code "beach." Free delivery within a 3 mile radius. The lobster rolls are excellent!
Bon Ton Fish Market: Curbside pickup is available from this establishment that has been serving Greenwich since 1902.
By the Way Bakery: Have you ever had gluten-free carrot cake? It sounds like a punishment, not a treat, right? Prepare to be surprised. I don't even like carrot cake, but I loved theirs. Call in advance to place an order: (203) 489-3610.
Char: Call (203) 900-1100 for pick-up or delivery. The honey brussel sprouts are a treat.
Duoro: Eclectic Mediterranean restaurant is offering free white-glove delivery and curbside pickup. Get a free $20 gift card with every $100 gift card purchase.
Fjord Fish Market: Curbside pickup and delivery are available.
Garden Catering: No restaurant is more quintessentially Greenwich than Garden Catering. Their famous cones, nuggets and fries are available for delivery.
Le Fat Poodle: The well-reviewed French restaurant's operations are suspended, but you can still buy gift cards. 100% of the proeeds will go to the employees during this tough time.
Lugano: 10% off curbside pick-up and delivery from the well-reviewed Italian restaurant and wine bar.
Tony's at the J House: The savory Italian restaurant is offering free delivery and curbside pick-up.
Diane's Books- This charming family bookstore, a part of Greenwich for over 29 years, is offering curbside pickup.
Citarella: The best gourmet market in Greenwich is still open. You can also order online for pick-up. Call to find out about personal shopping services.
Hoagland's: Since 1937, Hoagland's has provided tasteful home decor for Greenwich residents. Online shopping is still available.
McArdle's Florist and Garden Center- This Greenwich staple, one of the oldest family businesses in the community, is offering free delivery and curbside pick-up. Call (203) 661-5600 to set up a shopping appointment.
Richards: The iconic Greenwich Avenue department store is offering free shipping and returns now through April 30.
Smart Kids: For over 30 years, this store has provided some of the best educational toys for kids. Curbside pickup is available.
Threads and Treads: The athletic goods store is still taking orders and product inquiries via text, phone and email. Call (203) 661-0142 Monday through Saturday 10-4 or Sunday 12-4 to find out more. Free in-town delivery is available.
Val's Putnam Wine and Liquors: Their excellent wine, spirits and beer selection is available for free delivery and curbside pick-up.
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