Tuesday, November 27, 2012
President Obama is scheduled to visit Hatfield manufacturer on Friday as part of his tour to raise awareness about the 'looming fiscal cliff.'
According to multiple news sources, President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Hatfield on Friday as part of a tour to make a public case for his administration's plan for addressing the impending "fiscal cliff." So what is the fiscal cliff? It's the changes expected to go into effect when the 2011 Budget Control Act expires at the end of the year. Among the changes are: At the same time, spending cuts agreed on in last year's debt ceiling agreement will go into effect, meaning steep cuts to things like the defense budget and Medicare. According to the Associated Press, both sides warn that going over the cliff could harm the fragile economic recovery, but the White House and congressional Republicans still differ on whether the answer …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
"Our customers get great deals and perks for shopping on SBS, and small businesses get noticed a bit more. It's a win-win," said OBVI Boutique owner Antoinette Poluch.
Small Business Saturday is today, Nov. 24. This Saturday is designated as a day to patronize small businesses in your communities: Shop for holiday gifts, buy services, have lunch. Event host American Express just wants you to get out and "shop small." Lots of businesses in our area are participating in Small Business Saturday, and many of them are offering additional incentives to shop locally, in the form of special sales and discounts. Daniela De Souza, owner of Conshohocken's 'feine coffee shop, plans to participate in her first Small Business Saturday, after the Fayette Street location opened earlier this year. "I recently found out about this promotion through Amex," De Souza said. "Any opportunity to get more traffic is welcomed, …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Who are you frequenting for Small Business Saturday on November 24?
The following list of small business Facebook pages in the Montgomeryville-Lansdale area is in no particular order. Connect with entrepreneurs locally in the area at the Facebook group Montco Entrepreneurs. Know a really great North Penn-related Facebook page missing from the list? Tell us in the comments section!
Thursday, November 8, 2012
AmEx's third annual Small Business Saturday is coming later this month.
Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday. It's a day to patronize and support the locally owned small businesses in your community. Hosted by American Express and sponsored by FedEx, Clear Channel and many other corporate supporters, public officials and advocacy groups, the third annual Small Business Saturday will be held Nov. 24, to help small businesses generate exposure and, well, business during the biggest shopping season of the year. Supporting these businesses invigorates the economy and the community. Last year, more than 100 million people pledged to "Shop Small," by visiting brick-and-mortar shops in their neighborhoods, and American Express estimates this year's turnout will be even greater. …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Surah, a new Japanese BYO with Korean flair, has opened in Spring House in the Giant Shopping Center.
Surah Japanese Restaurant, which opened in June, is Spring House’s newest Japanese BYO, and is offering it’s customers Japanese cuisine with Korean flair. Sous Chef and Manager at Surah, Eun-Jin Ahn, said the restaurant’s Executive Chef Tae Yeon Kim comes from a Korean soul food mentality, so the menu is a true marriage of the two cuisines. The restaurant offers a full sushi bar and Ahn, said they only use the highest quality, fresh fish and they can special order a fish or an ingredient for a customer when asked. “Customers are always first,” said Ahn. She also told Patch that all items on the menu can be special ordered with or without seafood, chicken, beef, etc. The restaurant features three private dining rooms, as well as the sushi …