Thursday, May 2, 2013
Cyndi Huff-Walters took over the Spotted Dog Barkery in Emmaus in February and strives to be like Oprah Winfrey in running her dog treat business.
Special to Emmaus Patch By Chrissy Cilento, Emmaus High School Senior Business: Spotted Dog Barkery 338 Main St. Emmaus 610-965-2412 firstname.lastname@example.org Like "Spotted Dog Barkery" on Facebook Owner: Cyndi Huff-Walters Hours: Tues-Fri 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. What you sell? We sell fresh-made dog treats. We also do birthday cakes for dogs, and then some other assorted canine accessories including toys, scarves, dental care, leashes, collars, dog dishes, etc. Our biscuits come in a variety of flavors -- now we’re up to 15 flavors. Is there a business you'd like to see highlighted in Biz Bites? Tell us in the comments. How long have you been in business? I took over this business Feb. 1 of this year. What …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Thomas Christian, owner of Now and Then Books, says an appealing street-level location also inspired him to relocate his book store to the borough.
Thursday, April 4
Special to Emmaus Patch By Chrissy Cilento, Emmaus High School Senior Business: Now and Then Books 56 S. 4th St. 610-966-3114 nowandthenbooks.com Owner: Thomas Christian Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. What you sell? New and used books. Is there a business you'd like to see highlighted in Biz Bites? Tell us in the comments. Why did you choose to locate your business in Emmaus? We chose to move our store to Emmaus because we always wanted to be part of a small town community. We also wanted our new location to be warm and inviting and on street level. Emmaus gave us this opportunity in the form of a charming 1870 home. How long have you been in business? 12 years What inspired …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Owner Donna Wood has worked in the interior design business for 30 years and says her vast experience is one thing that makes Stonewood Interiors different from its competition.
Thursday, March 14
Special to Emmaus Patch By Chrissy Cilento, Emmaus High School Senior Stonewood Interiors 173 Main St. 610-966-5005 www.stonewoodinteriorsinc.com Owner: Donna Wood Hours: Mon. to Sat. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. What service do you provide? We are a full spectrum design studio. We do window treatments, blinds, lighting schemes, renovations, we carry gifts and seasonal items within all price ranges and also do free gift wrapping. Everything in the store is an item for sale. We have two interior designers here and work in custom home interiors in houses all over. Is there a business you'd like to see highlighted in Biz Bites? Tell us in the comments. Why did you choose to locate your business in Emmaus? It’s the closest to the high school—When we…
Monday, March 11, 2013
A grand reopening is planned for Saturday as The Finish Line Running Store reopens with a new name at a new location at 322 Main St. in Emmaus.
The Finish Line Running Store announced to customers in early February that it would be moving to a new location in Emmaus, via the store's Facebook page. The popular retailer of fitness clothing and footwear is relocating to 322 Main St., a building commonly known to Emmaus residents at "The Clock Building." And the retailer is getting a new name -- the Emmaus Run Inn. A grand re-opening is scheduled for Saturday, according to handwritten signs in the window of The Finish Line's former home at 10 S. Fourth St. and a press release from the Main Street Partners. The grand opening will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., with a ribbon cutting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. "You'll see the same friendly faces and get the same great service" at the new …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Women's clothing and accessories store, Wearever Wardrobe, opened for business on the Emmaus Triangle one year ago.
Thursday, March 7
Special to Emmaus Patch By Chrissy Cilento, Emmaus High School Senior Wearever Wardrobe 4972 Chestnut St. 344 Main St. weareverwardrobe.com Owner: Katie Rothermel Hours: Winter: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. What you sell? Women’s clothing and accessories. Is there a business you'd like to see highlighted in Biz Bites? Tell us in the comments. Why did you choose to locate your business in Emmaus? Emmaus is just a wonderful little town -- it’s sort of on an upswing. As a working mother the hours are fantastic, it’s not like being in a mall. It’s just a nice little town, and I couldn’t ask for better. How long have you been in business? It’ll be a year on March 15. …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Cottage owner Emma Ville announces on Facebook over the weekend that the business will shut down on March 23.
Cottage owner Emma Ville made a “bittersweet” announcement about the future of the popular Emmaus gift shop on Facebook on Saturday. When Cottage's lease is up later this month, the business, located at 379 Main St., will be shutting down for good. Here’s what Ville posted on Facebook this weekend: “Hi Cottage friends. It's a bittersweet day here at Cottage. We have decided that it's time to move on to new pastures as our lease comes to an end. It's been a wonderful few years, making friends, watching the world go by from the porch on summer days and spending time with all the other lovely businesses in Emmaus. Thank you so much to everyone that visited. Our last day will be March 23rd.” At the time of this writing, Ville’s Facebook post …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Fillman & Sons Floors and More can help customers to complete their 'Honey Do' lists.
Thursday, February 21
Special to Emmaus Patch By Chrissy Cilento, Emmaus High School Senior Fillman & Sons Floors and More 4030 Chestnut Street 610-928-1515 www.facebook.com/FillmanFloors www.fillmanandsons.com (coming soon) Owners: Barry & Jonathan Fillman Hours: Monday-Wednesday, Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Is there a business you'd like to see highlighted in Biz Bites? Tell us in the comments What you sell? We offer a complete line of flooring products including carpet, ceramic, hardwood, laminate, vinyl, and more. We provide the most competent and comprehensive installation experience available in the Lehigh Valley. We also do free estimates, hardwood refinishing services, countertop and window treatment…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The Farmhouse Restaurant in Emmaus is not shutting its doors for good, contrary to weekend newspaper report.
A member of the family that owns The Farmhouse Restaurant in Emmaus says that the restaurant is not closed for good, contrary to a report that appeared in The Morning Call on Sunday. Michelle Quier, who was running The Farmhouse before it closed for renovations in January, says that in spite of what customers may have been hearing, the restaurant is not out of business. Her family still owns it and plans to reopen the restaurant in the fall, Quier told Patch. Some of the changes customers can expect when the restaurant reopens, Quier says, include the fact that she will no longer be running The Farmhouse; another member of her family will be in charge. Also, the head chef at The Farmhouse, Javan Small, is now working at Third and Ferry …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Impulse Boutique, one of the newest shops to join the stores on the Emmaus Triangle, focuses on carrying unusual yet affordable accessories.
Thursday, February 14
Special to Emmaus Patch By Chrissy Cilento, Emmaus High School Senior Impulse Boutique 346 Main St. (610) 967-5752 Owners: Ashish and Nisha Rai Hours: Closed Sun-Mon; Tues-Sat 10-5; Thurs 10-7 What you sell? We have semi-precious stones, sterling silver, fashion jewelry, watches and accessories for men and women. Is there a business you'd like to see highlighted in Biz Bites? Tell us in the comments. Why did you choose to locate your business in Emmaus? Well, I grew up here. I always thought there was something magical about the Triangle. I remember coming down here as a kid and seeing all these great shops and thinking there was something neat about that small-town atmosphere. My mom and I decided we wanted to do something in the area …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
All Bright Ideas in Emmaus helps customers to simplify and organize their space and time and to understand the impact of clutter on their lives.
Thursday, February 7
Special to Emmaus Patch By Chrissy Cilento, Emmaus High School Senior All Bright Ideas 328 Main St. 610-782-0636 allbrightideas.com (for products and closets) dianealbright.com (for professional organizing services) Owner: Diane Albright Hours: Mon. and Tues. by chance or appointment; Wed. through Sat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; evenings by chance or appointment; call to schedule organizing services What service do you provide?/What do you sell? We help people simplify and organize their space and time. We do anything from helping them get organized with papers, their houses and clutter to setting up and unpacking a new home. We sell many products to help you get organized from closets to refrigerator organizers to garage organizers. We also offer…