Saturday, February 2, 2013
Originally as part of Patch's countdown to Small Business Saturday, check out—and follow—some of the village shops and restaurants that frequently update their statuses with news and sales alerts. Plus, add your own suggestions.
Original post: Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 It's Thanksgiving week, and Orland Park Patch wants you prepared for the holiday, as well as the shopping season that follows it (or in some cases, during it). Here are guides we've posted on the site this week to help people navigate this busy week in Orland Park a little more easily: Bookmark our Small Business Saturday topic to see further updates throughout the rest of the week. For today, our loyal Facebook fans think you should know about of Orland Park's small and independently owned businesses—listed in alphabetical order and with links to their Patch directory listings—that do a great job of keeping their customers informed about what's going on at their shops and restaurants with their own …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Learn about your neighborhood's small businesses through our guides, with our business profiles, our listings directory and on Facebook, before heading out for Small Business Saturday.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Orland Park Patch has been highlighting local businesses since our start. Leading up to Small Business Saturday, take a look at some of our area entrepreneurs and what they have to offer.
A person asked me the other day what is behind all the talk about Small Business Saturday? I would say it’s about celebrating the unique and singular establishments in town that help make living here desirable. Over time, we are likely to shop nearby, and if we can find places we’re happy with, it saves resources and builds up the area. For that reason, Orland Park Patch has been featuring local businesses in a few different ways. The easiest way to find out about our latest business news, hover your mouse over the ‘News’ tab on our homepage and click ‘business.’ Or you can click on this handy link we have for you. Check on our site every Monday for our Comings and Goings column, written by Bob Bong, that recaps openings, closings and …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
We've got you covered with a list of local restaurants and grocery stores that can get you out of the kitchen and back to your family this holiday.
A luscious turkey, all of the trimmings and dessert are what most of us look forward to for dinner on Thanksgiving. For those who are responsible for the preparation, this task can be daunting. Hours spent in the kitchen to make it all possible may be a role that not all are thankful for. Would you rather have dinner made for you this Thanksgiving? Here is a handy list of restaurants and grocery stores that are willing to do the cooking for you. Buca Di Beppo 15350 94th Avenue (708) 349-6262 Buca Di Beppo is open from 11am-8pm on Thanksgiving Day and still had open reservations as of Saturday morning, mainly after 4pm. Small Dinner (serves 3) $45 Large Dinner (serves 6) $90 Thanksgiving-to-go party pans available as well. Carry …
Saturday, November 3, 2012
It used to be Black Friday was for the earliest of early shoppers. Not anymore. Look around. The stores are ready now.
Look around the Chicago area and you'll see all the signs: The early birds no longer wait until Black Friday to do their Christmas shopping. This year, Black Friday is on Nov. 23, but big retailers and mail-order companies are starting well in advance. Amazon, for example, is beginning its Black Friday on Nov. 14. Crazy or crazy smart? Just how early is too early to shop for Christmas 2012 gifts? Take our poll.