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Blog Post: (Re)Discover Cleveland
Started on Dec 07, 2011 by Nancy Reeves
This is a conversation about a blog post from Emily Cole: (Re)Discover Cleveland
It’s the holidays, and we are bombarded with seemingly endless advertisements from nationwide chains encouraging us to spend and shop. Do I enjoy an occasional funny ad from retailers like Target, and will I go to Target to purchase something during the holidays-of course. BUT-I’m a big proponent of supporting local artisans and retailers, and there are so many opportunities to do just that in Cleveland. There are incredible local writers, artists, poets, craftspeople, actors/theaters, shops, and galleries-just to name a few. Here are a few ways to shop local: COSE’s I Buy NEO, Buy Lakewood! Loyalty Program, Cleveland Independents gift cards, pop up shops like Evie Lou. Here are a few more ways to support the arts locally this holiday season: Heights Arts, Bazaar Bizarre, 78th Street Studios, Zygote Press,
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