The gift boutique is open now as a holiday pop-up through Dec. 24.
In the three years since launching Alley Cat Deliveries, Smith has earned a sparkling local reputation as a go-to delivery guy.
This season especially, in the wake of a pandemic that throttled small businesses, we recommend getting off the couch, putting your phone down, and shopping local.
Jacqueline Estrada’s business bloomed when people stuck at home turned to succulents and indoor plants for a connection to nature. Now she’s opening a store at SteelCraft.
Solis said she creates with metal because she knows metal will outlast her, but she also has hope that one day she won’t need to make jewelry that makes a statement because being queer or undocumented will be more widely accepted and using different pronouns will be more normalized.
Bundts on Melrose has always been a labor of love for Jeff Beasley. Short on staff and rich in orders, he’s now had to step into the kitchen again himself.
In Long Beach, at least 4 different indoor plant shops have opened up within the last year.
The new plant shop in Bluff Park opened for business May 30.
“I think for a lot of people, we found solace in taking care of plants.”
A handful of gift ideas and/or places to find great gifts showcasing local creativity, and items you can’t find anywhere else.