If you are one of the lucky ones who is ultra organized and thinking about holiday shopping year round, your Christmas list is probably already well taken care of. However, if you are anything like most of us, you have just now begun to think about the shopping frenzy that is about to consume your life for the next few weeks.
Yes, there is always the mall, but think local and how your decision to shop in town is a gift, not only for your loved ones, but also for the community and the local businesses that, without our support, will not be able to continue to bring their distinctive offerings to our town.
Since last Christmas, several businesses have opened their doors and would make great places to pop in to purchase a present. Stop into these local establishments to see what gift you might be able to scratch off your list.
This women’s clothing boutique at the Eaglewood Shops has beautiful and affordable fashions for women of all ages. If you are shopping for a lady in your life, check out the styles available at Signatures.
Many men, women and children love the chance to be pampered. Consider a gift certificate to this new hair salon located at First and Main Marketplace. Washes, cuts, blowouts and up-dos are all available at Salon Maya.
One of the most precious gifts can be of special memories, and one way to preserve those memories is with a professionally framed photo. Now at the former location of Blockbuster on Route 114, Big Picture Framing offers fast quality service at low everyday prices.
Don’t forget your furry little friends. Ciao! Bow Wow is located at the Butcher Boy Marketplace and specializes in healthful treats for cats and dog. They also have great accessories, toys and trendy gifts.
If all that shopping made you hungry or if you are looking to purchase a gift certificate to North Andover’s newest dining option, Shadi’s Restaurant is calling your name. Specializing in Middle Eastern and American cuisine, Shadi’s comes to North Andover from Methuen and has been serving patrons of the Merrimack Valley for over 30 years. Shadi’s is located at 585 Chickering Road.
Enjoy the fun and frolic of the holiday season and please support our merchants by shopping local.