Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Elite Car and Taxi Service
Elite Car and Taxi Service's luxury SUV ferries up to six passengers at a time about town for everything from curbside drop-offs at Newark Airport to tours through the Warwick Valley wine country. At the helm of this sleek chariot is a punctual and friendly chauffeur, who personally sees to it that each of his charges arrive at their destination safely and securely. As passengers relax and let their driver deal with traffic, they can enjoy the station of their choice via the vehicle's Sirius Radio hookup.