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
Tiffanie Prota at Salon Bella Vita Pittsford
At Salon Bella Vita, stylist Tiffanie Prota snips and colors tresses with on-trend artistry. She reaches for Redken and Pureology products as she creates flattering ‘dos and Pippi Longstocking braids. Highlights add sun-kissed streaks or face-framing hues to hair, while full doses of all-over color cover grays or change looks for the season.
“Parking in PIttsford can always be challenging, and my appointment ran over the 2 hour on-street limit, but luckily I didn't get a ticket. Other than that, the...”
“Parking in PIttsford can always be challenging, and my appointment ran over the 2 hour on-street limit, but luckily I didn't get a ticket. Other than that, the experience was wonderful, and I will definitely be returning.”
“Does the best cut anywhere!”
“Both Tiffani and Mellisa are fine stylists. ”
32 South Main Street
Pittsford, New York 14534