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. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
Strengthening the community begins by supporting and visiting local businesses like this one. To learn more about this business, check out their website or simply stop by, say hello, and discover—or rediscover—all that this business has to offer.
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
Hair By Katie with Dot to Dot Doos
At Dot to Dot Doos, master stylist Katie Kirby can chisel out voluminous layers or create a radical ombre with your choice of organic color in an adult studio. But this place isn't just for adults. Stylists sit kids down in miniature Ferraris and jeep seats while they work on their 'dos. The salon also offers complimentary braiding and color gel for kids and free Xbox play for adrenaline-seeking parents.