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
Party Geek Transport
Party Geek Transport keeps the roads safe and the ride rocking with festive charters between Washington, DC, and Maryland Live! Casino. Every Friday and Saturday, the bus departs the city in the early evening and arrives at the casino about 45 minutes later. In the interim, casino-goers might forget the fun that's ahead of them at the gambling destination thanks to the party atmosphere aboard their ride. The retrofitted school bus is equipped with complimentary wine, a karaoke machine, poles meant for dancing, WiFi, and plug-ins for mobile devices, meaning you can get warmed up for the tables with thrilling games of smartphone solitaire. Dancing, drinking, and general partying is encouraged—the driver handles the road so the folks in the bus can enjoy themselves. The bus departs the casino at 11:15 pm, leaving guests more than three hours to gamble and experience the casino.