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
Ricky Skaggs, Cypress Hill, Sasha Allen, Kirk Franklin, and Forrest Tucker are just a few of the famed folks to lay down some soulful tracks at Rome Recording. Since 1967, the studio has given local and national songwriters outlets to bigger audiences with professional recording, mixing, and mastering. They continue the tradition today with a litany of high quality equipment such as $5,000 microphones and pre amps. Musicians can even make use of their complete collection of instruments, including eight-piece maple drum kit, Korg Triton 88 keyboard, guitars, and basses. Committed to their artists, they don't stop there, ensuring comfort in a studio stocked with amenities, including a spacious lounge.