Support Local Businesses during COVID-19

SUPPORT LOCAL FROM HOME

Small businesses are the backbone of our community and they need our support now more than ever. Support LOCAL and help keep our small business community afloat during these uncertain times. Many local restaurants and retailers are modifying their business models to make it safer to continue to serve you by offering curbside pick-up and delivery options. If you are in a position to do so, please consider supporting a local business today by purchasing merchandise or a gift card to be used at a later date.

In addition to shopping online, here are some other great ways to support local businesses from the comfort of your home:
  • Engage with them on social media! Like, comment, and share posts from your favorite local businesses to help them reach potential new clients.
  • Leave a review! Now is a great time to share some kind words about the local businesses you frequent and use often. Take a moment to give 5 stars to your go-to lunch spot, favorite boutique, neighborhood dry cleaner, the house painter from last summer, your marketing guru, etc. This is a great way to brighten someone’s day all while helping to spread the word about a

Below are links to local businesses that have online stores and/or are running specials. See our blog for a list of restaurants offering takeout and delivery options. We will be updating this page as quickly and often as possible, but advise that you check the website and social media platforms of the businesses below for the most up to date information.

  • Amazing Balloons – Brighten someone’s day with a balloon bouquet delivery!
  • Arepa Culture – Purchase gift cards to be used at the food truck or the soon to open restaurant!
  • Atkinson Creations – Shop handmade items online!
  • Azura Skin Care Center – Purchase skin care products and gift certificates online. Check out their specials page for extra savings!
  • Batchnet – Providing remote computer support and can help get businesses set up to access their business from home. SLR members receive a discounted rate!
  • BaySix – Proceeds from their “Together To-Go” campaign t-shirts will be donated to the Triangle Restaurant Workers Relief Fund to help support local restaurant workers who have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Beach Shack Bottles & Taps – Open 12 pm to 7 pm daily for TO GO beer and wine. Offering a 20% “Stock Up” discount on bottles of wine and beer in four(4) or six(6) packs. Call ahead ordering available for curbside pick up. Their full inventory is listed via Untappd and website. Online ordering platforms as well as Crowlers (for their 28 taps) will be available by the weekend.
  • Be Like Missy – Shop handmade leather goods online and receive FREE SHIPPING on orders of $49 or more.
  • Bear and Company – Offering a fun at-home activity for the kids! Check website and social for coupons and specials.
  • Beautiful Chaos Boutique – Shop online and save with code “SLR20”!
  • Bernina World of Sewing – FREE SHIPPING and store pickup available on orders.
  • Big Frog Custom T-Shorts & More – Online ordering with curbside pickup and FREE DELIVERY in Wake Co.
  • Binky & Bell – Support a small business AND help local animal rescues!
  • blinking toad workshop – Candles, soaps, and more!
  • Blue Diamond Gemstone Panning– Now Shipping Gemstones to do panning at home
  • Blue Water Spa: Receive a Free Spa Service or a $25 Spa Gift card for making a pledge to practice social distancing. Post your written pledge on their Facebook or Instagram account by April 21, 2020 EST to be eligible. Written pledge must contain “I PROMISE TO PRACTICE SAFE SOCIAL DISTANCING PROTOCOLS!”
  • Brandy’s Soy Candles – Order a care package containing a 4 oz jar candle, handmade card with a handwritten note, and a beer soap all for $25 with shipping included! Swap the candle for a wax melt for just $22!
  • Brothers Cleaners – FREE pick up and delivery service for your dry cleaning and laundry! Wash, dry, fold service for laundry available.
  • Brovelli Oils, Vinegars & Gifts – Online ordering with curbside pickup available
  • BytheGrace – FREE DELIVERY on the entire menu and 25% off all AngelCakes
  • CORE Fitness Studio – Stream LIVE fitness classes or get moving with one of the pre-recorded workouts
  • Crack Shack Chiropractic – $20 adjustments at all locations!
  • Craft Habit – Order craft supplies and kits online with FREE in-store and curbside pickup available. Gift cards are also available for purchase to be used for future classes or summer camps.
  • Crowemag Toys – Adding tons of new inventory to their online store!
  • Dazzle & Lace – Celebrate a birthday or milestone event with a Flamingo Flocking! You can also shop party and craft supplies in their online shop.
  • Designed for Joy – Purchase with purpose. Keeping DFJ’s work of hiring the most vulnerable women in Raleigh going!
  • Dog-Eared Books – SAME DAY DELIVERY in Wake Co!
  • Dress– Shop online! 20% off storewide, 10% off designer bags
  • Escentuelle by Carolyn Dunne – Visit the online store and check out the virtual classes/mini-workshops as well as blog posts with free info on using natural products to keep germs away, meditation, and what essential oils and crystals can help with anxiety.
  • Everything is Better Monogrammed – Shop and personalize items online!
  • Fat Dog Laser – Fun and unique gifts!
  • Furbaby Desserts – Gourmet dog treats available for purchase online. Use code ‘Furbaby15’ for 15% off your order!
  • Galatea Boutique – All clothing (expect brand new Johnny was) 25% off and sale items are an extra 25% off! View the latest inventory on their social media pages and inquire about delivery and special shipping rates for purchases. Don’t forget to snag some of the Galatea Glow Hand Sanitizer!
  • Gingham & Posh – Shop stylish gift baskets for every occasion!
  • Global Village Coffee – Keep on eye on their social feed for a special LIFETIME OF COFFEE mug!
  • Gypsy Jule– For now…enjoy Free Shipping on any purchase over $40. Want to pickup an order?  No problem!  Message GJ! For curbside delivery (depending on location)….also message GJ!
  • House of Swank – FREE SHIPPING and buy 3 get 1 FREE shirt special for the next few weeks! Do you have a big order coming up in a few months? Consider placing it now!
  • Humbly Made Brand – 100% of the net proceeds from their latest shirt release is being donated to local hospitality workers to help them through this hard time.
  • Humdinger Juice: Complimentary immunity booster + FREE delivery to Raleigh & just $10 up to 30 miles away!
  • Imurj – Shop local artists online!
  • Jack Rabbit Signs – Taking care of your print needs. Email orders and questions for speedy service.
  • Joint Venture Jewelry – Offering FREE SHIPPING! Contact via email or phone to shop items instore by video call!
  • Kathy Howard Portrait – Purchase a gift card and schedule your portrait session today!
  • Koket Boutique – FREE and fast shipping!
  • Kustom Koozies – Offering quick turnarounds on orders!
  • Lauren Sumner Pottery – Shop online and stay tuned for the upcoming anniversary SALE!
  • Lilly and Remains – FREE SHIPPING in their Etsy store!
  • Little Blue Macaron – FREE DELIVERY of a dozen tasty macarons within 10 miles of DTR. See social media pages for list of flavors available.
  • Little Details – Curbside pickup available and FREE SHIPPING on orders of $75+. Shop the store online and call to place your curbside pickup order.
  • Locals Seafood – Seafood market + kitchen + bar are open for take-out & delivery. Patio and curbside pickup offered @ Transfer Co. Food Hall.
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  • Man-Mur Shoes – Shoe repair shop and a retail shop specializing in comfortable yet stylish shoes.
  • Massage Intuit – Gift Certificates are available for purchase by calling 919-600-2741. Special corporate gift certificate programs and pricing are also available.
  • Meraki Salon – Purchase gift cards online or by phone. Retail products can be purchased over the phone with free shipping or curbside pickup. Mention your stylist and they will receive payment for gift cards and retail. Consider prepaying or re-book appointments if you have to cancel your upcoming one.
  • Midtown Olive Oil – In-Store or Curbside Pickup: Place your order online or call the store. You will be contacted when your order is ready for pick up in-store or they will bring your purchase to your car. FREE Local Delivery on Fridays/Saturdays (within a 5 mile radius of store) is also available. Please indicate you would like doorstep delivery in the notes section of your online order or when calling.
  • Morgan St. Food Hall and The Blood Connection- All donors will receive a $20 gift card- which can also be used to order carryout from any of the Morgan St. Food Hall vendors. The drives will be every day from March 19th – 29th from 12:00PM – 7:00PM. 
  • North Carolina Theatre – Subscriptions on sale now for the 2020-2021 season! If you purchased tickets to a local theatre event for a show that was canceled, consider donating the cost of your ticket to that organization instead of asking for a refund. Especially for nonprofits like the North Carolina Theatre, the impact of canceled events on overall operating and production costs can be detrimental, so they humbly ask for donations during this difficult time.
  • Opuntia Therapeutic Massage – Contact to purchase gift certificates!
  • Peachy Keen – FREE SHIPPING and curbside pickup! 20% off with code: SHOPSMALL
  • Pedaler Beer and Wine – Online ordering with curbside pickup
  • Pet Wants East – FREE DELIVERY and 10% off your first order with code “welcome”
  • Photofy: a 6-month free subscription small business to use. This tool helps businesses brand content instantly to share across their channels and includes thousands of reloaded industry-specific content overlays for images, videos, and GIFS.
  • Premiere Wellness – Offering virtual wellness classes and sessions! Try the Stress Hormones Immunity Masterclass series to learn how to boost your immunity or register for a FREE 15-minute phone session for a more customized solution.
  • Read With Me – Order online for curbside pickup or delivery!
  • Record Krate – Shop online or tune in to social media for a live tour of the store!
  • Retro Modern Furnishings – Visit their online store to shop furniture and housewares!
  • Revolver – Shop items online or purchase a gift card for later use
  • Royal Cheesecakes & Varieties – Yummy treats shipped straight to your door!
  • Savory Spice ShopCall to place your order for curbside pickup or FREE local delivery on orders of $25 or more.
  • Seaboard Wine Shop– wine all discounted 25% by the case mix & match. You may place orders by email (the preferred method for orders and inquiries), or call 919-831-0850 or 919-856-9463.
  • Simple Bliss – Shop their retail products available for pickup or delivery as well as purchase gift cards online!
  • Sire Screen Printing – 7 hoodies, 7 crewnecks, and 7 tees for $295!
  • Smiling Elephant Jewelry – FREE SHIPPING! Check social media pages for daily offerings and specials.
  • Smoothe LLC – 20% off gift certificates before March 31st
  • Taylor’s Wine Shop – A selection of adult and non-alcoholic beverages available. Order online or call the store to place your order for store or curbside pickup.
  • The Art of Style – Shop the latest in trends online!
  • The Bittery at Crude Bitters & Soda – 15% off gift cards of $20 or more! Shop online for bitters, cocktail mixes, and bar tools. Tune in on IGTV for cocktail classes!
  • The Chocolate Boutique – Call to purchase gift cards or reserve a chocolate party and receive a FREE bottle of wine at the time of the party. Emergency chocolate & wine kits for takeout!
  • The Green Monkey– Tues – Sat. 11am – 8pm; Sun. 1-6 pm
  • The Local Squirrel – Checkout their social feeds to shop the store online! DM or call for purchase and to schedule curbside pickup.
  • The Raleigh Wine Shop – Curbside pickup and local delivery available!
  • The Soaperie – 20% off entire purchase through the end of March and as always FREE SHIPPING over $49.
  • Tin Roof Teas– If you are local and have a time-sensitive (24 hours or less) need for tea but do not want to come into the store, call for curbside service. You can place your order, pay over the phone, drive up, give them a call. For local or distance customers with a non-time sensitive need (48 hours or more), shipping orders every day. 15% OFF ALL TEAS WHEN YOU SHOP ONLINE [promo code: distance15]. Offer expires April 19, 2020
  • Tortuga Marketing – Offering video services for businesses looking to add a virtual shopping or demo component to their online presence.
  • Treasure Quest Mining – Currently offering to-go bags and buckets of mining rough so you can host an at-home mining expedition of your own! Orders can be submitted via email for curbside delivery service to your car. You can also purchase gift certificates for future use and shop fossils, gems, and minerals in the online store!
  • Unleashed, the Dog & Cat Store – Toys and treats for your four-legged friends!
  • Vermillion – Shop women’s fashion online!
  • Watkins Flowers of Distinction – Brighten someone’s day (or your own!) with a flower delivery.
  • Whole Brain Escapes – Gift certificates available online!

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