As a local family business, we believe in the power of our small neighborhood businesses who all need our support more than ever. We brought local businesses weekly to social networks and our newsletter, and this week is all about women / mothers owned businesses. Below are some near our clubs we love!
Curio Spice: Claire Cheney's Porter Square store is currently closed, but the online store is still operational, with 50% off shipping and free shipping on purchases over $ 1
OLIVES & GRACE: a staple in the South End for unique gifts from local manufacturers and emerging brands. Owner Sofi Madison had to put her shop completely online amid the pandemic. She is in the shop for many hours every day and sends all her online orders with love. Buy their curated list of Mother's Day Gifts Gift Boxes Gift Cards and more!
Juicy Greens: founded by Ammy Lowney, This juice bar and café in Jamaica Plain is all about community and family. They should open a second location in the West End this spring that has been put on hold due to the pandemic. However, in Jamaica Plain they are still open for online orders and local deliveries, and they also offer special product bags and groceries and wellness baskets, all great for Mother's Day, along with a few tasty treats!
The Urban Grape: founded by Hadley Douglas and her husband TJ, the team at this South End wine shop has been working feverishly to get their entire inventory online for pickup and delivery, so go ahead and send mom some wine! Virtual tastings and happy hours are also offered via Zoom (see here ) as well as a unique selection of wines from winegrowers and bottles.
L & # 39; Optique Boutique: ] This Somerville shop founded by Carol Tijan offers unique and bespoke prescription glasses and styling that are tailored to your lifestyle and the needs of opticians. For Mother's Day Carol offers a large selection of designer sunglasses with a 30% discount as well as gift cards and accessories. Healthworks members also save 10% on full-price items with the code & # 39; HW10 & # 39 ;.
Drive-By Pies: This Brookline bakery and café, founded by Fran Kolenik, opened during the pandemic and offer online orders for a limited selection of favorites to be picked up or delivered on Wednesday, Friday, or Saturday can. So you still have time to place your orders for mom! Also on Mother's Day there are mini-take-and-make apple pie kits and the signature & # 39; Ugly Cakes & # 39 ;.
Celeste: This Peruvian hotspot on Union Square in Somerville was founded by Maria Rondeau and Juanma Calderon and is open for take-out daily and delivery from 4 to 9 p.m., while heroes also serve at the front. Treat your mother to a gift card or a delicious dinner!
Sofra Sarma and Oleana : These incredible restaurants in Cambridge / Somerville are run, founded and run by women … mothers, managers, chefs, entrepreneurs, wine directors and more. Oleana is temporarily closed due to the pandemic, but Sofra and Sarma are open to take away and deliver and offer special menu offerings that are perfect for Mother's Day. Cheers to the women behind these amazing places and their recent nomination for James Beard – Ana Sortum, Maura Kilpatrick, Didem Hosgel, Cassie Piuma, Liz Barwick, Arielle singer, Paige Lombardi, Sophie Gees, Sara Fetbroth and Theresa Paopao!