Support Local Saturday

Found 9 blog entries about Support Local Saturday.

For Physiology Fitness owner, David Ridings, there is certainly "A smarter way to train".  He and his team of trainers believe "the body is a complex machine capable of amazing things - if you know how to unlock its potential." Physiology Fitness is conveniently located in the Mt Vernon Square / Shaw neighborhood of Northwest DC and offers both personal training services and group classes. Current group classes include both Kettle and TRX Conditioning. They offer flexible payment options and convenient online class registration at  If you are ready to take your work out to the next level or want to start at the beginning, David and his team of professionals will guide you step-by-step. 




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Looking for the perfect Valentine treat?  Stop on over to The Capital Candy Jar on Capitol Hill .  Owned and operated by David Burton, The Capital Candy Jar  features small-bath hand made candy produced right here in Washington.  No stranger to the candy business, David got his start as a kid selling homemade lollipops to his classmates. Years later in 2014 after a career in retail marketing, David followed his passion and opened The Capital Candy Jar at Union Kitchen in Washington.  The shop offers a wide range of sweet treats from chocolate truffles and chocolate covered pretzels to DC-themed giant peanut butter cups. Orders can be placed online at  or at the shop at 201 15th St NE Washington, DC. 




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Small Business Saturday Featured Business: January 13, 2017 | The District Fishwife 

The District Fishwife at Union Market is Washington, D.C.’s premier destination for superlative and diverse fresh seafood, including many hard-to-find specialty seafood items, and a variety of quick-serve seafood dishes. The focus is on seasonally-available regional and sustainable seafood, including standards such as sushi-grade tuna, genuine dry sea scallops, farmed and wild salmon, halibut, cod, rockfish, shrimp, clams, and mussels.

Owned by Australia-native, Fiona Lewis, The District Fishwife's mission is to provide the freshest seafood possible and to help customers make sustainable choices. 

Lesser-known varieties such as mackerel, barramundi,

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Located in the Heart of Columbia Heights at 3301 11th St NW is an "Extraordinary Corner Market" named Odd Provisions. This cozy corner market offers the residents of Columbia Heights and Park View products and goods from local farmers and artisans including produce, dairy, cheese, and meats. Their grab-and-go is the perfect spot for a quick lunch or dinner featuring gourmet style sandwiches, salads, sides and spreads.  In addition to fresh take-out meals, Odd Provisions also carries a wide range of products that make perfect gifts. From a bottle of wine or six pack of beer to locally made pickles to unique household items, there is literally something for everyone.  The market is open 11AM-9PM Mon-Fri and 10AM-9PM Sat and Sun

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Looking for a new years goal for 2018? How about Yoga?  

Abby Dobbs and her team at Kali Yoga have a simple mission for her company: To offer high quality Yoga instruction to Yoga practitioners of all levels. Their classes focus on breath, alignment, and strengthening and challenging postures and transitions. With multiple class options, the core concepts are based on the foundations of lyengar, Ashtanga, and Vinyasa and are designed to challenge and yogi. 

According to the owner, Abby Dobbs, "Our goal is to make each student, instructor, and staff member feel supported and guided through the evolution and growth of his or her yoga practice. Kali Yoga Studio is working to build a strong community that supports the environment, other local

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With Christmas a week away, chances are you still have a few "hard-to-shop-for" friends and family members and we have the solution for you! 

Urban Dwell, located at 1837 Columbia Rd, NW, in Adams Morgan is a unique independent gift shop with literally something for everyone. The modern boutique, owned by Tom McMahon, features home decor, women's and men's accessories, kitchen and bath products, and incredibly cute baby gifts. With a wide range of DC-centric items, it is a perfect place for house-warming gifts, birthday presents, and yes, stocking stuffers. 

Tom McMahon has a unique story as well. A 22-year veteran of the United States Air Force, Tom retired and decided to open a boutique gift shop similar to other shops owned by a family

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The Coffee Bar, TCB as referred to by its regulars, is one of the friendliest independent coffee shops in The District. Owner, Cait Lowry, is a self-proclaimed "Coffee Geek", and has held true to her original mission since opening in 2012: Serve the best coffee and have a good time doing it.  The original Coffee Bar is located at 1201 S Street NW in the Shaw neighborhood and is nestled on the first floor of a historic building 19th century building. In keeping with the building aesthetic, the cozy atmosphere is created with reclaimed and recycled materials.  The S Street location has become a neighborhood staple and a go-to meeting place for friends wanting a relaxing and comfortable environment to catch-up and enjoy a wonderful cup of coffee, espresso,

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Our second week of Support Local Saturday features, District Dogs, a full-serivce dog walking and boarding service based in The District.  Located at 3210 Georgia Ave NW in Petworth, District Dogs serves canine owners in Parkview, Columbia Heights, U Street, Logan Circle, Shaw, Bloomingdale, Ledroit Park, Adams Morgan, and Petworth. 

Dogs are typically walked in groups of two or three and their convenient scheduling system allows owners to schedule walks on the go and receive notifications when walks are complete. Their easy online and mobile scheduling allows clients to easily manage their schedules and the needs of the canine friends. 

In addition to their personalized dog walking services, District Dogs offers daycare and overnight boarding

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WEEK 1: November 25, 2017 

Perhaps no better small business to kick-off our Support Local Saturday Campaign than the brick and mortar store, Shop Made in DC.  Located at 1330 19 St NW in Dupont Circle, the one-of-a-kind store features products designed and made in The District including: snacks, clothing, jewelry, accessories, furniture, and other great gift ideas.

Led by Entrepreneur,  Stacey Price, the new retail store and cafe is a product of the Made in DC program and is a partnership with the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development , the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District , Boston Properties, People Make Place, and the Neighborhood Restaurant Group.

According to DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, “Those of us who live and

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