At 92.5 the River, we’re locally-owned and locally-operated, and we’re always committed to encouraging our listeners to support our fellow local businesses. This holiday season, please join us as we celebrate the season by shopping locally-owned and independent merchants.
Let’s Shop Local and make it a Homegrown Holiday!
Here are some great local businesses that we’d like you to consider. And don’t forget to tell them you heard ’em on the River!
Benson Ski & Sport
Benson Ski and Sport is a local independent Sporting Goods Store located in Derry NH. We sell downhill and cross-country skis, snowboards, snow shoes and outerwear, as well as bikes and Hobie kayaks in the summer months. Our staff provides services such as waxing and tuning and we lease skis for children and adults. Our expert boot fitters take pride in providing excellent “hands on” customer service.
This holiday season, visit the region’s number one source for seasonal flowers, plants and outdoor decor at Currans Flowers. Located in Danvers and open seven days, Currans receives farm direct flowers daily and offers delivery of their handmade gifts. River listeners can enjoy exclusive savings at CurransFlowers.com/the-River.
North Andover, MA
Dani Kaye is a curated lifestyle store featuring women’s contemporary fashion, athletic wear, and fine gifts. We provide a comprehensive luxury styling experience that takes our clients from work to play. At Dani Kaye, we have over 10 years of experience in NYC luxury fashion to make shopping and styling effortless for busy women on the go.
Dianne’s Fine Desserts
No time to bake that famous cake? Visit Dianne’s Fine Desserts (formerly Alden Merrill) in Newburyport! Everything’s easy to serve and has that delicious homemade taste. Relax this holiday season and let them handle dessert — from pecan pie and Plum Island cheesecake to classic carrot and chocolate cakes. Dianne’s Fine Desserts on Graf Rd. in Newburyport!
Many people in New England are asking… ‘What is FatFace?’ FatFace is very big in the UK, and has nothing to do with your face… EXCEPT the smile you’ll have when you look so good. FatFace is high quality clothing and iconic styles for men, women and children… perfect for the holidays… FatFace at Market Street Lynnfield and on State Street in Newburyport. FatFace – ‘the Best British Brand you’ve never heard of‘.
Greater Boston Stage Company
Stoneham Theatre is now Greater Boston Stage Company! Want a standing ovation from everyone on your list? Give the gift of theatre! 3-Show Sampler Memberships are available for only $99. Gift Certificates are also available in any amount.
• Now playing through Dec 23rd: “She Loves Me”. Love letters, mistaken identity, and a dash of Christmas in this sweeping romantic musical.
• Now playing through Dec 23rd: Ken Ludwig’s “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”. Holiday Fun for the Whole Family!
Jonathan’s Jewelers features a large in-store collection of beautiful gifts in Platinum, Palladium, Gold, and Silver – all on sale NOW for 20% off! Plus, Spend $500 or more on any purchase and receive two lift tickets (while supplies last) to ski Bretton Woods – Named #1 & #2 in the East for snow and grooming the last 5 years by SKI Magazine! Jonathan’s Jewelers – providing trusted service and quality custom jewelry for over 30 years in Bedford, NH.
League of NH Crafstmen Fine Craft Galleries
Shop for quality, handmade gifts at the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Fine Craft Galleries. Unique jewelry, colorful pottery, blown glass, beautiful wood and home décor; you will find creative and functional gifts in all price ranges for everyone on your list. Make this holiday a handcrafted holiday. Locations throughout New Hampshire: Concord, Hanover, Hooksett, Littleton, Meredith, Nashua, North Conway and Center Sandwich (May-Oct).
LunaChics is a totally unique, boutique shopping experience, offering a huge selection of jeans for all sizes and styles. But the best part is their people, there to help you find the perfect fit and style – with brands like Hudson, AG, Paige, Citizens of Humanity, NYDJ and 7 for all. In addition to jeans, LunaChics has a wide selection of tops, sweaters, leggings and dresses. There is something for everyone at LunaChics in downtown Exeter!
Experience live, high quality, professional and community performances, with educational opportunities for performers and audiences of all ages at the award-winning historic Palace Theatre! Upcoming Events: Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”, featuring television’s Charles Shaughnessy as Ebenezer Scrooge, Dec 1st – 23rd | Jim Brickman’s “A Joyful Christmas”, Dec 12th | Chanukah at the Palace, Dec. 19th | Recycled Percussion, Dec 29th – Jan 1st | Changes in Latitude: Jan 5th | Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience: Jan 6th.
Salem & Reading, MA
Looking to spice up your holiday season? Pamplemousse has everything you need to make your holiday season special; whether it’s select wines and craft beers from around the world or gourmet foods and kitchenware Too many choices to decide? Gift cards and wine club memberships make terrific holiday ideas as well. Located conveniently in Salem and Reading. Online at pmousse.com.
The Peddler’s Daughter
Haverhill, MA & Nashua, NH
The Peddler’s Daughter, with locations in Haverhill & Nashua, offers an authentic taste of Ireland all year-round. The Peddler’s Daughter is not only a great place to get a refreshing pint, a bite to eat, it’s also a place where friends are made and good times are enjoyed, so stop by for some good Irish hospitality and make yourself at home. Slainte.
Since 1786 our quaint little red cottage has graced the hills of southern New Hampshire, seemingly untouched by time. The enchanting cottage was chosen by Elizabeth Orton Jones as the model for her illustrations in Little Red Riding Hood (Little Golden Books, 1948). Today it is a mecca for gardeners, foodies and anyone looking for inspiration and relaxation. You will still find our hilltop hideaway at the end of the winding dirt road. A perfect place for all of your holiday shopping and a wonderful experience. Have a Pickity Holiday
The Plum Island Soap Co.
Plum Island Soap Co offers a line of over 150 all natural bath and skincare products made daily in their little cottage. Open daily 11-4, 7 days a week with clever gift ideas as well as custom and made to order. Perfect for everyone on your holiday shopping list – including teacher, hostess, baby and the guys. Celebrating 20 years in business, Plum Island Soap is a local favorite.
Rose & Dove
Rose & Dove is a locally owned award-winning specialty gift shop providing artful and affordable gifts for everyday occasions. If you’re looking for the perfect holiday gift – Rose & Dove has it, and more than likely, a welcomed treat or two just for you!
This holiday season give your cocktails and your friends the spirits they deserve. Give them Rumson’s Rum. Fine barrel-aged Carribbean Rum finished locally in Salem. Go to rumsons.com to find the perfect bottle in a store near you. Make memorable stories just a little merrier with Rumson’s Rum. Rumson’s Rum — Smooth. Sweet. Memorable.
Wild Birds Unlimited of Westford
Visit Wild Birds Unlimited’s convenient location in Westford for the best in Bird Foods, Feeders, and Houses in the Merrimack Valley! You’ll find great gift giving ideas for nature lovers, including holiday themed feeders, bird food items, gift cards, chimes, and the best supplies available. Wild Birds Unlimited brings people and nature together!
Ye Olde Pepper Candy Companie
Salem & North Andover, MA
This Holiday season, discover and indulge in America’s oldest candy company. Ye Olde Pepper Candy Companie in North Andover and Salem, Ma. These fourth generation candy makers specialize in handmade chocolates, homemade fudge and old fashion holiday candies. Their candies are made using original recipes that have been handed down over several generations. Just a taste will bring you right back to your childhood. Indulge, treat, enjoy!