Shop Local & Make it a Homegrown Holiday

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, 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 this holiday season. And don’t forget to tell them you heard ’em on the River!

900 Degrees

Manchester, NH

Try 900 Degrees’ award-winning gourmet pizza and wood-fired wings! 900 Degrees offers a true artisanal experience cooking our pizzas in a wood fired oven. Take advantage of our holiday gift card special – buy $50 in GC’s and get a bonus $10 coupon for yourself FREE. Check our website for other holiday gifts and weekly specials. Click the website link below for hours and menus.

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The Beach Plum

Portsmouth, Epping, Salem, NH

Your destination for award-winning lobster rolls, chowders, fried seafood, wraps, salads, & burgers – plus 78 flavors of ice cream! Visit us year-round in Portsmouth, Epping and now at the new Tuscan Village location in Salem NH. The Beach Plum offers catering for holiday parties and business events as well. Curbside pickup and delivery are available. Make holiday shopping easy and delicious by purchasing a holiday gift card today and receive an additional 25% added on for free!

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Benson Ski & Sport

Derry, NH

A local independent Sporting Goods Store located in Derry NH. We sell downhill and cross-country skis, snowboards, snow shoes and outerwear. We carry brands such as Patagonia, Helly Hansen, K2, Volkl, Fischer and Dalbello. During the summer months we sell bikes and Hobie kayaks. Our staff also provides services such as waxing and tuning, and we lease skis for both children and adults. Our expert boot fitters take pride in providing excellent “hands-on” customer service..

Buchika’s Ski & Bike

Salem, NH (and Buchika’s Bike in Nashua, NH)

A full service Ski and Bike store in Salem, NH, in business since 1963. At Buchika’s they stock top-quality brands like Specialized and Cannondale bicycles, and ski equipment from recognized manufacturers such as Volkl, Salomon and Atomic, just to name a few. Buchika’s continues to be run by sports enthusiasts that are proud to assist anyone who appreciates the thrill and excitement of the open trail or the open road. AND cyclists, be sure to visit Buchika’s Bike, located at 166 DW Highway in Nashua, NH.

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Currans Flowers

Danvers, MA

This holiday season visit the region’s number one source for seasonal flowers, plants, and outdoor décor at Currans Flowers. Voted best florist by Best of the North Shore, Currans flowers is open 7 days a week and offers delivery of their handmade gifts.
River listeners can experience exclusive savings by clicking the website link below!

Good News Garage

Manchester, NH & Burlington, VT

The original non-profit vehicle donation program in New England. Good News Garage provides donated cars, trucks, and vans to neighbors in need, helping them move forward in their lives. Since 1996, they’ve awarded over 5,500 cars to fellow New Englanders! Car donors qualify for tax deductions and free towing. Your vehicle donation will make a lasting impact in the community! Click the link below to read through some of their success stories and find out how to pass your keys to a neighbor in need.

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Jonathan’s Jewelers

Bedford, NH

Now through December 31st, save up to 30% at Jonathan’s. One of their four onsite jewelers will help you pick the perfect diamond or color gem for any piece. You’ll love their bolder designs and heavier metals. Jonathan’s also offers repairs, appraisals and custom designs – all done in house on route 101.

LaBelle Winery

Derry, NH

Presenting LaBelle Lights, an awe-inspiring stroll through a spectacular outdoor light show of winter-themed lighting displays coordinated with music. Designed for all ages and runs now through January 15, 2023. Plus their special community-inspired theme nights, and a fire and ice weekend to add to the fun.
Make an evening of it by dining at LaBelle’s Americus Restaurant or enjoy light-fare at LaBelle Market.
Tickets, times, and additional information are available in the links below.

Lowell Memorial Auditorium

Lowell, MA

Give the gift of live theatre! Purchase a 3-show Broadway Subscription, featuring Annie February 27th, STOMP, April 21st, and Legally Blonde: The Musical, May 3rd. You’ll receive a 6-month Spectacle Live membership for free. Be the first to know about their concerts and live events at venues across New England, receive presale access, discounts and special offers, and reduced online ticket fees. Subscriptions and individual show tickets are on sale now. Click the website link below!


Tyngsborough & Westford, MA

Mac-n-Choose prepares everything fresh at their two locations, and all of their ingredients are top notch, using only Cabot cheese and Barilla pasta. It’s a great option for game day, events, office luncheons, and parties too, as they even offer catering services. At Mac-n-Choose, guests can CHOOSE from 19 signature mac & cheese entrees, cold or hot panini-style sandwiches, Mac-a-rritos, Loaded Mac Baked Potatoes, soups, fresh salads, desserts, and all macs can even be made gluten free!

Mainely Tubs

Bedford & Rye, NH; Danvers, MA; Scarborough, ME

New England’s largest retailer of hot tubs, swim spas and saunas. We’ve helped 35,000 customers create their perfect at home paradise. Our friendly, non-commission sales team, and top-notch service department make any purchase with Mainely Tubs the best lifetime ownership experience. Visit a Mainely Tubs showroom or click the website link below to explore the largest selection of hot tubs in New England!

New Hampshire Food Bank

Manchester, NH

The Mission of the New Hampshire Food Bank is to feed hungry people by soliciting and effectively distributing grocery products and perishable foods, and offering innovative programs through a statewide network of approved agencies; by advocating for systemic change; and by educating the public about the nature of, and solutions to, problems of hunger in New Hampshire. To learn how you can help by donating, hosting a food drive, or for volunteer opportunities, click the website link below.

New Hampshire Liquor & Wine Outlet

The New Hampshire Liquor and Wine Outlet holiday gift guide is back and better than ever! This year’s holiday gift guide is full of things to make your holiday season bright! From wines and spirits to gift ideas and hosting tips. New Hampshire Liquor and Wine Outlet has everything you need just in time for the holidays. Click the website link below to download the free holiday gift guide now!

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The Peddler’s Daughter

Haverhill, MA & Nashua, NH

Voted Best Irish Pub & Best Community Pub in the America’s by Irish Hospitality Global. Come in for a warm welcome and an authentic Irish pub experience. You’ll love our menu from classic Irish fare to modern pub food. Mixed Pints | Draft Beer | Whiskeys | Wine | Cocktails. Gift Certificates are available. Get more info at the links below.

Pickity Place

Mason, NH

Since 1786 Pickity Place’s quaint little red cottage has graced the hills of southern New Hampshire seemingly untouched by time. Chosen by Elizabeth Orton Jones as the model for her illustrations in Little Red Riding Hood, it’s a mecca for gardeners, foodies and anyone looking for inspiration and relaxation. Menus change monthly – reserve now to dine with them during one of their 3 private daily seatings. Gift certificates are available at the website link below. Have a Pickity Day!

Plum Island Soap Co.

Newburyport, MA

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.

Portsmouth NH 400

Portsmouth, NH

Portsmouth NH 400 will bring the community together to create opportunities to celebrate, and tell our stories through a year-long series of programs, performances, events, and exhibits. Community leaders, businesses, and organizations are encouraged to collaborate and support Portsmouth 400’s team, and join in celebrating 400 years of history, innovation, and inspiration. For a complete list of events or to find out how you can support Portsmouth NH 400, click the website link below.

Red’s Shoe Barn

Dover & Plaistow, NH

Red’s Shoe Barn has been a family tradition since 1958, offering two locations and three floors, each dedicated to men, women, and children. Red’s features all you need for the season ahead, slippers, winter boots, apparel and more! Located in tax free New Hampshire, Red’s has something for everyone in the family.

River Wharf Hospitality

Martingale Wharf – The Rosa – Sol Kitchen; Portsmouth, NH

River Wharf invites you to dine at one of their three Portsmouth restaurants. Choose from The Rosa, serving classic Italian cuisine…or enjoy picturesque waterfront dining at Martingale Wharf, offering fresh, local seafood…or try something new at Sol Southern Kitchen and Lounge, offering authentic Southern Creole and Cajun style food. Gift certificates are available. Click the website link below.

Rodger’s Ski & Sport

Lincoln, NH

Rodger’s Ski & Sport is a family owned and operated specialty ski and bike retailer. Ski magazine has recognized Rodgers Ski & Sport as a GOLD MEDAL SHOP. Rodger’s is one of the largest ski shops in the East, and continues to lead the industry in product selection and service. Let us help you make your next day, your best day on the mountains.

Rumson’s Rum

Made in Salem, MA

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. Click the website link below to find the perfect bottle in a store near you. Make memorable holiday stories just a little merrier with Rumson’s Rum – Smooth. Sweet. Memorable.

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State Line Pet Supply

Plaistow, NH

One of the largest independent pet specialty retailers, guaranteeing lowest prices on premium brand food and supplies for dogs, cats, wild/domestic birds, and small animals. Gift cards, treats, and toys make great gifts (for pets and owners). Get FREE local SAME-DAY delivery on orders of $49+. And their Pet Rewards+ earns you points towards free pet food and supplies. It pays to stay local! Best discounts plus best selection = a lotta love for your pet!