Must-Shop Local Stores
There are plenty of advantages to deciding to shop locally instead of throwing your money at big corporate chains. For starters, and in our favorite arena, it’s almost always the case that local businesses have healthier products when it comes to food.
Possibly the most significant benefit of going local, though, is that when you buy something from a local business your money stays in the community. And it’s reused for the purpose of making the community better. Most local companies get their supplies locally, too, which makes the effect snowball.
The better customer care and buying experiences are other pluses, too. So, for the purpose of improving Fort Worth as a community, we’d like to recommend some local businesses that will leave an impression on your buying experience for sure.
If you’re one of those people who just prefer to go to one store and buy it all (without having to run around town entering different stores), Maven is a place you have to pay a visit. Originally named Chiffonier’s, it’s been years since the store started operating under this new name. AT Maven you can find unique clothes, jewelry, shoes and more, But lately, they’ve even started focusing more on exclusive beddings, furniture, and housewares. If you want to redo your house entirely, this is the place to visit!
For more than 20 years, Kelly’s Treasure has offered trending jewelry where everybody can find something to suit their style. The store operates with a team of rockstar employees who are led by a mother-daughter duo. The store continues to evolve with the times, including all the different styles and trends that quickly overtake the industry, so you can surely find something modern and chic there. They even offer products like clothing and bridesmaids’ gifts! Their message to customers is that you can even shop in their PJs, because your happiness is the staff’s first priority—along with offering high-quality goods for fair prices!
If you want to have healthy teeth, we’re supposed to tell you to avoid eating chocolate and sweets in general. But, in the end, we’re only human, and the time comes where we all deserve a treat. Sweet Shop USA was founded in Fort Worth back in 1972 and to this day offers one of the absolute best truffles among their many other sweets. The locale began as a family-owned business with a strong dedication to preserving the craft of handmade chocolates. And today, the enormous collection of handmade products is distributed nationwide with around 7,000 retailers. If you’re a true chocoholic or know somebody who deserves a chocolate gift, don’t hesitate to pay a visit to this fantastic store with local roots!
What do you do if you’re craving a European coffee in the middle of Texas? Simple! You visit Buon Giorno Coffee Shop, which offers cups of delicious coffee inspired by the many luxurious and world-renowned European coffee shops. Buon Giorno’s story is that, when the soon-to-be owner was 18, he went to Rome and tried Italian Espresso for the first time that left him truly enchanted. Later he decided to transfer that taste back home, and he opened his first coffeehouse in Grapevine, TX. The Fort Worth coffeehouse was the second shop that he opened. By all standards, this is a place worth visiting!
Even if you’re unusually picky about your food, chances are you’ll find something that for you at the Fort Worth Food Truck Park! This is the first park in the area where food trucks rotate regularly, offering delicious specialties prepared by some of the best chefs in the area. The park’s located in a serene park in the heart of the cultural and entertainment district of the city. Even better, this place is more than just a place where you can get food! There’s also live music on a regular basis and even outdoor games to keep you and your family entertained. Take your whole family with you—even your furry family members—and enjoy the delightful food in great company!
Also published on Medium.