Saving CinemaSalem, Trader Joe's Stocks Liquor, and More North Shore Business News
Here's what's going on in business news from around the North Shore area.
Have you noticed a new store while driving around the North Shore recently? Patch loves small business and we try to cover every new opening. Here is a look at some recent business openings and happenings on the North Shore.
Have you noticed a new shop and have been wondering what it is? Leave us a note in the comment section and we will check it out.
ReRun Consignment on Rantoul Street closed its doors last spring, and now the former shop is a vacant storefront.
The senior executive of formerly Beverly-based Locateplus was convicted of conspiracy, securities fraud and aggravated identity theft last month.
It's been thirty years since Nancy Black launched her home-based business Organization Plus, in Beverly, but she said it's not uncommon to still receive the question 'what exactly does an organizer do?'
One regular ChrisPy's Liquor & Lottery customer received a special treat on Halloween this year: $100,000 on a Mass Cash quick pick ticket.
Tilly’s is celebrating its grand opening at the Northshore Mall on Dec. 8 and hosting a live performance and autograph signing with musical sensation "We The Kings."
The Route 114 store now stocks specialty beers, wines and liquors -- most of them brand name products -- and at an affordable price.
Frank Martino has appealed the city Licensing Board's decision to deny him a beer and wine package store license.
The mood was festive and upbeat inside Karl's Sausage Kitchen & European Market on Nov. 2, and that wasn't just because of the three-piece band providing some traditional musical entertainment.
Local shoppers will be able to park for free in downtown Salem this holiday season.
If all goes as planned, by the time you begin to read this sentence the yellow, cinder-blocked building on the Universal Steel site will be under the wrecking ball.
And years of neglect, followed by tax issues and an eventual seizure by the city, will finally come to a merciful end.
Large groups of labor and community workers are preparing to hold a Black Friday protest at several Walmart locations across the state this Friday, including the Salem branch of the store, according to an announcement from Jobs with Justice.
Lilith's Lair, which will pride itself as the "Home of the Authentic Salem Spell Candles" will be opening soon on Wharf Street.
CyPhy Works is a Danvers-based company that this week unveiled two unmanned aerial vehicles that have been in development for several years.
Danvers could be getting its first electric-producing wind turbine next summer at a Route 114 car dealership.
Danvers business owner Cory Grace credits repeat customers with helping her custom cake and gift basket business thrive.
The Giving Garden at Liberty Tree Mall allows shoppers to buy an item listed on an ornament for someone is need.
The “Wipeout”-style obstacle course that was planned to open this fall in Danvers opened for the first time last month, but in a new home – 35 miles south in Abington.
Calling all artists, and art enthusiasts, alike: Joe Schulte has declared, "When you call Ben Franklin, you're talking to me."
Joanne Patton was honored Nov. 28 as one of eight "Distinguished Leaders" for her years of local involvement, ranging from the ownership of Green Meadows Farm to therecent donation of her family's estate to the town of Hamilton.
Inside Out Health and Wellness has expanded at the same address in Wenham, moving into space that had been home to a beloved children’s bookshop that closed earlier this year.
Many local businesses have come and gone since Chet's Video opened on Essex Street, and as the shoppe's owners prepare to celebrate their 20th year in business, they find themselves reflecting on two decades spent strengthening a relationship with the local community.
This empty storefront at Village Plaza is ready for a new tenant. What kind of business would you like to see move in?
If you happen to find yourself at Terry's Ice Cream Shop on a Friday or Saturday night, you can expect to hear some classics being belted out by local singers.
Wondering when the former Fruit of the Four Seasons building on Atlantic Avenue will be torn down? You're not the only one.
The store space at 1016 Paradise Road has been vacant for a long time.
Total Dismantling and Carting Services and its successor company, The Total Group, violated the state's Clean Air Act, according to Attorney General Martha Coakley.
Here's one local project worthy of praise! The building will again be home to small businesses.
Lynnfield business has open house Sunday, Dec. 9 from 2 to 5 p.m. at new 40 Salem Street location.
Earlier this fall, a reader wrote to Lynnfield Patch asking about a movie that he vaguely remembered being shot in town a couple of decades ago. We actually had pretty good luck with that one, and within a day or two, locals had told us about the night a crew was in town around 1989 shooting scenes for the motorcycle movie "Race For Glory."
Lynnfield is now a Twinkie-free town, although some individual specimens likely survive. Captain Cupcake and that duck from the Drake's boxes? They don't work here anymore either.
Ray Hayward, now a Minnesota resident, is working on a book about the Lynnfield beverage company his family ran long ago.
Janice Nigro honored by Massachusetts Lawyer's Weekly at the 5th annual Top Women Of Law Luncheon earlier this fall.
Wakefield native Samantha Cresta recently opened Synergy Dance Studio on Princess Street.
A check of various Wakefield merchants confirms that Twinkies, Devil Dogs and other classic treats have left the building.
Rada Boutique in downtown Wakefield sells both high-end consignment and boutique items.
Reading resident Linda Greenlaw has proposed a bus service to both the Reading Town Manager and selectmen. Her goal is to have the bus provide transportation to residents in Reading, North Reading, Stoneham and Wakefield.