Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Quilters Garden features Batik, a hand-dyed, tightly woven cotton fabric that is easy to work with, owner says.
Carolyn Nance wanted a local source of quality quilting fabric, but when she couldn't find any place less than an hour drive away. So she decided to be that local source. Nance opened The Quilters Garden in 2000 and know sells fabric, patterns, books, and thread. She says not all of her customers are women, in fact she said she has quite a few men and even children. Nance recently submitted information through the Patch Small Business Spotlight. Here are her answers. How did your business come to be? There was no source to purchase quality quilting fabric within an hour away from Fenton and I couldn't keep traveling so far so I opened a Quilting shop in Fenton. What's your most popular product or service? Our most popular product is a …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Store is located at 17195 Silver Parkway.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Owners have opened a homebrew and winemaking supplies store and will soon start beer production at North Long Lake Road location.
The first phase of the new Fenton Winery & Brewery location on North Long Lake is complete and the second phase is about to begin. Owners Matt and Ginny Sherrow opened a homebrew and winemaking supplies store at the former Creative Wood property at 1370 North Long Lake Road in November and business has picked up for selling ingredients, supplies and accessories. “We are starting to create traffic and talking about our plans,” Matt said. The homebrew store is open from noon until 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. The Sherrows also recently received their seven-barrel brewing system and are working on starting up beer production at the new location. Matt believes he can start brewing at the new location in a couple of …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Fenton company plans to use the property for future expansion.
After several attempts from several parties to purchase the old Fenton Cinema, the building finally has a new buyer. Creative Foam has announced the purchase of the property to provide the company with an area for possible expansion. The property, at 291 North Alloy Drive had been listed at $499,900. It sits directly across the street from Creative Foam, at 300 North Alloy Drive. Creative Foam President and CEO David T. Swallow stated that the company plans to raze the old movie theater. "Because the building and surrounding improvements have been allowed to deteriorate for some years, we are excited to be able to remove the structure and clean up the lot. This will improve the appearance of our community from US 23 until we are ready to …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
You can log in and claim your business listing for free.
It’s time for your business to take advantage of a free perk at Fenton Patch. As a business owner, you can claim your places listing and be in control over what your potential customers know about you and your offerings. And it's all free. With Fenton Patch running strong, you can log in and add photos to your business listing, as well as any additional information you want your customers to know. Several businesses have taken advantage of this opportunity. See how Fenton Winery & Brewery owners have added their logo and enhanced their business description. See how Shaped By Shawn owners have added events to our calendar. You can edit the info as often as you want, any time of the day and night. Restaurant listings can be updated to …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
We've created this easy-to-use template to profile your business on Patch.
Upload a photo of your business by clicking the "upload photo and video" button. Be sure to fill out form before uploading photo. *If you cannot see the form above, please try a different web browser. You can also answer the following questions and email answers to Jason.firstname.lastname@example.org. Your name: Name of business: Your job title: When were you founded? How did your business come to be? Why did you choose the Fenton area? What do you offer customers? What do you want your business to be best known for? What's your most popular product or service?
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Fenton bakery opened Feb. 1, 2012.
Tuesday, January 29
Crust, a full-service retail and wholesale baking company located in downtown Fenton is celebrating its first anniversary with an event on Feb. 12. “We’re very grateful for the enthusiastic welcome we’ve received from Fenton and the surrounding communities and want to invite everyone to help us celebrate our one-year anniversary. Please join us for a slice of cake and outdoor tour of the entire bakery,” said Executive Baker Mike Green. The anniversary event will be held on Saturday, February 2nd from noon to 3 p.m. There will be cake, other savory baked goods, tours and drawings to win signature items. After the success of The Laundry restaurant in Fenton for 12 years, owners were ready to expand with a full-service bakery that would …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Business has opened in alternate location in downtown Fenton.
Winter can be harsh on your skin, but one new Fenton business is looking to help. Skin care is essential for overall well-being, says Tracy Aubuchon, owner of the newly opened Rejuv Ave. Before opening Rejuv Ave. Skin Salon, Aubuchon honed her skin care skills and techniques while working with a dermatologist for over eight years. She utilizes those years of research and experience to create customized treatments for patrons. Aubuchon specializes in designing treatment plans that are unique to her patients needs by using the most effective products and modern technology to achieve maximum results. Aubuchon said she strives to help her clients not only improve the appearance of their skin but the health of the skin, too. She continues to …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The printing and shipping business recently underwent renovations.
There are many great local business in Fenton. We want to help you know a little more about them by talking to business managers and owners. Today we talk to Les Beare, the owner of The UPS Store in Fenton. The business opened in Fenton in 1997, but recently under went renovations. The UPS Store's printing and finishing equipment has been moved to the front of the store in the central location. When were you founded? I started my Mail Boxes Etc Franchise in Novi in February 1988, I then opened a Milford location in 1995. The Fenton location opened in 1997. How did your business come to be? I was a construction worker and I was looking for a business with good hours and I was also looking to not have to work in the outdoor elements. I …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Kevin Cary and Matt Ritchey, 2002 Fenton High School graduates, have moved forward with their brewery in Chicago, Begyle Brewing.
The beer is flowing for two 2002 Fenton graduates. Fenton natives Kevin Cary and Matt Ritchey opened Begyle Brewing in the Ravenswood Corridor in Chicago last year. The community-supported brewery business has members who commit to a monthly subscription to a variety of beers, instead of a bar, restaurant or tavern. Initially, the brewery offered beer to go or distributed kegs to bars, but recently started bottling an delivering beer. Watch the attached YouTube video for more details.