What Small Business in Reading or North Reading Can You Not Live Without?

Reading-North Reading Patch Facebook readers tell us their favorite local businesses.

In light of Small Business Saturday, Reading-North Reading Patch asked our Facebook readers what small business in town could they not live without.

We can't really say we were surprised with all the replies we received, with Reading and North Reading being such great places to shop local.

Here's a look at what your neighbors said. If you don't see your favorite, feel free to leave us a comment.


Deb Luciano: "Hornets Nest!"

De Bellofatto Keimach: "Look What I Made! Pottery."

Brandy King: "The Cutting Room! Between all 4 family members, I feel like we are there once a week for someone or other!"

Sandi Horton: "The Cutting Room! Heidi and her crew are amazing."

Justine L Maceachern-Batchelder: "The Music Place."

Paula Murray Frew: "Hornets Nest! Been goin there since 1972!"

Cyn Jensen: "Ryers."


Patrice Noonan Duggan: "Reading House of Pizza, Colombos, Aines, Zinga, Green Tomato, The Salon on Haven, Reading Cooperative Bank, The Wine Shop, Grumpy's, the list goes on!!"

Stephen Andrews: "Can't imagine a Friday dinner without Pizza World..."

Ray Vaudo: "The Dirty Doodle."

Kathleen Howes: "Old Redding Butcher Shoppe."

Mary Zagarella DeMarco: "Bagel world!"

Deb Luciano: "Aines!"

Bernie McNally: "Harrows and Cupcake City!"

Jennifer Lee Elite: "Freestyle Karate & Elite Fitness."

Nicole Dupuis Putnam: "Core Barre"

Evan O'connell: The Last Corner

Leslie Leahy: The Hitching Post Gift Shop!"

Valerie Sachetta: "Everything But the Dog, Sense of Wonder, Utopia, Harrow's, Calareso's,..."

Barry November 20, 2012 at 04:13 PM
Derek November 20, 2012 at 05:23 PM
Atlantic Supermarket!!! I know it's old news but if there's one store I never wanted to close that's the one. Still miss it.
Rob November 20, 2012 at 06:16 PM
That Asian massage parlor that just got shut down.
Nancy Meehan February 23, 2013 at 03:53 PM
What happened to the plan to add a new supermarket to Haven street? Just read about another pizza restruant going in, really? Another pizza place? Let's demand a market for Haven!


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