Thursday, November 15, 2012
Check out some of Port Washington's small business Facebook pages and add your own suggestions in the comments!
At Port Washington-Saukville Patch we're always striving to make your life ridiculously easy and that's why we've put together this list of 25 local business Facebook pages. Show your love for local, small businesses and get to "Liking!" Know a really great Port-area Facebook page missing from the list? Tell us in the comments section!
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Bette Langford and Becky Luedcke of Blue Heron Artisan's Gallery and Heron Bay Banquet Hall, are hosting an "Honor Our Military: Operation We Care," drive through Dec. 1.
Local businesses owners are organizing a drive through the month of November to benefit troops currently stationed overseas. Bette Langford and Becky Luedcke of Blue Heron Artisan's Gallery and Heron Bay Banquet Hall, are hosting an "Honor Our Military: Operation We Care," drive — collecting anything from food, toiletries, small games, phone cards, and more — with plans to package the items and send them to troops overseas in time for Christmas. Individuals can also drop off cards for the troops or write a letter to send; Langford has supplies to write letters when you drop off your donation. The gallery is hosting an Honor Flight Art Show from Dec. 8 to Dec. 23 — featuring photos from the official Honor Flight photographer of Visual …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Port Washington residents instantly recognize Bethel Metz' Seven Hills Honey at the city's Farmers Market. The Metzes make the honey from hives in the surrounding area.
The eyes of Port Washington residents instantly look to the Metzes large banner at the city's Farmers Market. "People point at it and they go, 'Oh my gosh, you're those people,'" Bethel Metz said. "I have to buy honey — this honey is made in my backyard, this honey is made by my neighbors. There's this huge interest in Port." Metz has been a Port Washington urban beekeeper since last summer. She and her husband Mike took classes to gain the necessary knowledge, and now work together on raising honeybees outside their home. In fact, an ordinance allowing urban beekeeping inside city limits was created because of the Metzes decision to bring the hobby here. Those who drive by the Metzes residence at a quick glance would never know that there…