Our small businesses are important to our community. During a time like this, it’s more important than ever for us as a community to show love to these small business owners!  Did you know that March 29th is National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day?

We always encourage you to #ShopLocal, what better time to show support than now!? So get your phone ready, and let’s be there for our community!

Here are 6 places in Arlington you can help out – they’re just a call away!

Check with each business for offers and hours of operations as things change.

1) Gene Allen’s Gifts 
– Phone orders for curbside pickup at their Randol Mill location and they can ship to you
1638 W. Randol Mill Road / Arlington, TX / 76012
(817) 461-4451

A regional favorite, Gene Allen’s Gifts has a little bit of everything. Whether you want to get a little something to cheer up a friend or treat yourself, you’re covered. They have brands like Vera Bradley, Brighton, and Willowtree as well as soup and bread mixes. YUM. Check their Facebook page for items and give them a call for some virtual shopping and gift cards!

Shopping collage of home decor, purses, candles and shirts

2) Gracie Lane and The Rose Garden Tearoom
– Gracie Lane is sharing links to their vendors on Facebook for online shopping, and The Rose Garden Tearoom has call-in orders for pickup
720 S Cooper Street / Arlington, TX / 76017

Filled with tons of local shops under one roof, Gracie Lane has a huge range of gifts. Checkout some of their vendors you can shop online with on their Facebook page. The Rose Garden Tearoom is doing phone orders for pickup. Call (817) 795-3093 to satisfy that pumpkin bread craving!

3) The Popcorn Store 
– Reduced hours with phone orders for curbside pick up​
662 Lincoln Square / Arlington, TX / 76011
(817) 460-3262

Located in Lincoln Square, this tasty spot has every kind of popcorn you can imagine. Satisfy your sweet tooth or get a salty snack – or both! They have over 53 homemade flavors, so you can get a flavor or two… or ten. You can also buy gift cards over the phone for a treat later on. Go to their Facebook page and website for current treats and offers.

4) Catalyst Creative 
– Phone orders for curbside pickup and delivery orders
400 E. Division Street Ste 100 / Arlington, TX / 76011
(972) 446-0444

One of the latest editions to the Urban Union area, Catalyst Creative has beautiful handcrafted items as well as art supplies. Some of their big hits are the String Art Kit and Paint Your Own Pottery Kit. These are fun for anyone from skilled artiste to beginner crafter. You can also buy gift cards over the phone or through their website. You can browse their products on their Facebook page and website.

Collage photo of Inspirations Catering & Gourmet Shop food

5) Inspirations Catering
– Phone orders for pickup
506 E. Division, Suite 130 / Arlington, TX / 76011
(682) 270-8352

You might know Inspirations Catering for their mouthwatering charcuterie boards, but they also have fun gifts (a pitcher with, “You say tomato, I say… Bloody Mary” is just one quirky item) and jarred honey, nuts and jam. You can see some of their chic chef-y accessories on their Facebook page.

6) Green’s Produce and Plants
– In store shopping
3001 W Arkansas Lane / Arlington, TX / 76016
(817) 274-2435

If you’re in need of some fresh produce, Green’s Produce and Plants is the place to be. They’re open for business and are limiting the number of people inside the store at a time – so no crowds! Check their Facebook page or give them a call to see what’s in stock.

Take a look at more Downtown Arlington businesses, and see how you can support them, too. Do you know of another local store with call-in orders or online gift cards? Let us know in the comments and tag us on social media. Now, what are you waiting for? Let’s get shopping!

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