Shop Local, Shop Montrose Something for Everyone
The busy shopping season is upon us. At the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce, we want to encourage you to Shop Montrose for the holidays. Remember when you come to Montrose to shop you are doing so much more than picking up the items you want and need. You are helping to sustain our area and our local economy. That is why we encourage you to “shop local first.” This beautiful town will not exist without the support of the community.
Why shop at a locally owned business first? Here are a few reasons: By shopping here you support yourself by keeping dollars in the local economy, you help keep our community unique with our one-of-a-kind businesses that add distinctive character to Montrose, help create good jobs among other things and, most importantly, save a trip to the overcrowded mall!
There are so many great businesses in town and I am confident you will find something for everyone. Shop for the perfect gift at Faye’s, Cigar World, Honolulu Wood and Things, Lara’s Gifts, Mountain Rose Gifts, Needle in a Haystack, Quilt ‘n’ Things or The Antique Store and go for a “joy” ride on the horse or the motorcycle outside of Critters. Visit longtime Montrose business Tom’s Toys for the kid in you or the one on your list. Diamonds are a girl’s best friend so if you are in the market for something dazzling, visit Executive Jewelers, Fancy Facets Jewelry and Watches, Honolulu Jewelry, La Perla Design Gallery, Mardo K Fine Jewelry, Montrose Jewelers, Time Machine and Vitorio’s Jewelers. Many of these jewelers can design and create custom made jewelry just for you! For our pet lovers we have Andersen’s Pet Store, Montrose Pet Hospital, Bath and Biscuit and Julian’s Dog Gone Cute. Get in shape at CrossFit Montrose, Pedal Spin Studio, Yoga Rocks, Crossfit Array and Wunderbar Pilates. Sign your kids up for dancing or self-defense classes at Revolution Dance Center, Fred Villari’s Studio, Helen’s Dance Studio, Kung Fu and Tai Chi, Master’s Tae Kwon Do. For the sports enthusiast in your life, check out a gift from Landry’s Sporting Goods. Get “camera ready” for the holidays in Montrose where you can find a variety of places to get your hair and/or nails done or get a pampering spa treatment. Quality cosmetics for yourself can be found at Merle Norman Cosmetics. If you need holiday attire for yourself or someone in your family, stop by J’Adore Boutique, Bellies, Babies and Bosoms, Holiday Hats and Gowns, Pattye’s Closet, Revelation Tops, The Clothing Market, Shoe Fantasy and Walk This Way. Get ready to hit the slopes with gear from Billy’s Board Shop and Ocean View Board Sports. Paint your own handmade gift at Color Me Mine. Add life and flavor to your holiday dinners with an exotic oil or vinegar from Gelsinger’s Amber Road. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a bag of goodies from the Montrose Candy Company. Bowl a few rounds at Montrose Bowl. Pick up a book at our local bookstore, Once Upon A Time. Buy something for the rock star in your family at Grayson’s Tune Town.
Dine at some of the best restaurants in the Crescenta Valley! With over 30 quality restaurants, bakeries, cafés, and sweet stores in the shopping park you are sure to satisfy any craving you might have this holiday season. And don’t forget to take a pie home for the family.
Wow, that’s a lot of stuff for such a small town. For information about all of these businesses please logon to www.shopmontrose.com where you will find a complete list of businesses.
Have a great holiday season and enjoy the beauty that is the Montrose Shopping Park.
Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce: Your source for all things local! Our mission is to actively support and enrich the community, vitality and pride of Montrose, to help preserve the historic district and small town atmosphere, to promote economic stability and positive, productive relationships within Montrose and the surrounding communities.
Montrose Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 6:10 p.m. in the 2200, 2300 & 2400 blocks of Honolulu Avenue in Montrose.
Installation & Community Recognition Awards Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 22 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Oakmont Country Club, 3100 Country Club Dr., Glendale.