Shop Small Business Everyday Series #14 – FEWorks

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #14 – FEWorks

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Federico Erebia was born and raised in Port Clinton, Ohio. He attended the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio where he majored in chemistry. He received an M.D. from Brown University. While doing his Internal Medicine residency in Providence, he took evening classes...

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #11 – Tadpole

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #11 – Tadpole

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About UsTadpole is an independently owned modern children's store located in Boston's hip & historic South End. Started by a South End mom & dada, Tadpole began with a simple concept: to celebrate and support all the families in Boston's South End, Back Bay and...

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #10 – Lureboats.com

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #10 – Lureboats.com

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Our storyFounded in March of 2015 and based in Boston, Massachusetts, at Lure, we seek to transform the recreational fishing industry. We are building a platform for anyone to search, compare, and reserve chartered fishing boats anywhere in the world right from their...

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #8 – Gifted

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #8 – Gifted

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Gifted The owner of Gifted, Marie Corcoran, and her dog Bo, have made their mark on the South End community. Marie has a BFA in photography and ceramics and is just one of over 60 artists represented at the shop. As the name implies, Gifted is a gift shop. But this is...

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #6 – Mastodon Moving LLC

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #6 – Mastodon Moving LLC

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Meet the Owner JJ Przybylski is a young charismatic entrepreneur with a love for helping others. JJ founded Mastodon Moving in 2011 after years of experience in the moving business, and set out to create a moving company that not only provided unrivaled customer...

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #3 Cobwebs Antiques

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #3 Cobwebs Antiques

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Owner, Patrick Byrne, who was born and raised in Galway, Ireland, opened his antiques shop Cobwebs 23 years ago. This two-level shop (don’t miss the space downstairs) is crammed floor to ceiling with all manner of antiques, collectibles, jewelry, watches,...

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #2 4A Coffee

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #2 4A Coffee

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One of the latest additions to the area coffee landscape is the brainchild of Alan Draper, who started a cafe in Kazakhstan in 2005. Draper, who has a background working in restaurants, was traveling and eventually landed in Almaty, Kazakhstan, where he met his wife,...

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #1 South End Buttery

Shop Small Business Everyday Series #1 South End Buttery

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South End Buttery314 Shawmut Ave. - 617-482-1015 The South End Buttery started their business on April 1, 2005. Celebrating 10 Years in the South End. They have turned what was a small destination coffee shop into a South End Destination coffee shop, restaurant and...

Realtor vs FSBO

Realtor vs FSBO

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 With the recent appreciation in home prices in the Boston area, this fall might be a good time to sell your home. The big question for many home owners is - "What is the smarter way to do it, hire a Realtor* or sell it yourself (aka FSBO or For Sale By Owner)?"...

Dealing with Financing

Dealing with Financing

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As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale”...