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Local Businesses Forgo Black Friday for Small Business Saturday

Many local shops will be closed on Black Friday, but will return for Small Business Saturday with deals.

While the area's major chains will be opening earlier than ever this year for Black Friday sales, Highland Park's local businesses are gearing up for Small Business Saturday.

Many local shops will be offering an alternative to the mania of the big box store's Black Friday sales with a leisurly shopping environment and discounts of their own on Saturday

Matters of Space at 5005 York Boulevard will be closed on Friday, but will be open on Small Business Saturday and offering a 10-percent discount on all merchandise in the store.

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Mount Analog, from Friday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 25, is offering 50-percent off salle. Hundreds of records of all different genres, 7" and cassettes, along with all past-season Actual Pain merchandise will be on sale. The sale starts at 10 a.m. on Friday, and is first come first serve. Sale items are as marked.

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Flying Pigeon Los Angeles will be closed on Thursday and Friday before returning on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a storewide sale. Check out their blog for more details.

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The Pop-Hop will also be closed on Thursday and Friday before reopening for Small Business Saturday. According to a blog post on their website, Saturday's proceedings may include "food trucks, music and festive cheer!"

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Usui Reiki Master Linda Graveline will be offering discounts at her 5029 York Boulevard location, as well.

"I'd like to offer Reiki sessions and Gift Certificates for a 20% discount ($100 / usual price is $125) throughout 2013," Graveline said. "Please mention this offer when you schedule your session. For Gift Certificates email me at linda@reiki-la.com or call 213-200-2977."

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The 4th Quarter at 5689 York Boulevard will be closed Black Friday, but open Saturday and Sunday, offering 25-percent off the entire store plus a team bag with $50 purchase.
 

Linda Graveline November 22, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Thanks David! To clarify, the sessions bought on Saturday can be used throughout 2013 and people can just email or call to purchase them as I do have some clients that day and may not be able to answer the door if they stop by.
Katherine Ferwerda November 23, 2012 at 05:18 PM
K York studio will be having a holiday gift show featuring 20 different artists. Everything from bags, scarves, jewelry, cards, art, body products. A one stop shop for all your Christmas gifts!!
Cathi Milligan November 25, 2012 at 04:39 PM
I do wish you had mentioned some of the stores on York that were open on Black Friday. Your article implied all of us were closed on Friday. So don't forget about the whole York Shopping District. We all have cool things going on for the holiday season. I'm making hand blown glass ornaments...

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