While the days are longer and the kids are home from school for the summer, take this extra time to enjoy the beautiful weather by checking out some of our favorite local small businesses. Show your support for these small businesses and try out their products and delicious food!
1. Lil Pop Shop
Located in West Philly, Lil Pop Shop has some of the best artisanal desserts
around! Popsicles, Ice Cream, and Cookies are three of their staples, and they are definitely worth the walk or drive to get them, especially in this summer heat! Fun fact: all of their ingredients are natural, fresh, and free of food dyes! Instagram: @lilpopshop
2. Just Candles
Quiana, owner of Just Candles, started her business making candles as a hobby, and fell in love with the process and began selling them nationwide after starting her company. These candles bring a sense of warmth and familiarity, and are definitely worth the hype! Check her out on Instagram: @just.candles and support this amazing small business.
Tuck-ins began a few years ago around a campfire, when the idea for our Inside-Out S’more was born. Years later we are producing delicious, mess-free s’mores that are fun and safe for all ages! We have several flavors for our s’mores and even offer gluten free and vegan options! Check out the rest of our website or our Instagram @tuck.ins and fall in love with the delicacy that is Tuck-ins!
4. Pretty Green
Pretty Green is one of the cutest shops on South Street that offers a wide
selection of plants, terrariums, local art, and home decor. They have an endless supply of green, growing plants that would look amazing in any space. They even offer workshops for building terrariums customized to your own preferred look! Check out their Instagram: @prettygreenterrariums
5. Wood Street Pizza
Located in Center City and created in 2017, Wood Street Pizza is definitely a place to checkout; this is not your average pizza place! They have some of the best pizza in the city and even make cheesesteaks, hoagies, and more! With everything made in house, their food is fresh, made how you want, and tastes delicious. Instagram: @woodstreetpizza