Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Fillmore 13 Brewery

Owner: Lee Roumaya7 North Written by: Marijayne Renny After working for 3 different breweries and 20 years in the brewing business, Lee decided he could create his own brewery. While Lee has been successful creating his own brewery in Pontiac, what he may not be aware of is that he has also created an […]

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Lavish Bombs & Butters

Owner: Devan Written by: Marijayne Renny About Lavish Bombs & Butters is a purveyor of luxurious handmade cosmetics, specializing in soap, bath bombs and butters for your hair and body.  “Our customers love to lavish their skin and hair with deeply moisturizing products. We specialize in fine fragrances for men and women and encourage […]

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: E & K Arts and More

Owners: Earl and Kathy Daniels71 N. Saginaw Written by: Marijayne Renny About E & K is a collaboration of Pontiac power couple, Earl and Kathy. They pooled their individual talents into one retail store that, much like their relationship, started in their hometown of Pontiac. Kathy’s talents are business management, but fashion is her passion.  […]

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Michigan Mittens

Owner: Connie Written by: Marijayne Renny About Michigan Mittens is a small business located inside of another small business. Many Pontiac residents are aware of Earth 2 Earth, our local screen-printing shop, but if you’ve never gone inside Earth 2 Earth, you’re missing out on a part of Michigan, Michigan Mittens. “Nostalgia is our […]

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Saginaw Street Consignments

Owner: April Ogg150 N. SaginawWebsite: saginawstconsignments.comFacebook: Saginaw Street Consignments Written by: Marijayne Renny About Saginaw Street Consignments turns other people’s merchandise into cash and provides a great place to shop and seek out such treasures. Owner April Ogg provides reused quality products at a great savings. “My customers are from all ages and all genders, I […]

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Mitten Made Originals

Owner: Oshun Williams7 N. Saginaw Written by: Marijayne Renny About Mitten Made Originals is a brand that creates innovative merchandise which inspires others to be original, self-made individuals. People who buy Mitten Made are mostly loyal locals and people who live in Michigan. Inspiration “Mitten Made Originals is about me, it describes me as a […]

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Max Out Fitness & Juiced Out

Owner: Max Maine121 N. Saginaw Written by: Marijayne Renny About Max Out Fitness Max Out Fitness is here to help guide people to a better lifestyle through fitness with accountability, motivation, and information. Max was asked who his customers are, he replied, “My customers are people that are health conscious or want to be, primarily people […]

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Virgie Geroux Vintage

Owner: Kelly Sykes7 N. Saginaw (2nd Floor) Written by: Marijayne Renny About Virgie Geroux Vintage is a gorgeous resale clothing store located in downtown Pontiac. The proprietor, Kelly Sykes, created Virgie Geroux Vintage to empower women with their own unique style and to bring out their inner strength through fashion.  When asked who her customers are, […]

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Cloud 22

Owner: Shelby Berger22 N. Saginaw Written by: Marijayne Renny About Cloud 22 “Cloud 22 provides smoking and vape accessories as well as novelty items to anyone looking for information on an alternative lifestyle.”, says owner of Cloud 22, Shelby Berger. Inspiration Shelby was inspired to open Cloud 22 to fill a need in the Pontiac […]

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Alley Cat Café

Written by: Marijayne Renny Owner: Daniel Martinez31 N. About Alley Cat Café The Alley Cat Café is tucked away in the alley off Lawrence St. in downtown Pontiac. Owner and Chef Daniel Martinez describes the Alley Cat Café as “a comfortable place to linger”. He also says the café allows him to pursue and […]