Shop Small Business: Greyhound Edition

November 22, 2014

On Small Business Saturday, Nov 29, join people everywhere and support your favorite local shops. Better yet, support your fellow Greyhounds with products, services, and businesses created and run by Loyola University Maryland alumni and students.

The following guide showcases just a small sampling of (mostly Maryland-based) Greyhound entrepreneurship and innovation.


Parkside Orchid Nursery
Ottsville, Pa.
Kirsten Smith, ’86, Owner

Wildflowers of Pasadena
Pasadena, Md.
Julie Badum, ’93, Owner


Seaford, N.Y.
Kirsten Buchenberger Marchioli, ’92, Owner

Sandy Drawers Apparel
Franklin, Mass.
Pat Ginley, ’12, Co-owner and Founder
John Nasca, ’12, Manager

A Shoe Grows in Brooklyn
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Kelly Kuhn Robertson, ’92, Co-owner


Silvergirl Sterling
Eldersburg, Md.
Lois Kessel Weeks, ’88,
Owner and Founder

Designs by Adrienne
North Wales, Pa.
Adrienne Neszmelyi-Romano, ’97,
Jewelry Designer and Metalsmith

Home Goods

Pure Scents Candle Company
Chester Springs, Pa.
Margaret Mace, ’86, Owner

Original paintings and prints
Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Tommy Johnson, ’91,

Custom Grill Builders
Based in Baltimore, Md.
Serving the Mid-Atlantic region
Dave Lombardo, ’87, President

Food and Drink

Stoney’s Kingfishers Seafood, Bar, and Grill
Solomons, Md.
Vincent Arrunategui, ’12,
General Manager

Popsations Popcorn Company
Timonium, Md.
Robin Miller Garrison, MBA ’94, Founder

Hawks Hill Creamery
Street, Md.
Kim Galbreath, MBA ’90, Owner

Boordy Vineyards
Hydes, Md.
Robert Deford, MBA ’95,
Owner and President


Baltimore, Md.
Sergio Vitale, ’98, Co-owner

Looney’s Pub
Four locations in Maryland
Steven Litrenta, ’91, Co-owner

My Deli & Café
Purcellville, Va.
Tasos Vatikiotis, ’98, Owner

Abbey Burger Bistro
Baltimore, Md.
Russell Miller, ’93, and Marigot Miller, MBA ’11, Co-owners

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