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Small Business Saturday

Consumers come out to 'Shop Small' during holiday weekend

Consumers come out to 'Shop Small' during holiday weekend

Brad Norris and his family spent Saturday morning shopping, stopping at a bakery for breakfast, buying power tools, looking for shoes and soccer balls, and weighing a possible purchase of a vintage kitchen table and chairs.

Best of all, they walked everywhere and never left their Highlandtown neighborhood.

"We made a day out of it," said Norris, the co-founder of Cohesion Theatre Co., who with his wife and 2- and 4-year-old sons and the boys' grandmother came out for Small Business Saturday, stopping at Hoehn's Bakery, High Grounds coffeehouse, Value Village, Rust-N-Shine antique shop and several galleries in the East Baltimore neighborhood before heading to Sneaky...