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We are a local business! We want to support local businesses! Do you own one or work for one? How have your practices changed due to the coronavirus pandemic? We want to spotlight your efforts! Message us on FB or IG with details. We are keeping a running blog of businesses that have reached out here…

Looking for takeout or delivery in the Portland checkout THE BIG TAKEOUT/DELIVERY LIST FROM Portland Food Map. The City of Bangor compiled a list too – Local Food Pickup, Curbside, & Delivery

Updated 4/03/20

Damien from Crows Nest Barbershop called into the Hot Morning Show with Ryan Deelon to tell him and our listeners about the new gift card system they have put in place!

Updated 4/02/20

The Old Village Inn Restaurant at 250 Main St.in Ogunquit is currently doing take-out and curbside pick up from 4-8 every day! Their phone number is 207-646-7088 you can find their menu at www.theoldvillageinn.net!

Updated 3/30/20
Danny at iStore Phone Repair donated commercial time to promote The Bonny Eagle backpack program’s Fill the Bus fundraiser on April 11th, from 9 to noon at Buxton Center Elementary (912 Long Plains Rd, Buxton) and George E. Jack Elementary School (15 Northeast Rd, Standish, ME). The backpack program provides food for families that need help. Bring non-perishable donations like cereal, pasta, peanut butter, crackers, tuna, granola bars… Help fill the bus on the morning of April 11th!

Updated 3/29/20
DiPietro’s Market in South Portland is open from 9-9. They’re “offering curbside pick up for anything we have. (Food, drinks, snacks, beer, wine, alcohol, cigars, cigarettes you name it we have it lol) just call ahead and tell us what you want and that you want it curbside.” – (207) 799-2839

Updated 3/27/20
Shay’s Grill Pub (Portland, ME) Limited menu available for curbside pickup starting Tuesday 3/31 12-6! You are welcome to drive up on the square for pickup (15 min limit per car) Best way to order is on the toast takeout app but feel free to call 207-772-2626.

Top To Bottom Cleaners – “I clean from Edgecomb to Yarmouth.” Call Audrey at 207.521.4633 for service.

Calzolaio Pasta Co. 284 Main St, Ste 1 Wilton, Maine 04294 – Takeout or Delivery Options 1) Call 645.9500 2) Order Online CalzolaioPasta.com 3) Use Downtown Delivery

Tucker DeCosta who is the owner of Tucker’s Market in the Maine Mall also owns Quick Easy Delivery! For any delivery inquires you may have contact his team at 207-808-9707!

Ryan Deelon had Captain McIntosh from the U.S. Army call into the morning show today to discuss how you can join the Army virtually by following the steps on their website!U.S. Army – Scarborough U.S. Army – Auburn U.S. Army – Topsham U.S. Army – Augusta U.S. Army – Bangor U.S. Army – Waterville

Updated 3/26/20
Aroma Joe’s Coffee is giving FREE coffee to healthcare workers on the frontlines of the Cornovirus pandemic. They’re still offering their drive thru and walk up window service. Make sure you call ahead to see how the individual stores have changed their hours.

Updated 3/25/20
Curatola Brothers Produce will take orders for fresh produce on Sunday (for Monday delivery) Tuesday (for Wednesday delivery) and Thursday (for Friday delivery)!! They can get anything you could possibly need fruits, vegetables, chicken olive oil, sugar, flour and the list goes in! Text or Call your orders to Joe at (207) 317-7575!

Fournier’s Karate in Westbrook has adapted during these times by offering a complimentary Karate class at 1PM each day! Via Zoom anyone can join them from the comfort of their own home!

Updated 3/24/20

Ada’s Portland is open for takeout, curbside pick-up and delivery! In addition to a full menu, you can order cook-at-home meals too!

Taj Indian and Indo-Chinese Cuisine is offering no contact pick-up! Call 828-6677 to order.

Bao Bao Dumpling House is expanding their takeout menu! Offering online ordering and curbside pick-up!

Berlin City Honda of Portland delivers! Order online and they’ll deliver your vehicle within 24 hours.

Jessica, owner of Balayage Portland, is keeping things positive on social media to help get through these times! She recommends buying gift certificates from your stylist & booking your appointments way in advance if you can. For updates, follow them on social media @balayageportland

Grass Monkey recognizes the importance of providing what patients need to unwind, beat pain, sleep, or energize. They’re doing extra cleaning, and they’ve gone to vestibule-only service at their medical dispensary at 85 Western Ave in South Portland. Patients can also call in, or use Leafly pick-up, and save ten percent! Health care and grocery workers, you save 10 percent too! Grass Monkey is still providing top-quality product for top-quality people! Open noon to eight Monday through Saturday, until 6 on Sundays.

The Varney family, on Hogan Road in Bangor, is making adjustments in this
unpredictable time. They’ve altered their hours; and thorough disinfecting keeps
their employees and customers as safe as possible. If you need to arrange
service, or would like to purchase a vehicle without even coming to the
dealership, they can make that happen. What’s family for, but to help each other
through the hard times? Follow Varney Buick GMC on social media, or visit www.varneybpg.com

Strawberry Fields Apothecary in Lewiston is still open with regular business hours. They’re are also offering curbside pickup when patients call ahead at (207) 420 – 8440!

Updated 3/23/20

Robin’s Confections in Biddeford is still open and availible for all your sweets and treats needs! Call 207-494-8533 with any questions!!

Susan’s Fish and Chips is still open for take out call ahead or drive up from 11 to 6 at 1135 Forest Ave. Portland, ME. Call 207-878-3240 to place your order!

Maine Limousine Open 24/7 to help with transportation needs. 207-883-0222 – mainelimo.com (new Covid-19 practices in place).

Updated 3/22/20
Leavitt and Sons Deli 200 Kennebec St Portland 207 536 1076 10am-5:30 M-F (tentative to change)  Boars Head Deli Meat & Cheese. Homemade Chicken Pot Pie, Shepherd pie, Mac and cheese.  House made soups and Salads. Sandwiches made to order. Delivery through : 2DineIn and Grub Hub  // Leavitt and Sons Falmouth 37 Depot Rd Falmouth 207-781-3753 Curbside delivery Available

Town Line Family Restaurant in Lyman located at 10 New Country Road is offering takeout as well as well as curbside grocery pickup for meats, cheese, eggs, bread and more.  Call them at 207-499-4300.  Visit them at www.townlineme.com

Updated 3/21/20
Neyda, a stylist at Voila Salon & Day Spa, offered tips on how to help out your stylist during these times! She also gave some insight on what NOT to do to your hair while you’re social distancing.

Dava Davin, owner of Portside Real Estate group, discussed how agents are adjusting during these times; FaceTime open houses are keeping business rolling! To help the community, Portside is giving $100 with every closing to Full Plates Full Potential starting immediately. Full Plates Full Potential has established the Full Plates Emergency Fund to support any public school in Maine that is closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. These emergency funds will help schools pay for increased meals, packaging breakfast and lunch meals, transporting the food to eligible sites and more. If you’re able to, you too can help. Learn more here: www.fullplates.org.

Trish, owner of Dance Studio of Maine & Dance Studio of Maine South, is utilizing technology to its full potential to adjust! Classes are being held with students through Zoom for the time being AND she & her teachers have been posting games for kids, workouts, and dance tips on Instagram to help keep everyone active. Follow them at @dancestudioofmaine & @dsom_south for more information!

BODA Open for touch-free, curbside takeout 5-9 💫 call 207.347.7557 or order at www.bodamaine.com

Updated 3/19/20
Maine Bagel in Scarborough Thanks the medical community, first responders, and public servants.They’re Mainers helping Mainers get through this together; serving customers with drive through and curbside service in Scarborough. Order online at themainebagel.com or call 883-0700.

Antonia’s Pizzeria Bar & Grille in Freeport is open for take-out, curbside service, and free delivery. They’re offering 10% off all takeout and curbside orders, and 20% off all takeout and curbside orders over $50. They’re are committed to providing their customers with quality food and are taking extra preventative measure to ensure all of their customer’s safety in this difficult time. They want to thank everyone in the community who has continued to provide their support! Call (207) 865-6863 to place an order now!

8 Corners Market/Pizza in Scarborough is open serving breakfast, lunch and dinner take out!! Regular business hours!! Call (207) 883-9331 to order ahead for quick pickup!

Two Brothers Pizzeria and Deli in Saco will be open for delivery and take out services during this time! Call (207) 494-7169 to place your order now!

320ink has started a TipJar initiative! “To all our small business friends struggling right now, we have created this initiative to help. We will set up an online store for you to send to your family, friends, and followers who want to support you during this crazy time. When the store closes, we will print and ship the orders directly to the buyers, and send you a check in the mail to help you and your employees get through this. For more info, DM us and we can get your fundraiser up and running right away, time is of the essence, so if you think this could help you, don’t wait”.

Updated 3/19/20
Highroller Lobster Co is open for to go and delivery 12-7pm with their standard menu plus some large format family style meals and BEER and WINE!! Gift cards available on their website and in house. The Oystah Guy gave us a call this AM w/ the update.

Happy Tiers by Tanya is still here to make cakes for any in home celebrations & put together some homemade meals! She cooks alone in a second kitchen in her home, so she’s keeping sanitation on lock. She can deliver meals & treats or set up a meetup with you. Also, if you know of any family in need of a meal during this time, she says to feel free to contact her to work something out. Tanya gave us a call this AM w/ the update.

The Maine Diner is offering takeout, curbside, and some delivery service! View the menu at Mainediner.com, and call 646-4441, for the hearty home cooking that keeps you going!

Great East Butcher Company is HERE during this difficult time. Open for seniors 60+ from 9 to 10am Monday to Friday. Don’t feel like cooking? Burgers, sandwiches and meals are ready for pickup. Curbside pickup available. Call 207-883-1450 to order.

Fitness Katlin, fitness trainer & co-owner of Love and Muscles is offering FaceTime & Zoom training. She is focused on keeping the community active and positive, especially while stuck at home, so contact her on all social media @FitnessKatlin to get in touch! Katlin gave us a call this afternoon with the update.

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