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CLEVELAND – It’s billed as the antidote to Black Friday: Small Business Saturday, where shoppers are urged to head out into their own neighborhoods and shop at the locally owned businesses around them.

Cleveland is no exception to this shopping trend, as evidenced by the hustle and bustle at The 5th Street Arcades in downtown.

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The stores there are participating in Winterfest with a special Shop Local day.  In addition to over 45 shops, additional artisans and vendors came in to help patrons get a start on the holiday shopping season.