The Advocate has been part of our neighborhood for nearly 30 years. Lots of our loyal readers run small businesses that are facing crippling financial issues now. As a small business ourselves, we know where you’re coming from, and we want to do our part to support your business.

This is a free special section to promote locally owned businesses impacted by the coronavirus crisis.

When all of this is over, we want your business standing strong. When all of this is over, the Advocate will be here, too.

Bolds Travel & Tours

Castle Gap Jewelry

Cooper Aerobic

Dallas Maids

Empire Baking Co.

Errand & Concierge Service

Flower Child

Getting it Done Organizing

HD’s Clothing

Ken’s Man’s Shop

Lights Fantastic Pro

Lovelace Chiropractic & Sports Rehab

Maple Leaf Diner

Nite FX Lighting

Planting Seeds Tutoring & Test Prep

Princi Italia

Savannah Hoffman Designs

Skibell Fine Jewelry

Star Tutoring Centers

The Pooch Patio LLC

Village Burger Bar

Window Man Window Cleaning




Bolds Travel & Tours, LLC delivers unique travel experiences while offering inspiring itineraries for your next getaway. From adventure travel with National Geographic, family group travel, romance travel including destination weddings & beautiful curated honeymoons, and luxury cruises.  With 35 plus years in the travel industry, we are your neighborhood travel experts!

Castle Gap Jewelry is your reliable source for sterling silver and authentic Native American jewelry in Dallas. We specialize in handcrafted sterling silver jewelry by Native American artists and premier designers in the United States. Family owned and operated since 1973, we pride ourselves on exceptional customer service and a superior quality of jewelry. Every item in our store is genuine sterling silver and handpicked by us to ensure authenticity and quality.

Like other gyms in Dallas, Cooper Aerobics had to temporarily close the Cooper Fitness Center due to the mandate by the City of Dallas. They are providing resources to members and those who may want to join them with healthy tips, workouts of the day, recipes and more while they are home. Thier purpose to improve the quality and quantity of peoples lives has not wavered since 1970. The focus is on prevention and always will be.

In 2004, Dallas Maids was started by fortune 500 tech programmer. Their innovative business model and rigorous hiring process make them a stand-out. Retaining the best talent and sending the same team to customers lets them offer the most value to our customers. Learning from other maid service owners, creating a system that works, having the best people and sending those people to the same customers has paid off and they have been recognized for their work. Dallas Maids has been recommended by D Magazine, awarded Living Magazine’s Reader’s Choice Award, and had been invited as a recurring guest and local cleaning expert on The Broadcast, a morning TV show that had aired in Dallas.

We are launching our special delivery system to deliver local products and food staples to Dallas residents to help support other local businesses and keep people’s pantries full.

Empire Baking Co. strongly believes a bakery is deeply intertwined with its community. Empire stands ready to bake bread with the highest level of care to give you the most secure and safe products. As you move through this uncertain time, they hope they can support you and stand with you. They have bread on thier shelves waiting for you.

Lifting the Burden is an errand and concierge service that has served the Preston Hollow community for over 51 years. They run errands for those without time or ability and offer personal assistant services.

At Flower Child, we make every last bite from scratch, using fresh ingredients from close to home and serving healthy food that takes you to a happy place. That’s our promise to you, whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, paleo, or just hungry. And just because we can do sugar-free, dairy-free and gluten-free doesn’t mean we do flavor-free… because where’s the happy in that? We’re on a simple, soul-satisfying mission to radiate positively delicious vibes. Join us and nourish your mind, body and soul.

Order and beauty in the home brings you peace. The Getting it Done Organizing team wants to help you achieve that peace in your home and simplicity in your life through organization. They specialize in creating aesthetic and functional systems that work for you in your home. They understand the realities of today’s busy family and want to help you find more calm, more time, and more peace in your daily lives. In-Person and Virtual Organizing available.

The Virtual Organizing Plan is now $300. You want to get organized but don’t know where to start. Let us coach you through the process from chaos to calm. We will assess, suggest, coach, and cheer you on to completion via FaceTime!

HD’s clothing has served the Dallas fashion community for over 40 years by traveling to Paris five times a year. They are a proud small business, which they describe as the backbone of every community in this country. They believe unique brands of entrepreneurship provide a little bit of heart and soul to our neighborhood.

Ken’s has been a locally-owned and operated 2nd generation family Haberdashery since 1964. The owner, Kory Helfman, lives in Lakewood with his sons, and the shop is located at the northeast corner of Preston and Royal in Preston Hollow. Ken’s is a unique shopping experience with business, leisure, active, travel and formal ensembles. They offer custom shopping in 70 percent of the store, and rentals for formal and ceremonial occasions. They strive to find small brands that keep local men in style while maintaining a contemporary look with a traditional twist. Brands include: Samuelsohn, Eton, Zanella, Brax, On Running, Alberto, LBM, Jack Victor, Rhone and many, many more. Drop in to see why they have been serving our community for 58 years.

Buy a Ken’s gift card and receive a bonus card worth up to $500.

As the lighting landscape rapidly changes, Lights Fantastic is keeping up with the pace. After more than 50 years, Lights Fantastic has reinvented itself with state-of-the-art lighting showrooms called Lights Fantastic Pro. Their four showrooms showcase the latest LED lighting in product galleries, a commercial showroom and a unique lighting concourse — all designed to demonstrate how LED will forever change the way we use lighting.

Revised Hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Lovelace Chiropratic is a small chiropractic clinic on the edge of Preston Hollow. They value keeping patients active and pain free, so the patients can continue to do what they love to do. In these hard times, they want to make sure that your health isn’t another thing to have to worry about. They are offering the opportunity to come in for $35.

Maple Leaf Diner opened in September 2015 after owner Michael Delaurier, an experienced restauranteur native to Windsor, Ontario, Canada, couldn’t find food in his wife’s hometown of Dallas that felt like home. Maple Leaf Diner’s features include traditional diner delights with a sprinkle of Mike’s Canadian Favorites such as: Poutine, Canadian Peameal Bacon (the REAL Canadian Bacon), Butter Tarts, Nanaimo Bars. and a sprinkle of requested southern favorites such as Chicken, Bacon & Waffles. Maple Leaf Diner’s family meals to-go can feed a family of 4 for just $35. For breakfast or dinner, call 214-434-1626 to place an order for curbside pick-up.
Nite FX Landscape Lighting is woman- and locally-owned and -operated since 2008. They’ve maintained their base of operations here and are fully insured.
Planting Seeds Tutoring & Test Prep is a tutoring and test prep company that specializes in addressing the specific needs of each student. Planting Seeds Tutoring offers Private In-Home Tutoring, Online Tutoring and Test Prep for students in Pre-K through graduate school. Their mission is to make students feel empowered and passionate about their education. Planting Seeds Tutoring focuses on getting students to thrive in their academic environment by providing individualized, learning style-based tutoring. They interact and build relationships with every student to create a unique approach that centers around their needs. At Planting Seeds Tutoring, they adapt to the needs of the parent and students and give students the resources they need to be successful. Qualified tutors serve the majority of clients in their homes in a one-on-one, comfortable environment. They encourage students to build confidence, not only in their academics, but in themselves to succeed as individuals.
Princi Italia serves seasonal Italian dishes, including homemade pastas, fresh vegetables, seafood and Napolitano-style pizzas in a warm Tuscan farmhouse setting. They are offering curbside pickup from Noon-9 p.m. daily with wines by the bottle to-go at 40 percent off. Call them at 214-739-5959 to place your orders.

We are offering curbside pickup from 12 – 9 p.m. daily! We are also offering wines by the bottle to go at 40% off! Please call us at (214) 739-5959 to place your orders.

Savannah Hoffman Designs is a multi-faceted fashion company that is run by two sisters. They are jewelry designers with a boho western rocker vibe. Together they’ve created a marketplace of bohemian goodness. Looking at their rich prints and fabrics, fringe and beaded jewelry is like walking through Alice’s looking glass and finding Stevie Nicks’ closet.

20% discount taken at checkout

Skibell Fine Jewelry takes great pride in being in business for more than 32 years. For more than 20 of those years, the business has been in the same location in Preston Center West. They’re not your average cookie-cutter jewelry store. They feature some of the most intricately designed and unique jewelry lines in the world. Their quirky, spunky and non-traditional collections embody the heart and soul of beloved founder, Charles Skibell. They are truly your one-stop shop for vintage, elegant and out-of-this-world jewelry, not to mention the cutest little dog you’ll ever see.
Star Tutoring is a novel approach to after-school and supplemental academic services. They help students improve their grades and become confident, independent learners. They reinforce organization, planning, self-advocacy and study skills in addition to academics. By strengthening Executive Functioning, students develop habits that transfer to success in real life. Star Tutoring Centers can help during school closures with online tutoring, in-home tutoring and in-center tutoring.

Your first session is free!

The Pooch Patio is a dog facility established in 2005 offering free-play daycare, suite boarding, training, cat boarding, professional grooming, full service baths, a retail storefront and dog party venue.

First day of play FREE (value $29 per dog). Open 7 days a week with extended hours for all of the hospital staff working longer hours.

Village Burger Bar is a local burger chain serving up gourmet burgers, Build-Your-Own burgers, salads and veggie burgers. Their West Village location is offering specials for curbside, takeout and 3rd party delivery.

Curbside, takeout and 3rd party delivery available. Offering $5.99 Cheddar Burgers all day, everyday for a limited time only – being grilled to order on our outdoor grill starting at 4pm. Offering $5.99 Salads (all salads on menu) all day, every day while supplies last. Offering a $8 off $30 ubereats code with free delivery. Offering free delivery with Favor Offering free kids meals with adult entrée purchase and adding colors with activity menus to all order with kids meals.

Window Man Window Cleaning is here to take care of all of your Window Cleaning, Gutter Cleaning, and Pressure Washing needs.