• Business Profiles

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  • Bringing Visual Spice to Big Bear: Graphics Designed Ink

    Combine an unflinching passion for customer service with an artists’ unending creativity, roll it into a printing business, and you get Sevag and Melissa Bagboudarian and their new business, Graphics Designed Ink (GDI). Located in the building that formerly housed Little Green House, this personable young couple are ready to serve Big Bears’ printing needs.  Read more. 

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  • Jersey Mike's Subs Opens in Big Bear
    September, 2018, Big Bear Lake  - It all started with a Craig’s List advertisement for part-time help.  Crystal White had no idea that taking the job would lead to a skyrocketed career with Jersey Mike’s Subs that would soon lead to co-owning and operating the new franchise in Big Bear.  Five and a half years ago, Crystal became a part-time employee. She would soon be the manager of a Redlands Jersey Mike’s, then in charge of quality control.  Read more.
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  • Health Has A New Face At
    Bear Valley Wellness Center

    June 22, 2018, Big Bear City, Calif. – Sometimes business paths are chosen, but other times they are chosen for us. That was the case for Windy Sirignano, owner of the new Bear Valley Wellness Center in Big Bear City, Calif. The shop celebrates its official grand opening Friday and Saturday, July 13-14, 2018.  Read more.

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  • Natural Healing offers
    Eastern Medicine in Big Bear

    July 18, 2018 - Big Bear Lake - Instead of retiring after practicing natural herbal medicine in Los Angeles, Dr. Sun S. Cho chose to move to Big Bear and open a practice in our community.  Her business, Natural Healing, is located across the street from Big Bear Middle School at 41304 Big Bear Boulevard, Big Bear Lake. She opened her trademark orange door for business on April 1st. Read more. 

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  • Summit Real Estate Enterprises: A Lifelong Dream

    December 11, 2018... When Holly Cass chose her path in real estate, she did so with dedication and perseverance. That’s just how she does things, from life at home to hitting the trails. It’s no wonder Summit Real Estate Enterprises has already grown and opened its doors to the newest location in the former Carpeteria building. Read more.

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  • Game-Loving Family Opens Second Location in Village

    October, 2019, Big Bear Lake - Customer experience is the catchphrase these days for attracting and retaining customers.  For Marilyn and Matt Vecchio, owners of Mountain Room Escapes, (MRE) it is the product and they want it to be excellent. Opening first in Big Bear City, with a "trapped in a ski lodge during a blizzard" experience, MRE opened its second location in the Village with a "spooky lodge escape" theme, just a few months ago.  Read more.

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  • The Fitness Source
    Opens in Big Bear Lake

    June 1, 2018, Big Bear Lake – It was love at first sight with Big Bear Valley for fitness buffs Michael and Stephanie Ibasco, and now their dreams are reality with the opening of The Fitness Source. For the past six years, fitness instructors and Las Vegas gym owners Michael and Stephanie vacationed to Big Bear Valley enjoying its many trails, often visiting Wolf Total Fitness in the Stater Bros. shopping center on a day pass.  Read more. 

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  • Get Peace of Mind with
    Big Bear Cabin Check

    In the late 1980s, a friend asked Brian Butler to “check on” his second home in Big Bear for any evidence of rodents or pests, broken windows, fallen trees, water leaks or trespassers. As Brian looked around the exterior of his friends' home, an idea struck him to start a business with his wife, Bridgett. Big Bear Cabin check would offer a service offered nowhere else here.  The business offers absentee homeowners with a visitation service to homes to check for problems.  Read more.

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  • Reclaimed Barn Wood Furniture Specialty at The Furniture Store

    There is “real” reclaimed barn wood and then there is “real” reclaimed barn wood.  Bob and Nancy Wallace, owners of The Furniture Store of Big Bear, say their Montana reclaimed barn wood furniture is the real thing. Skilled craftsman at the Bozeman, Montana factory build all of the high quality furniture.  The couple re-opened the store on November 1 at its new and larger store across the street from the previous location.  Read more.  

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  • Gems of the West Sparkles
    with Responsive Customer Demand

    October 12, 2018, Big Bear Lake - Any successful small business not only listens, but responds to customer requests and demand. It is a quality that has earned local businesses recognition through the Chamber awards program each year. Exemplifying that practice are Gems of the West owners, Janet and Colin Roberts, who just completed their remodel if the existing business to add a brand new crystals section. Read More.

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  • Local Family Opens Ben & Jerry's 

    May 17, 2018, Big Bear Lake, Calif. – Things just got a lot cooler in the Big Bear Lake Village. Ben & Jerry’s opened its doors April 4, and father-daughter team Tim and Carissa Wolcott couldn’t be more excited to serve the community they love.  Read More.