on December 13, 2012
In 2003, the movie The School of Rock was a hit with music and movie lovers everywhere. But Jack Black and the theatrical fusion of school and rock ‘n’ roll have nothing on what Jason Gittinger and his Detroit School of Rock and Pop are doing today in real lif…Read » Views: 1,378
on December 12, 2012
Helping a small business to grow can be challenging, especially when growing is the business itself.
No one understands the challenges of urban agriculture better than Mary Phillips, a woman who went into business to make some serious green — in the agricult…Read » Views: 1,329
on December 11, 2012
In 2002, Stacey Schumacher — an animal lover with a mind for business — founded The Texas Coalition for Animal Protection. For more than a decade now, the nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization has boosted public awareness of issues related to animal welfare. In …Read » Views: 1,632
on December 7, 2012
Ask Debra Baretta-Rogers why Italy is shaped like a boot and she’ll tell you. It’s to give a swift kick to the notion that sweets have to be unhealthy and exclusionary to individuals with special dietary needs.
As a result, Debra’s inspiring Penngrove, Calif….Read » Views: 1,757
on December 5, 2012
John and Pat Curry of Augusta, Georgia had their hearts set racing this week. And for once that reality didn’t result solely from drinking the delicious java these expert coffee roasters proudly percolate.
The brewers of Buona Caffe Artisan Roasted Coffee are…Read » Views: 1,668
on December 4, 2012
Nothing can put the brakes on a freight transportation company’s growth like a weak economy. Needless to say, it’s been a rough couple of years for the logistics industry. But the important work of hauling freight continues for countless businesses large and s…Read » Views: 1,669
on December 3, 2012
For small businesses, this holiday season isn’t looking cheerful. A recent Intuit Small Business Survey found that small businesses are surviving but not thriving, and that winter is the toughest single season of the year for them. The good news is that they’r…Read » Views: 1,966
on November 30, 2012
During a hurricane — particularly one as dangerous as Sandy — most people have the no interest in venturing out. To encourage more of them to weather the storm inside their establishments, at least two intrepid New York City bar owners extended their hours…Read » Views: 3,386