Articles About local business

  • Yellow Springs downtown business mostly steady

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    When it comes to surviving as a business in downtown Yellow Springs, not all outfits are the same. The various successes and challenges of each seem to relate more to the practices of the shop owners and the pressures within each merchandising industry, rather than the common location at the hub of the village.

  • Local business rebounding

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    Local businesses appear to be recovering and returning the Village to pre-2009 tax revenue levels, according to data from the Regional Income Tax Agency, or RITA.

  • A seamstress’ dressmaking passion

    New villager Zara McCartney has recently opened BouChic Dressmakers, a new dressmaking and alterations shop at the Wellness Center, 716 Xenia Ave., Suite 6. (Photo by Anisa Kline)

    BouChic, the new alterations and dressmaking business in Yellow Springs, sits at the very back of the white professional building on Xenia Avenue. Inside, owner Zara McCartney has neatly stacked bolts of cloth, drawers filled with a variety of patterns, a dressing room, sewing machines and a chalkboard wall for children.

  • Village pulls through for Little Art

    The local community helped the Little Art Theatre to reach its fundraising goal of $475,000 to complete a total renovation of the facility. Little Art Director Jenny Cowperthwaite and capital campaign co-chair Dorothy Scott spelled out the good news on the marquee this week. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    This year’s Campaign to Renovate the Little Art Theatre reached its goal of $475,000 to bring the theater into the 21st century.

  • Servlet back in familiar hands

    The local Internet provider Servlet that was purchased last spring by a group of local investors was bought back earlier this month by former owner Bruce Cornett.

  • Beers crafted to please the palate

    Local beer-lovers Nate Cornett and Lisa Wolters toasted to their new business venture, Yellow Springs Brewery, which is set to begin brewing and serving craft beer at its MillWorks location by year’s end. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The craft beer revolution is coming to Yellow Springs, say the owners of a new microbrewery here whose aim is not to transform local hearts and minds, but palates, one batch of handcrafted beer at a time.

  • Main Squeeze under new ownership— A smooth blend of old, new

    Xenia couple Debi Yawn and David Lee purchased Main Squeeze last week from Donna Lynn Johnson, who opened the juice bar in 2006. Yawn and Lee said they plan to keep selling Main Squeeze’s signature smoothies and juices while they add more food items to the menu. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Main Squeeze went on sale at the beginning of the year, customers may have worried about the fate of the local juice bar. But smoothie addicts can still get their fix at Main Squeeze.

  • BLOG-Where the Townies Gather

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    As we sat down to this year’s first meal at the Corner Cone, the look on my daughter’s face summed it all up perfectly: the sweet anticipation of a whole new season.

  • Upbeat season for downtown

    For those turned off by the endless lines and swarming hoards of Black Friday shoppers at big box stores and malls, Yellow Springs may be a less hectic and more pleasant alternative.

  • He lets the kids play in poison ivy

    Local goatherd Owen Betts tended his flock at Whitehall Farm this month. Antioch College recently hired Betts’ goats to chew through the overgrown weeds at its farm to make way for a food forest. The goat mowing service is available to anyone with a weed problem. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    While some kids on the Antioch College campus are digesting new information, others are munching on weeds.

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