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  • Godzilla comes to the village

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    Super-Fly Comics and Games is one of 100 comic stores in the U.S. to be featured on a retailer-exclusive cover of comic publisher IDW’s Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #1.

  • Bit of ‘Heaven’ right here, right now

    Donna Blackman, here with her dog Rosey, opened Heaven On Earth Emporium earlier this month. The store features a variety of new and antique products, such as ladies apparel, jewelry, chocolate and soap. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Heaven On Earth Emporium, the most recent retail store to open downtown, is filled with both the unique and the functional.

  • New business on Stutzman site

    Village Council at its Feb. 7 meeting unanimously approved entering into a lease with villager Mitchell George for a new business located at the former site of Stutzman’s Nursery on U.S. 68 North.

  • Local businesses try harder when village economy slows

    In the midst of a continuing national recession, business at most downtown merchants remained steady or slightly down in 2010.

  • Boogie down to support CJ’s

    The local band Mack and the Rockets will perform this Friday, Jan. 21, at a “rent party” for CJ’s restaurant, which is having financial problems. The event, which takes place from 6 p.m. until closing at the restaurant, will feature a special Cajun menu. Pictured are, from left, restaurant owners Carl Moore and Jim Zehner and band members, from left, Ed Campbell, L.B. Fred, Ona Harshaw and Mark Crockett. Not pictured are band members Lori Askeland and Allen Knisley. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    To keep CJ’s Southern Cookin’ from closing its doors, a local band is reviving the rent party tradition to solicit community support for the financially ailing restaurant.

  • Local band plays for food and funds

    CJ's proprietors Jim Zehner and Carl Moore before the dinner rush last Thursday.

    Yellow Springs band Mack and the Rockets will present a “rent party” on Friday, Jan. 21 at CJ’s Southern Cookin’ to benefit the restaurant.

  • Scented organic soap, naturally made

    A soap maker for more than 20 years, Chris Entler and his partner, Jessica Wyant, recently opened the Soap Bar in Kings Yard, in the space behind Asanda Imports that was once the bar of the old Winds Cafe. Entler uses organic and natural ingredients in his products, which he has previously sold only at the street fair and Kings Yard farmers market. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Recently Chris Entler could be found in his new soap shop and studio in Kings Yard working on a new challenge: creating, with spearment leaves, an intricate design in a soap bar.

  • Baldwin buys Kings Yard

    The sale of the long building of shops in Kings Yard that was auctioned off in April was finalized last week by the purchaser, Bob Baldwin.

  • Sale of Kings Yard north closes

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    Local resident Bob Baldwin purchased the string of shops on the northern edge of Kings Yard yesterday.

  • Apprender a new language

    Laura Skidmore’s Primary Languages school for Spanish and French will begin a winter session in January above the Winds. Skidmore is pictured with students Quinn Creighton, right, and Brady Clark and his dad Jason. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    “Te gusta mas agua, Quinn?” the teacher asked Quinn Creighton, who sat at the table with the others, coloring. Creighton, 4, looked up at her thoughtfully, and nodded, holding out his cup for more water. People begin their language acquisition skills from birth, and as early as eight months…

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