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Business Section :: Page 2

  • Lucky Dragon Chinese restaurant opens on Dayton Street

    From right, Ken Yang and Lixia Gao, and Lixia's father Zhi You Gao opened a Chinese restaurant at the former location of Chen's Asian Bistro.

    Lucky Dragon opened earlier this month on Dayton Street.

  • Former Creative Memories space— Investors seek to rezone

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    At a public hearing on Wednesday, April 16, Village Planning Commission will consider a request to rezone the former Creative Memories building at Dayton Street and East Enon Road from a light industrial district to a planned unit development, or PUD.

  • 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.

  • EnviroFlight, Antioch College seek partnership

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    Antioch College and the local sustainable animal feed business EnviroFlight are poised to collaborate in a way that leaders believe will benefit both entities.

  • 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.

  • Epic Books returns to downtown Yellow Springs

    Gail Lichtenfels reopened Epic Book Shop as a used bookstore last month after closing the longtime Dayton Street bookstore in 2009. At the new Epic, located at 229 Xenia Ave. in the space vacated last summer by the Main Squeeze juice bar, Lichtenfels will buy and sell used books on all topics but especially in the fields of religion, philosophy, psychology and mysticism. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In the decades-long saga of Epic Book Shop, an improbable resurrection — 40 years after Gail Lichtenfels first bought it and four years after she shuttered it, Lichtenfels reopened Epic last month as a used bookstore.

  • Yellow Springs business featured on Secretary of State website

    Glen Courtright, CEO and founder of EnviroFlight, monitored the local company’s new product, a natural fertilizer for vegetable gardens, flowers and lawns, as it passed through a sifter. The fertilizer is a byproduct of EnviroFlight’s proprietary process of producing insect-based fish food. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local business EnviroFlight was recently featured on the website of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted.

  • An Epic reopening

    Gail Lichtenfels reopened Epic Book Shop as a used bookstore last month after closing the longtime Dayton Street bookstore in 2009. At the new Epic, located at 229 Xenia Ave. in the space vacated last summer by the Main Squeeze juice bar, Lichtenfels will buy and sell used books on all topics but especially in the fields of religion, philosophy, psychology and mysticism. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Epic Book Shop, which closed four years ago, reopened downtown last month as a used bookstore.

  • New optometrist in village

    Dr. Todd McManus, shown here with his children Gavin and Haley, has opened a new optometry practice on Southgate Avenue.

    Dr. Todd McManus has opened a new optometry practice in the village.

  • Village Council— First step toward CBE funding

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    At their Dec. 2 meeting, Village Council voted to get more information on funding options regarding the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, by approving two resolutions that open discussions with an underwriter and a bond counsel.