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  • Your one-stop shop to be the fittest that survive

    Outside

    Springs Survival store opened recently behind Kings Yard and offers a host of gear and supplies for backpacking and emergency preparedness.

  • Local customer, investors purchase Servlet

    Servlet's new owners Cyprian Sajabi, left, and Roi Qualls, right, with the company's network engineer Ishema Umuhoza.

    Servlet internet service provider changed hands last week but will stay local.

  • New family doctor comes to town

    Dr. Alan Fark has set up his new family medicine practice at 716 Xenia Avenue. His office is under the umbrella of the Springfield Regional Medical Group. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The local arts scene — and specifically this week’s Chamber Music Yellow Springs concert — can take some credit for bringing Dr. Alan Fark, a new physician, to town.

  • 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.

  • A brew of perfect proportion

    Shane and Jacqui Creepingbear have started the Vitruvian Brewing Company, a small microbrewery in the space formerly occupied by the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute. They hope to to provide a locally-owned produced and bottled beer, with an initial production of about 600 gallons of various types each month. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    If there were such a thing as the perfect beer, the new Vitruvian Brewing Company would brew it. Their aim is to create a brew so perfectly balanced in nutrient, aroma and flavor that it could be called a “canon of proportions,” like the Vitruvian Man.

  • Entrepreneurs get busy on the perfect brew

    VBC

    After years of dreaming, planning and home brewing, Shane and Jacqui Creepingbear are launching their long-awaited Vitruvian Brewing Company. The couple began moving into the MillWorks space formerly occupied by Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute on Jan. 1, and will spend the first two months remodeling for beer production. They expect to have their first brew […]

  • Basho moves to Kings Yard

    Brian Springer at the new Basho store in Kings Yard.

    Basho Apparel moved this month to a storefront space in King’s Yard, where the business plans to expand its inventory and continue to feature a new print artist each month.

  • Schnapps in the Schprings

    While sipping some authentic German pear schnapps during Christmas 2009, Meg and Steven Gujer of Sugar Creek Township had the idea to start a local craft distillery that made schnapps the traditional way.

  • New store seeks to fill local need

    Village resident Valorie Claggett recently opened her store of vintage and retro furnishings, Modern Salvage, at 138 Dayton Street. Claggett, an architect, designer and historical preservationist, will stock the store with unique and simple modern items from estate sales, garage sales and thrift stores. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    What Valorie Claggett finds at garage sales, estate sales and thrift stores are not high-priced antiques, she says, but rather useful and affordable items for everyday life that happen to have that retro style.

  • Modern Salvage for vintage home furnishings

    Valorie Claggett recently opened Modern Salvage at 138 Dayton Street. The store is largely filled with mid-century modern thrift store and garage sale finds. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    What Valorie Claggett finds at garage sales, estate sales and thrift stores are not high-priced antiques but rather useful and affordable items for everyday life that happen to have that retro style. Read more about her new store.

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