Economy Section :: Page 13

  • Entrepreneurs get busy on the perfect brew

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    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.

  • Antioch seeks local jobs for students

    As leaders of a school that places work at the heart of its educational experience, Antioch leaders face a challenge: in this economic downturn, they aim to create local jobs for the college’s first class of students.

  • The Spirits of Yellow Springs

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    S and G Artisan Distillery will begin producing its “Spirits of Yellow Springs” schnapps and liquors locally in 2012.

  • Cuts shrink Village budget

    In these difficult economic times, it’s a familiar story for states and municipalities: while revenues are falling, costs are rising. And that’s the story again this year for the Village of Yellow Springs.

  • 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.

  • Occupy sparks local dialogue

    Village resident Eric Wolf, right, organized an Occupy protest in Yellow Springs last Friday in front of US Bank on Xenia Avenue to criticize the bank’s practices. Bill Houston, left, was one of the 34 local people who raised their voice with Wolf to draw attention to wealth disparity and economic injustice in the U.S. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Money, like religion, politics, and sex, is a sensitive topic of public conversation. But as Occupy Wall Street protesters lambast commercial banks, the decision of where to bank has become increasingly public.

  • Home, Inc. waiver approved by Village Council

    At their Nov. 7 meeting, members of Village Council unanimously approved a request from Home, Inc. to waive tap-in fees for the proposed Home, Inc./Buckeye Community Hope Foundation affordable senior housing project.

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