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Articles About local business

  • Plans for investing in the village

    Community economist Michael Shuman brainstormed with Yellow Springs Federal Credit Union Executive Director Sandy Hollenberg after three days of local meetings last week with those representing government, education, business and nonprofit sectors. Shuman and Hollenberg are planning to launch one local investment project here to jumpstart the local economy. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A local debit card with rewards for shopping locally. A business incubator on the Antioch campus. Crowdfunding for local businesses. Student debt refinancing for those who live here after graduation. These ideas and more were explored in a series of conversations last week spearheaded by the Yellow Springs Federal Credit Union, or YSFCU.

  • Rose and Sal Company Mercantile — More than an antique store

    The Rose and Sal Company Mercantile is now open for business at 136 Dayton St. in Yellow Springs at the former location of Atomic Fox.

  • Line forms soon for Record Store Day

    The third weekend of April brings with it Record Store Day, which Josh Castleberry, owner of Toxic Beauty Records, attributes with the exposure that put his store on the map. (Photo by Will Drewing)

    The third weekend of April brings with it Record Store Day, the Saturday when vinyl fans celebrate record store culture and flock to independent record stores to get their pick of limited release albums.

  • Blue Jacket to close, but in-store cafe to stay

    Blue Jacket Books will close for good May 12. Meanwhile, a progressive sale begins March 5. And Blue Jacket's popular in-store cafe, Tables of Contents, will be staying open. Pictured here, owner Lawrence Hammar and worker Yvonne Wingard share a laugh, despite the sad reality of closure. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Bibliophiles, take note: Blue Jacket Books is closing May 12. But foodies can take comfort in the fact that in-store cafe, Tables of Contents, has no plans to shut its doors, and may even expand in coming months.

  • Beloved Mr. Fub’s Party soon to close

    Word that Mr. Fub's Party is closing with the retirement of owner Priscilla Moore, left, brought longtime patron Donna McGovern into the shop with her granddaughter, Kennedy, this past weekend.

    Good-bye, Mr. Fub’s! One of the area’s most distinctive independent toy stores is closing with the owner’s retirement.

  • ‘Olde’ tavern gets new owners

    Ye Olde Trail Tavern changed hands last month. Christine Monroe-Beard, pictured here, and her husband Don Beard, co-owners of Peach’s, have taken over the tavern run by Cathy Christian since 1986. The tavern is closed for renovations and will reopen in mid-March or early April. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    The inside of Ye Olde Trail Tavern is a mess. But it’s meant to be that way — temporarily. After being owned by Cathy Christian for 30 years, one of Yellow Springs’ oldest buildings is in new hands, and those hands are hard at work.

  • Yellow Springs Hardware, a new old store

    Yellow Springs has had the same hardware more than 90 years, yet it has changed hands only three times. Kathy Macklemore, left, who has managed the store for 16 years, is pictured here with the new owners of Yellow Springs Hardware, Shep Anderson and Gilah Pomeranz. The couple took over at the beginning of January, though Macklemore will stay on as manager. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    There has been a hardware store in Yellow Springs for more than 90 years, and throughout that time, it has changed hands only three times.

  • At Wildflower, style and community

    Wildflower Salon has new digs. Owner Emily Anglemyer, right, moved the hair salon last month to the space formerly occupied by Brandt Gallery. Her friend and associate, Meghan Burrowes, left, recently joined her in the business. Previously co-located with Wildflower Boutique, the salon sought to expand. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    There isn’t a barber pole outside the new home for the Wildflower Salon, but proprietor Emily Anglemyer and her associate, Meghan Burrowes, hope that their hair salon offers the welcoming, community vibe of a classic barbershop.

  • Holiday in the Village, Yellow Springs 2016

    2016 Holiday in the Springs

    Plan your Holiday in the Village with our 2016 online guide.

  • Ehman’s odometer hits 70

    David and Karen Ehman are celebrating the 70th anniversary of Ehman’s Garage on U.S. 68 North, which was started by David Ehman’s father, and has a devoted local following. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    For car aficionados, a car from 1946 is a vintage model that represents a timeless era. Ehman’s Garage, which opened that year, evokes the same sense of a classic era, and is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year.