The Commissary is officially opening its doors this Sunday with a community block party. The new kitchen-incubator facility boasts a wide variety of spaces and services for food-based businesses including chefs, pop-up restauranteurs, food suppliers, food truck owners and more. To find out more about the facility, CLICK HERE to read the full story on […]
It’s probably safe to say that many of us are suffering from “crowdfunding fatigue”. When Kickstarter first started gaining steam a few years ago, the concept of crowd-sourced financing for innovative projects seemed like a great idea at the time. But with hundreds of similar platforms and thousands of campaigns launched, it quickly flooded the […]
I love to see people and businesses making an investment in historic homes and properties. For my latest At Work story for The Metropreneur, I visited The Strategy Group for Media who have made The Gooding House into their headquarters. The Gooding House is located along US Route 23 in Delaware. The road used to […]
You probably remember Niki and Josh Quinn’s great style in their Westgate home. But the room we didn’t show you was Niki’s studio for Maxine, Dear. The 10×10 foot room is painted in a cheery yellow and houses all of the design elements Niki likes. Embroidered canvases, kitschy lamps, yard sticks and arrows fill the […]
Throughout the entire month of March, TheMetropreneur.com focused on green and sustainable businesses and local trends in a series called “Going Green”. Topics ranged from rain barrels to worm composting to solar panels to energy conservation. Below are the sixteen articles from this past month’s series for your reading or re-reading pleasure.
Over the past three weeks, The Metropreneur ran a “Trendspotting” series focused on local small scale wine, beer and spirits manufacturers located in Central Ohio. This series provides a look at how the growing “buy local” trend has affected these types of existing small businesses and spurred additional growth through new startup efforts. The series […]