The Brew Coffee and Tap House undergoes complete restoration
Stepping into the new Brew Coffee and Tap House on the corners of C and Main streets in Independence, it bears no semblance to the old café it once was.
Northwest Music Studio offers music lessons for all
Lee Wanner began taking music lessons in a small music store.
The Monmouth Fitness Club will be getting some new paint and techy equipment, but it will still be the same, comfortable haven for those seeking fitness. Tony Jeffries, longtime manager, will take ownership on Friday.
News in brief, June 15
Tom Kunke Art Studio & Gallery showing paintings for the last time June 25
Tom Kunke wants to refocus on his creative side.
There’s a saying common among CrossFit members: Come for the fitness, stay for the community.
Independence call center employs 240 and still hiring
FCR, a call center in Independence, has hired 240 people in about nine months and is on its way to one of the top employers in the county.
Local officials see Polk County’s job market, labor force growing
In Chelsea Metcalfe’s opinion, Dallas has a “good problem.” Metcalfe, the executive director of the Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce, said she’s been trying to help a local family fulfill their business dream, but has run into a roadblock.
Critelli Sweets in Dallas offers homemade baked goods and candy with the touch of a family tradition
After a lifetime of experience with her father’s gift for cooking Italian food that would bring the neighbors knocking when they smelled the garlic in the air, Kerner asked him, “Why don’t you open a restaurant?”
Monmouth Hardware has been at 225 Main St. E. since the mid-1960s, but owners Brenda and Tom Pell have decided to move down the street.
A job fair on March 23 will bring 31 businesses and organizations to Central High School.
Elegant Floral brings variety of gifts, shopping experience to downtown
The owner of Elegant Floral, which opened on Feb. 12 on Mill Street in Dallas, seemed destined to be a flower shop owner. It’s just taken some time for her to make that leap.
American Gas & Technology (AG&T) founder Ray Tate Jr. said the company is developing the “21st century gas station” and its vision is as big as the facility it’s remodeling to build its dream.
Return of classic Blue Garden sign highly anticipated
It was a moment 30 years in the making.
The classic Blue Garden building facade will be completed this week
For the first time in about 30 years, the old Blue Garden sign will add its light to Main Street in downtown Dallas.