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  • Thank initial 'no' to tax zone for Allentown rebirth

    Thank initial 'no' to tax zone for Allentown rebirth
    A decade ago, as Lehigh Valley leaders desperately looked for a way to pay for what would be a $50 million minor league baseball stadium in east Allentown, state Sen. Pat Browne seized on his experience as a tax attorney and accountant to devise an...
  • Scottish independence battle draws 'day of reckoning' warning to business

    Scottish independence battle draws 'day of reckoning' warning to business
    The battle over Scottish independence took a bitter turn on Saturday when a senior nationalist warned businesses such as BP that they could face punishment for voicing concern over the impact of secession. With the fate of the United Kingdom balanced on...
  • China seeks to fight smog by brainstorm: All ideas welcome

    China seeks to fight smog by brainstorm: All ideas welcome
    The city of Wuhan is considering building skyscrapers coated with a high-tech substance that can "eat" air pollutants. An artist is offering to suck particulates out of Beijing's dirty skies using a giant vacuum-cleaner-type device and sell jewelry made...
  • Ivanhoe Village Main Street explores changing business climate

    Ivanhoe Village Main Street explores changing business climate
    Mary Hurley is well aware of the fact that during the recession, many businesses, in order to survive, cut back on their staff and operated with the smallest manpower possible.  “These businesses got very efficient and did a lot more with fewer...
  • 09/08: New businesses

    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Lake Paramount Marketing, marketing, 40028 Pine Canal Trail, Lady Lake, 32159. Find Local...
  • Scott promises $1B in tax cuts during campaign stop in Winter Park

    Scott promises $1B in tax cuts during campaign stop in Winter Park
    WINTER PARK — Gov. Rick Scott brought his "Let's Keep Working" tax-cut tour to the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce on Monday, where he promised to reduce taxes by $1 billion over the next two years if he's re-elected. The cuts would help...
  • Ravens, Baltimore businesses offer deals for unwanted Ray Rice jerseys

    Ravens, Baltimore businesses offer deals for unwanted Ray Rice jerseys
    Baltimore Ravens fans who once proudly wore the running back Ray Rice's No. 27 have some options for what to do with those jerseys after the termination of Rice's contract with the team. The Ravens, which dropped Rice on Monday after the release of a...
  • Block 37 will offer free pop-up space to winner of contest

    Block 37 will offer free pop-up space to winner of contest
    Business owners wanting downtown exposure during the busy holiday shopping season can vie for a free storefront in Block 37. The high-profile State Street mall on Tuesday will launch its first "Search for the Next Great Pop-up" competition, the winner...
  • Humboldt Park and Riot Fest find common ground

    Humboldt Park and Riot Fest find common ground
    At first, nobody wanted Riot Fest to be in Humboldt Park—not even Riot Fest. “I was against, initially, taking Riot Fest outside,” said Michael “Riot Mike” Petryshyn, the festival’s founder and managing partner. And...
  • First Sundays at Willington's 'The Mill Works' provides afternoon of creative fun

    First Sundays at Willington's 'The Mill Works' provides afternoon of creative fun
    Friends of Mill Works created First Sundays as an ongoing series offering an afternoon of creativity. Sept. 7 marked the beginning of the season of First Sundays, which will occur for the rest of this year and run again in 2015 from February through June....
  • Simsbury's John Lavery, Owner of Finula's Stores, Dies At 82

    Simsbury's John Lavery, Owner of Finula's Stores, Dies At 82
    SIMSBURY —John Philip Lavery, who owned a small chain of stores called Finula's in the Farmington Valley, died on July 24. He was 82. Lavery was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1931. He grew up in Monkstown, County Dublin, the second son of Cecil...