Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Shopping small doesn't have to be difficult. Find out what local businesses in your area are participating in Small Business Saturday.
You're committing to shop at small local businesses for your Christmas gifts, but where to go? Here's a map of our local businesses that are participating in Small Business Saturday.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
That old familiar building that houses the A&W Restaurant will be no more next year because the state want's to put in an interstate access at Highway K.
A&W Restaurant, 3751 South 27th St., will have to relocate to Caledonia because of the new interchange being built at Highway K and Interstate 94. The restaurant makes their own root beer and is one of the oldest drive-in restaurants in the area. Sharon and Frank, who have owned the business since 1974, are still ironing things with DOT; but they expect to start building the new restaurant in the spring. The new building will be located just to the east of the _Pilot_ gas station on the north side of Highway K and the old building will be razed. A new road will also divide the Pilot and newly built restaurant, which the DOT will pay up to $200,000 of. Sharon said they’ve known about the road construction since 1995, but the DOT changed the…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Check out some of the top Racine-centric pages available on Facebook.
The following list is in no particular order. Know a really great Racine-related Facebook page missing from the list? Tell us in the comments section!
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
George's Tavern is supporting the Wild Root Market's never-ending drive for Member-Owners in anticipation of securing - and then announcing - its future location
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch encourages small business owners to join Small Business Summit.
On Thursday, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch delivered the weekly radio address titled Small Business Summit. The following is the transcript from her address: Hi I’m Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch. This week marks the end of October as National Manufacturing Month. You probably already know we lead the nation in making cheese, and you definitely know the Packers will always be at the top. But did you know that Wisconsin still ranks first among the 50 states in manufacturing jobs per capita? That’s right! And we’re making strides to improve our business climate and improve our workforce to make Wisconsin even better for manufacturers, other small businesses, and our great citizens. We’re doing this by listening to you. At last year’s…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Wine can be the perfect gift, but sometimes it can be hard to choose the perfect bottle.
You are going to a holiday party and need to bring the host or hostess a gift. Wine is a good option, but which one should you choose? Two Racine area businesses are here to help. “Wine continues to be the rage this Holiday season and Grapes 2 Glass in Sturtevant has a gift plan for the newbie on the wine block and the seasoned pro,” said Bob Mitchell, of Grapes to Glass in Sturtevant. G2G can make a gift basket completely customized to your needs. And they do so using local products whenever possible. For example, a nice merlot might go wonderfully with some KP Toffee, which is made right here in Sturtevant. Or Pete's Amish Chocolate Crunch, Fudge from Twin Lakes and Indulgence Chocolates from Waukesha could be a delicious addition to a …
Put the wow into your holiday dinner table with cooking lessons by Staci Joers.