Into the Business...
CLAREMONT, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Purchased a short couple months ago by new owners, Mike and Christine Charest, the Taverne on the Square – formerly New Socials Bar and Grill – opened its doors on July 14 and is located in the Oscar Brown Building at the corner of Pleasant Street and Opera House Square in downtown Claremont, New Hampshire.
SPRINGFIELD, VERMONT – Welcome to So.802 Studios, a brand-new recording facility based in the Southern Vermont town of Springfield and launched by local hip-hop artists John Keefe and Brad Veysey, also known as Causin' Effect. The lyricist, Keefe (AKA Jibba the Gent) and drummer/producer, Veysey, (AKA Vazy) chose Springfield (where they both went to high school) for their studio location as to help create a better atmosphere and a new option for the younger generation in their hometown.
BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT – Originally launched in 1995 by Kyoshi Patrick Donohue, the Brattleboro School of Budo is currently celebrating 20 years of successfully guiding students through a unique mix of traditional martial arts training, along with a variety of other training options which offers something for everyone to explore and enjoy.
SPRINGFIELD, VERMONT – Launched in 2012 by sound engineer, Steve Lafoe, Mach One Pro Sound Reinforcement is an event production company based in Southern Vermont, specializing in live sound production for mostly intimate-to-medium sized events throughout the New England area. Mach One strives to meet the needs of each client with the most effective and reliable equipment available to fulfill the job.
LOS ANGELES - Picture yourself behind the bar.... mixing drinks, meeting new people and creating an atmosphere that simply makes it a better day for all involved... all while getting paid to be a social butterfly! Yes, this can be you and it’s easier to make it all happen than one might think.
KEENE, NEW HAMPSHIRE – With over two decades of experience in the field, Anna King has developed a keen knowledge in all aspects of hand-crafted jewelry; designer and creator, wholesale sales and now, retail store owner. Not only has she developed Anna King Jewelry, her own line of custom hand-made jewelry, but also now owns and operates Silver Impressions, a unique jewelry and gift shop located on West Street in Keene, New Hampshire.
BELLOWS FALLS, VERMONT – A unique and intimate cafe, with an equally unique name – Flat Iron Coffee Exchange – recently opened its doors on The Square in Bellows Falls, Vermont. Opened in April by owners Jana Bryan and Mark Kenney, Flat Iron Exchange offers not only great coffees, teas, natural soft drinks and homemade bakery goods, but it is also creates an intimate, artistic open space for music events and local artists to exhibit their art works.
BRATTLEBORO, VT. – Launched in 1995 and now located at 464 Putney Road in Brattleboro, Vermont, the Brattleboro School Of Budo offers a unique mix of traditional martial arts training including Shorin-ryu and Goju-ryu Katate (empty hand defense), Hakkoryu Jujutsu, AikiBudo and Tomiki Aikido (grappling defense), Kobudo (Okinawan and Japanese weapons) and Shiatsu (Eastern massage), along with a variety of other training options including fencing, women’s self-defense, basic pistol training, home firearm safety and private children’s lessons revolving around self-defense against bullying.
CHESTER, VERMONT – When a specialty food company’s motto is “Chef created, Nature inspired,” you just know that it’s going to taste good… and Drew’s All Natural products not only taste good, but they are also good for you. Of course, this writer knows first-hand, having had the pleasure of tasting these delicious, all-natural salsas and dressings on several occasions and believe me, the taster will not be disappointed.