Business Spotlight

Business Spotlight: KimmyKakes  

  By Brittany Wiley  BAPA Business Liaison  Kim Mesa opened KimmyKakes Café & Bakery, 10225 S Western in March. She began by serving artisan cakes and sweets with coffee. Shortly following her opening, Mesa introduced a savory menu

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Business Spotlight

Parties in the Time of COVID 

Tips for Gathering Safely and Sanely   By Laura Hayes  It’s been a year since the world – and events – shut down. A year since we gathered in people’s homes without wearing a

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Business Spotlight

Journey to the New Joplin Marley Studios 

By Brittany Wiley  BAPA Business Liaison  Meg’n Barba opened Tranquility Salon with her sister, Katie Barba Schickel, in January 2007. She was 21 years old, a young mother will little knowledge of business practices,

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Business News

Best of #1: Best Delivery Entrepreneurs 

By Kristin Boza  Small business owners have been getting really creative lately. A new brand of small business has taken Beverly/Morgan Park by storm: small batch food and cocktail delivery. These home

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