A proposal by the U.S. Department of Labor would reinstate a longstanding policy requiring restaurants to pay tipped workers full minimum wage when spending more than 20% of their time on “side work” – a restaurant term for tasks that don’t generate tips.
Company winners also are announced at a ceremony held at Oasis.
Workers are fired amid a call for higher wages, and the restaurant's co-owner is left stunned.
Cuban cuisine arrived on C-Street with the opening of La Habana Vieja; independent brokerage Gateway Real Estate opened its first office; and a veteran of the restaurant industry invested in her first food truck.
The first of six special issues unpack economic survey results.
Food truck Chameleon Cuisine expanded with a brick-and-mortar restaurant; Rolla-based Investment Realty Inc. put down roots in the local market; and husband-and-wife owners Tom and Heather Sattazahn launched Seven Arrows Taproom
The owners plan to open a third Springfield store next month.
Restaurateur Bryan Bevel is the first men's rugby program leader for the school.
Local firms submitted 20 projects showcasing their expertise and portfolios.
Demolition is slated to start soon on South Campbell.
After 10 years, Aviary Cafe looks back on moving, remodeling, menu and ownership changes — and surviving a pandemic.
Less than a year after opening inside a downtown bar, Secret Sandwich Shop LLC moved around the corner; Briza Celebrations, a family-run event venue, launched in Marshfield; and brothers Eddie and Jorge Aceves teamed up for their first ownership venture, Xurros Handcrafted Spanish Donuts LLC.
The award recognizes the professional, philanthropic and civic contributions of businessmen throughout the Springfield region.
Ramata Italian targets a fall launch at the former home of Famous Dave's.
Tanya Bluto takes the leadership reins at Itec Attractions.
Pickles and Buns LLC, a food truck specializing in sliders and loaded sides, opened; the Kelley family opened a Farmers Insurance office; and the Sandlot Training Facility, which provides hitting, pitching and catching skill development space for baseball and softball players of all ages, launched.
Springfield brewery is set to become the 11th in city limits.
SBJ interviews the owner of David Potter Agency Inc.
Caleb Scott, owner and coach of the Queen City Insane Asylum, says the name for the team was chosen lightheartedly. He said the name also catches people's attention.
Barak Hill gives advice based on what he learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and how it affected his business. He says we should all have a backup plan ready to use.
Sandy Higgins, owner of the Crackerjack Shack, recommends the book "The E-Myth Mastery" by Michael E Gerber. She says it changed the course of how she runs her business.
Aaron York describes the work culture he tries to foster at Donco3 and why he attributes to it a part of Donco3's success. Rachel York is a co-owner of Donco3 and Aaron is the General Superintendent.
Hollie Elliott, executive director of the Dallas County Economic Development Group, explains how local schools factor into business decisions and affect a local community.
Rachel Barks, owner of Artistree Pottery, says an important lesson she learned was not to over-expand and to do her research before hand. She gives examples from her experience as a startup business owner.
Jim and Debbie Meinsen own TCI Graphics, and are now celebrating 50 years of business. Jim Meinsen takes some time to explain his philosophy on debt, and how to stay out of it.
Caleb Scott, owner and coach of Queen City Insane Asylum semi-professional football, says the early grind was hard, but it was worth it. The team is in their second season carrying a national ranking of number 2 in the NFA IDFL.
Barak Hill, local musician and entrepreneur, tells about his switch to livestreaming in 2020. He says it was a necessary move, but also not an easy one.
Jessica Burkland, a SCORE mentor and an instructor at the MSU Department of Management, gives us a rundown of the non-profit organization SCORE. SCORE stands for Service Corps of Retired Executives and offers free consultation and advice to business owners.