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A small town dreams big

Casey, Illinois' collection of over-sized objects has helped the tiny town halfway between St. Louis and Indianapolis loom large on the map of world records.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 20th, 2017

A small town dreams big

Casey, Illinois' collection of over-sized objects has helped the tiny town halfway between St. Louis and Indianapolis loom large on the map of world records.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 20th, 2017

American Dream Cars of the 1960s

Stargazers with dreams too big for a small town often pack their bags and head for one city: Hollywood. Legendary custom car builder Gene Winfield is a m.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 30th, 2017

A Swedish Lawmaker Wants a New Perk for Workers: Paid Sex Breaks

This is a new level of paid time off. One Swedish official has big dreams for workers in his small town: a paid, hour-long break for leaving work to have .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 23rd, 2017

Small-town budgets hurting from loss of mini Walmarts

Luther sold its youth football field to Walmar.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 20th, 2018

What is Davos? 

This small town in Switzerland has become the meeting ground for the global elite. This year, President Trump is attending and will likely make it one to remember.  .....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJan 18th, 2018

The fabulous life of Wendi Deng Murdoch, a close friend of Ivanka Trump whom Jared Kushner was reportedly warned may be a Chinese spy

Dia Dipasupil/Getty Wendi Deng Murdoch grew up in a small town in China as the daughter of two engineers who hoped.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2018

Why this small city has seen so many bitcoin miners move in

A small town three hours east of Seattle is turning into the epicenter of bitcoin mining in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 13th, 2018

What the Largest Fire in California History Can Teach Us About Life Without Small Business

The Thomas Fire turned Santa Barbara into a ghost town. What does it tell us about a future without small business?.....»»

Category: topSource: incJan 12th, 2018

John Mellencamp buys former photo studio loft in SoHo for $2.3M

He was born in a small town, he’ll probably die in a small town but, at least for the time being, it’s big city living for John Mellencamp. The artist formerly known as Cougar closed on a loft at 66 Grand .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 12th, 2018

What the California Wildfires Taught Me About Appreciating Local Business

The Thomas Fire turned Santa Barbara into a ghost town. What does it tell us about a future without small business?.....»»

Category: topSource: incJan 12th, 2018

Snowfall In The Sahara Desert Shocks Everyone [VIDEO]

Residents of Ain Sefra, a small town in Algeria, saw sand dunes surrounding their homes coated with .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 9th, 2018

Watch: ‘Small Town Crime,’ 2018’s First Great Dark Comedy, Starring John Hawkes

John Hawkes has enjoyed the slow build of his career, playing lots of menacing creeps and oddballs. In 'Small Town Crime,' he gets to be a hero, of sorts......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 8th, 2018

Gone with the wind

About a year ago, if you were looking across the calm, smooth Atlantic waters from the docks of the small island town of New Shoreham, Rhode Island, it might be hard to tell that the nation’s... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 8th, 2018

The Mississippi flag has become a big issue for this small business

A store owner complains the flag's confederate imagery is a turnoff to shoppers. Town leaders disagree......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 5th, 2018

The Mississippi flag has become an big issue for this small business

A store owner complains the flag's confederate imagery is a turnoff to shoppers. Town leaders disagree......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 5th, 2018

‘Is Penney’s going to close, too?’

The closing of two anchor stores at a mall might be just a sign of the times in some cities, but it can be life-changing and economy-altering for communities too far from anywhere to be a suburb, but too developed to exude small-town charm......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 1st, 2018

Smaller cities playing a role in World Cup matches is good news for Orlando

Orlando may be a small city compared to New York, Miami and Los Angeles, but that so-called small stature may prove to be beneficial for the town's hopes of hosting part of the 2026 FIFA World Cup. That's because the U.S. Bid Committee, a group made.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 1st, 2018

10 minutes with... Brad Saville, president of Landmark Commercial Real Estate

Landmark Commercial Real Estate president Brad Saville likes to say that Wichita, a city with nearly 400,000 residents, has always had a small-town feel......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 28th, 2017

On Far South Side, a small bakery tries to keep pace with its own big dreams

Laine’s Bake Shop is almost undetectable fr.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneDec 28th, 2017

Decline of rural lending crimps small-town business

Banks are closing branches and paring credit in rural America, focusing instead on booming urban markets. That leaves communities without the friendly faces of finance that once sustained them, and worsens an already tough economic environment......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 27th, 2017