As a voracious reader of local news, and having tried to run a small retail business myself, I am stating unequivocally that this town has more than it's share of red tape and corruption. It is so cost prohibitive for a person or family to try and take that next step and provide more for their family, maybe get off assistance, employ other members of their neighborhood, etc. And then there are the kickbacks and back pats and all kinds of pats to ensure some properties are used and some remain vacant. "If you have tons of empty commercial property in your area, well Councilman "I want to keep getting re-elected" is the ONLY one who can do anything about it! You better stick with him!" I mean, really, we could open up 100 businesses with all the inventory we have and never have to mix ONE bag of concrete! Why doesn't the city rent some vacant property that's not going to be built on for years and sponsor a low fee flea market so people have another option to buying from the 5 people who collectively run 90% of the spaces at the swap meet? Or set up a regular, semi-permanent food truck area? Small businesses are how we climb out of the proverbial rut. We make our lives, our families' lives, our communities' lives better. It's how we can really create a middle class in this town. It will give the next generation a better chance to be able to go to school instead of work. To afford college or trade school. WE ARE NOT DOING ENOUGH TO GIVE ENTREPRENEURS THE CHANCE TO SUCCEED!
Why can't we get a link to their website/fb page in these articles?? I find it very frustrating.
website link is spam
tried getting the wednesday special mentioned in this article and was told it's now on tues./thurs. Guess this article was a waste of free advertising. Next time just give me the special as a "one time thing". Now you'll have to pay to send me a coupon before I'll come back.
On the flip side, we haven't been able to get a dime from my step-kid's father for 8 years. My dad paid my mom every month, whether he heard from us or not. When I "grew up", I realized he gave me a great example. Your kids will know that too. Keep doing what your doing and I wish you the best. I can't help but think CES is only on one side...theirs.
No complimentary website link?
I grew up on the east coast and this joint was the closest we had. I would drive from 22nd/kolb just for them. This sucks.
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