Roma’s new location coming soon

TRAVERSE CITY - Italians are renowned around the world for having one of the most flavorful cuisines offered to the perceptive palate. The taste and passion of their dishes make it appealing to most cultures. The Roma Italian Restaurant, a family-run restaurant located in Traverse...

New owners have big plans for cable installation co.

TRAVERSE CITY - On July 16, Randy Thomas and Brad Anderson purchased IKON, a cable installation company in Traverse City. Thomas serves as the company's president and Anderson as secretary. After the sale of IKON was completed, the partners assumed the name of IKON Construction,...

Digital age dissolves limitations in advertising/marketing industry

According to Advertising Age Online, the very first advertisement in the soon-to-be United States was printed in the Boston News-Letter in 1704 seeking a buyer for an Oyster Bay, Long Island Estate. Since then, "We've come a long way, baby." The marketplace has become increasingly more...

Speaker suggests ‘box step’ approach to networking

TRAVERSE CITY - What's worse: cold calling or public speaking? For many in business, they're equally unnerving, but often a part of the job. For that reason, the Traverse City Chamber of Commerce hosted "The Art of Networking" seminar Sept. 15 at the Grand Traverse Resort...

A new phase for New Designs

TRAVERSE CITY - New Designs For Growth isn't about what you'll see. It's about what you won't see. That's how Doug Verellen, co-chair for NDFG, explains it. "What's so cool about living in this area, is exactly what's in danger as the area grows," he said....

Couples meld unique businesses under one roof

TRAVERSE CITY - After spending years developing their crafts, master furniture maker Larry Hammond and metal worker Darin Fetter have brought their talents under one roof. The artisans' new combined facility, located at 225 East Sixteenth Street, provides a workshop where visitors are invited to...