Small Business

Aaron Cassara

The Passion of Young Cleveland

"I absolutely love Cleveland … and I want to make sure I’m doing my part to make it better."

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What We Get Wrong About Small Business

How, exactly, do they create jobs? We're not really sure.

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Why the Switch to Digital Projectors Means the End of the Small-Town Movie Theater

Hollywood's transition is leaving smaller, more isolated communities in the dark.

Amy Sullivan

The Coffeehouse That Political Consulting Built

Steve Hildebrand knew field operations better than anyone in politics. Now he serves espresso and panini to the people of Sioux Falls.

Edward Belden

What's a Bike Good For? Churning Ice Cream, Apparently

A store in downtown Los Angeles sells only pedal-churned frozen treats.

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How Places Like Columbus, Indiana, Outrank Silicon Valley

These smaller cities shine when it comes to attracting and keeping jobs.

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Meet the Independent Video Stores Making It in the Age of Netflix

There aren't many left, but the ones that have hung on are winning by specializing and moving into the events business.

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Radiating Death: How Walmart Displaces Nearby Small Businesses

The closer they are, the more they fall.

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How to Create More Latino-Run Businesses

Latino immigrants open fewer small businesses than other groups. Here's how we can close the gap.

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The Geography of Craft Beer

Mapping America's craft brewers state-by-state.

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How to Stop the Over-Regulation of Street Vendors

New York would be better off treating these vendors like small businesses.

The Businesses That Will Lead Detroit

The fourth installment in a five-part series featuring Richard Florida leading a conversation on the future of the Motor City.

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Small Business of the Day: Dallas's 'Anger Room'

Sign a waiver and pay a small fee, and you can destroy all sorts of furniture, electronics, even mannequins.

Matt Ashburn

Wish Your Neighborhood Had a Diner? Buy This One on eBay

A D.C.-based entrepreneur imported his own diner in 2009, but now he's looking to sell.

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Communicating the City With a Shirt

Company prints images of cities to spark conversation