Kristen shares what she’s learned as an entrepreneur. She tells us how marketing tricksters use “greenwashing” to pull the wool – and the sheets – over our eyes when it comes to believing a product is actually organic, nontoxic and safe Read More
When Frank Sinatra sang, “if you can make it there, you’ll make it anywhere,” he might have been singing about Hank’s Juicy Beef. First-time-restaurateur Henry Tibensky is bringing Chicago-style Italian beef sandwiches to New York City. The Oakpark native is calling it Chicago’s Finest Sandwich in The Big Apple, which you will now find downtown at 84 Chambers Street. Read More
Before settling into its Brooklyn brick-and-mortar location, Kevin Rosenberg’s Gear To Go Outfitters began as many New York startups do – on the street. In 2009, with recession at its most painful, business loans were unavailable. Instead, the Navy vet and lawyer built a successful street stand business that was solar powered and accepted credit cards. Read More
It’s been almost 20 years since SEINFELD ended its original broadcast run on NBC (it’s been off the air almost twice as long as it has been on the air).
In the 1990s, at the height of its network success, 40 million devoted Americans watched weekly (imagine this happening today). Decades later, the series remains strongly woven into the culture and continues to bring in millions of dollars in advertising revenue.
When it comes to seeing and seizing entrepreneurial opportunities, Tommy MacDonald hits the nail on the head. Read More
At 21 years old, Private First Class Sammy Lee Davis prepared to die. On November 18, 1967, his artillery unit was attacked by the North Vietnamese. The result: a perforated kidney, crushed ribs, a broken vertebrae, a bullet in his thigh and considerable burns all over his body. Not a good prognosis, but his fellow soldiers were suffering an even more hopeless fate at the very same moment: being cornered and trapped by the enemy. Read More