Mark your calendars for Feb. 11. This is the day a public hearing will be held on Bentonville, Ark-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s plans to bring a fifth Neighborhood Market to town. Continue reading ‘Waiting on Wal-Mart’
Posts Tagged 'Springfield MO'
Tags: Bistro Market, Competition, downtown, food, grocery, grocery store, Hy-Vee, Price Cutter, Springfield, Springfield MO, Wal-Mart, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Walmart
Tags: City council, Civic, Community, Council, Nonprofit, Springfield, Springfield MO, Wonders of Wildlife
Brian Perdue just felt he had to do something.
Perdue, a member of the city’s Citizen Sales Tax Oversight Committee, believes tax dollars are being wasted, and he wanted a second chance to let Springfield City Council members know how he felt. Perdue addressed council at the end of its Oct. 8 meeting. Continue reading ‘Calmer council showcases volunteer spirit’
Tags: art, Big Smith, Carlos Mencia, Death Cab for Cutie, Gabriel Iglesias, Gillioz Theatre, Music, Peter Frampton, Primus, Springfield MO, Tech N9ne, theater, theatre, Theory of a Deadman
With the caliber of entertainment the Gillioz Theatre has been bringing to town recently, one might have forgotten that the theater was in dire straights just a year and a half ago. Continue reading ‘The show must go on’
Tags: alternative energy, alternative fuel, compressed natural gas, energy, environment, fuel, gas, gasoline, going green, green, investment, public works, Springfield MO
It’s springtime in Springfield, so it seems only fitting to have “green” on the mind. Continue reading ‘Green synergy comes to town’
Tags: Fireworks at the Field, July 4, Mediacom Ice Park, Springfield Cardinals, Springfield MO, Urban Districts Alliance
It seems some Springfield businesses know a good thing when they see it. With March winds still packing a chilly punch, Urban Districts Alliance and a group of local companies are thinking ahead to summer and throwing their support behind Fireworks at the Field, an Independence Day celebration that will return for the second year to Hammons Field and downtown Springfield.
Tags: beer, brew, business, craft beer, craft brewery, Springfield, Springfield MO
Recent data released by the Brewers Association has me thirsty. Continue reading ‘Beer on the brain’
Tags: business, business journalism, intern, internship, journalism, Missouri State University, SBJ, Springfield Business Journal, Springfield MO
Editor’s Note: This piece was originally posted online at Ozarks News Journal, a student blog and podcast Web site under the direction of Missouri State University journalism professor Andrew Cline.
My experience as an editorial intern at Springfield Business Journal has improved my writing, and it has taught me how to better frame my thoughts. Continue reading ‘SBJ: An intern’s perspective’
Tags: art walk, artwork, first friday art walk, Springfield, Springfield MO
There’s no doubt that it’s cold out there, but freezing temperatures are no reason to skip the first First Friday Art Walk of 2011 tonight.
Tags: Chili, food, Sertoma Chili Cook-off, Springfield, Springfield MO
Some people want to lose weight. Others want to quit smoking. But for me, I’d be happy just to eat some chili in 2011.