Posts Tagged 'SBJ'

What’s up with those letters on top of the Heer’s building?

Emily Letterman, Features Editor

Just about everything to do with the renovation of downtown Springfield’s iconic Heer’s building seems to light up social media.

When owner Dalmark Development Group LLC posted a sign saying “See you in 2015!” halfway up the eight-story building’s east wall, it was in my Twitter feed for days using just about every Instagram filter available.

Continue reading ‘What’s up with those letters on top of the Heer’s building?’

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D12: Heroes in the house

Emily Letterman, Features Editor

Superman, Iron Man, Captain America, Wonder Woman, Batman and Batgirl walk into a room. The start of a hilariously nerdy joke or reality at last night’s Springfield Business Journal Dynamic Dozen event?

Maybe a little of both. Continue reading ‘D12: Heroes in the house’

News in a flash

Emily Letterman, Features Editor

When Springfield Business Journal President and Chairwoman Dianne Elizabeth Osis handed me a section of PVC pipe with an orange ribbon around it, I didn’t know what to think.

It’s not everyday someone hands you such an item in the office. Continue reading ‘News in a flash’

#SBJ4040: 40 movers and shakers, one room, lots of pizzazz

Emily Letterman, Features Editor

Springfield Business Journal 40 Under 40 tickets were a precious commodity in the Ozarks yesterday.

The SBJ office phone didn’t stop ringing all morning, and the office was abuzz with excitement.

By noon, it was a sold out crowd. Continue reading ‘#SBJ4040: 40 movers and shakers, one room, lots of pizzazz’

Reporter’s Notebook: What I learned about Bitcoin

Emily Letterman, Features Editor

Like most Americans, I’d only heard of Bitcoin in passing. It was just this thing out there that some people I knew were talking about, or tweeting about or Facebooking about, but nobody really seemed to know what it was or how it worked.

So, I set out to find out.

And then I fell down the rabbit hole.
(A hole, which was probably mined by Bitcoin.)

Continue reading ‘Reporter’s Notebook: What I learned about Bitcoin’

Yellow and blue make green: Ikea plans geothermal project for KC-area store

Emily Letterman, Features Editor

As if I didn’t love Swedish mega-retailer Ikea enough already, when the press release, “Ikea Merriam plans state’s largest geothermal project,” showed up in my inbox this week – my environmentally-friendly heart melted a little bit more.

No pun intended. Continue reading ‘Yellow and blue make green: Ikea plans geothermal project for KC-area store’

EIA: Congratulations Bill and happy 33rd birthday SBJ!

Emily Letterman, Features Editor

There was a grand celebration in Springfield last night.

Friends, family, colleagues and business partners came together at the Ramada Plaza Hotel & Oasis Convention Center to talk, laugh, eat and raise a glass to 14 hardworking companies and organizations across the Ozarks – and one special man. Continue reading ‘EIA: Congratulations Bill and happy 33rd birthday SBJ!’


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