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A Final Thought: Michigan in the Spring

Editor’s Note: This spring lament is dedicated to Mitch’s sister and brother-in-law, who recently retired from Columbus, Georgia, to Traverse City, Michigan. What mad Frenchman first settled along Lake Superior, saying, “This seems like a good spot, mon amour,” looking out onto frozen waves, a grey sky, and the silhouettes of...

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Generating positive online reviews

When nearly every business in Ohio was abruptly forced to alter or even close their operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it created significant challenges. In the midst of the chaos, the last thing most business owners expected to deal with was the number of users leaving negative reviews online, frustrated for various reasons out of the...

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The residents of Symphony at Olmsted Falls have enjoyed an unprecedented shelter-in-place experience

Perhaps no place has been as hard hit by the pandemic as senior care facilities. And the negative impact is amplified with memory care, where residents might suffer from social isolation by being confined to their rooms. But at Symphony at Olmsted Falls, the heroic staff has risen to the occasion to make sure folks are getting the necessary...

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Snatched: Where have all the new home listings gone?

If you have not seen a lot of “for sale” signs around town, there is good reason. First, the inventory is low due to the ongoing pandemic. And, secondly, the few homes that are on the market are being snatched up in days. “This is the perfect time to sell your home, as homeowners are getting top dollar,” says Kevin Wasie, owner of...

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Bubbles-N-Biscuits Mobile Pet Grooming’s business model was set up for social distancing

Bubbles-N-Biscuits Mobile Pet Grooming’s business model was set up for social distancing—before that was even a thing. The groomer pulls up to your home in an ultramodern van converted into a grooming salon, bringing the suds to you so your furry friend never has to leave its home. And, most importantly, both you and your pet are not...

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