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Town Talk | A new downtown coffee shop that also loves water; business hopes to be hub for paddling, wading, fishing enthusiasts | News, Sports, Jobs

photo by: Chad Lawhorn/Journal-World photo Bob Marsh, owner and founder of Great Blue Heron, shows off a canvas bucket that is one of several items the combination outdoor store/coffee shop is selling from its new downtown Lawrence location. Some people think if you want to go fast on the water, you need a big 150 horsepower outboard engine hanging off the back of your boat. But maybe there is another way. How about a paddle and a double espresso? There is a new coffee shop in downtown Lawrence that likes that way of thinking. Great Blue…
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Jefferson coffee shop flooded with applications after raising wage to $15 an hour | News

JEFFERSON: Bold. Refreshing. Ethically sourced.And that’s just the coffee shop owner.Rich Osborne, who owns Greene Bean Coffee in downtown Jefferson with wife Reagan, said they “knew it was the right thing to do, the right direction to go” when they recently instituted a new starting wage for all employees: $15 an hour. What they couldn’t foresee was how the move would upend the narrative that an ongoing labor shortage — one that has caused some businesses to limit hours — is the fault of people who “don’t want to work.”The Osbornes in early July advertised their first opening for a…
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Why doesn’t weight loss work for me? Smarter studies aim for faster answers – News

People respond to weight loss strategies in different ways, but typical studies test only one intervention at a time. UAB’s Drew Sayer is testing multiple strategies in a single study. Written by: Matt WindsorMedia contact: Adam PopePeople respond to weight loss strategies in different ways, but typical studies test only one intervention at a time. UAB’s Drew Sayer is testing multiple strategies in a single study.When you work out, do you drop the pounds or get so hungry you only gain more? Are you one of those people who would benefit from a protein-rich diet, or should you cut carbs…
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CHA increases healthy food access through daycare take-home meal program | Local News

The Walmart Foundation is providing funding for the GoGo Bags program. Cabarrus Health Alliance From Staff Reports KANNAPOLIS — Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA), Cabarrus County’s public health authority, has launched a healthy, affordable take-home meals program at three local daycare centers through a grant from the Walmart Foundation.Busy, working parents face decision-fatigue at the end of the day and can lack the energy to think through healthy meal planning and preparation; instead, they may resort to cheap and convenient options like fast food. With funding from the Walmart Foundation, CHA, in partnership with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC),…
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Coma Coffee Shines in New Two-Story Cafe | Cafe | St. Louis | St. Louis News and Events

When Macy Holtzman returned home to St. Louis from living in Chicago, she was greeted with a big request. Not only had her family — who had never been in the hospitality business — decided to open a coffee shop: They wanted her to help run it. To say she was taken aback is an understatement. As she tells it, she actively tried to talk every single person out of the move. It just seemed so out of left field; growing up, coffee in the Holtzman household was ground grocery-store brand, heavily doctored with cream and sugar, and seen as…
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Trending Food: 8 National Day-inspired creations, Food News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE - The National Day Parade may have been postponed, dining in banned and social gatherings curtailed, but do not let these restrictions dampen your mood for Singapore's 56th birthday. Food and beverage (F&B) businesses are rolling out takeaway and delivery deals, with many coming up with creations specially for National Day. And what better way to show your patriotism than to support the country's F&B operators. The Straits Times checks out eight National Day-inspired items. 1. Singaporean breakfast cheesecake Robust flavours of locally sourced Nanyang coffee powder are infused into the smooth cream cheese of the Singaporean Breakfast cheesecake…
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New coffee shop perks up on Main Street | Business News

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Sidney residents Bill and Terri Heath let their next professional move percolate. After months of research and renovation, the pair launched Roasted Coffee House at 36 Main St. earlier this month.“We own the building, and Pennysaver had moved out, and we came up with a list of things to maybe put in there,” Bill Heath said. “We actually had a couple people look at it, but they were all service groups, not retail, and we wanted to do retail, so we decided on a coffeeshop.“That was about a year and a half ago,” he continued. “We…
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