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Kicks Lounge Celebrates New Location Saturday

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Kicks Lounge is bringing the streetwear culture to the area with a sleek, modern boutique at 3500 Market Street. It’s the third location for the Akron-based company that has locations in Hawkins Plaza and Arlington Plaza there. The Youngstown store originally opened in 2016 on Garland Avenue on the city’s east side […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Kicks Lounge is bringing the streetwear culture to the area with a sleek, modern boutique at 3500 Market Street. It’s the third location for the Akron-based company that has locations in Hawkins Plaza and Arlington Plaza there. The Youngstown store originally opened in 2016 on Garland Avenue...

Lawmakers Press Barra on Future of GM Lordstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Lawmakers representing Ohio are again asking General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra to give the Lordstown workforce a chance to “show what they can do,” and to expedite negotiations to potentially bring a new product to the GM Lordstown assembly plant. U.S. Sens. Rob Portman, a Republican, and Sherrod Brown, a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Lawmakers representing Ohio are again asking General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra to give the Lordstown workforce a chance to “show what they can do,” and to expedite negotiations to potentially bring a new product to the GM Lordstown assembly plant. U.S. Sens. Rob Portman, a...

‘Very Good’ Year for Builders Despite Fewer Man-Hours

POLAND, Ohio – Business was very good in 2018 for construction contractors who belong to The Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania, despite man-hours being slightly down from the year prior, said Kevin Reilly, executive vice president of the association. Total construction dollar volume, computed from permits pulled in the five-county region, amounted […]

POLAND, Ohio – Business was very good in 2018 for construction contractors who belong to The Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania, despite man-hours being slightly down from the year prior, said Kevin Reilly, executive vice president of the association. Total construction dollar volume, computed from permits pulled...

Mobile Apps Provide Direct Connection to Users

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Having a mobile app allows organizations to have a direct line to users’ pockets, providing them the information they want as soon as they need it. Whether it’s to find a book at the library or a space for a public art project, people and organizations throughout the region have taken to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Having a mobile app allows organizations to have a direct line to users’ pockets, providing them the information they want as soon as they need it. Whether it’s to find a book at the library or a space for a public art project, people and organizations throughout...

Business Strategies Video Network Launches Web Dev 101

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first series of the 2019 season from The Business Journal’s new Business Strategies Video Network launches today with Web Dev 101. Web Dev 101 is a monthly video series that focuses on the specifics of website development and coaches viewers on how to use a website to make a bigger impact […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first series of the 2019 season from The Business Journal’s new Business Strategies Video Network launches today with Web Dev 101. Web Dev 101 is a monthly video series that focuses on the specifics of website development and coaches viewers on how to use a website...

Steelite Opens ‘World Class’ Showroom Downtown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Steelite International, one of the largest manufacturers of tableware in the world, has transformed the former Youngstown Club into a bright, new showroom that CEO John Miles says has no rival. “I think there’s no other showroom globally where you’re showing tableware for hotels and restaurants this size,” says Miles. Tuesday evening […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Steelite International, one of the largest manufacturers of tableware in the world, has transformed the former Youngstown Club into a bright, new showroom that CEO John Miles says has no rival. "I think there's no other showroom globally where you're showing tableware for hotels and restaurants this...

Christopher’s at the End of the Tunnel Closing Dec. 28

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Christopher’s at the End of the Tunnel owners Shawna and Christopher Bonacci will close the restaurant’s doors Dec. 28 to focus on their food truck and catering business. “With no room to expand, the new food truck addition and our growing catering business, we have simply outgrown our little spot. We had […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Christopher’s at the End of the Tunnel owners Shawna and Christopher Bonacci will close the restaurant’s doors Dec. 28 to focus on their food truck and catering business. “With no room to expand, the new food truck addition and our growing catering business, we have simply outgrown...

Armstrong Adds Voice Guidance Feature to EXP

BUTLER, Pa. — Armstrong has launched the Talking Guide, a voice guidance feature on EXP that will speak the text on your screen. This free new feature will make navigating of on-screen services and functions easier for customers with visual disabilities, the company says. Talking Guide is available to all EXP customers. It covers functions […]

BUTLER, Pa. -- Armstrong has launched the Talking Guide, a voice guidance feature on EXP that will speak the text on your screen. This free new feature will make navigating of on-screen services and functions easier for customers with visual disabilities, the company says. Talking Guide is available to all...

Does Your Business Need an App?

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — More than half of the users of the internet go online with mobile devices. By 2019, mobile phone internet penetration is projected to reach 63.4%, up from 58.9% last year, according to Statista. Considering how reliant on our smartphones we’ve become, it often makes sense for a business owner to want a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- More than half of the users of the internet go online with mobile devices. By 2019, mobile phone internet penetration is projected to reach 63.4%, up from 58.9% last year, according to Statista. Considering how reliant on our smartphones we’ve become, it often makes sense for a...

Tracey and Friends Marks 12 Years with New Studio

Tracey and Friends Celebrates 12 years with new studio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tracey Winbush sits in her new studio on the seventh floor of the Chase Bank Building downtown overlooking Central Square, where workers are setting up for the night’s Holiday Parade and tree-lighting ceremony. Moving Tracey and Friends, a news and talk radio program, to downtown four months ago is one of the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Tracey Winbush sits in her new studio on the seventh floor of the Chase Bank Building downtown overlooking Central Square, where workers are setting up for the night’s Holiday Parade and tree-lighting ceremony. Moving Tracey and Friends, a news and talk radio program, to downtown four months...