Soul Bowl Dynamic duo Gerald and Britney Klass are the owners of Soul Bowl, a fresh concept serving a fusion of soul food, Caribbean cuisine and BBQ. It was established in 2017. Soul Bowl’s pop-up cafe re-emerged in 2018 at Breaking Bread Cafe located in North Minneapolis. Business quickly grew and expanded. As a result of rapid success, in March they … [Read more...]
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Smokin Hottdish owners Christene Kemp-Davis and Wardell Davis Eden Prairie restaurant serves Southern food, charm, and hospitality Christene Kemp-Davis and Wardell Davis are no strangers to Southern cuisine. With over 20 years of culinary experience that extends into the catering industry, this husband and wife team decided to embark on a journey that led to the creation … [Read more...]
Robyne Robinson Personality and polymath Robyne Robinson ventures into business For two decades, Robyne Robinson, the first African American woman to anchor a local primetime newscast in the Twin Cities, was a reliable and comforting presence for the local news. Robinson is no stranger to moving through different professional fields and finding success. She has … [Read more...]
Owner taps power of positivity “I’m a down-to-earth person. You’ll get the truth and service at a very affordable price,” says the Fit 1st Running gym owner Manny Minter. Located in Uptown, Fit 1st opened in May 2015. Minter says it continues to run through positive momentum. As for the name Fit 1st Running, “It means shoe-fitting first. We want to fit you first, … [Read more...]
Upbeat products emphasize the positive About a year ago, Crystal Hill decided to create her very own small business, Chill’s Customized Creations, that offers eye-catching personalized products. Although running the business requires hard work, Hill says she finds it liberating and exciting. The website of Chill’s Customized Creations announces Hill’s business passions … [Read more...]