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Is a Home-Based Franchise An Option?

  What Do You Need To Be Successful Owning a Home-Based Business? If you’re considering purchasing a franchise with a smaller investment, it’s likely that you are considering a home-based business.  Perhaps you don’t want to have a brick...
by Franchise Info 4 You on May 4, 2015

Is a Home-Based Franchise An Option?

  What Do You Need To Be Successful Owning a Home-Based Business? If you’re considering purchasing a franchise with a smaller investment, it’s likely that you are considering a home-based business.  Perhaps you don’t want to have a brick...
by Franchise Info 4 You on May 4, 2015

Financial Independence

What Does That Look Like For You? When you’re picturing in your mind that one day you will have financial independence, what does that look like? Are you picturing stacks of money with the bank wrapper still on them? Does … The post Financial...
by Franchise Info 4 You on Mar 22, 2015

Financial Independence

What Does That Look Like For You? When you’re picturing in your mind that one day you will have financial independence, what does that look like? Are you picturing stacks of money with the bank wrapper still on them? Does … The post Financial...
by Franchise Info 4 You on Mar 22, 2015

Entrepreneurship: Be Your Own Boss?

Entrepreneurship is the process of starting your own business. It involves developing your own business model and gathering both human capital and capital capital (you know, money.) This next sentence will either thrill you or scare you – but keep...
by Franchise Info 4 You on Mar 1, 2015

Entrepreneurship: Be Your Own Boss?

Entrepreneurship is the process of starting your own business. It involves developing your own business model and gathering both human capital and capital capital (you know, money.) This next sentence will either thrill you or scare you – but keep...
by Franchise Info 4 You on Mar 1, 2015

No new restaurant here

Foodies and those concerned about the shrinking retail core of Madison Park will be saddened to know that there will not be a replacement restaurant for the late Cafe Parco.  We have it on good authority that the building, located on 42nd near M...
by Madison Park Blogger on Oct 31, 2014

Restaurants set to debut

Two openings in SeptemberMadison Park’s cuisine scene will be broadened this month as two new eateries open their doors.  Taking the place of Madison Park Conservatory at 1927 43rd Avenue E. will be the Beach House Bar & Grill, owned by Ch...
by Madison Park Blogger on Sep 5, 2014

HomeStreet gets the doors open

After a very long gestation period, Seattle-based HomeStreet bank birthed its Madison Park baby today, finally revealing to the world its long-awaited branch along the neighborhood's main thoroughfare. The prominent Madison Street location next to Be...
by Madison Park Blogger on Aug 6, 2014

Seen or heard in the 'hood

New restaurant to take MP Conservatory spaceThough we don't yet have the details, we do know that the space on 43rd Avenue E. vacated by Madison Park Conservatory in February will soon be the site of a new restaurant.  Owners Maria and Ricky Eng...
by Madison Park Blogger on Jul 29, 2014

It’s Not Just About the Bubble Wrap!

It’s Not Just About the Bubble Wrap!  It’s About the Jobs…The Charlotte Economy I suppose that we’re all still a bit more observant about the local economy following our adaptation to a very stressful recession.  Although I don’t believe...
by Hip Hoods on Jul 25, 2014

It’s A Wrap! Sealed Air Corp Moves to Charlotte

It’s Not Just About the Bubble Wrap!  It’s About the Jobs…The Charlotte Economy…The Charlotte Lifestyle I suppose that we’re all still a bit more sensitive to happenings in the local economy following several years of focused ad...
by Hip Hoods on Jul 21, 2014

Getting caught up

Graffiti epidemic angers property ownersMany neighborhood businesses and a few residential properties were hit by tagging "artists" on Thursday or Friday last week.  The above example, one of the worst, is at the bus stop next to Madison Park Ha...
by Madison Park Blogger on Apr 14, 2014

Keeping up

Tacos are in our future (and sushi?)The rumor we picked up and reported a few weeks ago that a taco stand could be moving into the space once occupied by Best Buds flower shop at 41st and E. Blaine has proven  true. A company called Taco Ba...
by Madison Park Blogger on Feb 20, 2014

The 10 Point Checklist for New Businesses

You’ve come up with that killer idea for a new company, and you think you’ve covered every step that you need to take to get it live. However, seeing as you’ve never been in this position before, it can be difficult to gauge whether...

Italian cuisine invades the Valley

Bar Cantinetta set to debut this weekWith its five French restaurants plus a patisserie or two, Madison Valley has evolved into something of an à la française neighborhood over the past few years. French influence, however, took a big hit rece...
by Madison Park Blogger on Aug 29, 2013

Perspective

Someone said, “Sometimes you need to look at life from a different perspective”.  Getting perspective on something can be difficult at times. Sometimes we are so caught in our own little world, that it is hard to see the big …...
by Franchise Info 4 You on Aug 26, 2013

What's the story?

Former Tully's site languishesIt's been almost ten months since Tully's abandoned its Madison Park location in a downsizing move last October.  And its been a full five months since the Madison Park Blogger reported that HomeStreet Bank wou...
by Madison Park Blogger on Jul 31, 2013

Operation: Create Your Own Path

Being a spouse of a military member is very rewarding but an everyday struggle when it comes to obtaining a steady job and having a second income in your household. We have to worry about deployments and often permanent change … Read More ͛...
by Everyday Money on Jul 22, 2013

Upcoming

Bioblitz at the ArboretumEffectively taking a snapshot of biodiversity in a specific locale is what Bioblotz is all about, the goal being to measure the health of an ecosystem.  This UW Botanic Gardens program is focusing this year on the Washin...
by Madison Park Blogger on Apr 28, 2013


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