Marie Laforge Shares the Story of Mango Bistro

Marie Laforge Shares the Story of Mango Bistro – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Marie Laforge who owns Mango Bistro with her partner Ricardo. Visit MangoBistro.com to learn more about this popular award-winning restaurant. When did you launch your business and how has it evolved? We launched 9 years ago as an Art gallery and…

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Introducing the Swamp Donkey Roastery

Introducing the Swamp Donkey Roastery – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Fiona and Dave Sokolich, the owners of Swamp Donkey Roastery, the parent company of Wicked Grande Coffee to learn about their business. When did you launch your business and why coffee? I started thinking about creating the business in the spring of 2013 after…

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Reid’s Nutrition Center has Grown up with Englewood

Reid’s Nutrition Center has Grown up with Englewood – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Lee Reid, the owner of Reid’s Nutrition Center in Englewood, to learn more about her business and experience as a nutritionist. You and your business have grown up with Englewood. How did you get started? My introduction to nutrition began many…

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Gratitude: The Most Beautiful Flower in any Garden

The Most Beautiful Flower in Any Garden by Reverend Dawn Mayes – On Friday the 13th of January 2012, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. There’s nothing that makes the bottom drop out of your world like hearing the word “cancer.” I felt like I had been dropped into the spin cycle of a washing machine…

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Wise Health Tips for an Aging Brain

Wise Health Tips for An Aging Brain by Amy Scholten, MPH – Cute birthday cards jab us about wrinkles, sagging, memory loss and other “gifts” of longevity, and most of us laugh in resignation. But researchers at the Aging Center at Columbia University found that rejecting negative aging stereotypes can help us avoid their self-fulfilling…

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Stacy Boll Offers Holiday Safety Tips for Pets

Stacy Boll Offers Holiday Safety Tips for Pets – Editor’s Note: Stacy Boll is the Hospital Manager at Englewood Animal Health Center on Placida Road. We wanted to get her input on pet safety tips for the holiday season. Of course her reminders are helpful anytime of the year. Learn more at EnglewoodAnimalHealthCenter.com.   As an overview,…

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Vitamin D3 Can Reduce Insomnia

Vitamin D3 Can Reduce Insomnia by Stacy Millett, PhD, ACSM, LMT – There are many reasons why some people have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep after they doze off. Insomnia can be caused by mental stress, nutritional imbalances or medical conditions. A less well-known cause of insomnia is a deficiency in vitamin D3. D3…

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