Stories tagged: "small business"


Chef David Heide gives a lay of the land at the future home of Little John's Kitchen, a pay-what-you-can restaurant for people at all income levels where he’ll also train and help veterans and provide basic food preparation for nonprofits and meat processing for struggling farmers. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
The Pandemic Hasn’t Stopped These Hard-Hit Restaurants From Giving Back

“It just really helps us to feel like we’re still a part of the community, even when we’re closed down.”

Ashley Deetz at empty bar
Wisconsin Bars and Restaurants First Shut Down One Year Ago. Here’s How They’re Holding Up.

Recent relief measures help, but more aid is needed to recover from a terrible year.

Tim Eichinger speaks to President Joe Biden
Milwaukee Brewer Inspired Biden to Open Special PPP Window for Small Biz

Town hall request helps lead to ensuring “mom and pop” firms don’t get outmuscled for coronavirus aid.

Some tastes of Christmas are best left to the experts to produce. (Photo by Mary Bergin)
Here Are 12 Wisconsin-Based Holiday Treats ‘Yule’ Love

Mary Bergin takes us on another tour of the state, this one rooted in food and drink to enjoy this time of year.

Caitlin Cullen, chef and owner of The Tandem in Milwaukee, just wrapped up about three months of being a "bank" for other local restaurants struggling during the pandemic. The Tandem partnered with nonprofit World Central Kitchen to cut checks to local restaurants for providing meals to give out to those struggling in the community.
From Free Meals to a ‘Bank’: A Milwaukee Restaurant Becomes a Lifeline to Its Neighbors

The Tandem gave out food on its own, but was soon able to help other local restaurants in dire straits.

Burlington, Wisconsin
Evers Is Launching a 12-Member Commission on Helping Rural Communities. Here’s Who’s on It.

Farmers and small town economies were already in crisis, and then came a pandemic