August 2016: Business Briefcase

EDUCATION

New talent takes the air at Tunes 92.5 FM

Pam Summers, a new radio show host with Intrepid Broadcasting, Inc., launched her first show Aug. 8 on Tunes 92.5/104.5 FM, WBLH Radio, Watertown. [Read more…]

July 2016 Feature Story: Craft Beverage

Tapping into agri-tourism

From left, Kaneb Orchards owners Edward Kaneb Jr.  and Elizabeth  Kaneb  with Kaneb Orchards marketing/sales manager Nancy Badlam at their Massena cider operation. Photo by Jason Hunter, NNY Business.

From left, Kaneb Orchards owners Edward Kaneb Jr.and Elizabeth
Kaneb with Kaneb Orchards marketing/sales manager Nancy Badlam at their Massena cider operation. Photo by Jason Hunter, NNY Business.

Region’s craft beverage industry diversifies as it grows

By Karee Magee, NNY Business

Twenty-one years after the north country’s first craft brewery, Sackets Harbor Brewing Company, opened in 1995, the craft beverage industry in the region has hit its stride as a major contributor to agri-tourism. [Read more…]

New Potsdam restaurant offers barbecue, bourbon with American flair

Robbie Castro, Potsdam, a bar tender and server at Bourbon Barrel Bar-b-que, makes a Jim beam and lemonade drink for a customer Tuesday night while working at the new Potsdam restaurant. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times.

Robbie Castro, Potsdam, a bar tender and server at Bourbon Barrel Bar-b-que, makes a Jim beam and lemonade drink for a customer Tuesday night while working at the new Potsdam restaurant. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times.

Decked out with American flags, a new downtown restaurant is offering customers smoked meats, warm and cold side dishes and a selection of 20 kinds of bourbon. [Read more…]

The Little Cake Co. combines Canton sisters’ creative skills

Canton natives Megan Morley, left, and her sister Morgan Hetu, pose for a portrait at their new bakery, The Little Cake Co., at 13 Hodskin St., Canton. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times.

Canton natives Megan Morley, left, and her sister Morgan Hetu, pose for a portrait at their new bakery, The Little Cake Co., at 13 Hodskin St., Canton. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times.

When The Little Cake Co. opens its storefront at 13 Hodskin St., sisters Megan Morley and Morgan Hetu will be looking to serve their hometown with a creative array of sweet treats. [Read more…]