February 2016 20 Questions: John L. Blevins, Blevins Motors

Rolling with Change

John L. Blevins, Blevins Motors owner and general manager, Potsdam, talks about challenges and opportunities the auto industry faces as vehicles become more efficient with advanced technology. Photo by Jason Hunter, NNY Business.

John L. Blevins, Blevins Motors owner and general manager, Potsdam, talks about challenges and opportunities the auto industry faces as vehicles become more efficient with advanced technology. Photo by Jason Hunter, NNY Business.

For Blevins Motors owner, automotive industry is one innovation after another

Forty-seven years after Leland Blevins opened his standalone Dodge dealership, Blevins Motors, Inc., has transformed through decades of change in the auto industry to a multi-brand dealership with an eye for new prospects, including an RV dealership and partnering with Farmers Insurance to open Blevins Insurance Agency. Owner and general manager of Blevins Motors, Inc., John L. Blevins, sat down with us to discuss the evolution of the auto industry and how local dealerships can succeed in a highly competitive, shifting landscape. [Read more…]

TOP Nails is latest addition at Arsenal Street plaza

Cici Le and Lyna Vo, co-owners of the new Top Nails Salon on Arsenal Street, pose for a photo in the massage/pedicure area of the salon. Photo by Stephen Swofford, Watertown Daily Times.

Cici Le and Lyna Vo, co-owners of the new Top Nails Salon on Arsenal Street, pose for a photo in the massage/pedicure area of the salon. Photo by Stephen Swofford, Watertown Daily Times.

WATERTOWN — As the latest addition to the Top of the Square Plaza, TOP Nails has set out to become the premiere salon in the city for manicures, pedicures, waxing and eyelash extensions. [Read more…]