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New place to roost

This feature is part of a CN&R special report: Entrepreneurs 2022: Reinvention. With a multi-page menu heavy on comfort food, an old-school lunch counter and a standing army of kitschy chicken statues, The Roost Cafe […]

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Stage is set

This feature is part of a CN&R special report: Entrepreneurs 2022: Reinvention. Brandon Squyres has a deep connection to Naked Lounge. He cherishes memories of nights out front of the downtown space when he couldn’t […]

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New vibrations

This feature is part of a CN&R special report: Entrepreneurs 2022: Reinvention. For years, Amanda Bosschart fantasized about the storefront at the southeast corner of Third and Main streets, imagining it would make the perfect […]

Arts & Culture

Growing roots

After stints farming in Italy and Hawaii, Aimee Zarzynski and her fiancé, Kevin White, decided to set roots closer to home, and started their own Gold Roots Farm in Corning in January. The couple grew […]

Arts & Culture

The panini bus

As sound engineers, Daniel Nelson and Joel Matzinger know what it’s like to be on the road. However, with live music and everything that goes along with it canceled for the foreseeable future due to […]

Arts & Culture

Parking lot cafe

In 2018, Eileen Humiston and Rylan Morabito decided to take a risk and pulled the trigger on buying an old coffee truck they found on a Redding Craigslist ad. The truck was a fixer-upper built […]

Arts & Culture

Buffet to-go

During a recently bygone time, I could take the healthiest vegetables from below a sneeze guard, combine them in ungodly ways and bury them under enough blue cheese to make a so-called “salad” capable of […]