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Otsego Club & Resort

Otsego Club & Resort

   Otsego Club & Resort bounces back after near shutdown   The difference is evident shortly after arrival at the Otsego Club & Resort. “If you’re thinking of a country club setting, you need to take it to a whole new level,” says Stefan Ringgenberg, general manager of the74-year-old facility, located in the northern reaches […]

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Echo Lake Country Club

Echo Lake Country Club

  A Gem of the Gentlemen’s Sport   Echo Lake stays true to a long-term quality mission The tale of Echo Lake Country Club reads like a who’s who of New Jersey’s early golf royalty. The timeline to the existing Westfield facility actually stretches back to 1899, when a Cranford-based group founded a nine-hole course […]

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National Frame Building Association

National Frame Building Association

A Highly Functional Frame of Mind The writer and theologian Gilbert Chesterton once made a point about limitation consistent in art and said, “The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.” With respect to the only association dedicated to educating, advocating and accrediting professionals in an increasingly popular building system, efforts include fostering […]

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Morton Building Company

Morton Building Company

A Morton Frame of Reference   It has been said that whatever good things we build, end-up building us. For a company based in Morton, Illinois, the building of a legacy in the construction trade has also contributed to the advancement of a building modality that once only familiar to farmers, but due to its […]

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UNO Pizzeria & Grill

UNO Pizzeria & Grill

  A Spry and Vibrant 70 UNO Pizzeria & Grill celebrates history, evolution Heritage and longevity are nice words. But they can’t in good conscience simply be slapped onto a given company’s marketing materials. In ideal circumstances, they have to be earned the old-fashioned way. Fred Houston, for one, believes his employer has done it […]

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Boston Pizza

Boston Pizza

  Fifty Years and Fresher than Ever   Birthdays are said to be nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake, yet some celebrations call more for a slice of pizza. In 2014, Boston Pizza will celebrate 50 years of success with a birthday bash planned for franchise partners in Hawaii and opportunities for […]

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Brewers Association

Brewers Association

Beneficent to Brewers   Plato once said, “He was a wise man who invented beer,” but that wisdom has phenomenally flowed throughout the market. Today, craft beer is undergoing such a renaissance in America that there are now more breweries inventing flavors of beer than any other time since the 1870s ( or a total […]

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Adelbert’s Brewery

Adelbert’s Brewery

  Adelbert’s of Austin   “They who drink beer, will think beer,” once noted Washington Irving, and in so thinking, they might just brew-up the formula and foundation on which to build a successful business. Such is the case with one brewery that has earned industry acclaim in creating hand-crafting Belgian-styled brews that particularly appeal […]

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Triangle Distributing Company

Triangle Distributing Company

A Toast to Triangle The iconic industrialist Andrew Carnegie once said that when he resolved to stop accumulating, he began what was an “infinitely more serious and difficult task … wise distribution.” With respect to the beer industry, manufacturers have benefitted by one Los Angeles-based company whose operational expertise not only helps alleviate the difficulties […]

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Gritty McDuffs

Gritty McDuffs

Partners in Craft Gritty McDuffs co-founders Stebbins, Pfeffer look back on first 25 years What they lacked in business acumen 25 years ago, they made up for in positivity. And as it turned out for then-youngsters Ed Stebbins and Richard Pfeffer – now celebrating a quarter-century in business with the Gritty McDuffs concept they concocted […]

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