7 Below Zero provides a taste of cool
Despite a series of setbacks as they worked to open their new shop, the owners of the new 7 Below Zero frozen yogurt shop are now tempting customers to the Kyova Mall with 15 flavors of the cold stuff and rows of toppings to customize each order.
Tim Preston: Slammin’ hot, heavy metals, coats and cabins: 5/11/14
I had a bad case of spring fever (translate: wanted to spend a few days in a canoe with a redhead) in recent weeks, so I’ve just returned from taking a few days away from the newsroom.
Tim Preston: Vapes, frozen yogurt and burgers from New Boston: 4/25/14
You’d have to have been in a well-hidden cave in recent weeks to have not noticed the number who carry different versions of e-cigarettes, or “vape” (for vapor) units.
Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods
Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move despite the opposition of the powerful U.S. food industry.
Tim Preston: Burgers, beers, nuts and bolts: 4/20/14
Not long ago I had a wave of email messages from a reader who doesn’t like it when I pass along reports and reviews from others, instead insisting I should only write about places and things from personal experience.
Tim Preston: Great salmon; finding Dr. Amy; and more Maria: 4/13/14
It isn’t an especially convenient location unless you happen to be going that way, and if you don’t get there within the next couple of weeks you’ll have to wait until fall to try it out, but I had the best lunch I can remember last week at one of the last places you’d likely think of when pondering where to eat.
Tim Preston: S. Ashland business, sausages and tours of yesteryear: 4/6/14
We landed in South Ashland shortly after I joined the Independent staff a few years back, and there was always something about that part of the city that held strong appeal for me.
Home Federal, Town Square merger complete
Poage Bankshares Inc., the holding company for Home Federal Savings and Loan Association, announced Wednesday the completion of the acquistion of Town Square Financial Corp. and Town Square Bank, a $150 million Kentucky-chartered commerical bank with four branch offices headquartered in Ashland.
Tim Preston: 'Go Goldy' tune to get gone?: 3/12/14
As the story goes, “There I was, minding my own business, eating a cheeseburger ...” when I experienced something I’ve only ever heard others talk about.
Tim Preston: Auger burger, gone Goldy, microbrews and canoes: 3/9/14
I’ve always said people shouldn’t judge a restaurant by a single visit, and I was reminded of that during a lunch trip to Ironton last week when a buddy said he knew where to find “the best burger in town.”
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