Alcohol home delivery service comes to South Bend area | Market Basket

Brahm Buck

As delivery options have expanded beyond pizza and Chinese food, alcohol has become the new product South Bend area residents can get brought right to their front door.

Earlier this month, area liquor store chain Blarney Stone Wine and Spirits began partnering with e-commerce company, Drizly, to allow customers to order beer, wine and liquor to be delivered by store employees to their door within an hour of purchase.

Customers are able to use the Drizly app, shop the Blarney Stone’s inventory electronically and purchase their product directly through the e-commerce site. The app will prompt customers to verify their

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Vape shop display windows allowed under Smokefree rules

Brahm Buck

Vaping shop window displays are “not problematic” and would be allowed to continue under proposed new rules.

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Consultation closes in a fortnight’s time on the regulations which will implement Smokefree legislation.

Earlier submitters to the health committee which considered the legislation asked for vaping products not to be visible from outside vape shops, and to control displays of vapes in other retail shops to protect young people and other non-smokers.

In its proposal, the Ministry of Health said it “considers that existing displays of vaping products within retail premises or on websites (which are now required

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Directions 2021: Demand for high-quality meat driving expansion at Great Plains Beef | Directions

Brahm Buck

Great Plains Beef has also opened the Mercato, roughly 900 square feet of butcher shop space with dry-aged steaks, hand-cut portions, house-made sausages, burgers and seafood, as well as Casa Bovina, a 75-seat restaurant featuring a chef’s table, top-end kitchen and bar.

Being involved “in every aspect of that cattle’s life” has led Great Plains Beef to get its foot in the door at restaurants and retail stores, particularly as more consumers, whether they are dining at a 5-star Michelin restaurant or hosting a backyard cookout, aim for a high-end product, Swain said.

“More and more people want to know

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Making waves with new product Gilson Snow working with Bucknell on wakeboards | Business

Brahm Buck

By Eric Scicchitano

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NEW BERLIN — As the crew at Gilson Snow works to fulfill record orders of custom snowboards and skis, the Snyder County manufacturing firm is moving closer to entering a whole new marketplace: wakeboards.

Gilson continues its partnership with mechanical engineering professors Craig Beal and Nate Siegel and students Matt Rulon, Ben Snook and Matt Sennett from Bucknell University via the school’s Small Business Development Center.

The professors and students work with Gilson staff to design, build and test prototypes. The work takes them from campus labs and the Gilson shop to the waters of the

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11 Skin-Care Products Safe for Pregnant & Nursing Moms

Brahm Buck

Pregnancy and breastfeeding come with their own special set of joy and pain. You may find some satisfaction in buying new clothes, while dietary changes and opting for less adventurous activities may be less thrilling. Either way, there’s a lot to consider both pre- and post-baby — including what you put on your skin. You’re already going through so many changes, and finding new products that work with your existing and new skin concerns can be tricky, and honestly, a bit stressful, but there are options to help you fully bask in your best pregnancy glow. 

Start by weeding

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