Outdoor recreation is one of the few economic sectors that grew during the pandemic and it has continued to grow as individuals and families have picked up new hobbies and formed new traditions. This was the message by Governor Shapiro at an announcement on September 6th in Fayette County, PA. The Progress Fund was mentioned for its role in providing … Continue reading
In The Towns
Longtime bed & breakfast owners are looking to retire. Here is a nice property for someone that is looking for a trailside business opportunity.
The Great Allegheny Passage crosses over the Casselman River on a 226 foot long old RR bridge covered by a new wooden deck. That’s at Milepost 61 in the Trail Town of Confluence. From the middle of the bridge crossing, you can see the old 2-story yellow school on the far right bank. Immersion Research, an outdoor gear manufacturer occupies … Continue reading
PART FOUR: If you joined our entrepreneurial summer series during week three (we hit the rafts, bikes, canoes, kayaks), you may still be hungry. This week, we’ll share a booth with some of the most innovative restaurateurs in the region, where they’ll try to read the minds of the dining public – an exercise which might go better with a … Continue reading
PART THREE: Whether you joined our entrepreneurial summer series at a bed & breakfast (week one) or a distillery (week two), you know that change is a constant in small business. As a result, adaptation is a key phase in the entrepreneurial life cycle. Nowhere is that more true than along the trails and rivers, where consumer tastes shift almost … Continue reading