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ZipCap: empowering America’s most loved local businesses by transforming customer loyalty into working capital

In spite of the billboards around town by local banks claiming to support homegrown businesses, the truth is, when our small “mom and pop” stores need capital, it’s almost impossible to come by. When a local restaurant, for instance, needs capital to grow, or to make it through lean times, there are few options, in […]

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The Six Pack Portrait Project

Shortly after starting the Saturday night radio show, a local photographer by the name of Chris Stranad reached out to me, suggesting that we find a way to somehow collaborate. He said he’d been listening to The Saturday Six Pack from his studio across the street from the offices of AM 1700, and he wanted […]

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Paul Saginaw, Stef Chura and our new Ask-A-Teen segment on this weekend’s Saturday Six Pack

This coming Saturday’s show, assuming everyone shows up, should be pretty awesome. We’ll start out by talking with Zingerman’s co-fouder Paul Saginaw, who, if I’m not mistaken, will be our first guest to have been designated a “Champion of Change” by the Obama White House. Among other things, I’m sure we’ll discuss Paul’s efforts to […]

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How, in just a few words, do you sum up the awesomeness of Bee Roll…

A month or so ago, I presented this site’s first annual “Ypsilantian of the Year” award to Bee Roll and gave her this trophy with the promise that I would eventually make a new nameplate for it, to cover up where I’d just scrawled “Bee Roll” in sharpie. Well, I now have a few dollars, […]

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On a very special Valentine’s Day episode of the Saturday Six Pack with Mark Maynard

I’ve never been a huge fan of Valentine’s Day. Maybe I would have felt differently if I’d had a girlfriend at a young age, but, by the time I came to experience the holiday as part of a couple, I was already pretty much grown up, and cynical way beyond my years. The holiday, I […]

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