Focus On: Live Oak Coffeehouse

Live Oak Coffeehouse in Midland is the newest addition to a collection of community-based businesses in the Ashman Plaza. The 16,000-square-foot building is home to a wide-ranging collection of small local businesses that rely on each other and work together to cultivate their businesses.

Focus On: Wise Owl Chalk Synthesis Paint

Three years ago, Karen Chouinard was looking for a safe paint that could replace the toxic paint she had used for a DIY project. After spending over $150 on paint and paint products to do one table, then reading the long list of cautions on the can, she was frustrated