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Meet the Business Owners Spearheading Alcohol's Avant-Garde
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Meet the Business Owners Spearheading Alcohol's Avant-Garde

A growing number of bars are leveraging advanced science, emerging technologies and DIY ingenuity to expand the possibilities of cocktail craft and redefine how drinks are engineered and experienced.
Jason Ankeny
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How a Robbery Led to a Business Idea
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How a Robbery Led to a Business Idea

Enjoy the beach or pool without getting burned by theft.
Paula Andruss
How Companies Are Trying to Bring Marijuana Ads Online
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How Companies Are Trying to Bring Marijuana Ads Online

As more states legalize cannabis, the burgeoning sector is embracing the digital-marketing tactics long favored by more traditional industries.
How Sriracha Got So Hot
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How Sriracha Got So Hot

The conquering condiment is changing the way Americans eat.
Margaret Littman
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Forget Glitter Bombs: Here's a New Passive-Aggressive Way to Shame Your Bad Neighbors
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Forget Glitter Bombs: Here's a New Passive-Aggressive Way to Shame Your Bad Neighbors

Go on. Stick it to your naughty neighbors like the coward you are.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Scents and Sensibility: How This Historic Perfumery Is Innovating
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Scents and Sensibility: How This Historic Perfumery Is Innovating

A 400-year-old company blends perfumes -- and business practices -- old and new
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Mmmm, Crickets: How Exo Protein Bars Found Its Wings
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Mmmm, Crickets: How Exo Protein Bars Found Its Wings

Two entrepreneurs are singing the praises of cricket-based protein bars.
Jodi Helmer
How a Data-Driven Meal Delivery Service Cooks Up Exactly What Customers Want
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How a Data-Driven Meal Delivery Service Cooks Up Exactly What Customers Want

With help from some San Francisco-based software, Munchery can track customers' order histories and preferences. The results taste like success.
How Product Hunt Rose to the Top
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How Product Hunt Rose to the Top

The website attracts hundreds of thousands of readers monthly. Find out why.
The Unlikely Dish That's Become Trendy in Denmark
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The Unlikely Dish That's Become Trendy in Denmark

This founder has turned a simple meal into Denmark's most down-to-earth hipster treat -- and he wants to bring it to New York next.
Grant Davis
How This Entrepreneur Reworked His Business Idea in the Face of Financial Armageddon
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How This Entrepreneur Reworked His Business Idea in the Face of Financial Armageddon

While a key aspect of his plan changed, City Winery founder Michael Dorf achieved his original goal: to build a place where people could eat, drink and enjoy an intimate concert experience.
Lambeth Hochwald
Hate Losing Your Stuff? You'll Love Tile.
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Hate Losing Your Stuff? You'll Love Tile.

A tracker for missing items finds big bucks
Michelle Goodman
Dishing on Success: How Fishs Eddy Found Its Footing
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Dishing on Success: How Fishs Eddy Found Its Footing

A 30-year-old NYC housewares emporium plates up a delicious future
Lambeth Hochwald