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Uptown Koffee Kafe coming soon

The City of Milton will soon have a new family friendly gathering place when Uptown Koffee and Kafe, located at 2700 Milton Way, opens this summer. Owners John and Missy Fietz have been planning the café for some time, and plan to make it a community gathering place for years to come.

The café will have a rustic, homey feel, with a cozy fireplace next to a window look out at Milton’s abundance of trees. Hand-crafted furniture, put together by John Fietz, will contribute to the relaxing atmosphere. Whether people just want an espresso or a place to take their kids for breakfast, Uptown Koffee and Kafe is aiming to be the go-to location.

“A lot of people assume it’s a coffee shop, which it is, but to us it’s so much more than a coffee shop. It’s a place to come and sit and meet people and mingle and a place that… Read Full Story

Be well - Inside and out: Vivacity Skin Care with BREO

Since establishing Breo International LLC in October of 2015, Yevgeny Gil, CEO and founder, has worked tirelessly to develop a skin care product that will outshine all others like it on the market today. Next week Breo International LLC will launch its first product, Vivacity Calendula Foaming Facial Wash with Ginkgo Biloba. This facial cleanser is paraben-free, dye-free, fragrance-free, sulfate-free and irritant free. It is a gel substance, but the viscosity is not too thick like many other products of its kind. It washes off with ease, also taking along with it the impurities and excess oils leaving skin feeling fresh and rejuvenated. Deep… Read Full Story

Michaels Marketing Minute

It's a bird, it's a plane... it's a tweet! Yes, we're going to talk about Twitter today. It seems like most people are already a whiz at Twitter or they don't know anything about it. And if you're wondering if you should take the Twitter plunge, the only thing you really have to consider is that every other major business and celebrity or public figure has an active account there, so it's probably a good idea to join the club. It's easy to sign up and even if you're already signed up, make sure you go in and fill out all the details of your profile… Read Full Story

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