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Local Businesses: Bellaluke’s made out of dedication and hard-work

Jim Weimer, staff writer

April 4, 2017

Filed under LZ Life

Following in his mother’s footsteps, Steve Armen, Owner of Bellaluke’s, revived the fifty year old name into the successful hot dog joint it is today. Bellaluke’s started out as a small soda shop in 1945, named after the original own...

Local Businesses: Offbeat surviving the test of time

Jim Weimer, staff writer

April 4, 2017

Filed under LZ Life

With everything from CDs and vinyls to custom drumsticks and cowbells, unique stores like Offbeat are harder to come by nowadays, according to Jim Betsios, Offbeat owner. Offbeat and other music stores are essential to towns...

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