Fall 2013 Cover Story – The Business of Music

The Business of Music By Lisa Loewen You hear stories all the time about how tough the music business is. Many musicians barely scrape by or have to work other…

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Life of a Building

Downtown Ramada When Jim Parrish and his partners purchased the Ramada Inn in 2003, people wanted to believe it could be restored to its former glory. The site of so…


Investing in East Topeka

By Karen Ridder When Kurt Guth consolidated American Tax Service resources into one office, he had a decision to make. He could keep a west-side office with fewer, but higher…

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Profits on Paws

By Melissa Brunner Trendy sweaters and booties, designer tote bags, facials, pedicures, play dates, gourmet entrees and more all add up to a number that might give you “paws.” People…


Heart of the Entrepreneur

The Lonnie Williams Story L&J Building Maintenance Services, LLC By Rick Lejuernne In 1958, Topeka was hopping. Growing. Efforts were being made to revitalize old neighborhoods. For young Lonnie Williams,…

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Father & Son In Business

By Lisa Loewen Every father dreams about working with his son, having a child follow in his footsteps and handing down a legacy. TK highlights a few of Topeka’s father…


Summer Issue of TK Hits Stands THIS WEEKEND

The newest issue of TK Topeka’s Business Magazine will hit the stands this weekend. CLICK HERE to check it out early!    


Spring 2013 Cover Story – A Word From The Chairs

{Chair of GO Topeka} Allan Towle // President // Fidelity State Bank & Trust How is GO Topeka serving businesses in Topeka? “GO Topeka works diligently with state, regional and…

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Unique Partnerships

by Melissa Brunner It’s no secret Topekans are a giving sort. The Corporation for National and Community Service reports nearly a third of Topekans volunteered their time in 2011, ranking…

Topeka Office Suites

Repurposing Space – Topeka Event Center & Topeka Office Suites

When Clark W. Trammell toured the space available on the second floor of a building owned by H. Kent Hollins at 3615 SW 29th Street, he saw more than traditional…