When it comes to grapes, Commonwealth winemakers are thinking beyond the usual suspects, experimenting with off-beat varietals that thrive in cooler climates. Their hard work is paying off, winning awards, expanding the industry, and enticing local wine lovers into sampling something new.
Kids walking to the 3rd and Spruce Rec Center have a fresh view. A coalition led by the Reading Recreation Commission and the Wyomissing Foundation have invested time, money, and labor into a transformative facade project, offering a boon to homeowners and the neighborhood.
As many as 75 percent of venture-backed startups fail; the failure rate of all U.S. companies after five years is over 50 percent. We take a closer look at three Commonwealth companies that have overcome the odds, making the transition from great idea to thriving company.