Every dollar spent at a local business is a greater return to the community, creating jobs and increasing spending. In the business world, this concept is known as the “multiplier effect.” Reno Public Radio’s news team profiles five small businesses changing the local economy and culture in Northern Nevada.
Reno's MidTown District: One Young Bar Owner's Story
When KJ Flippen took over as the owner of the Zephyr Bar in 2011, it was in his words, "a dive." Today, it's a thriving lounge located in the heart of MidTown. Flippen talks with Reno Public Radio's Esther Ciammachilli about the Z-Bar's transformation and what it's like to be a young entrepreneur.