Many businesses find success in spending their first few years boot strapping and in today’s world it is possible to run a business from anywhere at anytime.
Businesses in Cheyenne have found great success over the years utilizing temporary establishments from pop-up shops to food trucks. In fact, businesses like Bella Fouco Wood Fired Pizza was so successful that they not only opened a permanent establishment for their delicious cuisine but recently opened an additional restaurant called Esther’s at the Morris House, 2115 Warren Ave. The owners, John and Maria Kopper are visionaries and are not afraid of hard work.
Additionally, in downtown Cheyenne Alexis Drake is opening a studio. This brick and mortar location is the first of its kind for the brand. The business was established originally producing jewelry and leather goods by local art teacher, Lexi Garrett. It evolved into a brand offering custom. handcrafted accessories and is now known more for its handbags. What started as a family venture by a local artisan, has turned into 3 full-time employees, 3 part-time employees, and growing. The studio’s grand opening is scheduled for Friday, February 8th at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 307 1/2 W. Lincolnway.