Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year

Congratulations to Juan Lantigua, owner and founder of The Family Cake in Providence, Rhode Island, for winning the 2020 Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year award! From the Rhode Island district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration: Juan Lantigua’s path to opening the Family Cake is an uncommon one. Born in the Dominican Republic, […]

Love, Comfort, and Covid

What happens when you combine a love for food, a global pandemic, and the undeniable comfort that’s found at the bottom of a pastry box? You get the birth of a unique and wonderful bakery! In this case, Blush Bakeshop in Providence, Rhode Island, started with all of the above and a Microloan from CIC. […]