Click through for the details, and to take a look …The 5,000-square-foot Lee's Summit site is the first store to incorporate Break Time’s new logo and accompanying graphics. has a history in the greater Kansas City, Mo., area dating back to 1957.“The meats served at Break Time’s Smokestack will be hickory smoked, and we’ll also feature several sauces and savory sides,” Chaney said.In addition to a fresh look, designers developed a store layout with an open, customer-centric floor plan that prominently features a new carryout food concept with an established area barbecue restaurant, Smokestack BAR. Q.“Our goal is to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere from the moment a customer steps foot inside,” said Curtis Chaney, MFA Oil’s senior vice president of retail operations in charge of the Break Time chain. “Most importantly, it’s great-tasting barbecue that our customers know and love, and for the Break Time brand, it’s a big win to partner with such a high-quality restaurant brand.”Break Time will extend the new design package and Smokestack food concept to several new stores and stores slated for renovation in 2017.With the help of relationship coach and psychotherapist, Toni Coleman, LCSW, CMC, we are answering these tricky questions!Define Taking a Break Since the term is so ambiguous, I polled a few college students from across the country to hear what they believe is the definition of taking a break: “It means that a couple has taken time off, but they will probably get back together in a few weeks.” – Claire, University of Missouri “I think it means that the couple is essentially broken up, but one person is still holding on so they keep the label for a little while to make it easier.” – Will, University of Michigan “I just think it’s an excuse to hook up with other people, but still have a relationship as a backup plan.” – Edgar, Fashion Institute of Technology “It means that one person needs to explore his/her options, whether it be through hooking up with other people, finding a new hobby, focusing on his/herself.In its 2015 office romance survey, 29 percent of respondents believe “all romantic connections in the workplace are appropriate — including those between managers and their direct reports.” Fun-fact: Human resource professionals are the most likely to have had a fling with a colleague, according to the survey.
The 5,000-square-foot Kansas City suburb location is the first store to incorporate Break Time’s new logo and accompanying graphics.Launched in 1985, the Break Time c-store chain is owned and operated by MFA Oil, Columbia, Mo.As of January 2017, there are 74 Break Time locations in Missouri and Arkansas. A first-year associate named Michelle is tasked with mentoring a summer intern. This is, of course, the story of first lady Michelle and President Barack Obama, which wouldn’t have happened were it not for that age-old forbidden love: the office romance.The intern is smitten with his mentor, but she rejects his advances. According to Vault, a business ranking and review company, office romance is becoming more acceptable across the United States.