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Around Town : Our First Annual American Made Awards

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We are very excited about our First Annual American Made Awards and we would love for you to join us in the festivities.  The event is taking place in Grand Central Station’s Vanderbilt Hall on October 17th and 18th.  There are several workshops and panel discussions being led by American Made honorees and Martha Stewart Living editors. …

Around Town : Maker Faire NY 2012!

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This past weekend my family and I attended our second Maker Faire in Queens, New York. Maker Faire is, per their website, “a two-day, family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.” Last year we saw many exhibits (which I wrote about here) and felt that we covered a …

Around Town : City Bird, Detroit

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The final stop on our shops tour is Detroit, Michigan.  Emily Linn of City Bird is the author of our guest post today.  Emily and her brother Andy, lifelong, seventh generation Detroiters, founded City Bird in 2005.   We hope you enjoyed this peek at just a few of our favorite stores- please leave a …

Around Town : Kiosk, NYC

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While we have dozens of go-to shops and sources in NYC, Kiosk stands out as a unique example.  The store is hidden away on a busy SoHo street- a little treasure that you’ll find when you follow this neon sign through a door and up a dim staircase. Inside, the store is bright and colorful- …

Around Town : Castle in the Air in Berkeley, CA

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Today’s shop is an extraordinary one! Castle in the Air in Berkeley, California is a small, family business owned by the incredibly creative Karima Cammell. You may recognize the name of this shop being that Castle in the Air is our go-to crepe paper source. The shop yields a varied inventory of unique and beautiful …

Around Town : The Tangled Web in Philadelphia

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This week we’ll be bringing you some of our favorite craft and supply shops! I am from Philadelphia, so I felt the need to wave my hometown flag and present to you a sweet knitting shop called The Tangled Web. The Tangled Web is located in the suburb of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia and is made …

Around Town : Textile Arts Center

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The October issue of Living will be on newsstands this week!  In addition to lots of fresh craft, food, home keeping, and decorating ideas (not to mention Halloween!) you’ll find a Small Business profile on the Textile Arts Center. Photos by Jennifer Causey The arts space, located in Brooklyn, was opened in 2010 by Owyn …

Around Town : Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

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I just spent some time in Cape Cod, Massachusetts and wanted to share with you one of my favorite places. Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill was founded by artist Joyce Johnson in 1971 and is a wonderful community of artists and writers. Offering a range of classes in painting, pottery and poetry, …