Former Kingston Antique Shop is Now a Cool Cafe & General Store

Before covid, a trip to Kingston always included a trip to one of my favorite antique stores, the Skillypot. Over the years I’ve bought several treasures from Skillypot. When I started going out again after the pandemic, I noticed that the Skillypot Antique store was closed. Not just closed for a while, but closed for … Read more

Salem’s fair trade shop celebrates 20 years as a market for artisans around the world

For 20 years, One Fair World has provided a place where people from nearly 50 countries can sell their products in Salem. Its founders say their dedication to helping impoverished people build their independence, a regular flow of new items and community support have been key to the organization’s longevity. Desta Sirrine, assistant manager at … Read more

Po-boy Fest will return to Oak Street this fall after two-year hiatus | Where NOLA Eats

There will be po-boys galore on Oak Street once again this fall, and dressed will mean much more than the standard array of lettuce, tomato, mayo and pickles. After missing two years due to the pandemic, the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival is slated to make its full-fledged return this fall, with the next edition scheduled … Read more

Three reasons why Spotify wants to be your next one stop shop for all audio content

Source: Pocketnow Spotify has been a lot in the news lately as the company spent months reorganizing itself to better optimize itself for the future. It has been acquiring companies left and right, and it announced new ways for creators and publishers to diversify their income and introduce new ways for listeners to enjoy the … Read more

Let’s Talk Shop | Features

Your summer souvenir shopping guide By Lynda Wheatley | June 4, 2022 As much as we love the tchotchke, trinket, and T-shirt shops of old Up North, our dusty shelves and overstuffed drawers can no longer accommodate. If you’re in the same sinking boat this summer, how about commemorating your trip with something for your … Read more

Top That! Donuts gets creative at Point Pleasant Beach NJ shop

POINT PLEASANT BEACH – Growing up in the Bergen County town of Bergenfield, Danielle Wolowitz had great memories of eating donuts during summers at the shore. And she and husband Chris were dedicated to creating that iconic experience for others when they launched Top That! Donuts in Point Pleasant Beach in 2014. “My grandfather had … Read more

This Edgewater Coffee Shop Doubles as a Playspace for Families

In today’s modern world, the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child” is hard to come by for many families. That’s why when two struggling new moms had trouble finding their village, they decided to create one. Located at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater, The Village gives children a place to play, … Read more

TV: The Repair’s Shop Dominic Chinea on why he feels this series is the ‘best yet’

With a degree in graphic design, a career history in set design, a passion for classic car restoration and a popular YouTube channel, The Repair Shop’s Dominic Chinea is a jack of many trades – and master of many, too. Chinea, best known for his master metalwork on the BBC program, is a self-confessed “car … Read more

Sew good! This Fylde coast needle-crafts shop has opened after business booms online

Eight years ago, Sew Hot was started by quilting enthusiasts Pam Chavez and daughter Rebecca Wright as an online business website in a small, third floor flat above the Mount Veterinary Practice in Fleetwood. Their aim was to offer the hottest sewing, quilting, bag making and crafting fabrics, patterns, and notions to online enthusiasts. Rebecca … Read more