SWORDS-SMITH

My friend Astrea is one of those people whose enthusiasm is contagious. We first met at the children’s theater camp that we both worked at in Yarmouth, Maine. It was one of those weird moments where we looked at each other and immediately burst out laughing as we hugged – it just felt like we had…

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ONLY

I am so honored and pleased to be able to share such an incredible piece of art by two amazing people.  During my time at Gettysburg College I had the pleasure of meeting Ryan Bonner and Eric Lee through B.O.M.B. Squad (Gettysburg’s hip hop dance team. You may recognize Eric’s name from the Brooklyn shoot…

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SARMA

SARMA

I think the first thing I asked was, “What does ‘sarma’ mean?” Pantea (my roommate) pointed to the top of the menu. It means a small portion of food that is wrapped up, or rolled, or enveloped, meant to be bite sized and shared. “An embrace,” the menu said. Never has a name been more appropriate.…

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OLIVES & GRACE

You know when you meet someone new and you immediately click? That’s how I felt when I first met Sofi Madison of Olives & Grace. Something about her spirit draws people in, which is perhaps why her store is so successful. Boasting the tagline “a curtsy to the maker,” Olives & Grace showcases boutique goods from…

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THE GROMMET POP-IN

Just in time for holiday shopping, The Grommet is opening their first-ever Pop-in Shop! If you’ve never heard of The Grommet, you’re missing out. Based in Somerville, Massachusetts, The Grommet acts as an initial voice for makers who have yet to launch their products on a large scale. Specifically, they specialize in showcasing handcrafted, American made products.…

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