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SBF: Eat Your Heart Out

November 22nd - By Bineeta Monga

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As the holidays approach quickly, all I can think about is all the delicious food I’ll be eating soon, which is why this week’s Small Business Friday is food related. Hailing all the way from San Francisco comes AйDa Piroshki. Translated from Russian to English, it means “What a Piroshki!” But seriously, what is a Piroshki? The word ‘Piroshki’ is Russian for “little pie.” Anna Tvelova, the owner of this small business, describes them as “bready pockets of goodness,” much …

Guest Post: An eclectic mix and an openminded approach

November 20th - By Dan

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Article sent to us by Netherton Foundry Looking back 18 months to when we first started theNetherton Foundry adventure, I wonder if we were entirely sane? There were so many good reasons for doing what we embarked on, provenance, sustainability,eco-awareness – of which more later, but with the High St in the doldrums and the economic outlook gloomy to say the least, WHAT WERE WE THINKING? We even decided to supply only to independent outlets and not approach the multiple …

The Power of Storytellers

November 18th - By Ellie Diaz

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Everyone has their own story; a compilation of vivid experiences or abstract moments that make us who we are. But what happens when thousands of stories are compiled into one accessible archive? The creation of one of the largest oral history projects in America has begun. StoryCorps, created in 2003, has already collected 50,000 interviews that are preserved at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. According to the StoryCorps website, the organization collects stories to “remind one …

SBF: Grow Your DreamBeard

November 15th - By Bineeta Monga

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This week’s Small Business Friday is brought to you from Atlanta, Georgia and it’s right in time for No shave November! For those who haven’t heard of it, this is a quick explanation: No Shave November is when men and women dedicate the month of November to not using a razor and instead letting facial hair, or for women, leg hair, grow wild! This company called DreamBeard has the motto, “Use Dream Beard, Grow your Dream Beard.” They offer American-made …

A Story Through Pictures: Love IS Stronger Than Cancer.

November 11th - By Ellie Diaz

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Huffington Post, The Guardian, BuzzFeed and Fox News exploded with feedback when they displayed truthful, moving moments captured in a husband’s lens. Angelo Merendino documented his wife’s battle with metastatic breast cancer in stunning black and white photographs. Each image captures the strength of the women’s soul and the brutal struggle she faced with cancer. From losing hair and judgmental looks, to birthdays and embracing the ocean, the exquisite pictures follow Jennifer’s ups and downs, giving new perspective to the …



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