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February 9, 2020
At NSS from left, Card Bureau's Alyssa Stanzione and Janie Velencia, and Lockwood Paper's Brian Kress.
Washington, D.C.-based The Card Bureau, which is inspired by D.C. politics, pop culture, current events and common daily struggles that “speak to the times, provoke t...
Marina D. Ramos, left, and Ana Mirella Gonzalez at Pico Pao's NY NOW exhibitor's booth
Among the more fun exhibitors at this week’s winter 2020 NY NOW home/lifestyle/handmade/gift market trade show at New York’s Javits Center was Pico Pao, the contemporary and antique g...
February 7, 2020
Louis Atlas feature on Voice of America
Yesterday was a milestone for roots reggae fans in that it would have been Bob Marley’s 75th birthday. Brooklyn-based reggae artist Louis Atlas was especially reverent in considering his hero’s personal impact.
“I can’t say enough...
February 6, 2020
BrownTrout's forthcoming Billie Eilish product on display at NSS
“When it comes to licensing, it’s all about timing,” observed Gray Peterson, sales/marketing VP at BrownTrout Publishers, and in terms of timing for licensing, BrownTrout definitely hit the jackpot.
Texicana Mamas (Patricia Vonne, Tish Hinojosa and...
February 13, 2020
Oak trees and avocado plants grow in Ilex Studio v...
New puzzle maker Jiggy displays 'curated art...
February 12, 2020