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Find ideas for a Valentine's Day to remember - Insider LouisvilleTuesday, February 21, 2017
Muth’s Candies, at 630 E. Market, and Schimpff’s Confectionery just across the bridge in Jeffersonville, are two of the oldest candy stores in the country. Perusing their selection of handmade chocolates, caramels and brittles is like stepping back in time.Cellar Door Chocolates was the Official Chocolate Sponsor of the 67th Emmy Awards. This business was founded by a UofL graduate student who wanted to sell the truffles she often made for friends and family. You’ll find locations in Butchertown Market, downtown Louisville and Oxmoor Center.If your loved one enjoys chocolate with a little kick, Art Eatables on 631 S. Fourth St. offers their signature version of the traditional bourbon ball. Even if you don’t like bourbon, you’ll like the combination with Belgian-style chocolate.Where to dineLouisville also offers delicious variety when it comes to romantic fine-dining establishments, and most of them are offering Valentine’s Day specials. Here are just a few standouts. Click on the links to check out remaining availability.Varanese on 2106 Frankfort Ave. is celebrating Valentine’s Day with its “Special Aphrodisiac Menu.”The English Grill at the Brown Hotel on 335 W. Broadway offers southern grace and the elegant feel of a private club.Jack Fry’s on 1007 Bardstown Road is a staple in Louisville’s culinary scene, having been recognized by several publications including The New York Times, Bon Appétit, and Southern Living.Asiatique on 1767 Bardstown Road is a sleek, upscale restaurant serving creative Asian-fusion fare.Whitehall Estate on 3110 Lexington Road is a historic local wedding venue. For Valentine’s Day, it will feature a four-course feast prepared by Chef Gregoire Guiot and served by candlelight.Eclectic mixLooking for a unique gift for that special someone? You’re bound to find it in one of Louisville’s many locally owned shops.Ah, Whatta ‘Bout Mimi! on 701 W. Market has a gift basket for everyone, from spa gifts to gourmet treats. Their Valentine basket, “Just For Him,” includes Cajun-spiced pretzels, Screamin’ Mimi’s Salsa and chocolate-covered mint cups.Forage, a boutique retail shop on 1731 Frankfort Ave., offers a wide selection of curated interior plants, art, jewelry and gifts. Regalo, a fun and quirky shop on 562 S. Fourth Street, offers an eclectic mix of unique gifts, one-of-a-kind jewelry, accessories, contemporary decor and original art. Regalo also has a store in New Albany.Work the Metal on 1201 Story Ave. sells an extensive mix of locally made jewelry, clothing and accessories for men and women at affordable prices. Cordial Lee is a small, family-owned business in Mt. Washingt...
Going with tradition on Valentine's Day? Choose gifts with a fresh and local twist - Insider LouisvilleTuesday, February 21, 2017
Muth’s Candies, at 630 E. Market St., has been around since the 1920s. Perusing their selection of handmade chocolates, caramels and brittles is like stepping back in time.Just across the bridge in Jeffersonville (347 Spring St.) is G.A. Schimpff’s Confectionery. This store also has a long history — it began in its present location in 1891 — and also boasts one of the few candy museums in the United States. While just walking around the place could be a Valentine’s treat itself (they offer tours), you can find just about any candy your heart desires, including some local treats such as Schimpff’s signature Red Hots, Modjeskas and Hard Fish candies.Cellar Door Chocolates was the Official Chocolate Sponsor of the 67th Emmy Awards. Its owner, Erika Chavez-Graziano, was a graduate research assistant at UofL when she realized her heart was no longer in academia. She decided to start a business based on the truffles she often made for friends and family. You’ll find locations in Butchertown Market, downtown Louisville and Oxmoor Center.If you like your chocolates with a little kick, check out Art Eatables, a chocolatier and confectioner located at 631 S. Fourth St. Their Small-Batch Bourbon Truffles are their signature version of the traditional bourbon ball. Even if you don’t like bourbon, you’ll like the combination with Belgian-style chocolate.
St. Paul honors boxing club, German-style brewery, fourth-generation florist and bread deliverers - St. Paul Pioneer PressThursday, May 02, 2019
Arcade Street boxing facility can’t just be measured in upper cuts and body blows.Fort and his wife, former newscaster-turned-documentarian Georgia Fort, were honored by the St. Paul City Council on Wednesday for running the all-ages fitness center that caters as much to the mind as the body.“They teach life skills such as dedication, commitment, hard work and persistence, which will benefit the individual boxers and our community for years to come,” said St. Paul City Council Member Kassim Busuri, introducing the SIR Boxing owners as the winners of the People’s Choice category at the annual St. Paul Business Awards.“I work with a lot of youth, a lot of kids,” said Ceresso Fort, who thanked his wife, daughter, father, grandmother and mother-in-law for all helping out. “This is bigger than boxing. I’m more, I say, of a life coach. A lot of my coaches in my gym are life coaches. The teens, they come, and they’ve got so many different questions.”FOUR BUSINESSES HONOREDFor the third year running, the St. Paul City Council recognized four St. Paul businesses for their superior service and dedication to community. The winners were chosen by a panel of judges that included former winners and business advisers — the Neighborhood Development Alliance, Wet Paint ar... https://www.twincities.com/2019/04/14/st-paul-honors-boxing-club-german-style-brewery-fourth-generation-florist-and-bread-deliverers/
5 locally-owned shops every Atlantan should visit - Atlanta Journal ConstitutionThursday, May 02, 2019
From gold-stamped charm necklaces to Georgia peach-scented candles. From coconut key lime lip balms to decorative, hand-stamped spoons, the collective retail location seems to offer a bit of everything for just about anybody. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 1250 Caroline St., C120, Atlanta. 404-581-9261. thebeehiveatl.com Flower Bar Selecting the right kind of flowers for a loved one can be a difficult choice unless someone knows exactly what they’re after, but a hometown florist can give the process a personal touch with attention to detail. According to its website, Flower Bar – located just off the BeltLine, between Inman Park and Old Fourth Ward – “has been a neighborhood favorite since 2006 … We get new flowers in every day, and every order gets our special, artistic attention.” The florist specializes in daily delivery, events, weddings, weekly accounts and DIY design classes, which are offered once a week.660 Irwin St., Atlanta. 404-431-0811. atlantaflowerbar.com -- Big Peach Running Co.In 2004, the founders of locally-owned footwear store Big Peach Running Co. noticed what they described as a “noticeable dearth of retailers catering to (runners and walkers) … our residents and visitors were oftentimes left with inconvenient, unattractive and unqualified shopping options …” Since then, the company has expanded, with seven locations currently throughout metro Atlanta. Stores carry a wide range of footwear, apparel and accessories with an aim to “promote and ensure that every aspect of your fitness routine is properly addressed.”All ... https://www.ajc.com/lifestyles/locally-owned-shops-every-atlantan-should-visit/LJ9KU2kC5YWBRgbjFVaHgJ/
6 locally owned shops to visit in Atlanta - Atlanta Journal ConstitutionTuesday, April 16, 2019
From gold-stamped charm necklaces to Georgia peach-scented candles. From coconut key lime lip balms to decorative, hand-stamped spoons, the collective retail location seems to offer a bit of everything for just about anybody. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 1250 Caroline St., C120, Atlanta. 404-581-9261. thebeehiveatl.comFlower Bar Selecting the right kind of flowers for a loved one can be a difficult choice unless someone knows exactly what they’re after, but a hometown florist can give the process a personal touch with attention to detail. According to its website, Flower Bar – located just off the BeltLine, between Inman Park and Old Fourth Ward – “has been a neighborhood favorite since 2006 … We get new flowers in every day, and every order gets our special, artistic attention.” The florist specializes in daily delivery, events, weddings, weekly accounts and DIY design classes, which are offered once a week. 660 Irwin St., Atlanta. 404-431-0811. atlantaflowerbar.com -- My Parents’ BasementFew locations in Atlanta can boast an arcade, comic bookstore, restaurant and bar all in the same location, but My Parents’ Basement in Avondale Estates has pulled it off. The locally-owned business – billed with a clever nod to its likely clientele as “Your Friendly Neighborhood Comic Book Bar” – was started by three friends with similar interests in the business’ featured wares and entertainment. What began as a “humble pop-up shop” turned into a full-blown brick-and-mortar location in 2015 and has been evolving in it... https://www.ajc.com/lifestyles/locally-owned-shops-visit-atlanta/LJ9KU2kC5YWBRgbjFVaHgJ/
April flowers and snow showers possible in Deep South - Montreal GazetteWednesday, April 03, 2019
April flowers, forecasters say some people in the South could wake up to April snow showers.The National Weather Service predicts a wintry mix of precipitation early Tuesday in northern Georgia, but no snow accumulation is expected there.But it could be cold enough for snow mixed with rain in counties near Interstate 85 in South Carolina. Forecasters say if the snow is heavy enough, there could be brief accumulation likely under 1 inch (2.5 centimetres) on grassy surfaces.The Greenville area hasn’t seen April snow since 2007 and hasn’t had a measurable April snow since 1987 when 0.3 inches (0.8 centimetres) fell.Forecasters say the system that could cause snow may also cause flooding in areas in Charleston that go underwater when tides are unusually high. Hanes: Five pedestrian deaths in four months in Montreal is an... Victoria sur le Parc????????,????????????? ... https://montrealgazette.com/pmn/news-pmn/april-flowers-and-snow-showers-possible-in-deep-south/wcm/4449ea18-0f4b-4b86-a8e9-05ea874cfb2a