Pottery shop brings Italy to you

Florida — The sun, the sea, wine grapes and lemons. It's all there in the colors and designs of Italian pottery from the Amalfi Coast of southern Italy.Shoppers can visit the Taste of Sorrento &... more »

Embracing a creative adventure with the Eyes of the World

In the improbable space between Buddha and Sponge Bob, Mishel Vanden Busch makes work a dance.Greeted by the painted grins of wooden giraffes, the affirming nods of spring-necked camels and the perfume of far-off places,... more »

Owner new, but store’s focus remains

Staten Island, NY — It's been about a year and a half since Patty Curry became the new owner of the popular West Brighton store now known as Curry's Claddagh Gift Shop. Her path to... more »

Zutano offers multicultural flair, modern designs

Cabot, Vt. - Come in, look around and meet the unexpected lineup of the season. Our mood is upbeat and fresh, lead by a profusion of bright, exuberant colors and an explosion of cheerful prints.... more »

The Muslim Market: How can you reach out to this fast-growing group of consumers?

With buying power that's roughly equal to the state of Indiana, the growing U.S. Muslim population--estimated at between 6 million and 8 million people--is an attractive segment for marketers. Reaching them requires an understanding of... more »

The past is present

For Jason and Donna Brown, tradition always has been a part of their lives. Members of the Penobscot Indian Nation, they grew up together, learning traditional crafts from tribal elders on Indian Island. But what... more »

Pompton Lakes store is Celtic treasure-trove

It takes eight yards of material to make a kilt, and there are more than 4,000 registered tartans.Jewelry with a Celtic claddagh -- symbol of two hands holding a crowned heart -- can be given... more »

There’s plenty of Cleveland-area places to buy all things Irish

As Marcel Proust with his madeleine knew, a taste of the past -- literally -- is a powerful thing. For more than 50 years, tastes and treats from long ago and across the ocean have... more »

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