A Novel Idea is a great place to go if you’re trying to figure out what book to read next. Husband and wife team, Christina and Alex, stock many local titles and hand-select all the books so that customers can find exactly what they’re looking for. How did you start? What was the original idea … Continue reading Interview with A Novel Idea
As always I appreciate all the support and would love to hear any suggestions! For more information on CuRated, please visit the CuRated Magazine page.
Career Wardrobe is a business located on Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia. They specialize in second-hand professional attire with the purpose of helping people get back to work. I recently stopped by to do a little shopping and talk about what makes this store so special. When and how was the business created? We are … Continue reading Interview with the Career Wardrobe
Philadelphia Bikesmith is a bike shop in the Fairmount neighborhood, they not only sell but service all types of bikes. I talked with both owners, Max and Lucas separately. I asked both the same questions but neither heard the other’s answers. It was interesting to see both similarities and differences but it was clear that … Continue reading Interview with Philadelphia Bikesmith
Bar Hygge is a charming restaurant and bar on Fairmount Street. They are known for the comfortable atmosphere as well as their brewery (seen here behind vintage windows). I talked with two of the owners and bar manager to see how they pull it all off. What is your backstory, what made you decide to … Continue reading Interview with Bar Hygge
The newest issue is out! As always I appreciate all the support and would love to hear any suggestions! For more information on CuRated, please visit the CuRated Magazine page.
The Germantown Kitchen and Garden Farmstand is a functioning half-acre farm in East Germantown. The garden is completely organic and offers anything from flowers to herbs. As a frequent guest of the farmstand I was happy to finally sit down to talk with the owner, Amanda Staples, to discuss urban farming and all the challenges … Continue reading Interview with Germantown Kitchen Garden Farm Stand
The Frosted Fox Cake Shop makes anything from wedding cakes to cookies. The Mt. Airy storefront is warm, welcoming and best of all, most days you can walk in and actually meet the owners Jennifer Low and Sean Williams in person. Recently I had the chance to talk with Sean Williams about the shop and … Continue reading Interview With the Frosted Fox Cake Shop
At Lucky’s Last Chance, a vintage-inspired restaurant and bar in Manayunk, owner Chris Barnes and his team offer small-town service and some very unique food and drink options. I asked Chris a few questions and he did not disappoint. Tell me a little bit about yourself and your business. How did you come to start … Continue reading Interview With Lucky’s Last Chance
It has been weeks and weeks since I have posted... but there's a reason! I have recently began work on a goal of mine that I have had for a very long time. I am creating an independent magazine! The magazine is called CuRated and it features articles, interviews, paintings and more. Below I've … Continue reading Sneak Peek: CuRated