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Bayside Is All Grown Up: NYC Punk Charmers Move Down to Nashville 0

Bayside Is All Grown Up: NYC Punk Charmers Move Down to Nashville

Jack O’Shea and Anthony Raneri of Bayside in New York City.Nick Karp Bayside frontman Anthony Raneri loves New York City. He loves its character. He loves its charm. But he doesn’t need it anymore. “There’s a stare that people develop if they’ve been on the George Washington Bridge during rush hour,” Raneri jokes of his…

How Food Empire Zingerman’s Was Built on Anarchist Theory 0

How Food Empire Zingerman’s Was Built on Anarchist Theory

Zingerman’s, a group of 20 loosely associated businesses mostly focused on hospitality and food in the Ann Arbor area, encompasses a deli, bakehouse, restaurant, creamery, training organization, candy business, tour company and more. Behind it all sits co-founder Ari Weinzweig, an inspirational figure who spurns the idea of growth for growth sake, refuses to duplicate…

JL Crafted Turns Shredded Skateboards into Custom Coffee Components 0

JL Crafted Turns Shredded Skateboards into Custom Coffee Components

JL Crafted creates products using recycled skateboards as the raw material. All photos courtesy of Justin LaRose. With more than 20 years in the coffee industry, Long Beach, California-based artist and woodworker Justin LaRose has made a name for himself with colorful products made from recycled skateboard decks, combining his passions for coffee, woodworking, and skateboarding…

Jeanne Ashworth, first US woman to win Olympic speed skating medal, dies at 80 0

Jeanne Ashworth, first US woman to win Olympic speed skating medal, dies at 80

Boston Globe/File Jeanne Ashworth with a trophy from the Middle Atlantic Outdoor Speed Skating Championships in 1959. When the temperature dropped below freezing while Jeanne Ashworth was growing up in Wilmington, she flooded the backyard of her family’s home to create an ice rink, or shoveled out a skating area on the small pond across…

Two generations’ work derailed: how an internet shutdown hurt a woodwork business 0

Two generations’ work derailed: how an internet shutdown hurt a woodwork business

Home » Internet, Internet shutdowns, Shutdown Stories, Uttar Pradesh India has crossed 100 Internet Shutdowns in 2018, but very little is discussed about how they affect daily lives. MediaNama is publishing a series on the impact that Internet Shutdowns have on people’s lives. These were originally published by the Centre for Internet & Society, and written…