“The first ‘uncute’ sculpture I made was a hand holding a bloody heart. After that, no one called my work cute anymore.”
“It’s hard to be on the receiving end of someone’s higher level of stress. And that is just the human condition right now.”
“We’re going to revolutionize the Christmas market.”
We’re not exactly sure where this is going down yet, but it appears to have been a smash in other cities ...
It’s always best to support local businesses, when possible. Not just virtually purchasing goods from them, but by visiting in person where permissible or potentially getting items delivered.
“Like many creatives during this pandemic, I had been going through a particularly foggy period… Driving around and seeing these homemade signs, it was so clear how I could directly contribute.”
A mix of “local food vendors, appropriately spaced throughout the courtyard, [offering] fresh fish, meat, produce, dairy, frozen items, and staples.”
“I left banking [and] I wanted to try different things,” he says. “[But] some nights I lay in bed and think I’m crazy to have given up that career to take a shot at something [like this].”
King hoped to make her store “colorful and quirky and dynamic and poppy, and well-curated, hopefully.” And she’s succeeded.