Greensmith Studio and Cafe Opens on Emmett Street in Battle Creek

Gerard Gausselin was looking for a studio to create various art projects and noticed the old greenhouse at Greensmith Florists wasn’t being used anymore.  So he and his wife, Patrice, approached longtime owner Roger Jacobs about renting the space.  That’s when they found out that after owning Greensmith Florist and Gifts for more than 20 years, Jacobs was ready to sell the whole place.

The business housed Addington Hills Café until Jacobs closed the restaurant in 2017.  Four years later, on June 9th,  that space re-opened as a café selling MOO-ville Ice Cream, delicious baked goods, and premium

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Goldin in Deal with Japanese Company; Newman Collection Update; Cold Storage Mantle; Hobby vs. COVID

Goldin Auctions is partnering with the largest chain of sports and gaming card shops in Japan.  The deal with MINT Co., Ltd., will enable collectors in Japan to “more effectively buy and sell high-value cards in the international market,” according to Goldin.

Each of the cards MINT sells through Goldin Auctions will be authenticated and graded by PSA. Beginning this month, collectors in Japan will be able to submit their cards to MINT to be sold through Goldin.  It’s expected to involve millions of dollars worth of collectibles each year.

“Interest in trading cards and collectibles is booming around the

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40 Unique Wedding Ring Tattoos For Couples (2021)

Wedding ring tattoo designs are so much fun to look at when you’re trying to decide between a traditional band or a couples tattoo that you can wear on your finger.

On your wedding day, you’ll say your vows, exchange your wedding rings, and pledge to spend forever with someone you love. And just as you will spend the rest of your life with your partner, you will also be wearing your chosen couple’s rings for just as long.

But even more permanent and commemoratory than a traditional wedding rings is a wedding ring tattoo.

Why do people get wedding

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Last minute (almost) Father’s Day gift ideas: Barbecue tools, craft beer or bacon for life

Ho hum Father’s Day gifts need to be given the old heave-ho. Everything has changed in a year due to the pandemic, and more people are looking for healthy, fun ways to live, work and play.

Dad might not need a fancy tie if he’s not rolling into the office as often. But he will always want to play with his family, indoors and out. Fortunately, retailers are having sales and rolling out customizable gifts leading up to Father’s Day on Sunday, June 20.

Here’s a one-of-a-kind gift he’ll never forget: Cameo lets you create a personal video message to

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Arizona artists rep the majesty of the desert in life and art

If you’ve ever seen an Arizona sunset the state motto: God enriches comes as no surprise. Arizona is a hub for breathtaking copper landscapes, the mystical sun that you have no option but to surrender to, and an art scene that is devoted to showing AZ in all its wondrous glory. As you walk through Phoenix, Arizona’s largest metro, the murals match the vibrance of the state’s culture, sacrificing nothing creating a treat for your eyes that will have you thinking about The Grand Canyon state for days to come.

The state legalized adult-use marijuana back in November of 2020,

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Tristate Happenings: This Weekend Outdoor Music, Jazz, Art Set | News

As the pandemic continues to evolve and cities, regions and countries become more and more open, attendance and support for live events will benefit everyone. This is what is happening in the tristate in the next few days.

The outdoor Pullman Square Summer Concert Series will continue on Thursday night, June 10th. Held every Thursday from 6pm to 9pm this summer, the series is a great way to start your weekend with live music support. At the concert on Thursday, the band My Only Cab Ride will bring their fun and unique rock’n’roll to the outdoor stage.

On Friday, June

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