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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Halston muse discusses working with the renowned designer of the Studio 54 era

Chris Royer was a “Halstonette,” one of the glossy squad of glamorous creatures who encircled the designer as he flitted through starry press events and Studio 54. But she also significantly contributed to his creativity behind the scenes. As the bingeworthy Netflix biopic continues to pique interest in the late designer, Royer shared her experiences during an Instagram Live with founder of VERYNewYork PR agency, R Scott French, and fashion historian Vivian Kelly.

“He liked me because I had a creative background,” said the former Pratt design student. “I knew what draping and pinning meant and I could stand for

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Martial arts studio ‘dream’ for retired Carson attorney

Kenpo karate instructor Jhan Yaple and fellow instructor Sean Morey pose for a photo inside of Yaples’s Adult Kenpo Karate business.

Photo by Carter Eckl.

 Jhan Yaple’s Kenpo martial arts studio has been his pride and his business since he bought the building about 11 years ago.
A recently retired attorney, Yaple slowly wound down from his day job into an ideal retirement opportunity in an art he’s studied for 45 years.
“Opening this studio was a dream for me,” said Yaple. “This wasn’t what I was looking for, but it fit my

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Napa tattoo studio, art gallery to open under one roof on Jefferson Street | Local News

The Jefferson Street storefront that once housed The Coliseum sports apparel shop is slated to host Paradise Lost, a tattoo studio and art gallery that had its Napa city permit approved by the Planning Commission on Thursday.

Napa city officials have given their blessing to a new business that will be devoted to body art and fine art – at opposite ends of the same building.

Paradise Lost, which won a permit from the Planning Commission on Thursday, will combine a tattoo parlor with a gallery devoted to the work of local artists, according to plans filed

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Studio 87, Scottville’s first tattoo shop, is now open | News

Nick and Kayla Lester are hoping to make their mark and add a dash of color to downtown Scottville with Studio 87, the couple’s tattoo and piercing shop.

The Lesters opened the business, at 124 S. Main St., on Friday, May 7. It’s the city’s first-ever tattoo parlor, according to Nick.

According to Kayla, the name comes from art lingo. The couple supports all forms of art, she said, and a studio is where it often takes place. The “87” was added because 1987 is Nick’s birth year.

So far, business has been promising for the couple, and Nick and

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Still Waters Tattoo Studio, Premium Tattoo Shop In San Antonio Offers Creative And Artsy Tattoo Designs For Residents In Tobin Hills, San Antonio, TX

Still Waters Tattoo Studio is San Antonio’s most upscale Tattoo Studio, with their Tattoo Artists having more than 25 years of experience, they are able to bring their client’s ideas into reality. They offer a wide range of tattoo selections, including Black and Grey, Traditional, Watercolor, Portrait, Realism, and all ideas, small and large. In San Antonio’s most professional and friendly environment, Still Waters Tattoo Studio is the place to go if a client is looking for high-quality work in a healthy and clean environment. 

Located in the Tobin Hill area, Still Waters Tattoo Studio is San Antonio’s newest premier

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