18 Jan 2013

Local Businesses Turn to YOU for Funding

I think we’ve all heard stories about a startup video and online fundraising campaign that launches a small business or creative artist’s latest project.  They’re just the type of populist, bootstrapping stories we all love.  A personal favorite is one my husband ran across a year ago:  Dollar Shave Club.  (Yeah, its Friday, so go […]


05 Nov 2012

Million Puppet March

File this in the category of “things I never thought I’d see, much less see on Capitol Hill.”  Saturday morning hundreds of professional and amateur puppeteers gathered in Lincoln Park for the start of the “Million Puppet March.”  Originally organized as a protest against a certain presidential candidate’s stance on funding public television (and one […]


31 Oct 2012

Puppets March on Washington, and Lincoln Park

When I hear about the millions the District spends on police presence at all of the marches and political rallies held in our dear city, I get a little crazy. That said, I’m fully behind the Million Puppet March that starts at 10 a.m. from Lincoln Park on Saturday. Actually, I’m really envious of the […]