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Metalsmith Society Celebrates 100K Followers

In February 2018, Corkie Bolton founded Metalsmith Society. Soon after its founded, Corkie realized she wanted to connect with other jewelers to share ideas, and chose Instagram to do so. She started Metalsmith Society, a community where people who are interested in jewelry making could ask questions, share their knowledge and support one another. Evidently…

Reaching Community with Coffee

Kelli Chun has a deep love for coffee and Hawaii is her home. As a way to engage with her community and share her love for coffee, she decided to start a mobile coffee business! She got her start by serving her coffee at her church each Sunday. But her hope is to build out…

Celebrating Over 100 Years of a Family Business in Chinatown

Established in 1891, Quong Yuen Shing was a business and cultural institution of New York City’s Chinatown. It sold everything from restaurant and laundry supplies, to silks and satins, to medicinal and dry goods, even becoming a wholesaler and distributor to the U.S. and overseas. The store also served as a post office for the men who…