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I’m a convert.

I’m not talking religion…but idea walls. I’ve started many over the years but they always got ignored. Eventually the few lonely pieces of paper that were pinned up on the first day would curl be discarded. I’ve seen the light and praise be he who created the cork that is my “sacred” wall. It provides […]

Playing with chalk

I got the first set of plans and it’s hard to envision what these lines on a paper will look like in the actual space. So I decided to buy a box of kids chalk and draw out the store design at full size. It only took a few hours and a little bourbon for […]

Let the demo begin

Excited to be getting started but frustrating that I’m not there to see the progress. Working with Spencer Hall on this phase has been great. He sent me these photos of the progress. The floors are in good shape and should clean up well. Not so sure about the ceiling. Will be in Hudson soon […]

Day One

These are photos taken from the day of the closing. I was surprised the previous owners delivered the space as cleared out as they did. It’s a huge space but now that’s it empty I can start to imagine the space as Valley Variety.