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Maker Nation: Webs & Pottery

Lindsay Patross

An Omaha home pottery artist, and a spider web-catching jewelry maker in Boston.

Turning spiderwebs into art in with Creative Cinderella in Boston

Laura Morriseau creates jewelry, housewares and more from spiderwebs. Laura is the founder of Webs By Cinderella and Creative Cinderella. In this episode, Ashley helps Laura find some spider webs in the forest to make a pair of earrings. 

Check out the Creative Cinderalla Etsy shop to see all of Laura’s creations. 

Follow: @websbycinderella on Instagram

Omaha ceramic artist Betsy Perez creates art you can use every day 

Ashley travels to Omaha, Nebraska to meet Betsy Perez, the owner of Pottery By Betsy. Betsy focuses on functional pottery, things like dishware and home decor that people can use every day. 

Follow: @potterybybetsy on Instagram  

Maker Spotlight

Drama Mama Bookshop, Baltimore, Maryland

Alisa Brock creates unique journals and papercrafts. 

Follow: @dramamamabookshop on Instagram

Shop: Drama Mama Bookshop

Art by Feryal, Houston, Texas

Feryal Ahmad creates unique geode art pieces from resin. She also offers online classes.

Follow: @art_by_feryal

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True crime stories from local communities

Two serial killers whose chilling crimes left their communities devastated.

Ed and Day in the ‘Burgh

Comedians, podcasters and craft beer enthusiasts Ed Bailey and Day Bracey explore hot spots, hidden gems and the best places to grab a cold brew in the ‘Burgh.

Beyond Bargain Books: A Peek into Boston’s Oldest Bookstore

Located on West Street, Brattle Bookshop is one of the oldest used and antique bookstores in the country. 

More Than a Cup of Joe: Boston’s Best Boutique Cafes

In Boston, a great cup of coffee is just around the corner. Here are a few special coffee shops you can try. 

12 Binge-Worthy Boston Movies to Cozy Up With This Winter

Pahk yah cah, grab a beer, and escape with these Boston-based hits.

Ain’t Dere No More: Canal Street’s Dime a Dozen store

In 1884, Robinson’s Mammoth Dime Museum and Theatre opened on Canal Street, housing novelties and variety acts daily for a thin dime.

Gov. Esteban Miró: The Man who Remade New Orleans

Esteban Miro, the longest serving governor of the Louisiana colony, implemented numerous policies during his tenure to make New Orleans a thriving port city.

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Looking for a Dong Phuong king cake but can’t get to the East? Here’s a list of places that have them.

Live on the Westbank but still want to get a Dong Phuong king cake? No worries.

Eat Play Stay: Time Travel to Lancaster, PA

Relive the ’50s, sip smokin’ cocktails, and discover salty licorice fish in Amish country’s hidden gem.

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