When MISADVENTURES editor Zoe Balaconis tapped me to visit the American Field Pop-Up Market in Boston, I jumped at the offer. What is that, you ask? Only a smorgasbord of American-made everything, from switchel to sunglasses. And don’t worry, if you missed Boston’s you can still catch the market in Brooklyn, D.C., and Atlanta in the …

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Red Thalhammer is not your average chocolate maker. From her name, it sounds like she’s more of a viking — a shield-maiden — which isn’t too far from the truth. Before Red founded Antidote Chocolate, and before she even thought of it, she was a designer working on the packaging and identity of other brands. She was …

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Mckenzie Santiago, former bartender turned business owner, founded Brooklyn Grooming with Alfredo Ortiz in 2009 when she moved to Brooklyn. “The people there seemed like they were working towards something unique, which is what I wanted to do,” says Santiago.  “I loved seeing men with beards and Brooklyn didn’t have a mens grooming line, so …

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