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February 27, 2019
Fred Foster (Photo: Foster Family)
Country Music Hall of Fame member Fred Foster, a record producer who founded the independent label Monument Records and publishing company Combine Music and played a major part in the careers of such historic artists as Kris Kristoffe...
February 25, 2019
Nina Khrushcheva signs copies of "In Putin's Footsteps" at the New York Public Library
As the first book ever checked out of the New York Public Library’s main Stephen A. Schwarzman Building was Russian, it was only fitting that the library presented author/educator Ni...
Bachmann's marketing VP Douglas C. Blaine holds up the new Transcontinental Train Set at Toy Fair
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike ceremony joining the rails of the First Transcontinental Railroad, Bachmann Trains has a limited edition, ready-to-r...
February 24, 2019
Tiffany Erickson at Toy Fair
“Pose, Play, Learn“ is the motto at My Ballerina Dolls, the posable ballet doll line started three years ago by Tiffany Erickson, a dancer with the San Diego Ballet, and her husband Mark.
“We got the idea when we saw girls walking into see t...
Miss Tee Alston--An appreciation
August 10, 2020
Plush toy company Bleacher Creatures Kickstarting...
August 8, 2020
Wilford Brimley--An appreciation
August 3, 2020