Field Notes : Sandwich Board

Isaac Kremer/ April 25, 2023/ Field Notes, Physical, storefront/ 0 comments

A sandwich board can be the first element for your store encouraging people to come up to it and touch to develop a connection with your store. For that reason, your sandwich board needs to be in an impeccable state of repair – no rusty wheels, peeling letters. Make your sandwich board of a high quality expressive of your story

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Field Notes: The Palace – Middlesboro, Kentucky

Isaac Kremer/ October 28, 2020/ Field Notes, Physical, storefront/ 0 comments

This pop-up shop came about following completion of the 6-month pilot project for the Maker’s Market. Much was learnt over that period of time about what type of products that customers wanted. We also knew the key to a successful store was finding someone with experience operating one. That is where Jeannie Redmond Allen fortunately entered into the story at

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Field Notes: Broadway Market – Baltimore, Maryland

Isaac Kremer/ November 29, 2019/ Economic, Field Notes, preservation, storefront/ 0 comments

Cans filling station Taharka Brothers Ice Cream Annoula’s Kitchen Old Line Taco Love Grill Royal Farms World Famous Chicken phubs Southside Burger Bar List from Broadway Market website, 1/4/2020 Vikki’s Fells Point Deli Sophie’s Place European Deli Sal & Son’s Seafood Fat Tiger Old Boy The Verandah Taharka Brothers Ice Cream Connie’s Chicken and Waffles Thai Street Made in Baltimore

Downtown – Staunton, Virginia

Isaac Kremer/ August 31, 2019/ downtown, placemaking, preservation, public art, storefront/ 0 comments

T. J .Collins designed the Marquis Building on Beverley Street with a corner turret, bay windows, and gable-roofed bays. Together these give this commercial building a commanding presence at the intersection that it rests upon. The T. J .Collins designed Switzer Building with triple arches on the 2nd floor based on larger Venetian palazzos with a diamond pattern of terra

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Field Notes: City Kitchen – New York City, New York

Isaac Kremer/ July 25, 2019/ Economic, Field Notes, Physical, storefront/ 0 comments

City Kitchen is just off Broadway on an upper floor and part of a growing Food Hall movement. Several businesses share a large space rather than the high cost of owning independent buildings or storefronts. The effect is with more offerings people will go out of their way to visit the Food Hall knowing greater choice is possible. Added synergies

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Field Notes: Something Wicked Brewing Company – Hanover, Pennsylvania

Isaac Kremer/ April 27, 2019/ beer, Economic, Field Notes, placemaking, storefront, tactical urbanism/ 0 comments

The tasting room itself was handsomely appointed. People tended to gravitate more towards the bar and the high-top tables near it. Starting outside the entrance and moving inside, it was apparent in the time that it has been open the brewery has become very tightly knit with the York, PA community. The Charity benefit card especially told the story of

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