Bok reborn

Feb 29, 2016 | posted by kyle

deep in the heart of South Philly lies a once dormant giant, which has recently been given a second life. We met with Lindsey Scannapieco, Project Manager + Managing Partner of Scout, to discuss how the team plans to breathe life back into this once vacant icon while respecting the history + cultural impact the building has had on the surrounding community and Philadelphia as a whole. From a rooftop bar to a nanoscientist, the former Edward Bok Technical High School is poised to once again provide new opportunities + further cement its legacy in South Philadelphia.

local suds: Right Proper Brewing

Mar 20, 2017 | posted by kyle

DC is continually redefining itself, shifting further away from its government and tourist roots into a more authentic small town, rich with culture, art and really, really good beer. One of the breweries contributing to DC's evolution is Right Proper Brewing, a craft brewery with roots in the burgeoning Shaw + Brookland sections of the city.

local loves: Romanick Pottery

Mar 13, 2017 | posted by kyle

Paul + Tonya Romanick are two sculptors who've mastered their craft to create truly amazing creations out of clay. From intricate underwater scenes to polished dinnerware, the couple has created over 40,000 pieces (!) in their lifetime via their Newark business. We met with the Delaware duo to learn more about their pottery passion, their Newark, DE roots + how they have developed renewed interest in handcrafted goods with their line of custom growlers.

education in action: Living Classrooms

Mar 6, 2017 | posted by kyle

Living Classrooms has been empowering Baltimore communities since the 80's—offering the city's youth (at risk, underprivileged or otherwise) the guidance, education + resources necessary to expand their horizons while furthering their ability to achieve their goals + dreams.

sensory experience: Landscape / Soundscape

Feb 27, 2017 | posted by kyle

charities + chakras: PLUSgives

Feb 20, 2017 | posted by kyle

our pop-up yoga partners, Philadelphia-based yoga company PLUSgives, are on a mission to provide high-quality yoga mats + materials, while supporting charitable organizations throughout the region—ultimately improving the quality of life for many, not just yogis. We talked with founder Annika Tubito to learn more about what inspired her to pursue such a charitable business model, the designs of the mats + what her plans are moving forward.

hgMusic: HOME Rock Band

Feb 17, 2017 | posted by kyle

several weeks ago, we were treated to a special performance by the Andrew Jackson Elementary School's HOME Rock Band—an ensemble comprised of students from the South Philly school. Our #hgMusic partners, Musicopia, recap the performance below...

screen time: JD Deardourff

Feb 13, 2017 | posted by kyle

each of our locations feature a different artist local to the area—it's our way of further connecting with the community + reflecting its importance in honeygrow's story. Our Chinatown DC location is the first to feature a bright, sprawling mural running the length of one of our walls.

send happy: UrbanStems

Feb 6, 2017 | posted by kyle

flower delivery services have been around for decades, however the overall experience of ordering + receiving those flowers has barely evolved. This is where UrbanStems steps in—D.C. born, but now in Baltimore, Austin, Philadelphia + New York City, this flower delivery start-up is taking each order personally to help elevate expectations + change the industry overall.

ritualistic roasting: One Village Coffee

Jan 30, 2017 | posted by kyle

coffee is complex—it's "kick" is brought upon by a chemical reaction with hot water which, when perfectly calculated, delivers a pleasant aroma + sharp, unique taste that varies per bean, per region, per roast. This is just one drip of the knowledge we gained while visiting One Village Coffee's headquarters + roastery in Souderton, PA.

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