Congratulations to the Organic Garden Center on their expansion to State College!
In the mean time, be sure to visit them right here in the Pajama Factory at the corner of Rose and Park!
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(Shared post from Organic Garden Center)
Organic Garden Center is coming to Happy Valley!
Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hard at work preparing our new State College location. We were lucky enough to find a great space in a beautiful old barn two doors down from Happy Valley Brewing Company and a stone’s throw from downtown State College.
We’re always happy to see our tenants build and expand their business here. One example is Bathvs, a soap and body products company that started right here and is now getting some national recognition. Shana, the creator of Bathvs, was recently interviewed by the country’s leading soapmaker’s blog–there are some beautiful photos of her Pajama Factory studio and a nice mention of the creative community at the Pajama Factory!
Shana sells her soap both online and through retail locations, as well as at our own Farmers and Artisans Winter Market each Saturday from 10:00 to 2:00.
Interested in building your own dream with us? Let us help you make it happen!
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Talking with Shana of Bathvs
A few weeks ago, we received a kind message on Facebook from Shana of Bathvs (pronounced Bath-us). Shana was the winner of our Facebook Photo of the Week in June of 2014, and explained to us how the win encouraged her to push forward with her business.
If you’re not happy with your Internet provider, take a look at this!
Matt, the owner of River Valley Internet is not only a Pajama Factory tenant, he’s also an incredibly knowledgeable professional, as well a heck of a nice guy.
Give him a call and see what he can do for you!
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Celebrate #cybermonday with River Valley Internet! Call by close of business Wednesday to schedule your install and get the install free (a $50 value!).
* Call must be received and install scheduled by close of business Wednesday. Install may be scheduled up to 30 days in the future. Cancellation or change of install date forfeits free installation credit.
Pajama Factory artist Tammy Daneker is doing her Christmas Open House and Market again this year and you really don’t want to miss it!
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I wanted to share the info for my Christmas Open House and Market! I know it’s the same weekend as the PJFactory Holiday Market, but several PJF people are participating as vendors, and it’s pretty close by. So I say put your shopping shoes on and see it all!!
Just a quick reminder for tomorrow, November 6th, at Barrel 135, come help celebrate Pajama Factory Artist Katie Tillman Myers’ first opening!
Congratulations, Katie–can’t wait to see your stuff in such a wonderful setting!
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Brian and Marc from the Organic Garden Center were in Blossburg this week, teaching some very lucky students about hydroponics.
If you haven’t stopped in to the Organic Garden Center lately, drop by sometime—it’s a gorgeous shop staffed by people who are always willing to share their knowledge. (The OGC is at the corner of Rose and Park, on the first floor of the Pajama Factory.)
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Shana Eichenberg is a tenant who’s used her space in the Pajama Factory to build her bath, body and hair care business from the ground up.
Bathvs, (pronounced ‘bathus’) is all made by hand in her 4th floor studio, where Shana formulates the recipes, produces each batch, packages and ships orders all over the world and works on marketing, both through Facebook, Etsy and now her shiny new website. (She also sells her products at Roots Hair Studio by Karen in building 6 of the factory!)
We’re happy and proud to have Shana and Bathvs as one of our many small businesses at the Pajama Factory—we can’t wait to see what *you* will do here!
Here’s her new site—go take a look!
Tammy Daneker has been posting some gorgeous work on her Facebook page — take a look and give her page a ‘like’ to follow what’s happening in her Pajama Factory studio
(Great work, Tammy!)
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Cliff Stevens and his wife Veruschka moved to the Pajama Factory from Philadelphia not long ago. Cliff is the brains behind CultureSpots, a program to help young people (and old!) gain a new appreciation for the treasures found in museums. Check out this wonderful interview with Lynn Berkowitz of The Barnes Foundation:
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We stopped in to see one of our newest tenants, Dan Berberich the other day.
Dan’s primary medium has traditionally been drawing, but he’s been getting back into painting, now that he’s made his studio at the Pajama Factory.
Dan will be leading a figure drawing workshop this month, November 18 – December 9, 2014:
Figure Drawing sessions start on Tuesday November 18th, from 6–8pm, and run every Tuesday at the same time until December 9th. (Another 4-week series will start mid-January). Live models: male, female, costumed/clothed, and nude. All artists welcome, 18 and older.
$40 for all four sessions (payment due November 7th) or $12 at the door. BYODS—bring your own drawing supplies. All sessions will take place in Studio 15, on the 2nd floor of the Pajama Factory.
If you have any questions please contact Dan Berberich: email@example.com or at (484)-388-0935 or just stop by his studio at the Pajama Factory—#46.
More information is here on the Facebook Event page
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