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Rain Jackets: they’re not for everyone (or are they?)

News

We’ll get to the point. But first a quick evaluation: It’s quahog season in the Ocean State and any resident may take a rake and collect a few for their personal enjoyment. No license necessary. However, the open…

Founder’s Day Extravaganza!

News

Not to be missed! Incredible Bargains! Amaze your friends! A Girl’s Journey: From Milan to Minsk Dateline: January 22. It was mop-top and miniskirt time. And the birth of that little nugget of inspiration that would someday be…

Excuse Me Si Vous Plait

Livable Cities

If you know Anne Hidalgo, can you tell her that we have a nice rain cape for her efforts. We’re not giving out capes to politicians willy-nilly, but Mayor Hidalgo of Paris is rolling out plans — like…

Big Dog Sale Information

News

One good thing to know about dogs: they’re not people. You can talk to them and give them a name like a baby. You can play and share little stories when you’re alone. Some dogs are funny, some…

Presenting the CleverHoody: A Motor City Collaboration

News

You may’ve noticed our latest creation. Although it’s not rain-ready, it is soft and warm. And it is a cape. A street cape for the seasonals that fits nicely over a sweater, or even scant nothings in self-isolating…

What’s with the War on Cars?

Livable Cities

Stick around the rain cape business long enough and you learn a thing or two about desire lines. Also known as cow paths or social trails, they’re a universal indicator of preferred behavior. They mark the way people…

How to Walk in the Rain

Insights

A Timely Re-primer Many people think they know how to walk in the rain. However, after several years in the rain cape business you learn to recognize the poseurs and the wannabes. Sure, it seems so simple. Everyone…

A Father’s Day Action Story

Thoughts

Come mothers and fathers Throughout the land And don’t criticize What you can’t understand The ‘times they are a-changing’ they sang. It was an anthem of a new generation calling for better leadership, truth, justice and civil rights.…

Where is Everyone Thinking?

Thoughts

So how are you doing, good? There is a cloud hanging over us. However, behind the clouds the sun’s still shining. That’s Longfellow’s sentiment expressed in the all-time Cleverhood classic: The Rainy Day. We’re checking in with friends…

Timely Tips from: Filmed By Bike

Insights

Looking for something fresh? Here’s a timely guest post from Portland by Ayleen Crotty, Festival Director and Founder of FILMED BY BIKE. Now is the perfect time to sink into the couch with a big bowl of popcorn!…