Allegory Handcrafted Goods Co. The locally based company has tapped traditional Ecuadorian artisans who use ancient techniques to create these bags. All feature a weatherproof exterior and an interior decorated with traditional Incan designs.
Holiday shop: Stock up on festive goodies at the Bitter Betty Holiday Bazaar, featuring records, jewelry, housewares, art and more from local artisans and small businesses — and don’t forget to treat yourself to the market’s Bloody Mary bar and spiked hot chocolate.
Josh Groban has never been one to cut class, but he owes a lot to people who do. Case in point: If Italian singer Andrea Bocelli hadn’t had to skip a rehearsal for The Grammys in 1999 — and Groban hadn’t stood in for Bocelli for his duet with Celine Dion — the 33-year-old musician might not be the household name he is today.