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Village Place, a new ceramics and gift shop, has opened in the Outer Richmond at 3425 Balboa St. (between 34th and 35th Avenues) in the space formerly occupied by now-online boutique Better; for Living.Owned by ceramicist Sarah Wright and community activist Marjan Philhour -- who also happen to be sisters -- the shop sells greeting cards, soaps, children's apparel and T-shirts, along with mugs and other ceramics made by Wright's company, BlueStone Pottery. Philhour and Wright grew up in San Francisco; Philhour, a mother of three, still lives nearby, while Wright resides across the bay in Sausalito. The store carries vases, pottery and other ceramics.According to Philhour, the neighborhood lacked a convenient gift shop."Parents in my circle of friends love supporting local businesses in our community and were always looking for a local merchant that had gifts for these children's birthday parties," she said.Because many restaurants in the area had been in contact with her about buying … [Read more...] about Sister act: Village Place opens in Outer Richmond
Facebook is a classic Silicon Valley success story: It’s gone from an idea hatched in a Harvard dorm to one of the most powerful and influential companies in the world. Mark Zuckerberg, its CEO and founder, celebrated his 34th birthday on Monday – and, as CNBC calculates, he has made an average of $US6 million for every day he’s been alive so far. Indeed, these days, Facebook is worth around $US536 billion, and more than 2.2 billion people use its social network monthly. Here’s the story behind Facebook’s insane rise from February 2004 through today. Spoiler alert: It involves a lot of beer. Facebook got its start at Harvard’s Kirkland House dormitory. That’s the same dorm where Wallace Shawn, who played Vizzini in “The Princess Bride” and the voice of Rex in “Toy Story,” lived during his Harvard years. In 2003, Mark Zuckerberg, then a sophomore at Harvard, built a website called Facemash. “Facemash” was a … [Read more...] about Mark Zuckerberg just turned 34 years old. Here are 33 photos of Facebook’s rise from a Harvard dorm room to world domination.