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  • Naked Decor

    Local designer Supon Phornirunlit, known best by his first name, doesn’t put much stock in catalogs to sell his products. “Either you love or you...

  • Pulp

    You’ll always find a fun mood inside Pulp. The shop's founder Ron Henderson, who died in February, left a legacy of levity. ''He always showed...

  • Universal Gear

    With luck, those crunches and culinary restraint have paid off because, like it or not, it's swimsuit season. And Universal Gear, at 1529B 14th St....

  • Homebody

    Some retail proprietors don't care much for the lingering, ''I'm just looking,'' sort of patron. Not so with Erin Mara and Henriette Fourcade, owners of...

  • Toro Mata

    Everything in Toro Mata: the Art of Peru is original. That is, of course, with the exception of the of the replica paintings of renowned...

  • Miss Pixies

    With Miss Pixie's Furnishings & Whatnot, you can go for the traditional or the modern. We're talking window-shopping. Pass by the 14th Street NW emporium...

  • Facial Fortitude

    You don't have to steam towels daily to revitalize your skin or improve its appearance. With the help of the following moisturizers, your visage can...

  • Big-Flea Bargains

    The origin of the term ''flea market'' is a bit complicated. Google it and you'll find that some believe it's meant to describe buyers and...

  • Time and a Bottle

    What's that saying about playing the champagne flute and swallowing the bubbles- Regardless, with New Year's Eve upon us, it's time for some bubbly. Whether...

  • Holiday Handouts

    There is no glee quite like the glee of children opening gifts at the holidays. Or so we've been told. Plenty of gay folks have...

  • Alcoholic Accessories

    Whether it's a grand holiday party or a just a casual kick-back at home, there are so many ways to spice up the libations, to...

  • Fake and Fabulous

    Tribbles may be trouble and PETA has been known to paint the town red, so when it comes to fur, going fake has its advantages....

  • Pedal Pride

    Ride that bike safely and with style. Here are a few items to help protect both you and your eco-friendly, heart-healthy, money-saving bicycle from thieves,...

  • Museums as Merchants

    We've got the monuments, the memorials, the cherry blossoms and opportunities to catch your favorite politeratti in embarrassing situations. But two stalwarts of any good...

  • Consuming Cannabis

    Mary Jane's quasi-legal cousin, industrial hemp, has a million uses. It's also environmentally favorable. According to the San Francisco-based Hemp Industries Association, hemp requires no...