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On Famous Heads, High Season for Hats (and Hatmakers)

May 3, 2017 - 3:20pm
Ivana Trump, Lady Gaga and Gwyneth Paltrow are among those who have worn Ellen Christine Colon-Lugo’s costly and beautiful confections.

In Pet Grooming, a Growing Business and a Competitive Landscape

May 3, 2017 - 3:09pm
The pet boarding and grooming industry is growing in the United States, attracting workers making midcareer changes and those following family footsteps.

A Hardware Renaissance Grows in Brooklyn — and Elsewhere

April 27, 2017 - 10:39am
Technology, investors and entrepreneurs are behind a groundswell of innovation in hardware. A Brooklyn center dedicated to commercializing hardware start-ups shows the trend.

Entrepreneurship: Travel Agents for Youth Sports Teams? Not All See It as a Perk

April 26, 2017 - 11:41am
A specialized type of travel agent coordinates travel arrangements for youth sports teams. But not all parents and coaches are thrilled.

Feature: Rei Kawakubo, Interpreter of Dreams

April 26, 2017 - 5:00am
The 74-year-old force behind the avant-garde label Comme des Garçons makes otherworldly clothes that express hidden desires and fears.

Feature: The C.E.O. of H.I.V.

April 26, 2017 - 5:00am
Michael Weinstein’s AIDS Healthcare Foundation treats an enormous number of patients — and makes an enormous amount of money. Is that why so many activists distrust him?

American Brandy Is Surging, Even in Whiskey Country

April 25, 2017 - 1:17pm
Copper & Kings, in Kentucky, is just one of many distillers, large and small, betting that brandy will be the next big brown liquor.

Pet City: The Dog in the Dentist’s Chair, and Other Workplace Pets

April 21, 2017 - 12:04pm
Some office pets are raising the customer-loyalty bar by cuddling and interacting with clients and patients.

Entrepreneurship: Starting Up a Business, With Little Ones Close By

April 19, 2017 - 1:11pm
Though not plentiful, a new crop of work spaces are aiming to offer child care and entrepreneurship support.

A Day in the Life of a Food Vendor

April 18, 2017 - 4:30pm
The vendors are a fixture of New York streets and appetites, yet they struggle daily with weather, logistics and rules. Here’s the story of one.

Me Time: This ‘Witch’ Casts Spells With Scissors and Sage

April 17, 2017 - 12:00am
Adriana Rizzolo, a yoga teacher-healer-hair stylist, sees clients for “haircut and healing” sessions. Our columnist scheduled an appointment.

Up Next: The 20-Year-Old Behind the Baseball Caps Worn by Rihanna

April 12, 2017 - 4:03pm
Alexandre Daillance, a college sophomore, started the Instagram-friendly streetwear label NasaSeasons, worn by many celebrities.

Up Next: The 20-Year-Old Behind the Baseball Caps Worn by Rihanna

April 12, 2017 - 4:03pm
Alexandre Daillance, a college sophomore, started the Instagram-friendly streetwear label NasaSeasons, worn by many celebrities.

entrepreneurship: The Witty and Weird of Passover Products (Matzo Print Attire, No Less)

April 7, 2017 - 9:42am
A Harry Potter-themed Haggadah? Kosher beef “facon”? The market for Passover-related goods is large, and some entrepreneurs have gotten creative.

entrepreneurship: The Witty and Weird of Passover Products (Matzo Print Bra to Come)

April 7, 2017 - 9:42am
A Harry Potter-themed Haggadah? Kosher beef “facon”? The market for Passover-related goods is large, and some entrepreneurs have gotten creative.

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