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Furniture design


(a.k.a. glass stand and cup rack. not confuse Podstakannik.)

Graphic design


  • Keenan Dailey (Graphic Designer, Producer, Illustrator, Filmmaker, Actor) ([8]; [9]; [10]; [11]; [12]; [13]; [14]; [15]; [16]; [17]; [18]; [19]; [20];)
  • O'Plérou (Graphic Designer, Artist, Illustrator), born on November 7th 1997, created African emojis usable as stickers, promoting African Culture ([21]; [22]; [23]; [24]; [25]; [26]; [27]; [28]; [29]; [30]; [31]; [32];)
  • Stefan Boublil (Graphic Designer, Musician, Writer and Traveller, founder of The Apartment)
  • Dsr Creation - Graphics Designer at Bhilwara
  • Dsr Deiv - Graphics Designer at Bhilwara
  • Petros Afshar - English graphic designer
  • Nicholas Blechman - art director, illustrator, designer; social Democrat; New York;
  • Philippe Boulet - French illuminated furniture designer
  • Jose Breaux - artist , pastelist, watercolorist; [33]
  • Guy Georget - French graphic designer and artist
  • Diego Greco - comic illustrator; illustrator of Bad Dog (comics) written by Joe Kelly; background illustrator for Una película de huevos; IMDb; [34]; [35]; [36]; [37]; [38]; [39]
  • Mike Kaye - Emmy Award-nominated graphic designer; [40], comic book creator; [41]; featured in news media sites and a radio show called The Collectors Show" with Harold Nicoll; [42], website designer; [43]
  • Zak Kyes - art director and graphic designer; [44]; [45]; (perhaps more German resources?)
  • Conor Merriman - illustrator and graphic designer; from Dublin, Ireland;
  • Florian Nicolle - digital artist and illustrator; blends layers of newsprint, watercolor, pencil, and digital painting to create rich, frenetic portraits that seem to fly off the canvas; from Caen, France; started design at the age of 15 after being heavily inspired by his teacher (who specializes in sketch); [46][47][48]
  • Erkan Nehir - Turkish graphic designer, artist and tattoo artist; lives in Marmaris, Turkey;
  • Dave Nodz (real name David Noddings) - record-sleeve and rave-flyer designer; responsible for many of the most famous record sleeves from the early 1990s hardcore-music scene (which later became drum & bass); notable for his work at Suburban Bass Records where his distinctive graphic style mixed comic book art with graffiti to create the distinctive graphics to a whole generations musical movement
  • Joseph Pierre Nuyttens (1885–1960) - Belgian-American artist; illustrated four books by L. Frank Baum in 1911 and 1912; was "one of Will Rossiter's regular commercial artists"; orn in Antwerp; educated at the Ecoles des Beaux-Arts in both Brussels and Paris, and the Art Institute of Chicago; made a Chevalier of the Order of Leopold II in 1918; worked in oils, watercolors, pastels, and etching; exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, and his work is in their permanent collection, as well as in the collections of the White House, the Royal Palace in Brussels, and the State House in Springfield, Illinois; died in a house fire that destroyed many of his works; considerable information on Find A Grave ([49]); some on WWOz; [50]; mentioned on Phoebe Daring, The Flying Girl and Annabel(novel)
  • William Paterson (designer) - English graphic designer; specialises within logo design and company identity
  • Todd Pierce - American graphic designer and artist; creator of pictogram signage which has been used in many cities, New York subway system; author of The International Pictograms Standard
  • Scott Stowell - graphic and web designer; [51]; [52]
  • Wucius Wong - Fine artist, graphic artist, poet, art educator. [53]
  • Yellena James - Artist, illustrator and author. [54]
  • Zeyad Salah - Visual Effect and Creative Director [55]
  • Jonny Jimison - Artist, author, board game illustrator. Wrote and illustrated The Dragon Lord Saga volumes one and two. Getting Ethan and Rabbit Trails comics. [56] [57] [58]


  • AREAWARE - - Founded by Noel Wiggins and Lisa Yashon in 2005, Areaware is a housewares and collectibles design retailer that provides contemporary artists with manufacturing and production expertise to bring their ideas to market. The origins of the company date back to the late 1980s where Wiggins and Yashon founded popular collectibles companies Harmonyball[1] and Harmony Kingdom[2]. They have supported many artists and designers in the field of industrial design such as Harry Allen, Tobi Wong, Jonas Damon, and Susan Kare. Notable products include Tobias Wong's ON/OFF Switch [3], the first US distribution of Strida Folding Bikes [4], David Week's Cubebots [5], Harry Allen's Reality Series of cast objects [6], and repurposing Susan Kare's user-interface graphics into textile designs [7]
  • Graphic Designo - international design firm; based in India; winner of 2013 top design firm in Delhi;
  • Marushka - Michigan-based producer of affordable silk screen graphic prints that came stretched, framed and ready to be hung on the wall; popular in the 1970s and 1980s; [59]
  • Pop Chart Lab - Brooklyn-born design studio transforming pop culture data into an array of infinitely-detailed charts that appeal to the culture junkie (and home decor obsessed) in all of us; [60]; [61]; [62]; [63] [64]

Metal crafts



Contemporary design


  • Tord Björklund - Swedish designer
  • Georges Glaenzer - interior designer; [78]; designed Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
  • Colum McCartan - Irish furniture and lighting designer; trained in furniture and interior design at the Belfast College of Art and Design; after college, founded his first design company in Northern Ireland, focusing on interiors for restaurants, hotels, nightclubs and bars; in 1993, joined Sir Terence Conran's Design Partnership in London working on a diverse range of projects from the Conran Restaurants to cruise ship interiors; later, while still in London, became a founding member of United Designers (a breakaway group from Conran), focusing on interiors for an international clientele; in 1995, moved to San Francisco; by 1998, had established a reputation for creative and innovative work with the completion of the Hotel Metropolis (San Francisco) and the Le Parker Meridien (New York City); in 2003, opened an office in New York City; in recent years, has completed the new 'Avia' collection and the Hotel Eventi (NYC); after 53 hotels, has become one of the leading designers of boutique lifestyle hotels in the U.S.;
  • Dorothy Rodgers - writer, inventor, decorative designer; [79]; [80]
  • Poul M. Volthere - Danish furniture and lighting designer; [81]; [82]
  • Jan Barič - Slovenian designer known for award winning designs such as H-chair and Solzica birdhouse; [83]


Set design

  • Mike Kaye - Emmy Award-nominated set designer; [100]; IMDb




Film, radio and television

Requests for articles about film, radio and television are on a separate page, and should be added there.

Food, drink, and nutrition


  • Ahmed Al Qaheri (طباخ بحريني) - Bahraini celebrity chef with many television shows, YouTube and articles; [103]
  • Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin (Pie Artist, featured on CNN, the Chew, Food Network, etc. Full press list in sources link) (
  • Daniel Cohan - private events chef, London pop-up restaurants and one-offs; previously worked at Gordon Ramsay's Savoy Grill and the Bel and the Dragon, Godalming
  • Ivan Day - A specialist of the historic food of England. [104]
  • Kevin Diez (also known as Chef "KD") - award-winning Cajun French chef; known for his fried catfish, jambalaya, and gold-medal-winning gumbo; television host for outdoor show Chef KD's Outdoors and More; featured on the alligator-hunter edition of AMC's Gene Simmons Family Jewels
  • Daniel Green (chef) (req. 2009-8-28) - British chef, author, host of cooking and travel shows; [105]
  • Zachary Golper (chef)- 5 time James Beard nominated "Best Baker", owner and chef at Bien Cuit Bakery. Author of cookbook "Bien Cuit: The Art of Bread";; [106] [107]
  • Ai Hosokawa (chef) - Japanese chef; [108]
  • John Higgins (chef) - former chef de partie, Queen Elizabeth II; former chef, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother; former executive chef, King Edward Hotel in Toronto; director, George Brown College's chef school; roux   19:33, 20 June 2009 (UTC) [109]
  • Jordan Kahn - chef director of Red Medicine, much-noted Vietnamese and neo-Nordic restaurant in Beverly Hills, California; [110]; [111]; [112][113]; [114]
  • Madeline Kamman - [115]
  • Grace Massa Langlois - author of Grace's Sweet Life: Homemade Italian Desserts published in May 2012 by Ulysses Press; food writer, blogger, and author & publisher of Grace's Sweet Life; Top Contributor in the Google Help Forums (Webmaster Central Help Forum) and specializes in structured data, schema markup
  • Robert Linxe - founder, La Maison du Chocolat
  • Ben Milbourne currently Redirects to: Ben's Menu - restauranteur, chef, school teacher, 5 TV shows: MasterChef Australia (series 4) MasterChef Australia (series 7) Ben's Menu Tasting Tasmania Food Lab by Ben Milbourne - [116][117][118][119][120][121][122]
  • Segev Moshe (or Moshe Segev; I don't know which is correct; he): Official site. Apparently a celebrity chef from Israel. Infamous for serving Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (who was visiting Israel) pieces of chocolate in a shoe-shaped metal bowl. ([123], [124], [125], [126]) That shoe was apparently made by Tom Dixon.
  • Jan O'Connell, Australian writer and food historian. [127]; [128]; [129];[130]; [131]; ( ISBN 9781742235349 )
  • Lynne Olver (1958–2015) – food historian and author of the Food Timeline website (, a useful resource for many WP editors and newspaper columnists; [132]; [133]; [134]; [135]; [136]; the following link discuss about the eventual demise of Olver's work since it is not being maintained, though her friends and family would like to find someone would be willing to take-up her work [137]
  • Karen Portaleo (Cake and Chocolate Artist) [138] [139] [140] [141] [142] [143] [144] [145] [146] [147] [148] [149]
  • William Sitwell - British food critic and former editor of Waitrose Magazine, great-nephew of poet Dame Edith Sitwell. Resigned in October 2018 as editor of Waitrose Magazine after making an ill-judged offensive joke about killing vegans [150]
  • Richard Sax - Prolific cooking writer and chef, author of Classic Home Deserts [151]
  • Lesego Semenya - (Also known as LesDaChef) - South African Celebrity Chef, Author and judge on Top Chef SA [152], [153], [154], [155], [156], [157], [158], [159]
  • Roger Souvereyns (nl:Roger Souvereyns) - Belgian chef; former owner and chef, restaurant Scholteshof; two Michelin stars and nineteen in Gault Millau; [160]
  • Tadateru Tokudaiji - American chef; [161]
  • Félix Urbain-Dubois - mid-19th-century French chef; [162]
  • Chris Valdes - Latin Celebrity Chef [163], Food Network Star Season 14 Finalist [164], and host of "Cooking With Chris" [165]
  • Mark Wiens - [166]
  • Michael Wignall ( - two Michelin stars, five AA Rosettes; chef, Michael Wignall at The Latymer; [167]; creative consultant at Cafe Football; has made numerous television appearances, including MasterChef: The Professionals; worked on projects with supermarket Lidl, including Stockholm pop-up Dill ([168]).
  • David Wondrich Esquire (magazine)'s longtime drinks correspondent/barstool historian
  • Julien Royer currently Redirects to: Julien Bentley Royer - chef-owner of Odette, Singapore, first of three restaurants in Singapore to receive three-Michelin stars - [169]



(companies, restaurants, bars, websites, etc.)

A–B (and 0–9)
  • 440 Restaurant - banquets and restaurant; Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India;
  • 4Rivers - smoke-house restaurant chain; Central Florida;
  • 4 Hands Brewing Co. - brewery; Saint Louis Missouri;
  • Aasani - cashews; sold in British supermarkets, e.g. [170]
  • ALi Baba (Restaurant / Take Away) (
  • The All American Burger - regional American fast-food restaurant chain; founded in 1968 in Los Angeles, California, by Aaron Binder; made famous in the film Fast Times At Ridgemont High; [171]; [172]; [173]; [174]; [175]; [176]
  • Aloha (brand) - healthy lifestyle brand; based in New York, NY;; [177]
  • Astor Wines & Spirits - store; New York, NY;
  • Autobar UK Ltd - part of the European Autobar Group; vending and coffee company; includes Cafe Bar UK;
  • Bajio Mexican Grill - Utah-based Mexican food franchise chain; was located in eleven states; [178]; [179]; [180]; [181]
  • Bareburger - organic burger franchise;
  • Batch Gin - English micro distillery; specialises in developing unique gins;
  • Beef-A-Roo - Northern Illinois;
  • The Beer Connoisseur - Online magazine that explores beer culture both in America and abroad through in-depth beer reviews, international travel articles, brewery tours, profiles of industry personalities, recipes and pairings, style studies, and more;; [182]; [183]; [184]; [185]
  • Bellacino's - Michigan-based fast-food restaurant chain; specializes in pizzas and hot sandwiches known as grinders; founded by a relative of the founder of Mancino's;; [186]; [187]; [188]; [189]
  • Beto's - Mexican food restaurant; [190]
  • Between the Bread - catering company;
  • Bien Cuit Bakery- NYC bakery founded by 5-time James Beard "Best Baker" nominee Zachary Golper. "One Of The 10 Best Baguettes in America" Bon Appetit. "The Absolute Best Croissant In New York" Grubstreet;; [191] [192]
  • Black's Barbecue - family-run since 1932; one of the four restaurants born from "The Barbecue Capital of Texas", Lockhart, Texas; locations now open in San Marcos and Austin;; [193]; [194]; [195]; [196]; [197]
  • Blue Baker - sandwich chain in College Station, Texas;
  • Blue Chip Group - specializes in manufacturing food storage, outdoor foods, everyday soups; parent company for Augason Farms (food storage), Grizzly Ridge (food) (outdoor foods), and Crown Canyon (soup pouches);;;;,
  • Bob's Famous Ice Cream - ice cream shop; started about 1980 in the Capital Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C.; [198][199]
  • Boyd Coffee Company -
  • Briggs Original - Hard seltzer company based out of Boston, MA. Launched in 2017 by Neil Quigley and Michael Kurson, Briggs Original Boston Cranberry is the only hard seltzer made with 100% real fruit. They source cranberries locally in Massachusetts and package the product in Somerville, MA. The company hosts Briggs Fest, a hip-hop music festival in Boston. Briggs Fest 2017 was headlined by Sammy Adams, Waka Flocka Flame, and B.o.B. It was held at The Lawn on D in South Boston. Co-founder Neil Quigley is a Certified Cicerone and was recognized as the youngest in the world when he received his certification at age 20. -; [200] [201] [202] [203] [204] [205] [206] [207] [208]
  • Brownstones Coffee - breakfast and lunch restaurant; located in Amityville, New York; soon to be franchise chain;
  • Bryant's Cocktail Lounge - Historic cocktail lounge located in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Started by Bryant Sharp and his wife Edna Sharp in 1938, the lounge is still in business and historically accurate today. Bryant's has a unique system of ordering where customers order using descriptors and mood, rather than referencing a menu. Bryant's maintains a rolodex of over 450 unique historic cocktails; three famous cocktails were invented at Bryant's Cocktail Lounge by Bryant Sharp in the 1940s: the Pink Squirrel, the Banana Banshee, and the Blue Tail Fly. [8] [9][10]
  • The Bubble Lounge - chain of Champagne lounges; locations in TriBeCa, New York City, and North Beach, San Francisco; largest selection of Champagne and sparkling wine from around the world;
  • Bubblebase - first bubble-tea bar in Wales; established 2012; located in Cardiff;; [209]
  • The Bucket Brewery - nanobrewery; located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island;
  • Burger Continental - restaurant in Pasadena, California, specializes in burgers and Middle Eastern food; became famous for providing food to both Caltech students and also to jurors on the O. J. Simpson trial; [210];; [211]; [212]; [213]
  • feedfeed - digital cooking publication and website;; social media cooking community; epicurian influencer network, and most common way for people to share their cooking on social media, i.e. #feedfeed [253][254] [255] [256]
  • Fexy - Fexy: is a media and technology company launched in 2016 that owns a collection of food and lifestyle focused sites including Simply Recipes: ; Serious Eats: ; Road Food:, Relish: ; The Food Lab: and more. It was founded by Cliff and Lisa Sharples - Lisa used to be the president of [257][258] [259] [260] [261]
  • Fire cider spicy and sour herbal concoction with alleged medicinal purpose NY Times;
  • Fish Tales - Dutch sustainable seafood brand; well-known for their view on sustainibility. ;; [262];
  • Flame Broiler (restaurant) - restaurant chain in the United States; 181 locations in five states; advertise themselves as "the healthy choice";; [263]; [264]; [265]
  • Flying Heart Brewing - first brewery in Bossier Parish, Louisiana; located in historic Central Fire Station 6; serves six flagship beers and rotating seasonals;; Grand Opening; [266]
  • Food Politic: Journal of Food News and Culture - online publication; focuses on food issues worldwide;
  • Food Timeline - Internet food history resource; was maintained by culinary historian Lynne Olver (1958–2015);; [267]; [268]; [269][dead link]; [270]; [271]; [272]; archived post about the Food Timeline by food writer John T. Edge; [273][dead link]; [274]; [275][276]; her work is listed at the Library of Congress [277]; her obituary [278]
  • Fosselman's Ice Cream Company - century-old family-owned ice cream company; located in Southern California; notable enough to be written about in the UK paper The Guardian; [279]; [280]; [281]; [282]; [283];
  • Francois (Japanese bakeries)(ja:フランソア)
  • Friary Meaux - former British brewing company and pub chain owners
  • G.D. Ritzy's - regional fast-food chain; specializes in hamburgers, sandwiches, salads, and homemade ice cream; founded in 1980 by former Wendy's executive Graydon Webb in Columbus, Ohio; has a 1950s diner theme; [284]; [285]; [286]; [287]; [288]; [289]
  • Gandolfo's (Gandolfo's New York Delicatessen) - chain of sandwich restaurants; mostly located in the western U.S.;; [290]; [291]
  • Garcia's Pizza in a Pan - Illinois-based chain of pizza restaurants; sells pizza by the slice; founded in 1971 near the main campus of the University of Illinois; [292]; [293]; [294]; [295]
  • GarfieldEats - Garfield-themed restaurant and food-delivery app
  • Glenny's - manufactures healthy snacks, including Soy Crisps, Fruit & Nut Bars and 100-Calorie Brownies;
  • Grace Pastries - defunct award-winning bakery chain; founded by George Izumi; operated in Los Angeles during the middle part of the 20th century; [296]; [297]; [298]; [299]; [300]; [301]; [302]; [303]; also see, back issues of the Los Angeles-based Rafu Shimpo newspaper
  • Great Wine Capitals of the World - a network of cities that have a major wine industry
  • Green Sheep Water - Bottled Water brand launched in 2014 in Chicago. The company has still and sparkling water in 16-ounce bottled water brands and still water 12-ounce cans. Aluminum is infinitely recyclable and gets recycled more than 2x as often as plastic, glass and cartons. The company works with Yellowstone National Park, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Woodland Park Zoo, and more., [304], [305], [306], [307]
  • Gropp’s Famous Fish of Stroh - Fort Wayne, Indiana restaurant; First store was opened in 1955 and last one closed on March 25, 2016. The business served the northeast Indiana region for over 60 years. The last store closed due to the retirement of its owners, Fred and Stacia Andriano. [308]
  • Groundwork Coffee - chain of third wave coffee shops in Los Angeles, CA and Portland, OR; founded in the early 90s, first store was opened in Venice, CA. The company has expanded across LA and up to Portland. [309], [310], [311];
  • Güero Canelo - Tucson, Arizona, subcult taco stand; mentioned in Calexico band's lyrics;; [312]; [313]
  • Hale and Hearty - restaurant chain;
  • Havmor Ice Cream - ice cream vendor; located in India;
  • Hawkes Brewing Company
  • The Healthy Butcher - Toronto butcher; specializes in 100% grass-fed and organic meats, and sourcing local, natural real food;
  • Hissho Sushi - foodservice and distribution company; [314]; [315]
  • Hobo Joe's - former restaurant chain; existed during the 1960s and 1970s; involved politicians, organized crime, and murder in Arizona during the 1960s; [316]; [317]
  • Hoot Owl - Restaurant and Bar in a historic rural location in New York's Hudson Valley; mostly finger food; originally built in 1856; known as the Hoot Owl since 1947; historically was a speakeasy, brothel, mafia hangout, and biker bar;
  • Hoppipola - Indian bar; mostly finger food; brand of Speciality Restaurants Limited;
  • Inwood Tavern The oldest continuously operating bar in Dallas [318]
  • Ito-Pan(ja:伊藤製パン)
  • Jancis Robinson's Wine Course - [319]
  • Janko's Little Zagreb - awarding-winning steakhouse in Indiana; [320]; [321];
  • JARDESCA - the Californian Apéritif;; [322]
  • Joella's Hot Chicken – A Louisville, Kentucky-based barbecue chicken restaurant chain.; [323]; [324]; [325];[326]; [327]; [328]; [329]; [330]; [331]; [332]; [333]
  • Johnson's Popcorn - popcorn vendor known around the Jersey Shore area, particularly the boardwalk
  • June 20th Group - dining society; members include John Mortimer; based in Camden, London
  • Kelsen Group ([334])
  • Kendal Nutricare - British nutrition company based in Kendal, Cumbria. Factory bought from Heinz in 2015. The company specialises in the manufacture of health care products, baby formulas, cereals & nutrition shakes.;[335]; [336]; [337]; [338]
  • Kimuraya Sohonten(ja:木村屋總本店)
  • Knudsen Dairy (later known as Knudsen Foods and Knudsen Corp.) - at one time the largest dairy operation on the West Coast; bankrupt 1986; [339]; [340][341]
  • - first crowd-butchering website in Switzerland; share a cow with others and get sustainable organic beef delivered at home;
  • K-zoo Coney - Restaurant located in the "Bronco Mall" of Western Michigan University, serving American fare including burgers, fries and coney dogs. [342]
  • Larsen Danish Seafood ([343])
  • Le Perigord - classic French restaurant in Manhattan (New York City); opened 1964; one of the last remaining restaurants from the days when haute French cuisine flourished in New York City;; [344]; [345]
  • Lion Coffee - coffee producer in Hawaii; claims to be the oldest continuously operating coffee producer in the United States;
  • Little Bay Restaurants - small group of modern European restaurants in London, Brighton and Belgrade; famous for the "Pay What You Think It's Worth" campaign;; Jimmyd91 (talk) 14:27, 28 August 2013 (UTC)
  • London Lemming Cocktail - ( , (
  • Luca Pizza di Roma - chain of pizza restaurants; mainly found in major shopping malls;; [346]; [347]
  • Luther's Bar-B-Q - chain of barbeque restaurants based in Houston; founded in 1975; later acquired by Pappas Restaurants; [348]; [349]; [350]; [351]
  • Major Food Group - New York-based restaurant and hospitality company
  • Mancino's Pizza & Grinders - Michigan-based fast food restaurant chain; founded late 1930s; specializesin pizzas and hot sandwiches known as grinders;; [352]; [353]; [354]; [355]; [356]; [357]; [358]
  • Marché - international restaurant chain; based in Switzerland; prepares European style foods right in front of the customer; company returned to Toronto in 2010, plans to expand throughout Canada, and eventually return to the United States;; [359]; [360]; [361]; [362]; [363]
  • Meers Store & Restaurant - historic dining establishment in Meers, Oklahoma; since 1901;
  • Meritage Alliance - overseer of Meritage wine
  • Military Energy Gum - Caffeine gum used in military rations;;
  • Mission Brewery - San Diego based craft brewery; founded in 2007;; [364]; [365]; [366]; [367]; [368]; [369]; [370];[371]; [372];[373]; [374]; [375]; [376]
  • Monte Creek Ranch Winery - ranch and winery in the newer wine region of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada;; [377]; [378]; [379]; [380]; [381]; [382]
  • Moon Cheese - 100% dehydrated cheese snack;; [383]; [384]; [385]
  • Mother Bear's Pizza - award-winning pizza restaurant; located in Indiana; founded in 1973;; [386]; [387]; [388]
  • Nakamuraya(ja:中村屋)
  • Naked Winery - Oregon and Washington premium winery; risqué labels;
  • Nello's - restaurant on the Upper East Side of Manhattan (New York City); run by Nello Balan; [389]
  • New Orleans Ice Cream Company; [390]
  • NORPAC Foods - Pacific Northwest's largest fruit and vegetable processor;
  • - website; offers tips for women, mostly dining;
  • Olympia Coffee Roasting Co. - An award-winning, small-lot coffee roasting company located in Olympia, Washington. Founded in 2005 by Terry Ziniewicz with the mission to roast coffee for wholesale and later opened a small cafe with views of the roasting process. Terry Ziniewicz was also part owner of Espresso Parts at the time and in 2010 decided to sell his interest in Olympia Coffee Common Name. Sam Schroeder, Olympia Coffee's first employee and Oliver Stormshak, bought the company in 2010 and took over all operations. Stormshak had previously worked in the coffee industry for Dunkin' Dounuts, Starbucks and Batdorf & Bronson. After the company changed hands, Olympia Coffee began to win regional and national awards in the coffee industry and started gaining recognition and is considered one of the best coffee companies in the Pacific Northwest. Olympia Coffee currently has five Washington locations; one in West Seattle, one in Tacoma's historic Proctor neighborhood and three in Olympia. [391]; [392]; [393]; [394]; [395]; [396]; [397];
  • Ono Hawaiian BBQ - A rapidly expanding Southern California-based Hawaiian plate lunch restaurant chain that have over 80 locations mostly in California and Arizona. [398]; [399]; [400]; [401]; [402]; [403];
  • Opihr - Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin;
  • OPTP - One Potato Two Potato, a fast food chain; Pakistan;
  • Orange Bowl (pizzeria) - pizza chain mentioned on Murders of Katherine and Sheila Lyon; Orange Bowl pizza
  • Oregano's Pizza Bistro - pizza chain in Arizona;
  • OxyOse - appears to be a British liquor company; [404];
  • Pantera's Pizza - defunct pizza chain; existed during the 1980s until it was forced to file for bankruptcy after expanding too fast, absorbing other chains, including Pizza Inn and some Godfather's Pizza locations; [405]; [406]; [407]
  • Phoenix Bakery - family-owned bakery in Los Angeles; [408]; [409]; [410]; [411];
  • Pizza Antica - California restaurant chain;
  • Pizza Boli's - American restaurant chain; founded 1985;
  • Porto's Bakery & Cafe - bakery; started by Rosa Porto in Cuba, 1960;
  • Portobello Vegan Trattoria - Italian-inspired vegan restaurant in Portland, Oregon;
  • Prego Della Piazza - one of the oldest fine-dining restaurants in Toronto; [412]; [413]
  • Raw Nibbles Ltd - company; makes raw and free-from chocolate bars, brownies and other goodies;
  • Red Hot World Buffet - UK restaurant chain; serves food from all around the world;
  • Red Iguana - restaurant in Salt Lake City; specializes in southern Mexican food, such as moles; [414][415]; [416]; [417]
  • Red Medicine (restaurant) - Vietnamese and neo-Nordic restaurant in Beverly Hills, California (may have closed or moved in October 2014);; [418]; [419]; [420]; [421]; [422]
  • Road 13 Vineyards - British Columbia winery; produces high-quality blended wines;
  • Roaring Lion (company) - Los Angeles-based energy-drink company;
  • Rounds Burgers - regional burger chain; based in Southern California;; [423]
  • Rudy's Lakeside - eating establishment in Oswego, NY, near SUNY Oswego;
  • RYOYU(ja:リョーユーパン)
  • The Sab Club Harvard College co-ed (previously all women, converted in 2016) social club founded in 2002 [424]; [425]; [426]; [427]
  • Samoa Culinary Association (SCA) - develops and assists the hospitality industry; [428]; [429]; [430]; [431]; [432]
  • Samovar Tea - San Francisco Teahouse since 2002. [433], [434];
  • Sant Ambroeus - Milanese-themed restaurant chain; based in New York City; original location established in Milan, Italy;; [435]; [436]
  • SaveOnBrew - beer-price search engine; finds advertised beer deals based on a zip code;
  • Scottish Gourmet USA - a U.S.-based Scottish food and gift company. The top seller of haggis made in the U.S. Also one of only a few companies that sell Scottish style back bacon, Scottish style meat pies, smoked haddock and other Scottish specialty items in the U.S. Recently in the news for haggis sales, relocation to N.C. from N.J. and for sales related to Scottish holidays like St. Andrew's Day, Burns Night and Tartan Day. [437], [438]
  • Sign of the Beefcarver - restaurant chain in Michigan;
  • Silo (restaurants) - Zero-waste restaurants. Originally opened in Brighton in 2014, then closed & re-opened in Hackney London. Leader in zero-waste. Brighton: [439]. Moving Brighton to London 2019: [440], [441], [442], [443]. Silo London: [444], [445], [446], [447], [448], [449], [450], [451]. Silo London website: [452]. Vimeo video: [453]. Creator Doug/Douglas McMaster named Sustainability Champion [454].
  • Slater's 50/50 - Southern California restaurant chain; known for the trademarked 50/50 Burger;; [455]
  • The Snaffling Pig Co - Pork Snack brand in UK; Investment from Nick Jenkins, founder of when the brand appeared on Dragons' Den Season 14 and winner of the Virgin Foodpreneuer 2017
  • Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival - BBQ festival; hosted by a Rotary organization to benefit multiple charities;
  • Glaceau smartwater - A product of The Coca-Cola Company, smartwater is a premium water brand that takes its cue from the hydrologic cycle. Smartwater is vapour-distilled to remove electrolytes and condensed back to pure water. It is then remineralised with essential electrolytes like calcium, magnesium and potassium for added taste. It is globally endorsed by star Jennifer Aniston.[456] [457][458] [459] [460]
  • Southbound Brewing Company - first production microbrewery in Savannah, Georgia;
  • S.P.A.T., Shellfish Promotion and Tasting (Wellfleet SPAT, S.P.A.T., Shellfish Promotion and Tasting, Inc. - based in Wellfleet, Massachusetts; [461]
  • Sprout Creek Farm Creamery
  • Square Donuts - Indiana-based chain of donut shops; [462]; [463];
  • Stockley's Sweets - traditional sweets producer; maker of world's-largest pear drop (Guineess world record breaking);; [464]; [465]
  • Stone Soup Kitchen - restaurant in Grant Park, Atlanta, Georgia;
  • Sullivans Cove Whisky -
  • Swiss Knight - cheese manufacturer
  • The Synergy Company - manufacturer of dietary supplements;
  • Aunt Bessie's Tidgy Puds (Miniture Yorshire Puddings, previously available in the UK. Seemingly renamed to Mini Yorkshires) [466]
  • Taco Casa - Popular chain of Mexican style restaurants based in the DFW, Texas area, with restaurants located in Texas and Oklahoma.
  • Tastee Donuts - New Orleans, Louisiana, bakery chain;
  • Terravita (food company) -A Polish chocolate maker. [467]
  • The Texas Club - country-western club in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; established in 1981 by Mark and Mike Rogers and their father Ray Rogers; since 1981, entertainers, including George Jones, Hank Williams Jr., Willie Nelson, Bret Michaels, Foreigner, Styx, Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, have performed live on the club's stage;
  • Three Twins Ice Cream - organic ice cream manufacturer; based in Petaluma, Califoria; most comprehensive line of organic ice cream sold in the U.S.; sold in every U.S. state; also sold in Singapore, Korea, China, Thailand, on Japan Airlines and American Airlines;
  • Tom Thumb Doughnuts - carnival/fair chain; sells miniature doughnuts;
  • Tomatoes Apizza - Farmington Hills, Michigan, restaurant; specializes in New Haven, Connecticut, Neapolitan-style pizza;
  • Traeger Grills (Traeger Grills, LLC) - manufacturer of wood-fired grills;
  • Tryon Foothills Wine Region - Western North Carolina wine region that is home to historical grape growing and premium wine production; this region is situated in an isothermal belt, which is of great viticultural importance to the industry;
  • Turiya Wines - extremely limited production, one-person winery; owned and operated by Angela Soleno; allocation / invitation only purchases; collectible cult red wines;
  • Underage club - apparently many clubs that operate similarly to nightclubs exist, except they don't serve alcohol obviously. Some would then only permit kids under a certain age, like under 21 or under 18. ;[468];[469];[470];[471];[472]
  • Vičiūnų grupė (lt:Vičiūnų grupė/de:Vičiūnų grupė)
  • Wedding Car Companies All UK Towns - comment at October 2016: as in a list of wedding car companies in the United Kingdom?
  • Well Seasoned - campaign for British seasonal food;
  • White Lotus Tea Club - a tea company; handcrafted loose-leaf teas and educational programs about tea and tea culture; [473]; [474] [475]
  • White Mountain Coffee - New Hampshire coffee company; has own blends;
  • Wine Portfolio TV (Wine Portfolio) - television program (on CNBC World); resource for wine, food and travel;
  • The Wine Wankers - group of three Australian wine writers (Conrad, Neal and Drew) that specialise in social media; trio ranked equal #3 in the world with a Klout ranking of 81 (subject: "wine" - Jancis Robinson #1 (84), Tim Atkin #2 (82) and James Goode equal #3 with a ranking of 81); group are listed as #16 in the US for its ability to influence wine drinking habits in the United States (Vinepair Wine Web Power Index, 7 January 2015); At time of launch, group included Ben, who has since left group; group states they are really the "anti wine wanker brigade", aiming to make wine more accessible by taking the pretentiousness (real or perceived) out of the wine fraternity. This "wine wanker" moniker is consistent with their Australian heritage, where nicknames often reference a person’s opposite appearance or character;; [476]; [477]; [478]; [479]; [480]; [481]; [482]; [483]; [484]; [485]; [486]
  • Yum Yum Foods [487]
  • YOLO (Bar / Restaurant) - (Title can be changed if required, I see that YOLO is a Disambig page after all.) Bar / Restaurant thing based in Ponteland and opening another branch in Newcastle Upon Tyne: [488]; [489]
  • Zoenos Cellars (ZOEnos Cellars) - winery in Sonoma, California; specializes in making unique, food-friendly wines by blending imported indigenous Greek varietals with local Californian grapes;
  • ZuZu Handmade Mexican Food - chain of fast-casual Mexican restaurants; based in Dallas and locations in Texas and in the Midwest; [490]; [491]; [492]; [493]; [494]; [495]; [496]

Other (non-people and non-organization)

comment at October 2016: same as smoked meat?
  • rennin curd - curd made from rennin
  • Reon Caffeine Strip - thin caffeinated strip; dissolves instantly on the tongue
  • [[Napster hearing in 2000] and was a member of the [547]]) - Australian automotive website covering the automotive industry, owned by Nine_Entertainment_Co.
  • Children's PressLine - youth media outlet
  • City Arts Magazine ( - 10-year-old Seattle arts and culture magazine; focuses on music, theatre and visual arts and the artists who create it in the Seattle area
  • Creamer Media (Creamer Media Proprietary Limited) ( - media-production company; publishes Engineering News (Creamer Media) ( and Mining Weekly; produces Research Channel Africa ( and (
  • Crestron ( - With over 40 years in business and 57 offices worldwide, Crestron Electronics is a global player of control and automation systems for homes, offices, schools, hospitals, hotels and more. Crestron provides technology lifestyle. "No matter where you are, or what you do, with Crestron you're always conne* Deadheadland ( Deadheadland is a website and social media channel for Deadheads, Jamband Music, and Music Festival Fans; Grateful Dead Fan Site and Setlist Blog
  • [[C-Town Chatter magazine]] C-Town Chatter is a Lifestyle Online Magazine that reports Political, Entertainment and Celebrity, Business, Technology, and Health news. Their main target audience is located in the Arab world, however, they do have readership from the U.S., Europe, and South Africa. Based in both Egypt and Saudi Arabia, the magazine is planning to expand drastically in the Middle East to be able to live cover the news of the region. Since their establishment in 2018, they have garnered around, at press time, 19.1K followers on their official page on Instagram, 28K followers on their official page on Facebook, and around 300k clicks per month to their website. Recently launching their weekly podcast, they have managed to garner around 20k followers on Apple Podcasts, and they are considered to be among the few magazines to have their podcast in the Middle East. Their News Flash Briefing on Alexa Store is also available for download. C-Town Chatter has a lot of advertorial content from both international and national brands; such as Starbucks, LG, Netflix, Ora Developments, Emirates Airlines, and Spotify where they do have their own Verified Account.
  • Deadicated Fans ( - website for fans with an obsession for movies, television, games
  • DeDe Leads - Access exclusive Web Design, WordPress Development, SEO, Content Writing and Data Entry Leads Completely Free. [548]
  • Defend, Defy, Defeat. Evil Stops Here ( - non-profit blog about saving and protecting the innocent
* EIN News ( - Internet news aggregation; precursor to Google News; first Internet news aggregator of English news from China ([549]); conflict with Russia over use of the name "Russia" in web URL ([550])
  • EverydayAfrica ( - group of photographers in Africa share snippets of ordinary life on an Instagram feed called Everyday Africa
  • EverydayMumbai (; [551]; [552]; [553]; visual chronicle of Mumbai; attempts at exploring the social landscape and daily lives of people of Mumbai
  • ( - online community for reading and writing young-adult fiction; references: Lewis, Jacob. "Teenage Thumb Tribes: Why Cell Phone Novels Are Part of Publishing's Future". Publishing Perspectives 1 June 2010 ([554]), Koblin, John. "The Great American Text". The New York Observer ([555])
  • GBTimes ( - Finland-based web newspaper whose goal is to be "a bridge between China and the rest of the world" and "first and best contact in Europe for cross-cultural communications with China". Wikipedia search for "gbtimes" brings up Global Times, which is a Chinese government newspaper; it seems important to know whether they are connected.
  • GoLocalProv ( - Local Rhode Island On-Line News Magazine
  • Hashtag Basketball ( - A website covering the NBA, WNBA, and fantasy basketball with news, content, tools, and analysis.
  • Heath Media Media and Events company in Australia. Founded and runs websites The AU Review (, The Iris ( and Hello Asia! (, plus events the National Live Music Awards (, Captured Australia and the Courtyard Sessions. [556]]
  • Helix Studios (Pornography) (Helix Studios is a gay erotica studio.
  • Icepeople (Icepeople is the world's northernmost alternative newspaper, based in Longyearbyen, Norway, about 750 miles from the North Pole. Founded in 2009, it is the only alternative weekly outside North America that is a full member of the Association of Alternative News Media.) ( and the newspaper is cited as a reliable source on numerous Wikipedia pages.)
  • Islam Jamaica ( - the first and only Islamic media brand in Jamaica, reporting on current affairs, issues and events coming out of the local Muslim population.
  • ( - award-winning community website about the Jane and Finch neighborhood of Toronto, Canada; [557]; [558]
  • jalopnik ( - online automotive website- needs its own article
  • Kentucky Today (A daily online newspaper and news service based in Louisville, Ky. The newspaper contains original news, sports and feature stories in addition to news provided by the Associated Press. The Kentucky Today news service provides state and government news coverage, college sports and features to 18 local and regional newspapers throughout Kentucky (two sources listed below). A recent story by Kentucky Today appeared in The Washington Times, Miami Herald, U.S. News & World Report and many other newspapers after being picked up by the Associated Press. Kentucky Today was launched in November 2015 by the Kentucky Baptist Convention "to help provide Kentucky Baptists with news and perspective on the social issues of the day." The online newspaper free and only requires registration to comment on stories. Kentucky Today requests a brief article in Wikipedia similar to small print newspapers located nearby, such as The Oldham Era and The Kentucky Standard. Thank you for your attention to this request.) (Sources= Kentucky Today website--, Examples of newspapers using Kentucky Today's news service-- "Advocate moving Accent, H&G content to A sections", "Sun partners with Kentucky Today for UK, state news", Washington Times reprints story--, U.S. News & World Report reprints story--, Miami Herald reprints story--, Kentucky Today launch--, The Oldham Era Wikipedia page -- The_Oldham_Era, The Kentucky Standard Wikipedia page -- The Kentucky Standard.) CornetetR (talk) 17:19, 24 April 2018 (UTC)
  • Khiladi Sports ( - Pakistan's first major platform for sports analysis and discussion - covering the latest news, results, and more from around the world.
  • Közép-Európai Sajtó és Média Alapítvány (lit. Central European Press and Media Foundation): A new Hungarian media holding company whose assets are consisted of pro-Viktor Orbán news outlets. [559], [560], [561], [562]
  • The Logical Indian ( - online news and media publishing organization from India; covers unconventional news and attempts at providing a logical perspective to issues and events
  • Lost Coast Outpost ( - online news and media organization from Northern California reporting for Humboldt County, California, and neighboring counties
  • Make Them Laugh Entertainment ( - talent agency; represents and manages stand-up comedians and other performers; run by Tony L; based in Atlanta, Georgia
  • MATTE Projects ( - creative agency and production company based in TriBeCa; known for organizing notable large-scale music & arts events for celebrity clientele (e.g. Full Moon Music Festival in NYC, Rihanna's Met Gala afterparty) and (c) for promoting the Fyre Festival and co-producing the Netflix documentary covering the event. (
  • Myndz Community, C.C. ( - multimedia community-based media production entity; based in Nairobi, Kenya, and Windhoek, Namibia; provides opportunities for youth, media practitioners, civic organizations and inhabitants of rural and indigenous communities to learn and engage in the production of media
  • ( - online community for downloading free display pictures for Blackberry Messager on all phones; has created a vast collection of high-quality and original DPs in over 15 different categories; new images are uploaded to the site weekly
  • My Islam Jamaica ( - a sister site to ( Islam Jamaica Online, this site focuses on sharing information about the religion of Islam. Material is written in adherence with Islamic tradition but through the lens of the Jamaican context and features videos, audio recordings and pictures produced by local Imams.
  • Alhudood ( - An Arabic political satire website tackling regional and international issues from a pan-Arab perspective, publishes articles on a daily basis and has been running for four years.
  • ( - Irish Media Website and sister publication of the Irish Daily Star with over one million monthly unique users.
  • Children's Privacy and the Press - Some children's faces (including celebrity's children) in pictures are blurred in news sites, especially Daily Mail.
  • ( Launched in January 2010, is the place for the latest news, views and things to do around Arlington, Virginia.


  • National Arts Strategies ( - non-profit organization; established by the Andrew W. Mellon and Rockefeller Foundations as National Arts Stabilization in 1983, an independent nonprofit arts management organization; works with a variety of arts organizations in capacity building and professional development; notable alumni of programs at NAS include William L. Boyd, Madeline Sayet, and Adrian Ellis; in 2016, it was awarded a grant from the Doris Duke Foundation to build professional development capacity for the International Association of Blacks in Dance [563]
  • OneSoccer - [564] Canadian streaming service for (initially) domestic soccer competitions; have now added Chinese league to offerings and intend to expand to more (Update: now Mexico's Liga MX). Currently exists as a redirect to section in article on league it launched in parallel with. [565][566][567]
  • Oscar Wilde Awards - this news article mentions the "10th annual Oscar Wilde Awards"; a handful of WP articles list people as being recipients of the award. Sam Peter Jackson "was nominated for the 2006 Oscar Wilde Award for Writing". Last Summer at Bluefish Cove "... and Oscar Wilde Awards ..." Colin Davidson (artist) citation title for "US/Ireland Alliance Honor, Los Angeles" is "US-Ireland Alliance's 10th annual Oscar Wilde Awards honors Colin Davidson, Carrie Fisher and Stephen Colbert". John Glines "Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) (Oscar Wilde Award)". Jim Brochu "the Oscar Wilde Award". Declan Kiberd "Oscar Wilde Award for Literary Achievement, 1996". Steve Schalchlin "PFLAG-LA Oscar Wilde Award, 1997 & 2003". Rikki Beadle-Blair "Greg Owen won the Oscar Wilde Award for New Writing". The awards seem to be put on by the though the site says very little about the award. [568] says "Annually, we host the Oscar Wilde Awards in Los Angeles."; Google searches for "US-Ireland Alliance" "Oscar Wilde Awards" return higher-quality results than just "Oscar Wilde Awards"
  • Roads and Kingdoms ( - Roads and Kingdoms is a New York-based online publication covering food, travel, and politics. It received the James Beard Foundation's Publication of the Year award in 2017, and Anthony Bourdain was a sole investor in the publication. Roads and Kingdoms has received substantial coverage by The Wall Street Journal, American Journalism Review, Inc., and Eater. ([569]; [570]; [571]; [572]; [573])
  • SAPIENS ( - SAPIENS is an online magazine covering anthropology for a popular audience. It is an editorially-independent project of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, and has been syndicated in many online science publications, including Scientific American, Slate, and Aeon (digital magazine). [574]; [575]; [576]; [577]; [578]
  • Society of Accredited Voice Over Artists ( - accreditation by SaVoa is recognition of a voice-over artist's ability to provide vocally and technically proficient broadcast-quality voice over services and to conduct business in a manner that enhances the profession as a whole; maintains an accreditation program for voice-over artists worldwide
  • The State Hornet ( — Sacramento State's student news organization, founded in 1949. Has won multiple college publication awards in the last months.)
  • United By Pop ( - Created in June 2016, United By Pop is a pop culture media site and online community that brings together everything trending in both the United Kingdom and the United States, launched by Verity Harris and Jackie Kolgraf. [579] [580] [581]
  • ValueWalk ( - ValueWalk LLC owns and operates an online platform that publishes financial industry news. Its platform provides value investing, hedge funds, large asset managers, technology industry, business, and political news. ValueWalk LLC was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in New York City, New York.
  • West Hull FM, a community radio station based in Hull, a city in Yorkshire, the station was founded in 2017.
  • Wonkhe (UK news higher education policy news site, widely cited in Wikipedia articles on UK higher ed, frequently carries articles by UK politicians and university leaders) (
  • CDA - Casting Directors Association (The Casting Directors Association is an alliance of professional Casting Directors dedicated to upholding professional standards within the industry)

Most Beautiful Girl in Africa is a yearly Pageant organize by Bmtv NigeriaPrincepsaintwiki (talk) 09:28, 21 June 2019 (UTC)




National or ethnic cultures



Performing arts

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Print media

Requests for articles about print media are on a separate page, and should be added there.

Recreation and hobbies




  • Alice & Smith ( - Montreal game studio known for its ARGs; [645]; [646]
  • Arcknight ( - Tabletop RPG company producing maps, flat plastic miniatures, RPG Spell Effects, and many other products.
  • CharCon ( - gaming convention; held annually in Charleston, West Virginia; List of gaming conventions#South Atlantic
  • Chi-Fi ( - geek convention; held in downtown Chicago, Illinois;[647]; [648]; [649]
  • Clear Springs Recreation Area - [650]; [651]
  • Durham University Treasure Trap - LARP group based in Durham
  • Fat men's club - [652]
  • Festival of Lettuce - held every year in the village of Artas on the West Bank
  • Flywheel Sports - ( - fitness studio
  • GeekGirlCon - ( - Non-profit organization best known for their two-day convention that goes by the same name.
  • Grand National Sheep Stakes - sheep race in England
  • Hammerschlagen ( - brand of nail-driving competition; originating in 1957 near Stillwater, Minnesota; ; [653]; [654]
  • Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (Tulsa) ( - [655]; [656]; [657]; [658]
  • The Homestead Resort (; - four-season destination resort; largest employer in Leelanau County, Michigan; located on the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
  • IT'Z - party place
  • Jackpocket ( (Lottery courier service and mobile app that allows users to place ticket orders for official state lottery games in Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Texas. The app is also used for pooling lottery tickets, checking drawing results for state Lotteries in the United States, and locating physical lottery retailers nationwide.) ([659]) ([660]) ([661]) ([662]) ([663])([664])
  • K1 Speed - world's largest indoor go karting operator with over 40 locations around the world. Very popular with race car drivers and the general population.
  • Kraken Con - relatively small convention; meets twice a year in the Spring and Fall; first convention held October 8, 2013, at South San Francisco Conference Center with 988 attendees
  • LRC (Hong Kong) ( - 125-year-old sporting club in Hong Kong
  • ModelersGuild (
  • Myths and Legends Convention (often shortened to MALCon) ( - annual fandom convention held in Denver, Colorado; first held in September 2013; 2014 and 2015 held in August; 2016 scheduled for August; events generally include larger gatherings such as dances (Yule Ball, Shindig) and entertainment (Second Breakfast, Mad Hatter Tea), interactive programming (chain mail, costume piece making), gaming (including tabletop boardgames and RPGs), and discussions and panels; programming focuses on specific fandoms year to year; [665]; [666][667]
  • Rainbow Slides Leisure Centre - defunct; based in Stirling, Scotland; "Rainbow Slides Farewell" on YouTube includes old pictures of the inside and outside of the building; has famous mural
  • Red Flannel Festival ( - always on the first Saturday in October in Cedar Springs, Michigan; fiftheen-oldest festival in the Michigan
  • RetroGameCon ( (Video game convention in Syracuse, NY, USA. Founded 2013, takes place annually on the first weekend in November.) ([668]) ([669]) ([670]) ([671]) ([672])([673])
  • Richmond Folk Festival ( - annual festival (usually in October) in Richmond, Virginia; showcases art, music, dance, and other cultural interests; sponsored by Venture Richmond
  • RuffleCon ( - alternative-fashion convention in Connecticut; [674]
  • Sciots or Ancient Egyptian Order of Sciots, a.k.a. A.E.O.S. ( - appendant body within Freemasonry; [675]
  • Second Dinner - Game studio that recently announced a $30m Marvel partnership [676]
  • Shikenso (Information about gaming streams and tournaments with Calendars and unique gaming filter with artificial intelligence) (
  • Shenandoah Acres Family Campground (previously knownn as Shenandoah Acres ( - recently reopened
  • Universal Autograph Collectors Club
  • WaterMarc Banyule ( - recreational centre; located in Greensborough, Victoria, Australia
  • Wired Productions ( Video Games publisher formed in 2008, releasing games on Steam, Windows PC, Xbox and PS4 - who launched Super Dungeon Bros (, The Town of Light (, Victor Vran (, Tiny Troopers Joint Ops(, Let's Fish! (!_Hooked_On) Also producer of We Sing and various other game ( ( Also supporter of mental health charity Take This Org. (
  • Where's Waldo Championship
  • Woodenfrog State Campground - campground in Voyageurs National Park; dedicated to the Chippewa chief Wooden Frog
  • The Wrecking Crew (motorcycle club) ( - European Harley Davidson club; copy of article from Hog Magazine Issue #1: ([677])
  • Wurstfest ( - annual festival in New Braunfels, Texas; celebrates German culture
  • Zanzlanz (Zanzlanz LLC) ( - game developer

Games and toys


  • Appletters ( - brand of word game; similar to Bananagrams; made by Bananagrams Inc.
  • Band of Maniacal Brothers - California-based gaming organization; since 2002; [678]; [679]; [680]
  • Big Jay's Workshop - custom resin molding and casting, inventor of the 'Artisan Dice' line of giant D20s with various items embedded within the dice
  • Black Sheep Games - Game Development studio located in Greece and run by Spyro Merianos. Notable for "Angry Chicken: Egg Madness!" (2,500,000 downloads), winner of a category in Intel Level Up 2015 contest with "Galactic Missile Defense" and participating in Humble GameMaker Bundle in September of 2016 that raised over $2,830,000. [681] [682] [683] [684] [685] [686]
  • Bricklink - the second-largest online Lego marketplace
  • Columbus Area Boardgaming Society (CABS) ( - one of the largest board gaming clubs in the United States ([687]); more than 400 members ([688], [689]); library includes over 1,000 games dedicated to "bringing the gamers of Central Ohio together" ([690]); sponsors board gaming convention Buckeye Game Fest every Fall ([691], [692], [693]); runs the Board Room at Origins Game Fair ([694], [695]); has local food trucks at weekly meetings ([696])
  • Cuboro - Cuboro Marble track system; Swiss made, over 25 years old, many elements; [697]
  • Dread Pirate - table-top pirate game
  • Dreamlets ( - company; makes designer plush toys also called Dreamlets
  • Eat Poop You Cat
  • El Greco (company) - defunct Greek toy company; produced original toys as well as licensed Hasbro toys
  • Father Geek ( - website; dedicated to reviewing card, board, and dice games from the perspective of child, parent, and gamer geeks
  • Fellowsfilm Network ( - website; a transport enthusiast hobbies site, with a specific focus on virtual simulations
  • FunNode ( - modern gaming website; hosts some popular board games and card games
  • Furuta (toy company) - Japanese toy company
  • Gabby Bear - reading teddy bear from the late 1980s, generic version of Teddy Ruxpin; [698]
  • Gamer's University - gaming news and game designer's site
  • Gaming Pool (, old site: - website; offers gaming reviews, forums, videos and guides
  • Glamour Gals - line of tiny fashion dolls made by Kenner in the 1980s
  • Geektropolis - small company; sells anime merchandise and exclusive seller of Big Jay's Workshop products
  • Groove It - game; similar to Bop It; created by Hasbro
  • Head Games Publishing Inc - a publisher and developer of value-priced outdoor sports and lifestyle PC CD-ROM games located near Minneapolis, Minnesota. I tried to make one earlier but got rejected. I need some one with better knowledge and experience then me to create a wikipedia page on Head Games Publishing.
  • Heroes and Capitols - expansion pack to Settlers of Catan; [699]; [700]; [701]; [702]
  • HomeMadeBacklinks ( - search engine optimization company
  • Horwitz Defence - variant of the Queen's Pawn Game, consisting of the moves 1. d4 e6
  • Indoor Play Centre - A commonplace type of business which lacks a Wikipedia page. I did try to create one a few years ago but because one single sentence out of the whole article was uncited, the whole page was rejected. Kaid100 (talk) 17:20, 13 November 2016 (UTC)
  • Kozmic Kiddles - Mattel
  • Kajabe Kan Kan - type of game; uses trash cans; [703]
  • klikko - plastic educational construction toy
  • LEGO Life (LEGO has created it's first social network for kids under 13. Cited from article: "From far enough away, Lego Life looks a bit like a brick-themed Instagram. It has all the standard social network elements: a newsfeed, profiles, and the ability to like and comment. A closer look, though, reveals a careful crafted ecosystem designed with safety at the top of mind.") (
  • Merfle! Munchies ( - original series of fictional dessert dragon whelp character creatures; featured as collectible figurines and novelty items
  • Megami Device - A line of Japanese action figures/model kits released by Kotobukiya.
  • Micropul - free-to-download abstract tile strategy game; playable pvp or as a solitaire; [704]; fans have taken the basic download and created their own wooden sets, made software and web versions
  • mini cannon - small collectible toy cannon that on most occasions can be filled with gunpowder and ignited
  • Moomin's Tale - a Game Boy Color game by Sunsoft; sv:Moomin's Tale
  • Dan Klistner - American toy designer; known for creating handheld games like Bop It, Preplexus and Simon
  • Redzonezzz - fairly new YouTuber
  • TheBackyardScientist - a popular youtuber that does cool science videos.
  • Triforce Johnson - Founder of the top competitive gaming group, Empire Arcadia. A dedicated Nintendo gamer, first in line for many hardware and software.
  • Alpharad - Youtuber who creates Super Smash Bros content, among other things. He has 1 million subscribers as of Jan. 2019

Board games

  • Biribissi - board game involving a lottery developed during the Italian Renaissance in the 14th century
  • Commands & Colors: Napoleonics - board game; designed by Richard Borg; part of the 'Commands & Colors' series of games; esigned to simulate warfare during the Napoleonic wars; [712]
  • Da Ma ("Driving the horses") - Chinese board game played with special coins; [713]
  • Defenders of the Realm - strategy game, board game; for one to four players; by Eagle Games; [714]
  • Fraidy Cats - board game; from late 1980s/early 1990s
  • Klask - Board game in which each player tries to score a ball in the other's goal using their magnetic game pieces. Developed in 2013, Klask has quickly become popular around the world, winning a variety of awards, including best board game of 2015. [715]
  • Lie Cheat & Steal (board game) - 1971 board game; created by Contact Games; distributed by Dynamic Design Industries
  • Microscope (board game) ( - board game; by Lame Mage Productions
  • Quelf ( - board game where anything can happen
  • Rap Rat: The Video Board Game ( 1993 VHS board game; by A Couple A' Cowboys and Roadshow Home Video
  • Sheng Guan Tu (Promotion Official Chart) ( - Chinese board game; [716]
  • Smess - board game; kind of like chess; each square has arrows pointing in the directions that one can move off of that square; object of game is to capture the "Brain"; [717]
  • Starmada - generic universal space combat board game
  • The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31 - board game based on John Carpenters classic movie from 1982. [718]; [719]
  • Totally Gross: The Game of Science - board game; [720]; [721]; [722]; [723]; [724]
  • Tripples - strategy board game; first released in 1972; latest release in German, 1994; [725]
  • Whatzit? (game) - board game; for three to six players; by the Milton Bradley Company; involves figuring out what an image on a card is supposed to mean (in the form of a visual pun)

Card games

Charles Roberts Award winners


Game design (non-video-games only)

Radio-controlled models

Model cars

Role-playing games (tabletop, paper & dice, and LARP)


Video games



Jorge Luis Lopez Galvan - Contemporary Mexican surrealist painter




Visual arts

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