Nobbits featured on The Capital City Hues
Nobbits Produces Shoelaces that Refuse to Come Undone: The Trend Setting-and Prectical-Shoelace "There are times when a dream deferred — temporarily — ends up being the best path forward." Ron Brent a publisher who had once been a practicing engineer has been supervised by Tom Koblintz. Together, they developed a shoelace called Nobbits that fused minute hardened nodes into shoelaces that prevented the shoelaces from coming untied. While Koblintz at first wanted to create something for his grandson, it soon became apparent to Koblintz and Brent that there was a large market for. The only problem was the technology didn’t...
Pop-Up Shop Program
The Madison Pop-Up Shop Program is a new City of Madison initiative to support small businesses and fill vacant storefronts as the community recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. This program is a collaboration between the City of Madison, JD McCormick Properties, the Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce, the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County, the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce and the Madison’s Central Business Improvement District. We are all committed to creating a diverse and vibrant downtown. We recognize the need to invest in independent retailers of color in the downtown area to ensure we continue to maintain the...
Nobbits featured on africanamericangolfersdigest.com
November 10, 2021 Nobbits, Solving the Shoelace Problem Did you know that according to a study of Why Shoelaces Become Untied was conducted by mechanical engineers at the University of California, Berkeley that while running that your foot hits the ground at 7 times the force of gravity? I didn’t. Did you know that the “Shoelace Problem” on how to tie your shoe was studied at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill? I didn’t. So, all of this data is just information that I am certain will prepare me for a future appearance on Jeopardy. Category “Loose Ends” please....
Nobbits Pop-Up Shop on State Street
The Culture Collectives Pop-Up Shops are now open on State Street! Eleven vendors were selected to pop-up their businesses in the two storefronts located at 440 and 444 State Street. Click the link to see the full list of businesses. https://www.cityofmadison.com/news/culture-collectives-madison-pop-up-shops-are-now-open-on-state-street