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  • Loving marbles at Lee's Lendendary Marbles
    Loving marbles at Lee's Lendendary Marbles
    Ask Lee Batterson about his favorite marbles and before you know it, he’ll be opening a case and thrusting one of his large, intricately made glass beauties into your hand. Perhaps a birdcage marble, with a green and yellow birdcage pattern...
  • MegaFun USA
    MegaFun takes marbles marketing where no marbles have gone before
    Among the oldest of the “retro” toys on display at last month’s Toy Fair, marbles have traditionally come in a single bag of assorted colors and sizes.But not at MegaFun USA.“It’s usually a one-time buy: You lose them...
  • The App Ball one of Carl Fisher's own signature designs
    Temecula resident to exhibit at Vegas marble show this weekend
    The International Association of Marble Collectors will hold their annual show in Las Vegas, Nevada this year on Saturday November 1 at the Fortune Hotel and Suites. The show, now in its 10th year, is one of the largest marble shows in the United...
  • Xyloba
    Xyloba uses marbles instead of mallets in making music at Toy Fair
    Music and construction come together in Xyloba, a.k.a. “the marble run that makes music.”The Swiss toy is handmade from beech wood and employs an interlocking system of building, “passage” and sound bricks used to construct...
  • Marbles by Ellen Forney
    An honest artist: a review of Ellen Forney's Marbles
    In case you haven't gotten the memo, graphic memoirs are serious and fantastic way to tell stories. It's like suddenly getting a car that goes up and down instead of just left and right and back and forth. Comic artists such as Marjane...
  • Moon Marble Company, Kansas
    Moon Marble Company, Kansas
    World travelers heading for Kansas should be sure to check out the Moon Marble Company.If you had ever wondered how a marble was made (and we bet you wonder about it all the time!), then be sure to check out this venue.Here, marbles come in all...
  • Marbles for sale at the World Marbles Championship
    British Easter traditions: Losing your marbles at the World Marbles Championship
    As elsewhere, British Easter traditions include Easter egg hunts, chocolate bunnies and hollow eggs. One event that visitors won't find anywhere else, however, is the World Marbles Championship. It is held annually on Good Friday, which was...
  • Penelope and Alexandra Bauer
    Pittsburgh Area Notable People: Marbles Champions Alexandra and Penelope Bauer
    There are certain sports thathave outstanding sibling players. These are the brothers and sisters who are able to bring championships home to their families. Professional tennis has Venus and Serena Williams while professional football has Eli and...
  • Moon Marble Company, Bonner Springs, Kansas
    Moon Marble Company, Bonner Springs, Kansas
    This column will be randomly featuring a destination location in the metro area where visitors are welcome. Sometimes it will be a well-known location and sometimes one that is not so well-known. We welcome suggestions from our readers.-----------...
  • Moon Marble Company
    Moon Marble Company, Bonner Springs, Kansas
    Bruce Breslow and Lynda Sproules, Moon Marble Company, 600 E. Front St., Bonner Springs, Kansas,became partners in a shop in Bonner Springs many years ago as wood workers. Many times, while building various objects, they had scraps of material...
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