Quadcopter causes buzz at White House
A small quadcopter caused a big stir early on the morning of Jan. 26 when it strayed over a fence and crashed on the south grounds of the White House. A Secret Service agent and other security officer...
New packaging for Settlers of Catan
Kosmos and Mayfair Games announced on Jan. 15, 2015, a consolidation of the Catan family of products with a new look for the packaging. The cover art utilized by all partners is aimed at visual contin...
Longtime Milwaukee-area hobby shop to close
Greenfield News and Hobby, a 50-year-old family business touted as "Greater Milwaukee's largest full-line hobby shop," will be closing by April 1 as owner Jay Gordon retires.
"It's been a good run," s...
Big changes in the works for iHobby
Another year, another round of changes. The Hobby Manufacturers Association held its 30th annual iHobby Expo on Oct. 2-5 in Schaumburg, Ill. And, as was the case following the previous three shows, d...
New show management for iHobby Expo
Hobby Show Promotions Inc., producer of the 2013 and 2014 iHobby Expo, will be under new ownership effective Oct. 15.
The company, currently owned by Randy Bachmann, is being sold to David Swanson, w...
Replicarz to deliver 1:43 scale Indy winners
Replicarz, the Vermont-based die-cast model distributor and maker of 1:18-scale IndyCar models, will deliver its first 1:43 Indy racers late this year.
Brian Fothergill of Replicarz said the company ...
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