New Clockwork Dreams Vintage Automata Sets

Steampunk and vintage toy fans rejoice, we now carry the magical Clockwork Dreams line of automata sets! Step back in time and enjoy assembling and playing with these retro toys. The Clockwork Dreams design team used gears, ratchets, cranks, etc to create intricate moving toys. Once you've put together your automata, turn the crank to [...]

By |2018-10-02T17:43:22-04:00October 2nd, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Gifts, Good Things We've Seen, Nostalgia, Products, Walking Down The (Store) Aisle, What's New?|Comments Off on New Clockwork Dreams Vintage Automata Sets

Americana Inspired Interior and Exterior Paint Colors by Benjamin Moore

Happy Independence Day! We are incredibly proud of our ancestors for creating this great, free nation and in their honor we've compiled this palette of Americana inspired interior and exterior home paint colors by Benjamin Moore. Scroll down to see simply beautiful, patriotic paint colors that go beyond the standard red, white, and blue. Speaking [...]

By |2017-07-03T14:53:47-04:00July 3rd, 2017|Blogs & Articles, Nostalgia, Paint|Comments Off on Americana Inspired Interior and Exterior Paint Colors by Benjamin Moore

Show Mom You Care with These Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Anyone that's ever changed a stinky diaper, listened to toddlers wail or endured rounds and rounds of "Why?!" questions knows that Moms are awesome because they've patiently dealt with this for years and years. Moms work hard to provide their children with a childhood filled with love and care. From teaching us how to walk [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:07-04:00May 5th, 2016|Blogs & Articles, Gifts, Holidays, Nostalgia|Comments Off on Show Mom You Care with These Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day Gift Options

A wise man once said that Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend... We are a "busy" people; hustling and bustling to and fro, cellphone ever in-hand, commitments here and there, calendars, schedules, home repairs, car maintenance, errands galore. We try to squeeze some quality time in when possible with our loved [...]

By |2014-10-04T20:50:45-04:00June 8th, 2014|Blogs & Articles, Holidays, Nostalgia|Comments Off on Father’s Day Gift Options

Charlotte’s Greek Festival – Yiasou!

  The employees at Blackhawk had a fabulous friend in our late colleague, Angie Stathakis.  She made all our lives richer with her kind and thoughtful ways.  Through her enthusiasm for her church's annual festival, she imparted a desire to attend. The first September that I worked here, Angie came to my desk and offered me tickets to [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:23-04:00September 21st, 2012|Better Living with Andy Brinkley, Blogs & Articles, Holidays, Nostalgia|Comments Off on Charlotte’s Greek Festival – Yiasou!