Black Wagon Wagon Notes

Tourist season is here!

Summer has officially arrived and traveling season has begun. This year, let your kid be your tour guide! Wearing the Egg + Avocado Camera tee with the City Walks for Kids cards in hand, your little tourist will turn your vacation into an adventure you will never forget. If you’re traveling to [...]

Photos from Sunday Parkways, 6/21/09.

Can you tell that we’re crazy about biking? We wanted to share some photos from the awesome Sunday Parkways event that happened in North Portland last Sunday. They blocked off 7 miles of roadway so that only bikes and pedestrians were allowed all afternoon. No cars! It was sunny and glorious, [...]

Fun times with Amy Ruppel!

We had a fabulous and fun art opening with Amy Ruppel! Amy’s show at Black Wagon is a full house of work: from affordable $10 prints (perfect for new baby nurseries and kids rooms) to her one-of-a-kind Kokeshi dolls and Kokeshi doll illustrations!
Thank you to everyone who came out to see Amy and support [...]

Black Wagon loves Cycling!

We’re still wheeling from this past Saturday’s awesome bike festival on our very own Mississippi Ave! Cirque du Cycling was loads of fun — the family ride, the bike parade and thrilling cycling races. Mississippi Ave is THE BEST Street for kids and families in Portland!
We’ve posted some photos we took at the [...]

Amy Ruppel art opening, 6/11!

Please join us tomorrow night (Thursday), June 11th from 4 to 7 PM for Amy Ruppel’s art opening! She’s debuting her amazing new Kokeshi dolls and Kokeshi doll illustrations — seriously, they’re so good! We’ll also have DJ BSMNT JAMZ bumpin’ mad tunes you won’t want to miss!
Also, enjoy 10% off [...]

Mini Sessions w/ Melissa Hathaway @ BW!

Our friend (and amazing photographer!) Melissa Hathaway is going to be offering some exceptional portrait packages at our store on Saturday, June 27th. Check out the poster below for all the details. We’ll be posting more in the coming week.

Summertime + swimsuits!

Now that it’s June and we’ve had a week of beautiful summer weather, I’m rotating my coats, sweaters and other winter reminders to out-of-reach cabinets. In the process, I’m pulling out favorite old sun dresses, straw hats and sandals! Upon seeing my beautiful old bikini that I got for my honeymoon, so many, [...]

That girl is crafty!

Summer break is finally here, and Black Wagon has got just the thing to cure the “I’m bored” complaints before they even start. These new craft kits from The Little Experience will keep their fingers busy! The Stitch-it Dolly Kit and Stitch-it Owl Kit are easy introductions to cut-and-sew patterns, and are geared [...]