LOCAL ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Chris Lauer of Waldo’s & Company

By Ken Knox
on July 19, 2016
LOCAL ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Chris Lauer of Waldo’s & Company

As co-founder and proprietor of Gettysburg’s very own artist’s collective, Waldo’s & Company (which is located in the basement below Lark), Chris Lauer has been spearheading a movement of unique and unconventional artists in Gettysburg for a few years. But Lauer isn’t just a figurehead in the movement, he’s a member as well, with his own collection of handmade t-shirts, necklaces and hollowed “book boxes” now on sale at Lark. We sat down with Lauer to find out what inspires him, how his work furthers the Waldo’s cause, and what’s up next for Gettysburg’s very own “pied piper of the arts.” 

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Lark Employee Pick: My Favorite Item (Kate)

By Ken Knox
on June 09, 2016
Lark Employee Pick: My Favorite Item (Kate)

Kate went with the whimsical line of socks from Blue Q, a Massachusetts-based company that donates one percent from the sale of every pair of socks to Doctors Without Borders.

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Local Artist Spotlight: Ken Knox

By Timbrel Wallace
on May 24, 2016
Local Artist Spotlight: Ken Knox

Gettysburg native (and Lark employee) Ken Knox has launched iPhone Adams County, a brand new line of original postcards depicting the lush agricultural landscapes and historic battlefield sites of Adams County in a stylized and artistic manner...

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Sentiments Abound!

By Ken Knox
on March 21, 2016
Sentiments Abound!

Ever have the experience where you just can’t find the right card to mark a certain occasion? If you’ve grown tired of the same old sentiments in the usual gift and card stores, then come on in to Lark, your new source for unique, whimsical gift cards.

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Lark Employee Pick: My Favorite Item

By Ken Knox
on February 12, 2016
Lark Employee Pick: My Favorite Item

Monica chose this handsome hand-embroidered toss pillow inspired
by the work of modern artist, Joan Miró, from Natural Habitat.

"This pillow reminds me...

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The Art of Shopping

By Ken Knox
on February 06, 2016
The Art of Shopping
It’s a brand new year, and Lark is celebrating by featuring a bevy of great new art-inspired products from some companies we are excited to welcome into our space.
For that metropolitan-minded guy or gal on the go, there’s no better accessory than one of the beautiful items from...

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A Welcome Message from the Proprietress

By Timbrel Wallace
on November 21, 2015
A Welcome Message from the Proprietress
Welcome to the Lark blog, a unique extension of our store. On this part of the site, we hope to engage our customers in a way that builds upon the experience that is Lark.

When Lark first opened a little less than four and a half years ago, the intent was to bring a more cutting edge, urban-inspired store to cozy little Gettysburg with a focus on artful displays. Having lived in an urban area myself...

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