Many readers already know that Janessa will be closing her wonderful flower shop, Forget Me Knodt, on April 30th. Not because it wasn't successful, but because it was. She discovered that her bliss lies with working with flowers, not being an administrator and owner. You can read her blog entry about it here.
If you'd like to say good-bye and good luck to her, there's a farewell party on Thursday, April 23rd. This is what her neighbor, David, has to say:
"I'm David from Practice Daily, a design project I started. I live in Uptown, right down the street from Forget me Knodt floral shop. I'd like to invite you the shop's closing party on Thursday, April 23rd. Janessa Ambrosio started Forget me Knodt about 3 years ago. If you're in Uptown much, you know what a refreshing addition she and her staff have been to the area.
We're also treating the night as a Practice Daily "Hey, Neighbor!" event. Businesses like Forget Me Knodt collaborate with me, choosing a word that best describes a feeling or value of theirs. I design a piece around that word and once it's screen printed (by Screwball Press), we sell a limited amount of them at the event hosted at the brick and mortar with some food and drinks.
I love Uptown and its businesses, partly because of their neighborly relationships with each other. So, please feel free to join Janessa and myself on April 23rd at her shop on 1313 Wilson Ave. from 5-9pm. I know she'd love to see you if you can make it to wish her well on her next endeavor (helping out at Fleur in Logan Square.) That goes for me, too. Also, it's free!
All are welcome. Cheers!"