Nathan Schiller the owner of Little Russia, displays a toy cat that he assembled himself. The wooden figure is among the remaining items for sale at the Harvard Square store, which will soon close for good.
Customers browse through the folk art for sale at Little Russia. The display case includes painted paper mache boxes, the product of artisans who made religious icons in the days before Soviet restrictions on religion.
“Today” Show co-host KATIE COURIC accepts the School of Public Health’s Julius Richmond Award for her work to raise awareness of colon cancer, at the Charles Hotel yesterday. The award is the school’s highest honor.