Latest Barefoot Stories

2010-08-17 11:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Aug, 17 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, millions of young children will be heading to school for the first time.

2010-07-23 07:25:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- PackLate.com, the largest last-minute real-time vacation rental marketplace with deals in over 24 destinations including Lake Tahoe, Orlando, Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach, Aspen, and Park City, and Barefoot Technologies, a leading provider of browser-based reservation and asset management systems in the vacation rental industry, today announced a new partnership.

2010-06-24 03:33:57

As summer rolls around, elderly people may want to think twice about taking their shoes off when they get home.

2010-06-04 15:31:00

LOS ANGELES and NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Skid Row residents stood in line for hours Tuesday to get a new pair of shoes during the kick-off for Barefoot Week, which is sponsored by shoe charity Soles4Souls.

2010-06-03 09:18:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Barefoot Books, the award-winning independent children's publisher with offices in Cambridge, MA and Bath, England, announced today that it has moved its Best of Boston® bookstore in Cambridge to its new flagship location in the literary hub of Concord, Massachusetts.

2010-06-01 09:35:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Barefoot Books, the independent children's publisher, today announced that it has received gold medals from the Nautilus Book Awards and the IPPY Awards for outstanding children's books and activities.

2010-05-17 14:51:00

NASHVILLE, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls®, the international shoe charity, announced Monday that 20-year-old Dash Alsup will leave his shoes at home for the second time in two years to walk thousands of miles barefoot to raise awareness for the 300 million children worldwide who do not own shoes.

2010-04-29 07:20:00

CORVALLIS, Ore., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Last fall Soft Star Shoes noticed a sharp increase in calls from customers requesting modifications to their existing line of glove-like moccasins.

2010-03-31 10:39:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Barefoot Books, the award-winning independent children's book publisher, launched The Barefoot Books Podcast at www.barefootbooks.com/podcast, offering families, teachers, and librarians free story times from its collection of books.

2010-03-24 15:51:41

Flip-flops and sneakers with flexible soles are easier on the knees than clogs or even special walking shoes, a study by Rush University Medical Center has found. And that's important, because loading on the knee joints is a key factor in the development of osteoarthritis.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.