Tag: New York

Tory Burch Curates an Auction for Paddle8

Time to spruce up the decor… Fashionistas and art aficionados, take note: Tory Burch is making a foray into the art world. The designer, whose bright Manhattan office was featured in Architectural Digest, has curated an auction for Paddle8. The sale—”Tory Burch in Color”—features work…

Ausable Brewing Co. Opens in Keeseville, N.Y.

Gotta support the fellow Plant and Soil Science alumni… Go Catamounts! On Labor Day weekend, brothers Dan and Dylan Badger quietly threw open the doors to Ausable Brewing Company in Keeseville, N.Y. Situated a quick, four-mile bike ride from the Port Kent Ferry, the brewery shares…

Oyster Bay Roadtrip

Any place named Oyster Bay sounds A.O.K… Sometimes I can feel a little “trapped” in Manhattan. The good thing is that there is plenty to do around here so it’s not like I’m bored or feel isolated. But getting out…

At Home with Michelle Smith

Charming New York apartment; could use a bigger bar… Interior design was always part of the plan for Michelle Smith—the native Southerner jokes that she grew up in a Home Depot because her mom was always renovating houses—but she kicked…

Macarons & Mimosas

Quite the party… This weekend I decided to host a little blogger gathering for some NYC gals! It was a great chance for me to meet some of my favorites that I stalk from afar (creepy) and to catch up…

Openings: ‘Jeff Koons: A Restrospective’

If you only go to one show this year… The Whitney Museum’s much anticipated retrospective of modern-art jugernat Jeff Koons, curated by Scott Rothkopt, opens today.  The show is the priciest, most complex, and largest survey devoted to a single…

The Black-and-White Cookie’s Curious History

No matter the origin, they’re delicious… No pastry — except perhaps the cheesecake — is more closely associated with New York City than the black-and-white cookie. This flattened dome of fine-textured cake, with a coating of chocolate and vanilla fondant bisected…

Happenings: Girls Standing on Lawns

A Garden Party with Maira Kalman and Daniel Handler… MoMA NYC in The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden, 1 June 2014, Sunday 3:00 – 5:00pm. Maira Kalman and Daniel Handler (a.k.a. Lemony Snicket) celebrate their new book, Girls Standing on Lawns, with…

The Little Prince: A New York Story

Exhibit ends April 27th… Since its publication seventy years ago, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince has captivated millions of readers throughout the world. It may come as a surprise that this French tale of an interstellar traveler who comes to Earth…