Owner, John Fondrisi, gained inspiration for the shops name '1926' from his grandfather's past — a son of an Italian immigrant who was determined to create a career for himself in the Great Depression, while contributing to his family's income by working long evening hours as a pattern maker, and . . . more
Established in 2007, Jaboneria Marianella open its first soap boutique in Williamsburg Brooklyn in 2017. Rich luxurious soaps and body care are delicately scented — each fragrance is created from one of his mother's memories. There is only one thing that evokes a past memory more than music, and . . . more
This diner style restaurant serves amazing Latino dishes 24 hours. Copellia has that old world feel to it, including the polite waiters, amazing table service and prices of the past! Owned and operated by a Cuban couple who know how to cook dishes will include Colombian and Venezuelan options. This . . . more
This cheeky femme-girl power shop sells cute little kick-butt trinkets, jewelry and fashion items to express a girls point of view (whether you like it or not). She'll find just about everything she needs to liberate her inner gutsy Grrrl power and fight like one too. . . . more
This East Village health food store has a little juice bar tucked away in the back where designer juices are the specialty. The owner, who likes to remain anonymous, has the most delicious green juice bar in New York City! This is one of the few places I trust the juice to be truly organic. His . . . more
Here shoppers seek eclectic fine design, not over-valued designer labels. Entrer Dover Street Market (DSMNY), the spectacular world of COMME des GARCONS’ where you are invited to experience seven floors of established luxury and burgeoning designer fashion.
Enjoy healthy food the Rio de Janeiro way! Four friends and their dreams of opening a little spot selling good food, opened their 'Positive Food' spot in the heart of NoLIta, OCA (translates to house). Fresh food that tastes good and is good for you. Free of dairy, sodium, sugar, and GMOs. Enjoy! . . . more
It was the stylish conical straw hat that bought my initial attention to the shop. You are sure to enjoy a splash of freshness from this upscale Finnish brand known for their sleek ready-to-wear fashions for women and the home. Simply elegant! . . . more