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
This charming bakery is a sweet spot for that afternoon treat and a cup of coffee. You'll be fascinated by their creative over-sized cookies made to resemble your favorite celeb. All delicious cupcakes are prepared on premise in two sizes: small and large. The also offer special occasion whole . . . more
You will be met with an array of beautifully crafted handmade clothing and leather purses when you enter Marrakech, a tailor shop operating in the East Village for the last 15 years. Fattah, the owner and man responsible for this amazing shop, is not only a custom clothier but a tailor, dressmaker . . . more
ThirsTea is a small, owner-run tea shop preparing a variety of over 70 teas by the cup from the finest quality tea purveyors from around the world. This is a wonderful refreshment take-out café with a small seating area serving bubble teas, gourmet teas, coffee, smoothies and snacks.
After a successful career as a stylist for iconic names like Prada and Valentino, fashion designer Brookelynn Starnes finally took the jump and opened up her own clothing boutique Cloak & Dagger in 2006. Since the early age of eight, Starnes knew she was destined for a future in fashion. As a girl, . . . more
Coffee drinkers get a different view on daily brew with real live coffee projects. Kaleena and Sum, the owners of Coffee Project are smart and clever, adding interest to a familiar drink by showing there customers the many creative ways to experience coffee.
Safe and healthy! Eve is the only nail salon in New York City "that we know of" to exclusively use Zoya's natural nail polishes. Zoya's polishes are known for their amazing color range and vegan friendly formulas that exclude formaldehyde, toluene, dibutylphthalate (DBP) and camphor — and of . . . more
SAKAYA (meaning "sake shop" in Japanese) is an East Village boutique offering over 120 different brands of premium sake from artisanal sake brewers located throughout Japan. SAKAYA fits right in on the trendy stretch of East Ninth Street between First and Second Avenues. Its understated design and . . . more
For the past sixteen years, Canadian born designer, Meg Kinney, has been designing affordable, ready to wear clothing for women. Meg is inspired by designs from the thirties, forties and fifties. Her mission is to provide a quality line of women’s wear that is comfortable yet fashionable and at . . . more
For over 26 years, the handmade wonderments at Dinosaur Hill have held their ground, demonstrating that there is still room for old world toys and handmade clothing in the new world of technological entertainments, plastic toys, and designer baby outfits. Gifts for infants to pre-teens encourage . . . more
Elaine Arsenault designs simple and elegant handbags for women. Absent of fussiness and non-essential ornamentation, Elaine’s bags use clean lines, pleasing shapes and interesting materials to make their statement. They are lightweight, durable and utilitarian.
It's all about fresh, local, pure, and simple! Setting out to make the finest artisanal ice cream possible, Van Leeuwen uses three simple ingredients for their smooth custard base: dairy + pure cane sugar + fresh egg yolks. Everything is made with the most wholesome ingredients possible. . . . more