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
The home of the Tredwells tells more than just a story about when people began migrating into Manhattan to escape the growing congestion of Long Island. It was a time when today's section of Manhattan, once known as "The Bond Street Area," was a part of beautiful suburbia, and East 4th Street was a . . . more
With its wooden floors, metal chairs and vintage kitschy tin artwork on exposed brick walls, Good Beer faithfully sports the tried-and-true rustic décor of a beer-devoted haven. For café owner David Cichowicz, Good Beer is the realization of a bar concept dreamt up five years ago while still . . . more
Just the sight of La Sirena will make your jaw drop. The Mexican folk art shop literally overflows with surprising cultural trinkets, decorations, artwork, and clothing that is as vibrant as the country it so proudly represents. La Sirena, the mermaid, was founded by Dina Leor, an . . . more
Here the hand-rolled oven-baked bagels are perfection alone. You can take this bit of heaven and make it all yours by adding anything to it from butter to lox. Maybe enjoy your bagel with a savory schmear, or transform it into a juicy plumpy sandwich. All bagels are freshly made on premise while . . . more
This specialty shop is brimming with vintage and antique pre-1960s clothing for women.Here you will find many precious garments dating from the 1920s and 1930s. You will also discover a selection of smaller menswear sizes that will fit women. This shop is prime for a collector or someone who in . . . more
Set in a western rustic interior with wood paneled walls, authentic vintage men's work wear wardrobe can be had for a pretty penny -- pricey, and well worth it. This expertly-stocked vintage shop is favored by stylists as well as designers seeking to knock-off the past.
Anna is one of New York City's few remaining 'independent' ladies clothing boutiques. This fresh and youthful quality women's clothing is produced in the New York City Garment District by local East Village designer Kathy Kemp. Her namesake line "Anna", is a name that has been passed down to each . . . more
Alex Story is a skillful sculptor turned jeweler whose unique jewelry line was inspired by the idea of wearing art. Story states, "I wanted to give people the option to make use of sculpture. Instead of just appreciating with your eye, why not wear it?"
Having studied different forms of visual . . . more
Fabulous Fanny’s is one of Manhattan’s most treasured boutiques, specializing in vintage eyeglass frames and apparel for men and women since 2001. The boutique is named after Fanny, the store's pet macaw. Co-owners Ken Finneran and Stanton Blackmer opened their boutique on East Ninth Street . . . more
At first glance, you may classify Lauren Edmond as "new school" for using a Wacom tablet and the Corel Painter program to digitally create her oil paintings. But wait! She is not entirely of the new media age. She eschews layers. In an effort to emulate the traditional painting process as . . . more