Café’tal Social Club is a place where quality food meets traditional and local values. The space of this quaint café originally served as a social club in the 1940’s, providing an arena for men returning home from World War II to convene and enjoy their free time. These men and their . . . 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
At Puro Chile, everything comes from Chile. Celebrating Chile's cultural past and present through Chilean food, wine and art. On display in this museum-style boutique, are many attractive objects depicting one country's love, for beauty throughout history.
Yarn, Crafts & Everything in Between. Joelle Hoverson, owner of Purl SoHo, worked as a senior style editor at Martha Stewart Living and a freelance stylist and is the author of three wonderful craft books: Last-Minute Knitted Gifts; More Last-Minute Knitted Gifts; and Last-Minute Patchwork + . . . 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
Pamela Barsky has brought her "right on!" refreshingly honest collection of zippered canvas pouches from L.A. to New York City. All of Barsky’s bags are manufactured in Manhattan hand silkscreen by Pamela herself. Sizes begin with small pencil and lipstick cases and range up to larger 8 x 10 . . . more
Burgeoning high-end accessories designer, Wendy Nichol, has recently added a luxury a clothing line to her repertoire. Beyond her beautiful, lush leather and lambskin handbags that decorate her SoHo boutique, she now has locally made chic and tailored pieces perfect for the modern, downtown woman. . . . more
Beautiful boutique cruise and sail events are perfect for local New Yorkers and tourists alike. Whether you chose a schooner or a yacht, Classic Harbor Line provides a leisurely way to tour New York City waterside, spend time with a friend, and discover local New York State food and drink. . . . more
Formally Sullivan Street Bakery, Grandaisy Bakery has been supplying SoHo restaurants and five star hotels with their organic Tuscany Style rustic breads and pastries since 1994. While most customers take out, they are welcome to sit down for a quick bite to eat at one of the modest cafe tables or . . . more
Walking into Trina Turk’s boutique in the meatpacking district will take you from a busy New York street to California in the 1970’s. The store décor reflects Turk’s appreciation for her Californian roots, with her ready-to-wear, accessory and home collections displayed throughout the shop, . . . more
Warm boutique brings the romance of the tropics to New York City. Located on the fringe of Chinatown this boutique can be easily missed. Influenced by the warmth of the Hawaiian Islands, husband and wife team up to stock the boutique with everything fashionable that goes well with 'warm.' The shop . . . more
It's time to give up the glitzy packaging for some good old fashioned chocolate. Li-Lac's is a third-generation chocolatier founded in 1923 by George Demetrious, a Greek immigrant, who while in France had mastered the craft of chocolate making. Li-Lac's is one of the few existing boutique . . . more
Little Cupcake Bakeshop is home to some of the City’s most scrupulous sweets. Customers are offered a delicious variety of homemade ice creams, cookies, sliced layered cakes, puddings, and pies that are hardly run of the mill. All American classic dessert choices such as golden vanilla cupcakes . . . more
Style, comfort and sustainability have never looked so good in a shoe until Coclico launched its footwear collection in 2000. In an effort to respect the environment, Coclico’s trendy footwear is made from sustainable materials and production methods. Shoes are made from leather, suede, cork and . . . more
Babel Fair is a crossroads where the classic, conservative NoLiTa girl meets the edgy, unconventional jet-setter. This whimsical boutique provides a distinct assortment of up-and-coming globally sourced clothing and accessory designers, with a young and eccentric perspective.