One of the best French patisserie cafes in New York City can be found in the beautiful neighborhood of NoLIta. Laurent Dupal, chef and founder of Ceci-Cela is dedicated to filing his bakery with classic French delicacies, many of which can only be had in France. Using only the finest ingredients . . . more
Animal lovers come to the rescue when donating their gently used items, and when shopping at Pawz for Cauz Thrift Shop, a non profit organization providing financial funds and supplies to animal welfare organizations, rescue groups, and no-kill shelters since 2010. The shop features a nice . . . 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.
Creating jewelry from found objects is Laura Lobdell’s special art. As if by magic, this artist-silversmith transforms common found objects into unique jewelry with curious, quirky narratives. We had the opportunity to meet with Lobdell at her cozy shop off Seventh Avenue in Greenwich Village. In . . . more
If you believe that the pursuit of hotness is the most important thing in life, then it's time to turn your nose up at Huy Fong's sirrache sauce and indulge in Heatonist's fiery selection of red-hot sauces. You'll be impressed by the high-quality ingredients and rotating selection. Heatonist's hot . . . more
Ilissa's boutique, overflowing with sexy undergarments fit for a bombshell is a wardrobe stylists first stop. Her shop has dressed the most alluring beauties on the screen and between the glossy magazine pages.
Her obsession for vintage lingerie is nothing more than pure passion. For those who . . . more
40 W 25th Street New York Showplace Antique Center
Fresh, funky, fun, but never tasteless, Reminiscence has more to offer than your typical vintage store. Full of good vibes and old-fashioned surprises, the shop sells an eccentric array of clothing, accessories, gifts, and knick-knacks. Some items date as far back as the 1930s, while others, like . . . more
A sandwich doesn't get any better than Alidoro's, formerly known as Melampo. This little no-frills neighborhood sandwich shop has been making fine Italian specialty sandwiches on Sullivan Street for the past 25 years. The shop has retained the original menu, offering by name, a variety of 40 . . . more
Kyotoya is a small Japanese boutique specializing in vintage and antique kimonos for men, women and children. Reiko Goto, proprietor of Kyotoya, travels to Kyoto each year, where she hand selects the kimonos for her store, which is located in the Flatiron district of New York City.
The South Street Seaport Museum features a number of permanent collections on display, such as exhibits at the Walter Lord Gallery – complete with information, documents, and models of ocean liners from the early twentieth century. Featured ships include the Queen Mary, the Queen Elizabeth, the . . . more
In addition to specializing in organic and biodynamic wines, Appellation Wine & Spirits provides a select liquor selection. Wine selections are suggested every week for online ordering or in store pick-up. Weekly wine tastings are offered as well as private wine tastings and the shop doubles as an . . . more
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
What better way to capture New York City through the camera lens than to spend a day with professional New York City photographer, Allan Einhorn. Over a two to three hour period, Allan will introduce to you a variety of photography techniques using your own digital camera. Learn to work with the . . . more