Looks can be deceiving, as is true of La Bonbonniere, a small luncheonette in the West Village. At first glance, the place is easy to miss, but after dining here just once you won’t make that mistake again. The vintage-inspired décor and celebrity-adorned walls add to the retro atmosphere of . . . more
If you love literature, and the idea of holding a copy with the original author’s signature thrills you, then West Village’s independent bookstore Left Bank Books is full of gems. Crammed from floor to ceiling are thousands of books, books, books, in every genre one can think of: from fiction . . . more
Debragga is a meat purveyor and major supplier of fine meats in the Northeast. They specializes in dry aged beef and also offer poultry, pork and lamb. Each piece of meat selected for its superior quality. Huge slabs lay on iron racks throughout their warehouse while fans circulate air to slowly . . . more
Mixing the past and the present, this charming antique and vintage shop contains a collected mix of small furnishings and home decor from the 1820's to the Mid Century. The shops owner and curator, Kevin Bockrath is continually sourcing unusual one-of-a-kind pieces keeping the store filled with . . . more
Hotel Gansevoort, the first luxe hotel to gentrify the meatpacking area is still trendy and widely know for it's oh so fab rooftop plunge bar located on the 15th floor. Plung Bar, restaurant and lounge serves perfectly blended cocktails, delicious fare and offers stunning New York vistas. Not to . . . more
Valley Shepherd Creamery is Park Slope's only farm-owned cheese shop, selling single origin Pyrenees style cave-aged artisanal cheeses. Adopting Europe's old-world techniques, owners Eran Wajswol and Debra Van Sickle have recreated a European sheep farm and creamery in Long Valley, N.J.
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 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
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
Visit the birthplace of Theodore “Teddie” Roosevelt, the beloved 26th President of the United States and one of politics’ most famous New Yorkers! Roosevelt is the only president who was born in the Empire State, and you can visit his birthplace in New York City’s Flatiron . . . more
The Penine Hart boutique embodies the philosophy “Art is the icing on the cake of life, it’s how people live”. As a former owner and curator of a SoHo gallery space in the 90s, Penine Hart not only believes that art is essential in life, but demonstrates how the two can be set together. She . . . more
The rustic farmhouse, built in 1697, is what gives the historical Queens County Farm Museum its landmark status. The Queens County Farm Museum is a 47-acre, working historical farm in New York City, with a mission is to preserve, restore, and interpret the site, its history and owner's lifestyles. . . . more
Located in a Front Street mall in the DUMBO neighborhood is Antique Boutique on Front, a small shop visibly brimming with history. The place is packed from top to bottom with intricate antiques and rich furniture, from detailed Baroque chairs to turn-of-the-century lamps dangling from the ceiling . . . more
Nespresso's chic and modern café serves up an assortment of varietal coffees and specialty flavors. Individual cups are brewed from Nespresso's premier coffee pods using their exclusive Nespresso machines. An assortment of desserts and lunch dishes are freshly prepared.