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Spring in the Etsy Shop

Blossoms in Central Park Spring has sprung in Central Park – seemingly overnight! Trees are blooming, flowers have popped up, birds are singing…it’s the most wonderful time of the year. I popped over to the Park yesterday after work to take a few pictures and enjoy the gorgeous weather, and … Read more ››

Studio Visit: Rebecca Atwood Designs

One of the best things about blogging is the people you meet, who you never would without Instagram/the Internet…and the really best is when you finally meet in person and they’re as great as you thought they would be! Case in point: last week I finally got together with interior designer … Read more ››

Photo Essays: Snowfall in Central Park

If you follow any New Yorkers on Instagram, you probably know that we had a March snowstorm in NYC yesterday. Predicted to be 12-18 inches, we wound up with only 7 – but I don’t think anybody was complaining too much! I was happy because after our February snowstorm I (finally) bought … Read more ››

New NYC Art from Caitlin McGauley

My love for Caitlin McGauley’s art is well-documented, and I’m beyond in love with these two new pieces she just released  – above, Winter in Central Park. The Boat Pond.  Part of why I love her New York City scenes so much is that she used to live close to … Read more ››

Unpacking Fashion at the Met

I wanted to pop in and encourage anyone who’s able to check out the current Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Exhibition, Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion. It runs through February 5th and explores the ways in which the definition of a fashion “masterwork” shifts over time, as tastes and technologies change and evolve. … Read more ››

Photo Essays: The Bow Bridge in Autumn

The holiday season is in full swing and it snowed in NYC last night, so I figured hey, perfect time to post some pictures of fall foliage! Haha. Seriously though, I never got around to posting these but the Bow Bridge in Central Park is so pretty in autumn, so … Read more ››

Photo Essays: Fall in Washington Square Park

Just a few from an autumn morning in Washington Square Park (and environs). photography by Jacqueline Clair Read more ››

To do in NYC This Winter: Holiday House 2016

Quick heads-up guys: The 2016 Holiday House opens on Thursday! This is one of my favorite annual interior design showhouses, and this year should be especially interesting as it will be taking place in Soho for the first time. In years past the Holiday House was at the Academy Mansion … Read more ››

Photo Essays: Autumn in the West Village

I know I promised Europe photos (tomorrow!), but I wanted to share these shots I took of the West Village in fall…before ya know, Christmas is suddenly upon us and no one cares about pumpkins and foliage anymore :). “He who seeks beauty will find it.” – the inimitable Bill Cunningham. … Read more ››

NYC Guide: Sweets by Chloe

You guys may remember when I effusively raved about the healthy, delicious offerings and charming branding at vegan eatery by Chloe, in the West Village. It’s seriously just the cutest place, and any restaurant that can get me into vegan food – well, let’s just say that’s quite the culinary feat! So if you take that, … Read more ››