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Kips Bay Showhouse 2017: Ken Fulk’s Magical Menagerie

Another favorite for me in the 2017 Kips Bay Showhouse was Ken Fulk’s (watch out, there’s audio on that link!) dining room – aka, the Magical Menagerie. For this room, the designer had in mind a glamorous, aging grand dame in her Upper East Side abode circa the 1960’s. What I … Read more ››

5 Reasons To Visit the Central Park Conservatory Garden in Spring

I’ve been to the Central Park Conservatory Garden a whole bunch of times, but this year I realized that I’d never visited this early in the spring. Now I’m going to make it a point to always get there in April, because so many lovely things are blooming right this … Read more ››

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 ››