Farm-Fresh Food


If ever there was a great time to cozy up next to a roaring fire and nibble on something warm and delicious, this is it. One of our favorite spots for indulging on a cold day is Friend of a Farmer, a charming little eatery that feels like it’s been … Read More

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Shop around corners


If you’re in NYC on a weekend, don’t miss what we think might be one of Manhattan’s most exhilarating and unpredictable shopping destinations. It’s called Antiques Garage and it’s open for business only on Saturdays and Sundays. This is a must-see for anyone who loves looking (and looking) for a … Read More

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A Merry Market


‘Tis the season for shopping and we can’t think of a merrier place to begin the search for the perfect gift than the Union Square Holiday Market. Some New Yorkers even say the holiday season doesn’t begin until the garland-festooned stalls are open for business. More than 150 vendors peddle … Read More

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Eating + Outdoors


Here’s one of our favorite ideas. Enjoy some of New York City’s best restaurants outdoors – in this case, the cozy and historic confines of nearby Worth Square. Mad. Sq. Eats, the semi-annual culinary pop-up market, is back with stall after stall – 28 in all! – of deliciously inventive … Read More

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The Big Apple’s Culinary Big Top


New York magazine called it “a sprawling gastro-circus,” we call it one of the best reasons to head to Manhattan. It’s Eataly, the gigantic culinary temple to all things Italian, and it’s located just five blocks from our front door (in the old Toy Building, for you locals). The brainchild … Read More

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