Wired magazine called it “the machine that will change everything,” and, given the hordes of creative types who flocked to the World Maker Faire in Flushing Meadows Corona Park this past weekend, 3D-printed projects in hand, eager to share tricks and swaps stories and ideas, they just might be right. It’s called the Replicator 2, [...]
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My fondness for the real estate site Curbed is no secret, not only because, for me, it’s the easiest, more entertaining way to get an constantly updated overview of the constantly changing NYC rental apartment scene, but also, as a resident of a NYC rental apartment, I love Curbed’s coverage of all sorts of neighborhood [...]
Foodies rejoice… Fairway announces new Kips Bay location! The first thing I should tell you, just to establish my bona-fides, is this: I love food shopping. Grocery stores, butchers, greenmarkets, bakeries, “specialty stores”, the weekly fleas and fairs, all of it. I go out to buy food at least three times a week. Sometimes four or [...]
The New York Times had a piece a few weeks ago titled “How Many People Can Manhattan Hold” that keeps popping into my thoughts as I go about my day, exploring New York City rental apartments and, more specifically, Manhattan neighborhoods: shiny and new, tired and creaky, everything in between.
NYC’s best chocolate can be found, in this writer’s opinion, at Mast Brothers bigger and better tasting room in Williamsburg. These days every specialty grocer in town has racks and racks of artisinal chocolate bars, whether imported (Vosges never disappoints) or local (Lidda Bit is always a treat). Chocolove, Chocolate Bar, Tazo, Art Bar, Michel [...]
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