This sweet shop ups the ante on otherwise pedestrian hostess gifts. Do you usually present a jar of fruit preserves? Try the bacon jam! Typically […]
Hire these guys, led by the former head bartender from A.Bar, and you’ll get a top-notch staff to tend your bar, delicious handcrafted cocktails, and […]
Nonjudgmental shopkeepers? Workshops for beginners? An easy-to-navigate selection of ropes, XXX miscellany and apparel? BDSM suddenly seems—dare we say—accessible.
When you’ve got a weatherproof Ventile exterior (first developed for WWII flight suits), a trim silhouette and dashing accoutrements (USA-made glen-check lining), unexpected showers don’t […]
When the pretzel shop next door to Bill Kelly’s 64-year-old Ivy Inn went belly-up, the shuffleboard enthusiast decided to open a 1,000-square-foot annex devoted to […]
This bibliophile paradise has earned its well-deserved hype: It boasts near-weekly author events, offers on-point book recommendations, and hosts ongoing writer workshops. The tightly edited […]
If the name alone conjures images of French hilltop villages, just wait until you visit. With bleached floorboards, tidy tables of accessories, and racks of […]
Around since the ’80s, this hole-in-the-wall purveyor of avant-garde art magazines, exotic cigars and loose tobacco was cool long before studied hipsters infiltrated the ’hood.
Trained gemologist Lauren Priori scours estate sales nationwide to pluck the very best baubles for her appointment-only studio and online shop. Case in point: A […]
After a decade as a men’s and women’s boutique, AITA has pivoted back to its boozy roots, focusing on spirits and barware. While we’ll always […]
Easy navigation (boxes are clearly labeled), rock-bottom deals ($25 canvas weekenders, $20 button-downs, $5 tees), and credit-card compatibility (a rarity on the sample-sale scene) make […]
We’ll admit: Not everything in this sparsely furnished shop is the most practical. (Really, who needs an artisanal dinner bell?) But its tabletop goods are […]
While most shops focus solely on statement garments, this treasure chest pays just as much (or more!) attention to its accessory assortment. Evidence: tables rife […]
Ron Wilch, designer by trade, is a fit genius: Everything that goes into his two-year-old tailor shop—bridesmaids’ dresses, old suits, new suits, slacks, sundresses, you […]
Yes, yes, we’re all still mourning the loss of Superior Shoe Repair. But Charles is the perfect rebound: Reliably good repairs and a speedy turnaround […]