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Pick of the Week: A Different Kind of Swilling

Swill Stool

By Regina Connell. Yes, there are terms that don’t show up even in Wikipedia or most of the online dictionaries.  One of those terms is “swilling”—not as in beer or gin. And it has nothing to do with pigs. What … Continue reading

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The unBrooklyn Merchant: Turtle & Hare

Sublime cup at Turtle and Hare

By Regina Connell. Sometimes, you enter a space that just really speaks to you. It’s your aesthetic, it’s your vibe, it feels like you’ve found your tribe. It makes you feel both grounded and more alive, and oddly moved. It’s … Continue reading

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Noticed: Sandra Torres Fine Porcelain Ware

art-rep3

By Dominique Koudsi. I’m starting to believe more and more that finding, much less owning, something with personality and quirks and a one-of-a-kind sparkle is becoming a rarity, even an indulgence. Trends might certainly have their place in my life, … Continue reading

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Mavens and Storytellers: Rena Tom (with an update)

Makeshift Society

By Regina Connell. When we met, Rena Tom has just gotten done with a successful Kickstarter campaign for her latest venture, to create the Brooklyn outpost of the Makeshift Society, the creative clubhouse for creative freelancers. And now, that outpost … Continue reading

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