Diana Kane, the Park Slope boutique for all things soft, silky, unusual and handmade, is hosting two trunk shows this weekend featuring Brooklyn designers. Park Slope’s Megan Noonan makes handmade knits under the handle Marijn Bennett, while handbag designer Aki Kano hails from Prospect Heights. If that’s not reason enough to pop by, the store is offering 15 percent off storewide — but it balloons, swells, gianticizes to a full 20 percent off if you mention Brokelyn at the register. (Never a bad thing to mention at registers because people who work them need to know about us too.) But we digress: Diana Kane is at 229 Fifth Ave. at President Street, open tomorrow from 11 to 8.
One of the more commonly held themes (maybe even beliefs) about New York is that it is a pit of loneliness, where you can never feel more isolated while surrounded by millions of people. 30 Rock encapsulated New York’s uncanny ability to grind you down perfectly here. This can feel like a shitty city, especially during […]
Hot take: Halloween isn’t for everybody. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great holiday. It just favors creatives and DIY experts to a fault. Many people are Hallo-wise enough to start planning their costume for the following year on Nov. 1. — and if you’re one of those people, more power to you! — but that leaves the rest […]
Loitering has been a problem for coffee shop owners for so long that we’ve gone through several cycles of addressing it in New York City. First came limiting laptop hours and eliminating outlets, then things like timed wifi. Britcom hit Fleabag skewered the annoying laptop camper in its inaugural season this summer, which means it’s far from just an American […]