At the top of yesterday’s Etsy email blast of “kid-friendly” vintage finds: an electric, metal-bladed fan from a time long ago, when moms and dads must not have expected their children to reach adulthood with a full set of fingers. We’re no parenting experts here, but there’s probably a pretty good reason (or 10) why you can’t get fans with grates this big anymore. If you do insist on foisting your retro-chic sensibility on the small set (even though they all really do prefer Target crap instead) here’s a link to a decent primer on how to buy antique stuff on Etsy and elsewhere without maiming your kid.
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It’s always refreshing to see a nonwhite male making waves in the entertainment industry — even more refreshing to see a nonwhite female, but we’ll save that for another post —and Aziz Ansari has been killing the game. The lovable Parks and Recreation charmer and author of Modern Romance got even more romantic with his Netflix series Master of None, which […]
Cozy up and celebrate this Fall season, Urban Spookfest style, with warm libations, food, live music, FREE fun activities, while discovering unique locally crafted items this Sunday (Oct. 30th) from 1-7pm at the Greenpoint Loft. Wind down from the weekend’s Halloween festivities or warm up before Trick or Treating by hanging out in one of Greenpoint’s most beautiful historic spaces, restored […]