Thrifting and Community Service

Thrifting and Community Service

By Claudie Benjamin The Goodwill store that opened at 157 W. 72nd Street in 2013 highlights a curated concept first piloted at an earlier Goodwill shop at 217 West 79th Street. The curated look?  Mostly gone is the old-time jumble, catch as catch can style thrift...
Lippold books a ticket to LGA

Lippold books a ticket to LGA

Richard Lippold’s Orpheus and Apollo, a site-specific piece designed for the grand foyer of the Philharmonic Hall at Lincoln Center, where it hung from 1962-2014 has spent the past 7 years in a box in New Jersey.  First reported by the New York Times, read about...
Gracefully Feeling Better

Gracefully Feeling Better

By Claudie Benjamin Every exercise therapy has its own philosophy and discipline.  Some have hallmark equipment designed to train the body in specific ways. Trainers and enthusiasts of particular techniques talk about finding what’s right for them in helping them feel...
Matching Occasions with Little Cards & More

Matching Occasions with Little Cards & More

By Claudie Benjamin It’s been decades since the Upper West Side was dotted with custom print stores where customers could lean on the advice of a seasoned printer as they selected fonts and paper quality for wedding invitations, business cards and custom holiday...
PETITION to NYC Mayoral Candidates

PETITION to NYC Mayoral Candidates

Tell them we want our next Mayor to prioritize preserving and protecting our city’s history, its landmarks, and the character of our neighborhoods. Full Petition Text: We, the undersigned residents of the diverse communities of New York City, feel it is imperative...