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"Ways of Treating Buildings in Order to See Them": Agustin Schang and 537 Broadway/110 Mercer Street

Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 04.20.2015 | Arts
Roslyn Bernstein

In 1992, Emily Harvey, a New York gallerist known for her support of the international avant-garde community, conceived of The Cast Iron Court Corporation Group Show, a curatorial project to be held in her SoHo building, 537 Broadway/110 Mercer Street, the last of George Maciunas's 16 Fluxhouses. It was an exhibit that somehow never materialized.

Don't Boycott Fake Designer Knock-offs

Tom Falco | Posted 03.18.2015 | New York
Tom Falco

I was reminded of Soho and the Lower East Side as I thought about the Elton John/Dolce & Gabbana fiasco boycott.

The Faithful Shopper: Favorite Flagships

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 03.16.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

One of the great advantages of shopping in the greatest retail city in the world is that we can visit each designer or brand's largest statement stores (aka flagships).

Tomi Ungerer: The Mirror of a Century

Christopher Herz | Posted 03.11.2015 | Arts
Christopher Herz

While there were instances where one could reflect on the history Ungerer moved through, at other times, you could see your naked self reflected back in the work. There is an almost healing potion that absolves you of your pain by experiencing the Ungerer's placement of it.

Faithful Shopper: Beach Babies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.14.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We've all had it with ice and snow -- it's time for sun and sand! Escape for a few days of warmth by the sea, and attire yourself accordingly from any of the stores below.

Faithful Shopper: Tops of 2014

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

This past year has been eventful in New York City retail, from market newcomers to high-tech stores to welcome announcements of what's to come. And of course, my last column of 2014 is the perfect time to discuss my favorite new stores of the year. Let me know what you think!

Proto SoHo: Artist Developers in New York City

Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 02.03.2015 | Arts
Roslyn Bernstein

They had occupied loft spaces, renting studios but living in primitive spaces illegally while they lobbied to get the zoning changed. They brought galleries and museums to the neighborhood and coffee shops and bars. But they could not prevent what happened next.

Embracing 'Showrooming'

Jon Bird | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Jon Bird

You can't fight the Internet and you can't bite the hand that feeds you. Instead, it's time to reinvent retail and embrace showrooming.

Faithful Shopper: Spectacularly Shod

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.14.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's boot season! And heel season and flat season and ... In other words, it's time to go shoe shopping for everything you'll need for this fall and winter. Look to any of these stores for shoes that will carry you through the season and beyond.

The Flower Vendor

Hans Hickler | Posted 12.07.2014 | Books
Hans Hickler

I love sunflowers. They have a special meaning for me. In SOHO there is a corner flower shop. It has dark red awnings and the Chinese shopkeeper's ...

Faithful Shopper: Coming Attractions

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.12.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that it's almost officially fall, all of us retail watchers are anxiously awaiting the new stores that are hurrying to open before the holidays! T...

Three Printers That Can Save on Space, Time and Money

Michael L. Berman | Posted 11.12.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

We have found ourselves surrounded by printers. Big and small. Fast and slow. Wireless and tethered. But they all have one thing in common: They get the job done with a minimum of effort on our part.

The Faithful Shopper: Casual Gems

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.24.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Anyone who knows me knows I love jewelry, from the simple to the stunning. And recently, we've had a slew of new and established jewelers opening arou...

Faithful Shopper: In My Beach Bag

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.13.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We're in the heart of beach season, and it's time to replenish our stock of essentials, from sunglasses to sunscreen, books to laptops and everything in between.

The Creative Class With Peter Marino

Rana Florida | Posted 09.06.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

From Chanel boutiques in Paris and Beverly Hills to Christian Dior stores in Shanghai and New York, Marino is an interior Design Hall of Fame member.

Tea Lovers, You're Drinking Tea All Wrong

Liza de Guia | Posted 08.13.2014 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I never heard of being "tea drunk" before. Never knew it was even a possibility for tea to have that effect on you.

The Faithful Shopper: Darling Dads

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.12.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Father's Day is Sunday and you're running out of time to make it special! Trust me, the fathers in your life do NOT need another tie, bottle of afters...

The Faithful Shopper: Graduation Gifts

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.29.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year again, when we congratulate our favorite college and post-degree graduates and cheerfully send them off into the working world!...

Interview: Griffin Dunne and The Discoverers

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's been a while since someone offered Griffin Dunne the chance to be the star of a movie. Or at least one that he wanted to star in. So when Justin Schwarz approached him with The Discoverers, Dunne was ready to say yes -- and is glad he did.

The Faithful Shopper: Best for Beauty

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.27.2014 | New York
Read More: The Art of Shaving, Aesop, Pmd, Byredo Parfums, Arquiste Parfumeur, Tatcha, John Varvatos, Winter, Rodin, Tom Ford Tracie Martyn, Malin+Goetz, Perfume, 130 Thompson Street, Stephanie March, The Beautiful Mind Series, Serge Lutens Beaute, RXR Profumo, Escentric Molecules, Rituals, Costume National, Clé De Peau Beauté, Bobby Flay, Odin New York, Yves Saint Laurent, Tiziana Terenzi, New York, Comme Des Garçons, Skin, Rouge New York, Corso Como, Fragrance Bar, Harlem, Manifesto, Lipstick Queen, Parfums De Rosine, 3lab, Koh Gen Do, 454 West Broadway, Balenciaga, Radical Skincare, Tria Beauty, Alora Ambiance, Chantecaille, Serge Normant, RéVive, Cire Trudon, Spring Beauty Gift Bag, Heeley Parfums, Kevyn Aucoin, Colbert MD, Makeup Forever, Soho, Claudio Riaz, 754 Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Ovando, Dries Van Noten by Frédéric Malle, Beauty Stores, Bois 1920, Carole Shashona, Hudson Yards, 242 Mott Street, Candles, Bottega Veneta, T. LeClerc, Noble Isle, Etro, 118 East 57th Street, Rebecca Perkins, 971 Madison Avenue, Liquides Imaginaires, Law & Order SVU, I Profumi Di Firenze, Rose Ray Goddess, Comme Des Garçons X Undercover, Central Park, Kiehl's Since 1851, Le Labo, Natura Bisse, Armani Beauty, Mason Pearson, Surratt, Verso, Deborah Lippmann, Greg Lauren, K/Ller Collection, Molton Brown, Barneys New York, Hermes, Roads, Highline, Make, Sue Devitt, The Organic Pharmacy, Sisley, Givenchy Beauty, The Laundress, 0483, Kre-at Beauty, Bobbi Brown, Jin Soon, Mila Moursi, 660 Madison Avenue, Nana De Bary, Faith Hope Consolo, L'Artisan Parfumeur, Cowshed, Aedes De Venustas, Antonia's Flowers, Australia, La Mer, Clarisonic, Oribe, Acqua Di Parma, Dr. Sebagh, Irene Neuwirth X Barneys New York, Nars, Maison Martin Margiela, Ulrich Lang New York, Hierbas De Ibiza, Meatpacking District, 24k Gold, By Terry, Ilia, Fresh, Kai, Baxter of California, Beauty Is Life, 555 Broadway, Själ, Terry De Gunzburg, Ren, Beauty Box, Saks Fifth Avenue, Giorgio Armani, Caviar, Serge Lutens, Ex Voto Paris, Tocca, 413 Bleecker Street, Red Flower, Bond No. 9, Monocle X Comme Des Garçons, Hourglass, Not Rational, 377 Bleecker Street, The Different Company, 1301 Third Avenue, Shiseido, 8 East 12th Street, Douglas Elliman, John Allan's, Mandarina Duck, Sunday Riley, Department Stores, Benefit, McCoy Design, Eve Lom, Apothia, Nasomatto, Davines, Sachajuan, Terveer, Bionova, Yosh, Marvis, Dyptique, Cochine, Taffin, Lightstim, Orogold, Sayuki, Atkinsons, Rahua, Iconofly, 111skin, Beautannia, Hylnds, New York News
Faith Hope Consolo

It's time to slough off winter skin, renew our faces, bodies and souls (and soles) with a stop at our favorite beauty stores and departments. Here are...

If New York City Neighborhoods Were European Cities, Where Would You Live?

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

We can't all afford the luxury of traveling or living abroad. But if you live in New York City, maybe you can experience some of Europe's offerings wi...

The Faithful Shopper: Mad for Museums

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.30.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Some of the best stores in town aren't run by our legendary retailers or international designers -- they're in our magnificent museums!

R&B: Reunion and Brotherhood

Kelsey Minor | Posted 03.31.2014 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

They took the stage at SOB's confident and smooth as though they never parted ways. The crowd of fans, mostly women screaming for them was some indication to me that the group has been missed and people are ready to see and hear more from them.

Remembering Douglas Davis

Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 03.26.2014 | Arts
Roslyn Bernstein

Remembering Douglas Davis: Critic, Internet Artist, and Resident of 80 Wooster Street April 11, 1933 -- January 16, 2014 When Shael Shapiro and I wer...

Forks, Corks, Villas and Vines in Argentina

Karen Loftus | Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel
Karen Loftus

Rest assured no matter how full the forks and corks and cultural offerings may leave you, you will leave Argentina begging for more.