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Is That Bouquet Toxic?

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 06.28.2014 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Thinking about sending flowers to mom? It's a beautiful gesture -- who doesn't love to come home to a fragrant bouquet on her doorstep? But please don...

Astoria Characters: The Wedding Gown in the Trash

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

I'd like to tell you that I saw it shining in the light of the moon. That would be more romantic. But it was in the glare of the pre-dawn streetlight that it caught my eye. I was walking my dog on Crescent Street at 5:30 a.m. on trash day, and it was out at the curb with the cans.

Astoria Characters: The Analyze-This Psychologist

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 08.11.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

A dozen African masks. A baby grand. And a bouquet. If we are the sum of our possessions, these tell us most of what we need to know about Milton "Mickey" Wilner.

The Faithful Shopper: April Showers, May Flowers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With Mother's Day around the corner, it also seemed like a good time to discuss some of the great florists in our city. Whether your needs are for a simple bouquet or outfitting a full event, take a look.

Wine Basics: Drinking, Serving, and Tasting Wines

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Lisa Mirza Grotts

A general understanding of the art of drinking, serving, and tasting will add greatly to your enjoyment of this alcoholic beverage. Like most things, the more you learn about wine, the more fascinating the subject becomes.

Common Scents: Why Brides Carry Bouquets

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Maggie Van Ostrand

Back in the 15th Century, most people got married in the month of June because they took their yearly baths in May and didn't smell too bad a mere month later.