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Umbrellas

The Faithful Shopper: Mad for Museums

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2014 | 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!

I'm Getting Off at the 13th Floor

John Blumenthal | Posted 09.21.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Step on a sidewalk crack and your mother will immediately sustain a spinal injury? Yeah, that happens all the time. How come Dad gets away scot-free?

An Unfinished Song Which Completes a Life

Sophia Stuart | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
Sophia Stuart

Unfinished Song is set in England. But this is not a pastoral view of England set in rolling hills or a period piece in frilly bloomers. This is the other England that one rarely sees on the silver screen.

Rain Gear to Go

Karen Klopp | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Karen Klopp

When out and about during the day, we always err on the side of "better safe than sorry." Our advice is to throw into your bag a packable trench or rain jacket, a great hat, and a folding umbrella.

Get Under An Umbrella Like Rihanna

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The saying goes that "April showers bring May flowers," so why have we been experiencing torrential downpours here in New York City this summer? Whate...

Streetlamp Meets Umbrella: 'Lampbrella' Offers Automatic Shelter On Rainy Days

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.16.2012 | Technology

It's raining, you don't have an umbrella, and there are no awnings in sight. Mikhail Belyaev would like to have you covered with his latest invention,...

The Relentless Publicist & The Bad Blogger

Mihal Freinquel | Posted 04.19.2012 | Style
Mihal Freinquel

Thanking her for checking in was probably a bad move, as she continued to do so three more times within a month. Finally, though, after it seemed the publicist's emails would never ever end, I got real. I had to.

New Kickstarter Aims To Rebuild Glowing, Floating Umbrella Orb

Posted 02.13.2012 | New York

The last time the Harvest Dome--a floating orb made from soda bottles and the skeletons of discarded umbrellas--set sail towards the Inwood Park Hill ...

The Faithful Shopper: Time to Travel

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.01.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It may be August, but there's still time to sneak in that summer vacation. The key to a relaxing trip is making sure you're properly equipped before you leave, with the right luggage, the right information, and the right tools.

The Bumbershoot Manifesto

Melissa Kirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Melissa Kirsch

If you must buy an umbrella, never buy a fancy umbrella. They are so easily and commonly lost, stolen and left behind that it never, ever pays to have an umbrella that you can't bear to lose.