Chika Michieli of Mercato Handmade Head Scarves is a very talented accessories designer, best known for her groovy hair accessories. Her head scarves are pleated to conform to the shape of your head so they fit comfortably and stay on even on gusty days. Chika has a wonderful eye for patterns and colors and a knack for clever design techniques. She also makes stylish headbands, scarves and appliqued t-shirts, as well as the sweetest baby clothes.Read more →
Cherry season always feels so decadent to me. We get to savor these sumptuous, plump, perfectly bite sized fruits for a brief period, and we don’t even mind if they stain our favorite shirts. It always feels like cherry season comes and goes so quickly. This week we bought cherriesRead more →
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I am honored and humbled to be giving a presentation for the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. This organization is incredibly important and successful in keeping New York’s Greenwich Village safe from harmful development projects that threaten this bucolic and historic neighborhood from all directions. There is truly no place on earth like the Village. Because of the dedicated people at GVSHP and their supporters, the Village remains a vital, dynamic and diverse part of the city with green spaces, sky views, and wonderful architecture for everyone to enjoy.
My best advice to you: Get your Thanksgiving carving knives sharpened this weekend! I always plan to do it early, and yet there I am, every year, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, racing with my butter-knife dull blades to see Margery Cohen of Samurai Sharpening Service at Chelsea Market. Margery setsRead more →