Spring has arrived. And that means a season full of spring markets! Below is a list of market openings this weekend, as well as other events coming up this month and next.Read more →
Seriously – what’s fall without pumpkins? I visited the Greenmarket on Friday, and I fell in love with every single pumpkin and gourd, in all their round, orange, green, and yellow glory. Some of them are lumpy and bumpy, and I love them too. And then I spotted this tiny gem under the Van Houten Farms tent.
It is call it a Pokemon Pumpkin, and someone took the time to turn it into a beautiful, tiny centerpiece for a weekend dinner party, or simply something to brighten up your desk or your kitchen. Van Houten Farms, in Orangeburg, New York, has been growing plants, fruits and vegetables for over 60 years. Visit them year round every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at the Union Square Greenmarket.
Here are this weekend’s fall Market Picks! There are some wonderful markets going on up in Harlem, so if you’re going up there, visit them all!Read more →
The rave reviews of the natural and organic beauty products from Naturally Susan’s are all right on. The photo is a small but incredibly wonderful sampler collection that includes: Avocado Lavender Salve, Oatmeal Facial Exfoliant, Chocolate Facial Masque, Lavender Oatmeal Bath Soap, Lemongrass & Honey Bath Soap, Sweet Orange BathRead more →
I have admired the work of textile jewelry designer Paz Sintes for a long time. I ran into her recently Bedford Barrow Commerce Village Craft Fair recently, and she had many new designs to show me. She makes absolutely divine necklaces, bracelets and earrings out of the finest textiles andRead more →
This morning I had the honor of participating in the celebration of Immigrant Heritage Week at an awards ceremony with the Business Center for New Americans. As an extra added benefit, I ran into the wonderful Jessamyn Rodriguez, Founder of Hot Bread Kitchen. She informed me that they have beenRead more →