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First Hint Of Spring: Dandelion Jelly from Berkshire Berries

Remember that glorious sunny day we had on Monday? The warm rays were streaming through this jar of Dandelion Jelly from Berkshire Berries at the Union Square Greenmarket. I could almost feel my frozen toes thawing at the thought that maybe, just maybe, spring would actually arrive some day. Luckily

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Welcome to DiffeeVille: Connecting Through Doodles with Cartoonist Matt Diffee

  Every once in a while, you get to meet the people you admire in person. Sometimes they walk into your corner store, or share the elevator with you, and sometimes they respond to your fan letter. In the case of New Yorker cartoonist Matthew Diffee, it was the fan

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Weekend Market Picks February 21 & 22, 2015: Deep Winter Distraction

If you want to take your mind off of the frigid temps outside, my latest story about Kingston Twenty One men’s vintage clothing and upcoming spring designs will help you remember that they day will soon come when your face won’t freeze off the moment you step outside your door.

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Kingston Twenty One: Fashion For Men Of Style And Substance

Last summer, I met Montego Travis Sylvester, or Trav, of Kingston Twenty One, in the Brooklyn Flea. Actually, I saw his brilliant collection of Kingston bowties first, and then I noticed the breadth and depth of his coveted collection of vintage menswear. Trav has been at the Brooklyn Flea since the very beginning. He has an extremely loyal following because he brings an amazing menswear to his boutique in the market every weekend for every season.

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Guest Blogger: Do They Even Have Hot Sauce In Africa?

The thing is, I don’t have much of a kitchen. So when I met guest blogger Joey Cameron of Ukuva iAfrica and saw his grand collection of African spices and hot sauces, I felt woefully ill equipped to test them out. I have tried many of them, and I’ve loved

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