New York seems determined to hold on to its last vestiges of warmth during this autumn, but as the temperature slowly starts to drop and the leaves begin to fall, it is once again time to reassess my beauty essentials, both at home and on the road. Continue reading
If you like places that look frozen in time, haunted with a past that begs to be told over a campfire, then you’ll find it worthwhile to visit Phoenicia’s Homer & Langley’s Mystery Spot Antiques. Advertised throughout town as the home of Veronica Lake’s ashes, this store of oddities can draw you in for hours. From animal heads and old dolls, to musty books and vintage dresses, each crammed corner of this store is full of strange and mysterious objects, that all come with a story. Perfect to while away the hours of a rainy day, make your way back into the depths of the shop for some hidden treasures to take home.
The Graham and Co. held their second weekend of the Phoenicia Flea over Columbus Day weekend and it was the perfect fall weekend retreat. Just a short 3 hour bus ride from New York’s Port Authority, Phoenicia is a town on the cusp. A hipster getaway, thanks to the stylish and very instagramable Graham and Co hotel, the crowd at the Phoenicia Flea looked like a scene right out of Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg, albeit a bit quieter. The Flea was a highly curated group of artisans, designers, and creatives including brands like Escape Brooklyn, Straw and Gold, Owlkill Studio, Local Creative, Thorneater and more.
With fall in full force and Halloween just around the corner, now is the ideal time to escape New York City and head upstate, or in my case to New Jersey, to partake in some classic autumn activities. I drove to Secor Farms, just a quick one hour drive from Brooklyn for their farm fresh activities. Continue reading
Happy almost Halloween! With pumpkins gracing every corner market and decorations lighting up the streets at night, it’s natural to want to partake in the holiday spirit. If you’re not a fan of the generic costume, or just want to start joining in the Halloween festivities early, here is some sartorial inspiration. Break out your fall wardrobe and spread some festive spirit throughout the month of October.