Eye On Design: Wendell Castle, Nirvana Armchair

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Wendell Castle  (19322018) was one of America’s most important contemporary furniture makers,  with several distinct stylistic phases in his career. At first he employed both exotic and native American woods to produce furniture characterized by biomorphic forms and attenuated surrealism.

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Honest Vegetarian Indian Restaurant is Love at First Bite!

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In NYC right now, it’s exciting to see  favorite neighborhoods making a post-pandemic comeback. New stores and restaurants are opening everywhere, revitalizing the local economy, and getting us all pumped-up for a fun summer in the city. Being a downtown girl, I love seeing what’s new in places like Bleecker Street, in the heart of Greenwich Village, where there’s always something  interesting to discover — especially when it comes to good eats. If you love Indian food as much as I do, please allow me to put Honest, a recently-opened fast casual Indian Vegetarian Restaurant, on your radar.

Honest has a fascinating history: a journey that’s taken this family business from its genesis as a street cart in India to an international chain with over 31 locations in the US, all serving delicious, healthy Indian specialties. Now, Honest has arrived on Bleecker Street, and that’s definitely worth getting excited about.
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The World’s Most Interesting Places to Visit

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Lost City of Petra (Photo by Spencer Davis on Pexels.com)

Are you looking for some of the most stunning and historical places to visit? These attractions we’ve picked out are not your average tourist destinations, as they can be relatively far from major cities, and accommodation may be a little sparse. In fact, you may feel like you’ve stepped back in time to the era of Wild West Saloons in some of them! What they lack in modern comforts, however, these places more than make up for in history and natural beauty. Continue reading The World’s Most Interesting Places to Visit

Modern Art Monday Presents: Charles Ray, Tractor

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Charles Ray’s sculptures are often loosely patterned on pre-existing ideas and things. Such is the case with Tractor (2005), which takes as its point of departure a boyhood memory and, more directly, an abandoned vintage tractor found in the San Fernando Valley, California.

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NYC Pride Activities for June 26th!

all you need is love by sipros photo by gail worley
All You Need is Love By Sipros for The Bushwick Collective (Photo By Gail)

I can’t believe that Pride Month is coming to a close already, when it should really be celebrated all year! Wah! You still have time to celebrate Pride with many activities, including the Parade, planned for today, June 26th. Get all the details at This Link!

all you need is love by sipros photo by gail worley

This Mural, which went up on June 15th, 2022, is located on First Avenue near 16th Street on the stop front of the Stuyvesant Town Leasing Office.

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