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The Art of the Nomad at ISAW

Written by Vatisha Smith on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Lifestyle, Museums, Our Town

When the word nomad is mentioned, what usually comes to mind is a group of people moving from place to place to hunt or find fresh grass for their livestock.  On March 6, the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW), at 15 E. 84th St., kicked off a new exhibit called Nomads [&hellip
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Outdoor Stunner

Written by Vatisha Smith on . Posted in Dwell OTDT, Our Town Downtown

Getting space—and light—in Greenwich Village 122 Greenwich St., otherwise known as One Jackson Square, stands out from the other buildings on the block. In a neighborhood with brick high rises and squat mixed-use town houses, 122 has a winding façade and floor-to-ceiling windows, creating a striking appearance. And tucked into this stunning building is an expansive [&hellip
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Leap into a New You

Written by Vatisha Smith on . Posted in Lifestyle, Our Town, Special Sections, Style, West Side Spirit

Shopping-Gracies Wines The holidays are over and Valentine’s Day has come and gone. What’s an avid shopper to do? With Leap Year coming up on Feb. 29, we’ve decided to examine some deals that focus on building a better you. Send your shopping suggestions to editorial@manhattanmedia.com. The Running Company, 1059 3rd Ave. (at 63rd St.), www.therunningcompany.net, 212-223-8109. [&hellip
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A Lesson in Restoration

Written by Vatisha Smith on . Posted in Dwell OTDT, Our Town Downtown

CH3 Carriage houses in the Village were once as common as town houses and walk-up apartment buildings are today. Few carriage houses have stood the test of time, but there is one noted exception on West 4th Street. Given the predilection New Yorkers have for real estate, it should come as no surprise that a recent [&hellip
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Valentine’s Gift Guide (That Won’t Break the Bank)

Written by Vatisha Smith on . Posted in Uncategorized

The best easy-on-the-wallet gifts There is no doubt that Valentine’s Day is met with anxiety and trepidation by New Yorkers hoping to do the night justice. For those budget-conscious romantics or for those of us who need a bit of inspiration, below is a list of some of the best Valentine’s Day buys, promotions and [&hellip
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Lights On…In Lower Manhattan

Written by Vatisha Smith on . Posted in Uncategorized

In a new recurring feature, we have partnered with the Downtown Alliance to present Kelly Rush’s “Lights On . . . In Lower Manhattan” blog in print. Rush keeps her finger on the pulse of the business scene at the southern tip of Manhattan—you can follow her at www.DowntownNY.com. Now that it’s January and we’ve [&hellip
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Walker’s Takes a Walk in Italian

Written by Vatisha Smith on . Posted in Uncategorized

By Penny Gray The owners of Walker’s, Tribeca’s favorite neighborhood eatery at the corner of North Moore and Varick streets, are rolling out an Italian alternative to their American fare next door at the new pizzeria Girello (“Walker” in Italian, posing a potential confusion for the multilingual)
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