Precious Pink Peonies

Wondering if any of our wonderful customers might like supple suede elbow patches in the color of these lovely peonies?

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On the Spot: SoHo

Jack’s favorite people, places, products, independent businesses—and a few other things thrown in for fun.

When Jack was still a puppy, he lived for two years in SoHo. Herewith a few of his favorite spots...

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On the Spot: Gramercy Typewriter Co.

Jack’s favorite people, places, products, independent businesses—and a few other things thrown in for fun.

It’s no secret that vintage typewriters have been rolling back into vogue. Bearing witness to the cultural shift requires only a visit to the Brooklyn Flea, or one of the many Type-In events that are held around the U.S. throughout the year. And certain corners of social-media outlets are teeming with snaps of the old-school desktop devices. But these quirky, cumbersome machines are not only gaining popularity among hipsters and neo-Luddites...

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On the Spot: Barry Blitt Exhibit in Roxbury, CT

Jack’s favorite people, places, products, independent businesses—and a few other things thrown in for fun.



“Thirty or Forty Scratchy Drawings of American Presidents by Barry Blitt,” an art exhibition on display at the Minor Memorial Library, in Roxbury, Conn., comprises some of the cartoonist-illustrator’s best editorial work involving politics, a central theme in his oeuvre.

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