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Dark. Chocolate. Sorbet. and Ice Cream at Grounded NYC

Dark. Chocolate. Sorbet. and Ice Cream at Grounded NYC

Posted 23 April 2008 | By | Categories: emily approved, food, happiness, nyc, taste | No Comments

Grounded ( Jane St, New York NY 10014) just introduced sorbets and ice creams, handmade by the multi-talented Sarah (pictured below), who also plays awesome banjo. … Other flavors to check out: spiced strawberry sorbet, Grounded house espresso, chocolate ice cream, mango cardamom sorbet and coconut creamsicle sorbet.

My Fingers Wear Pants… and Read Books

My Fingers Wear Pants… and Read Books

Posted 16 April 2008 | By | Categories: advertising, books, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, funny, marketing, nyc, shopping, video | No Comments

I had noted “I Was Told There’d Be Cake” by Sloane Crosley as a book to read, but without a sense of urgency. … I Was Told There’d Be Cake by Sloane Crosley from Book Videos on Vimeo .

The New French and Other Neighborhood Characters

The New French and Other Neighborhood Characters

Posted 05 April 2008 | By | Categories: culture, design, emily approved, food, happiness, nyc, observations | 1 Comment

They also ran an editorial Most Perfect Neighborhood Was feeling low this morning over some kind of romantish nonsense and about to schlep a giant duffel of old clothes down to Housing Works so they could start a new life. … Strolling back from depositing donation and trying to decide between omelette at Petite Abeille or Panino Mucho Giusto or something salady at Le Pain Quotidien, I see “The New French” on the windows of the old Le Gamin at 536 Hudson St in Maira Kalman’s unmistakable handwriting.

links for 2008-02-15

links for 2008-02-15

Posted 15 February 2008 | By | Categories: books, links, music, nyc, photography | No Comments

Photos from 18th Annual Tibet House Benefit Great photos by Kathryn Yu from a fantastic concert including Sufjan Stevens, Ray Davies, Tom Verlaine, Band of Horses, Nawang Khechog, monks from the Drepung Gomang monastery, Philip Glass, Phamie Gow, Ashley MacIsaac, and Marisa Monte (tags: concert photos tibethouse) Choose from over 180,000 new releases and classics […]

links for 2008-02-10

links for 2008-02-10

Posted 10 February 2008 | By | Categories: activism, animals, art, better world, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, environment, flowers, food, gardening, links, nyc, senses, sustainability, technology | No Comments

Betting a Farm Would Work in Queens – New York Times Sur les paves la ferme (Over the pavement, the farm), is the theme of Work Architecture‘s winning proposal for P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center‘s 2008 summer courtyard. Reflects the movement from industrialization to postindustrialization, from global to local, from free market to farmer’s market, and […]

What to Wear in NextCity

What to Wear in NextCity

Posted 09 February 2008 | By | Categories: advertising, ask emily, consumerism, culture, design, environment, fashion, health, marketing, nyc, observations, retail, shopping, technology | No Comments

Tinfoil hats are so passé. So what should you wear to Faraday’s Cafe? Check out the latest collection of electromagnetic field blocking and “anti-identity theft” clothing at DDCLAB (427 W 14th St, New York NY 10014 map). Here’s the text from the windows: EMF: Electro Magnetic Field Block Anti•Identity•Theft•Fabric Electric Resistivity measure of how strongly […]

Travel: Best Way From New York to Boston

Travel: Best Way From New York to Boston

Posted 09 November 2007 | By | Categories: better world, emily approved, nyc, product review, travel | No Comments

“I loathe the bus. There has to be a more dignified means of transportation.” –Sixteen Candles What’s the best way to get from New York to Boston? It’s not the Delta Shuttle or Amtrak Acela. Forget about Fung Wah and Vamoose. The most fabulous, luxurious and yet relatively environmentally friendly way to get from the […]

Kenro Izu: Bhutan: The Sacred Within

Kenro Izu: Bhutan: The Sacred Within

Posted 05 November 2007 | By | Categories: art, better world, books, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, flowers, gardening, happiness, interconnected, love, nyc, observations, people, photography | Comments Off on Kenro Izu: Bhutan: The Sacred Within

Kenro Izu, “Druk #131”, Taksang Monastery, Paro, Bhutan 2003 Kenro Izu: Bhutan, the Sacred Within November 2, 2007–February 18, 2008 Rubin Museum of Art 150 West 17th Street, New York, NY 10011 What a treat to hear Kenro Izu talk with Owen Flanagan at the Rubin Museum of Art in conjunction with the opening of […]

Sweet Pre-Trial Discovery: Papabubble

Sweet Pre-Trial Discovery: Papabubble

Posted 30 October 2007 | By | Categories: ask emily, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, food, nyc, retail, shopping, taste | No Comments

Photo by Robyn Lee, ‘the girl who ate everything,’ some rights reserved. Reporting from New York Criminal Court, 100 Centre St, Jury Duty, Day 2. Wow, the wheels of justice move slowly. At least you can now enjoy wifi while you’re waiting to be called, so bring your laptop (Twitter, Facebook and Meebo blocked). But […]

The Principles of Uncertainty with Maira Kalman

The Principles of Uncertainty with Maira Kalman

Posted 26 October 2007 | By | Categories: art, books, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, food, funny, happiness, love, music, nyc, people, product review, typography, women | 1 Comment

Mocha cream cake from Maira Kalman’s mother’s bakery on Johnson Avenue in Riverdale, NY (see p.246-247), served at a celebration for the release of The Principles of Uncertainty at the NYPL. Do you engage with pleasure, curiosity, fun and celebration (with time for naps) in the face of the tragedy of the day? Do you […]

golden purslane

Posted 02 September 2007 | By | Categories: emily approved, food, gardening, happiness, nyc, passions | 1 Comment

golden purslane, originally uploaded by this is emily. In Natural History, Pliny the Elder encouraged wearing purslane as an amulet that could expel all evil, but today most people in the US consider purslane a weed. Nevia No of Yuno’s Farm turned me on to it as a salad green last year, and I got […]

links for 2007-05-23: places we love

Posted 23 May 2007 | By | Categories: books, consumerism, culture, design, happiness, links, love, marketing, nyc, travel | 1 Comment

Maira Kalman New Yorkistan T-shirt and early sketches at REMO General Store Remo’s offering a T-shirt and jigsaw puzzle version of Maira Kalman’s delightful “New Yorkistan” New Yorker cover. Check out the funny backstory and images of the map in progress from the original cocktail napkin sketch. Remo’s also doing some interesting social shopping experiments… […]

NY Design Week Highlights: Haute Green & ICFF

NY Design Week Highlights: Haute Green & ICFF

Posted 21 May 2007 | By | Categories: consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, fashion, furniture, love, nyc, observations, senses, shopping, taste | No Comments

corona solar lighta solar powered outdoor LED lighting system that can be staked to the ground, attached to a wall or placed on a tabletop. uses no glues or fasteners and is easy to diassemble for recycling.