Regular trunk shows introduce cocktail-sipping customers to an influx of fresh accessories, both antique and new.
When Harvey Elgart first started looking around the Williamsburg-Greenpoint area for places to open a movie theater, he saw a wide open opportunity in a neighborhood devoid of commercial movie options. “It was under-screened,” recalls Elgart, who at the time already operated the Cobble Hill and Kew Gardens Cinemas.
On January 23, former Community Board member and Public Safety chairperson, Teri Muroff Meyer, 44, passed away after a long battle with cancer. This community is a better place thanks to her.
There’s no ballroom dance craze in North Brooklyn to speak of—no clubs and a dearth of classes (even in the schools)—and Henry Cross noticed. For the 26-year-old instructor and former competitive ballroom dancer, purveyor of boogie and swing, he sees opportunity.
“I never imagined that you could see glaciers this big disappear in such a short time. There’s a powerful piece of history unfolding in these pictures….”
When Aelfie Oudghiri was 17 years old, she sat in a Turkish rug shop and negotiated with the dealer for six hours. She bartered so long her brother fell asleep, and the store closed while they haggled….
Anyone familiar with abusers knows that the first step in developing compliance is to isolate your “partner.” This sheds light on some of Bloomberg’s restructuring initiatives under mayoral control.