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.
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….
We wanted to encourage the artists to come out of their studios and make work that the audience could dive into, to interact with each other and explore their own creativity. We were weaving in and out of dumpsters making art out of trash. You’d see really exciting trends—you really felt you were on the cutting edge.
Love and respect cost nothing, so why should you spend money on a particular day, just because big business and the media tell you to prove it?