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Shop Here / Eat There: Owl & Thistle and Gladys

In Shop Here/Eat There, we pair great shops with neighboring great eateries. Because when you shop, you work up an appetite. And if there’s a wait for a table, nothing passes the time like a little retail therapy.

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Strolby Welcomes: Thistle & Clover

Strolby is thrilled to welcome Thistle & Clover, a sleek boutique on a bustling block of Fort Greene. (more…)
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Sarah’s Guide To Marfa for Almanac of Style

We lent Strolby editorial director Sarah Stodola out to Almanac of Style so she could contribute one of the site's wonderful guest guides, this time around on Marfa! Here's a taste of what she had to say:  
This is a town with the artistic sophistication of a New York City, the pace of a muddy river, and an utterly singular atmosphere, where large-scale isolation fosters a hive of creative activity.
Marfa, Population 2121

And the Winner of our #strolbyroadtrips Challenge Is…

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Q&A: A7′s Melissa Patenaude

When husband-and-wife team Melissa Patenaude and Craig Hackey set out to create the perfect camera strap three years ago, they were motivated by a single purpose: to produce a product they would love and use themselves. The result was A7, a line of gorgeously crafted straps (available on Strolby Finds) from the Brooklyn duo that do justice to the keen sensibilities of serious photographers. (more…)

Current Diversions: The Franny’s Cookbook

When Franny's opened on Flatbush Avenue in 2004, my husband and I were living in Brooklyn Heights and were among the early crowds that lined up for the restaurant's now-famous pizzas. Over the years, it has probably been our most frequented restaurant in Brooklyn (besides Al Di La which, after we moved to Park Slope, was on our corner). Franny's was close enough to be easy and special enough to be memorable. I quickly found that its pizzas were just the beginning of what Franny's offered. (more…)
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Brooklyn Favorites: Lucky Magazine’s Verena Von Pfetten

Verena Von Pfetten’s love affair with Brooklyn started with a restaurant. The Lucky Executive Digital Editor moved to Manhattan for college at Columbia in 2001 and after graduation didn’t consider leaving the borough in the center of it all. She was still living there happily in 2007 when her then-boss at the Huffington Post invited her out to Brooklyn for dinner. (more…)

Introducing: Verdigris Tea

Strolby is pleased to welcome to the Hudson Valley's Verdigris Tea to the site, a tea emporium and cafe on a quiet stretch of Warren Street in Hudson, New York. Teas sourced from all over the world fill the dark wood shelves along with teapots, mugs and other goods. (more…)

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