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Tonight: Two Events of Note from Our Brooklyn Partners

Craft lovers and literary enthusiasts, we've got you covered tonight with two events from our Brooklyn-based partner shops... (more…)
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A Stroll Down…Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights

Just five years ago, Franklin Avenue was an overlooked thoroughfare in an overlooked neighborhood. That changed as the racial tensions that scarred the area in the early 1990s receded into history, giving way to a growing cadre of destination-worthy restaurants and pioneering shops. They complement the area’s fantastic historical architecture and proximity to Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Museum. (more…)
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Greenlight Bookstore Celebrates 5 Years this Saturday

It's hard to imagine that Greenlight Bookstore wasn't always there on Fulton Street anchoring Fort Greene's literary scene, but in fact it was exactly five years ago today that the shop opened its doors and made its first sale--a book about craft beer. (more…)
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10 Brooklyn Jewelry Designers with Their Own Shops

Brooklyn jewelry designers have emerged over the past decade or so with a distinct philosophy, fusing the concepts of high-end luxury with low-key presentation. They’ve also shown a gutsy independent streak, which may go a long way in explaining why so many of them also run their own shops. Their retail spaces become extensions of their design aesthetics and ideal environments for people to enjoy their latest works. (more…)
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Austin Favorites: Busy-Being’s Amber Ambramson

Working in a Los Angeles art gallery in the early years of the new millennium, Amber Abramson knew that before her son entered high school, she wanted him to be living in a place like Austin: creative, supportive and bursting with culture. "My first visit to Austin was in 2008 and I immediately fell in love," she says. So the summer before he entered the 9th grade in 2011, they packed up and made the move. (more…)
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Austin’s 5 Best Food Trucks

Some of the best food to be had in Austin, Texas comes not from the kitchens of fine dining establishments, but through the windows of food trucks and re-imagined Airstreams. Food trucks have taken over virtually every available empty lot in town, and picking just one can be a daunting process. We brought in some of Strolby's Austin partners to help. (more…)
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5 Can’t-Miss Spots in Booming East Austin

Over the past couple of years, East Austin has emerged as a leading creative hive in the Austin area. For the latest in arts and culture, it's the neighborhood to head to first and foremost on a trip to the Texas capital. On a recent visit, we discovered five places not to be missed on a visit to East Austin... (more…)
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Viewing Peak Foliage in the Hudson Valley: Insider Tips

The Hudson Valley offers up great vistas year-round, but come autumn it leaps into a league of its own, when the hues of the turning leaves burst onto the landscape and soon overwhelm it. As we approach peak foliage for the area over the next week, we asked the shop owners and makers of the Hudson Valley for some insider tips on the best spots to take it all in. (more…)
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Spotlight On … Marfa Brands’ Ginger Griffice

As a producer of photo shoots for fashion glossies and other clients in New York City, Ginger Griffice was always a creative person. But it took the tiny arts mecca of Marfa, Texas to turn her into a maker. (more…)

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