Monthly Archives: August 2011

TV Dinner: Set the Tray

Inspired by a friend’s recent column she’s calling set the table, I’ve been attempting to make meals more of events. Trouble is, we are in between dining tables at the moment, and more often than I care to admit, eat … Continue reading

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House Tour: Orderly Display in Philadelphia

Frank and Ditta Hoeber’s Philadelphia loft is all about display. The architectural and design firm behind the space, Qb3 Design, wanted to create a “silent background” within which the couple could feature their book collection, art and objects. The building … Continue reading

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Mix of the Week: Spotify?

I’m not sure I love Spotify yet but a few people have suggested that I give it a whirl. I made a fun little test playlist and have shared it here. You have to sign up for Spotify in order … Continue reading

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Thanks, Scarpa!

Kirby, Myself and Emily just hanging out after trying on lots of shoes. A lot of ladies showed up between 5:30 and 7pm to shop Scarpa’s sale (75% off!) before it officially begins tomorrow. All thanks to a last minute … Continue reading

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This Just In: 75% Off at Scarpa Tonight

Shoe-Twitter-Fest 2011 just commenced a couple of hours ago. I love this town! If we can get 10 ladies to come out to SCARPA tonight and join me, Emily, Jeannine and Dana, we’ll all get an exclusive pre-sale of 75% … Continue reading

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Great Painter: Helen Frankenthaler

I don’t know much about Helen Frankenthaler, having just gotten into her via a documentery on art critic/guru Clement Greenberg. So here’s what I do know: she’s as New York as it gets, having lived there all her life, still … Continue reading

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Mix of the Week: AV Undercover

This week’s mix is a bit of a departure from the usual. I’ve posted a few favorites from the AV Club’s Undercover series. The staff at AV Club creates a list of 25 of their favorite songs and then invite … Continue reading

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