The Bacon Tour

By David Tez

Photo: Staff

From time to time, The Scout will feature interborough food tours designed as culinary and geographic explorations of our fair city. Each has been field tested, in a single day,…

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The Tenenbaums

By Siobhan Vivian

Photo: Staff

The Royal Tenenbaums is Wes Anderson’s visual love letter to New York. Though never explicitly named, the film presents a stunningly constructed pastiche of the quirky, the kitschy and the…

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Meet the Neuharts

By Sarah Williams
Textile & Objects shop 1961

Photo: Todd Webb courtesy of máXimo

We were first smitten with the work of Marilyn and John Neuhart upon discovering the handcrafted, colorful dolls that Marilyn created on commission for Alexander Girard’s Textile & Objects Shop in New York City. Anyone obsessed with mid-century modern design might wish that they could step back into the 1960’s to visit a store like this—a world of pure color, Girard’s Herman Miller textiles, and folk art from around the world.


Hidden and Hipster-Free

Food / Drink
By Maggie Shi
Cordato’s Deli

Photo: Staff

PDT, La Esquina, Milk & Honey…secret bars and restaurants are scattered all over the city. But let’s face it; these unmarked or “underground” places aren’t so secret anymore. In fact, anyplace that doesn’t have a name, a sign, or a phone number instantly becomes the next hot spot.