TOURS

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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Saipua

Floral
Saipua

Photo: Mindy Best

Off of what you might call the main drag in Red Hook, Van Brunt Street, there are dozens of anonymous warehouses and garages. One of these, however, is not at all like the others. In fact, line up Saipua next to almost anything or anyone else and you might say that.

URL saipua.com

Luddite

Vintage & Antiques
Luddite, Williamsburg New York

Photo: Mindy Best

A “luddite” is one who resists progress in technology and industrialization. Luke Scarola and Rebecca Squiers have turned that resistance into a passion, creating a store that honors time-worn artifacts.

URL www.ludditeantiques.com/

Greenwich Letterpress

Design

Photo: Staff

Sisters Amy Salvini Swanson and Beth Salvini combined their talents in graphic design and fine art with their printing pedigree to form Greenwich Letterpress.

Scandinavian Grace - Catskills

Design
Scandinavian Grace in the Catskills

Photo: Courtesy of Scandinavian Grace

Scandinavian Grace has opened a spacious new outpost just outside of Woodstock, NY. The store is nestled among the Catskill Mountains, and the sturdy, timeless look of Scandinavian design fits perfectly with the landscape.

URL scandinaviangrace.com

The Conran Shop

Design

Photo: Courtesy of The Conran Shop

English designer, writer, restaurateur, and retailer Sir Terence Conran opened his first retail space in New York in 1999.

URL conranusa.com

Charmingwall

Art

Photo: Courtesy of Charmingwall

Nestled on the busy street of West 4th in the West Village one wouldn’t expect to find a gallery as charming as this one.

URL charmingwall.com