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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Ale et Ange

Men's & Women's Clothing
Ale et Ange

Photo: Mindy Best

Step into Ale et Ange and you feel like you’ve stepped into your best friend’s apartment… That is, if your best friend is a clothing designer with a fondness for soul and jazz. Meet Osere Oyagha, your new best friend. Launched earlier this year, Ale et Ange is a partnership between Osere and Eloise Simonet, the designers behind the men’s and women’s clothing label.

Baxter & Liebchen

Furniture

Photo: The Studio

After six months of operating Baxter & Liebchen out of his 600 square-foot apartment, Andrew Kevelson moved his showroom to DUMBO.His current location on Jay Street is a colossal 5,000 square-foot warehouse stocked with vintage Danish Modern furniture and accessories.

URL www.baxterliebchen.com

Bright Lyons

Vintage & Antiques
Bright Lyons

Photo: Mindy Best

Bright Lyons is a colorful mixture of art and furniture, specializing in mid-century modern furniture. Owner Paul Bright was a former gallery owner from Ontario Canada dealing in art and design objects before venturing into his current passion of vintage Herman Miller and Knoll furniture. On a visit to New York City in 1999, Lyons happened upon a show at the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum on Charles and Ray Eames.

URL brightlyons.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

Darr

Vintage & Antiques

Photo: The Studio

Darr is the first collaboration of Brian Cousins and Hicham Benmira (Hollander & Lexer being their second). The store is a culmination of hours spent digging deep in the flea markets that dot the East Coast and Mid West, returning with the most anomalous pieces.

URL shopdarr.com

Dickson Hairshop

Grooming & Fragrance

Photo: Zoe Roman

Diagonal black and white stripes deck the walls of this tiny two-seat barbershop. A golden bottle of bourbon sits on a glass shelf by the window is offered to you just before you take one of the chairs.

URL dicksonhairshop.com