Monday, April 14, 2014

Monday Links

Some news from across the globe about things made in the USA over the past few weeks: an ecofriendly company that pays $17/hr minimum wage, a football player whose accessories line is American-made, a beautiful series of photos of textile factories, one online retailer's public commitment to slow fashion, Governor Cuomo hosts summit on New-York-made beverages, Tesla cars, matzo (just in time for Passover), helicopters, breast implants, and more. Not necessarily in that order.

Here are a dozen articles and videos you need to see if you haven't already:

Friday, April 4, 2014

Gun Hill Brewing Co.


Some photos of my visit to the opening event at Gun Hill Brewing Co. tasting room in the Bronx. I spent the afternoon tasting their beers, eating food, and hanging out with friends. I tried their Gun Hill Gold (easy, golden ale) and Thunder Dog Stout (dark chocolate-like stout). Both very good.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

(Almost) From Head to Toe: The Mini-Golf Outfit


I got a relief from the frigid Northeast on a recent visit to my in-laws in South Carolina. One of my chambray shirts, some gray cords, and leopard smoking flats were the perfect thing to wear to play a fiercely competitive family game of mini-golf.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

How to Cook Everything

This is a post where I spout things about how Mark Bittman is a demi-God. His bible cookbook, How to Cook Everything (or HCTE, for those of us in the know), is the one that I could not live without.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Spotted at the Garden Center


Which reminds me, I need to give my windowsill herb garden a little TLC soon.

P.S. See more in the Spotted... photo series.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Not Your Garden Variety Florals



Spring is here! This day couldn't have come soon enough. Boy, has this winter been hard. I've been drooling over spring fashions as a way to get my mind off the deep freeze.

As Heidi of Jax and Jewels reminded me, florals for spring are neither groundbreaking or new. The recent American-made floral styles, though, that have been popping up just about everywhere, have been getting a bit of a modern update.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Weekend Links





Some news from the Made in America front over the past few weeks: wool, cars, pottery, microbrews, America's oldest hat maker, how Grand Central is getting in on Made in NY, made-in-USA designer Ernest Alexander opening up a store in NYC, American Apparel's newest newsworthy move, American flags, and more.

Here are a dozen thirteen articles and videos you need to see if you haven't already: