Month: August 2015

Crafting a Masterpiece

Thomas Jefferson described Lake George as “a gorgeous lake in the Adirondacks of New York State. It is famous for its crystal water and great beauty.” The lake still is famous, for the same reasons. But there is a another reason it is renown, one relatively few know about; it’s the home to Hacker-Craft, a …

Mackage and Bradley Theodore Present “The Underground Artist”

Mackage’s August Summer Series features Bradley Theodore, renowned street artist, curating an art collection at Mackage SoHo (123 Mercer Street). Mackage co-creative directors and co-founders Elisa Dahan and Eran Elfassy collaborated with Bradley to transform the SoHo space into a unique art gallery, complementing the arrival of the Fall/Winter 2015 Collection. “This exhibition is a …

Diane Brownstone’s Garden Efforts

Diane Brownstone has spent more than a $1 million turning vacant, trash-filled lots into thriving community gardens in NYC’s most underserved neighborhoods—and now she hopes to persuade more companies and foundations to do the same. The campaign is called “Adopt A Garden”–it’s the brainchild of Bette Midler’s non-profit New York Restoration Project (NYRP). After years …