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Meet the New Japanese Face-Cleansing Tool That Will Radically Change Your Skin

Beauty February 3, 2016 0 Comments

A charming beauty proposal arrived at the offices last week, flown in from the small town of Kumano, Japan: a six-piece set of Suvé skin-cleansing brushes, whose sleek walnut handles and white goat-hair bristles were handmade by local craftsmen using 180-year-old techniques. These minimalist tools, Suvé explains, represent a new Japanese concept that focuses on gentle exfoliation—or, put another…

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Brooklyn Borough Prez Targeting 'Foodies' With Opening of New Incubator

City Guide New York February 3, 2016 0 Comments

The city has invested $1.3 million in Brooklyn FoodWorks. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams continues to push Brooklyn as a place for “foodies” with the official opening of Brooklyn FoodWorks, a food business incubator in the former Pfizer factory. Adams has invested $1.3 million of city money for commercial kitchens, co-working space, and classrooms in the building in partnership with…

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Long-Delayed Spring Set to Open For Lunch Next Week in Downtown

City Guide Los Angeles February 3, 2016 0 Comments

The Church & State owner and Tony Esnault have finally brought the place to life. Though it’s been mostly quiet for, oh, a few years now, rumblings have picked up that Spring restaurant will indeed be opening as early as next week. Per their now-functional site, the soft launch of lunch service exclusively begins on Monday, February 8, though the…

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CBGB Lives On at John Varvatos’s Rock ’n’ Roll Presentation

Fashion February 3, 2016 0 Comments

John Varvatos’s Fall collection was unveiled last night in an Eyes Wide Shut–esque, haunted house–like, rock ’n’ roll mausoleum. Except, Varvatos said, rock is not dead—just the old conventions of rock. “It’s alive and well, but it’s not about the music anymore, that changes. It’s about the attitude.” He cited Miley Cyrus as a contemporary rock star. And though to…

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