A Gallery in the Sky
A construction site on 23rd Street is about to get a lot more colorful: On November 11, the scaffolding ringing Chelsea’s London Terrace Gardens building will be gift-wrapped by billboard-size works of 25 emerging local artists, courtesy of nonprofit arts organization ArtBridge.
Working Out the Italian Way Italian fitness company Technogym, seller of sleek and luxurious home-gym equipment, will opens its first showroom and lifestyle center in Soho on November 16, featuring its full line of equipment, as well as a “wellness lounge,” a library of design books, and a vertical garden of over 900 plants.
Gehry Speaks The always-provocative starchitect Frank Gehry will sit down for a free public conversation about the “troubled relationship” between architecture and beauty at the Pratt Institute School of Architecture on November 10.
Julie Gaines and David Lenovitz started Fishs Eddy 25 years ago with little more than a rickety pickup truck and a love of American-made housewares. Now their store’s inventory—and the museum-quality collection that inspires it—is hidden inside a 50,000-square-foot warehouse space in Jersey City.
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Olivier Giugni, floral designer and author of the new book Living Art, shows off his balconied apartment on Central Park North.
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The Brooklyn furniture restorer Christophe Pourny makes a wood-enhancing Furniture Tonic that’s already a good value at $15 a bottle. It takes just a few drops on a rag to restore luster to old, beat-up wood surfaces, which means a 200-ml bottle could outlast the furniture itself. Mention this newsletter for 20 percent off the regular price. (Cp@ChristophePourny.com or 718-855-8865.)