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Sarah Bernard

October 18, 2010 |
The DIY Wedding

It’s not for everyone, but a self-made celebration can boost both savings and satisfaction.

August 2, 2010 |
Ask a Seltzer Man

Third-generation seltzermonger Walter Backerman on the dying art of H2O delivery.

August 2, 2010 |
Soda, the DIY Way

The best argument for making your own soda water is fizz control.

July 12, 2010 |
Where to Share...

Where to share a sailboat, an office, and more.

June 17, 2010 | Weekend Travel
Explore Modern Montauk

A crush of newly renovated hotels, surfer-chic boutiques, and off-the-beaten-path seafood spots are revitalizing the classic Long Island beach town.

June 28, 2010 |
It’s Good to Be a Kid

The top nineteen sites to dig, swing, scale, slide, and herd hippos.

May 3, 2010
Limelight: The Mini-Mall

In a resurrection that’s bound to give former nightlife wanderers a case of Zeitgeist vertigo, the storied eighties megaclub is reborn as a shopping emporium.

January 4, 2010
Union Square Wonderland

Joining the Greenmarket, the various fairs, the NYU students, and the tourists is this sprawling new state-of-the-art playground that’s both cognitively stimulating and ridiculously fun.

December 21, 2009
Winter Blankets

The sofa is suddenly very appealing, particularly beneath a cozy cover. But how to find the right (nonshedding, warmth-trapping) one? We tested nine throws outside on a blustery, low-40s day, then ranked them for heat and comfort.

November 23, 2009 |
The “You Ask, We Find” Holiday Gift Guide

A bike that folds, two sets of pink baby booties, a beagle named Junior—people have pretty specific ideas about what makes The Perfect Gift, and still we agonize while shopping. Here, we polled the locals for their wish lists, then suggested one gift for each.