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Lauren Murrow

August 29, 2011 |
Manhattan State Park

Two adventure-gear retailers stake competing claims for the local “urbaneer” market.

August 22, 2011 | Ask a Shop Clerk
Ask a Shop Clerk: Carlos-Ameen Jureidini-Cully

Yakblak, Dekalb Market, 138 Willoughby St., nr. Flatbush Ave., Ft. Greene; 707-925-2577

August 22, 2011
A Fresh Direct for Bikes

You can order a two-speed Brooklyn Cruiser model online and have it delivered to your home and fully assembled the next day.

August 8, 2011
Swap Out Your Flip-Flops

More supportive than thongs (and less grimy), espadrilles are officially the city dweller’s summer slip-on. But they’re hardly one-style-fits-all.

August 8, 2011 | Store Openings
New Shops for the Dog Days

August’s retail arrivals include a venerable boot hawker and a charitable department store.

August 1, 2011
Rolling Near the River

This Thursday, a temporary 8,000-square-foot open-air roller-skating rink opens beneath the High Line.

July 11, 2011 | Store Openings
Be Your Own Brewmaster

The growing legion of home brewers has a new source for hops at Bitter and Esters.

June 27, 2011 |
Ferried Away

With the new East River ferry service, the city’s water-transit universe is complete. Here, a hop-on, hop-off guide to the most entertaining ports of call.

June 13, 2011 | Best Bets
Can’t Wait for the Sequel

Touring the High Line’s tree-filled, snack-blessed, inflatable-mascot-inhabited second segment, open to the public June 8.

June 6, 2011 | Store Openings
A Dandy Goes Downtown

Menswear designer Jay Kos opens a new store in Nolita.