- Here’s ten alternative, off-the-beaten-path Valentine’s Day activities you can use to woo your crush. [Untapped]
- Leave your selfie stick at home when visiting NYC museums. [Gothamist]
- Get your pinball game on in Kips Bay. [Brooklyn Based]
- Taking a look at the history of Castle Clinton in the Battery. [Daytonian in Manhattan]
- Check out designer Kate Spade’s home. [Airows]
- Did you know there’s a replica of a historic Irish castle in upstate New York? [Atlas Obscura]
Kate Spade New York
, Fri, February 6, 2015
Daily Link Fix: Vintage Photos of Hipsterless Brooklyn; Shoppable Construction Barriers by Kate Spade, Mon, October 13, 2014
- Hipsterless Brooklyn: If the title wasn’t great enough, the vintage, post-WWII photos in Time’s online collection are pretty amazing.
- The Park Slope home of Dwell Magazine’s Editor in Chief Amanda Dameron is everything we’d expect, from hand-blown glass wind chimes to children’s book displays. Take the virtual tour on the New York Times.
- Archiwindows illustrations by Federico Babina depict prolific architects like Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Zaha Hadid as silhouettes inside windows of their most famous buildings. Check it out on Dezeen.
- Kate Spade New York debuts “shoppable construction barriers” that will make those unsightly pedestrian walkway walls a bit more attractive and let you engage in a little retail therapy on the go. More on the New York Observer.
Images: City veterans housing project, Canarsie, Brooklyn, 1946, Ed Clark—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images (L); Kate Spade construction barrier, via Kate Spade New York (R)