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Summer in NYC is still on! And here’s how you can experience it.

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What would New York City be without its people, restaurants, shops, art galleries, parks, and beaches? Although we can’t dine indoors, visit the big museums or attend a Broadway show, there is still so much to see and do in one of the greatest cities in the world. And in some ways, the city is…

Digital Discussions: A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers | Eleonora Volpe, Sustainable Fashion Stylist

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Eleonora Volpe is a Sustainable Fashion Stylist (or Eco-Stylist) and Founder of The Society of Green Arts. images of recycling and upcycling“The Society of Green Arts is a newborn non-profit organization that promotes upcycling and recycling co-creative action in order to find…

Digital Discussions: A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers | The Canvas by Querencia

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Interested in sustainable fashion? Watch this educational and inspiring interview with Devin James Gilmartin, President & Creative Director, and Kate Walz, Creative Director of Querencia Studio and Manager of The Canvas by Querencia Williamsburg, Brooklyn. They are interviewed by sustainable fashion designer and Like A Local tour guide, Amalya Meira. They work with over 120 sustainable…

Digital Discussions: A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers | Line & Label

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Do you ever dream about opening your own fashion label or boutique? Watch this inspiring video with Kate O’Riley, Founder & Head Designer of Line & Label. She is interviewed by sustainable fashion designer and tour guide, Amalya Meira. Line & Label is located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It is a boutique and studio that has a…

Why Williamsburg?

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Visitors to New York City either think they know Williamsburg or that it’s just not for them. Having a more recent reputation as a home to hipsters or seeing the extensive L train renovations may have put you off from taking the trip over / under the East River. Well not only is Like A…

A Closer Look: Line & Label // Sustainable Brooklyn Food & Shopping Tour

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A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers: Kate O’Riley, Owner, Creative Directer, Head Designer and mind behind all that is Greenpoint’s Line and Label took a minute to tell us more about her story. This boutique/studio has a magical way of offering up just the right mixture of hard edged leather, delicate necklace and that mystical…

Boss Babes Series #5: Suzanne Palmer of Olly Oxen Free Vintage

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March is Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day is March 8. We are proud to present a series of articles about some serious NYC and Brooklyn boss babes both past and present! Enjoy! Suzanne Palmer is the founder and force behind the incredibly special vintage store, Olly Oxen Free in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Open since…

Explore Brooklyn’s Design Center With Us!

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Industry City has taken the heart of New York’s former manufacturing hub and reimagined it for the 21st Century while still celebrating the city’s historic ingenuity and work ethic. This is an immersive experience: where designer meets maker meets buyer. New ideas happen spontaneously in the various open spaces that allow people to naturally collide….

The Best Halloween Parties & Events in NYC!

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Nightfall @ Green-Wood Cemetery October 19 As night falls across Green-Wood, step through the iconic Gothic Arch and into an unforgettable experience of ethereal sights and sounds. Guided by the thousands of flickering candles, you’ll wander along the Cemetery’s winding paths and have chance encounters with musicians, moving images, performance artists,…

Like A Local Tours Celebrates A Milestone: 10,000 Customers!

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Brooklyn, NY. September 10, 2018 — Like A Local Tours, a bespoke experiences company in Brooklyn, announced today that it has served over 10,000 customers from around the globe since launching in 2014. Like A Local Tours focuses on small group food, fashion and art tours offering insider access and high quality tour guides. “I…