A Treasured Collection by Yale’s Rare Book Librarian

When Yale curator and rare book librarian Susan Alon decided to try something new in 1998, she set up a

At Clinton Antique Center, The Best Things Are Not for Sale

When you walk into Clinton Antique Center in Clinton, CT, the jaw drops as you see hundreds of massive and

A Hotel in New Haven Inspired by Yale and Wes Anderson

One of the best places to stay for a design-conscious mind that would like to enhance the studious ambiance of

Street Scenes in Bridgeport, CT

On my way to New Haven on a recent Sunday, I stopped by at Bridgeport, CT — a quaint historic

Visiting one of the last flea markets of the season

The fall is here and that means that some of the fascinating and fun to visit outdoor flea markets are

Borderline Records + Tapes

While Borderline Records & Tapes may be only 10 years old, the looks of it can transport you into the

Philadelphia Record Exchange

One of the longest-standing record shops in Philadelphia is as quaint as the city itself. With 35+ years in business,

Sunday in New York

There are few pleasures comparable with taking a stroll through Manhattan on an early Fall Sunday. I started downtown and walked all the way up to Central Park

Independent, Clean-Cut Art Fair at Iconic New York Building

40 hand-picked galleries from around the world gather at Battery Maritime Building to prove that artists can never settle, even amid a pandemic

At the Massive Brimfield Antique Show in Massachusetts: Day 1

I was excited to find out that one of the largest antique shows in the country is finally back in

Psychodelic Whimsy at Niki de Saint Phalle Show at MoMA PS1

While I haven’t heard of artist Niki de Saint Phalle before, I immediately fell in love with her work at

A Day in New Haven, CT

It’s been a few years since I’ve come to New Haven, CT, a historic city some 2 hours from NYC.

A Rare 1996 Vitra Catalog Featuring 100 Most Important Chairs From Its Collection

In the Summer of 1996, Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein (Germany) set up an ambitious exhibition that presented

Quirky Mid Century Finds at Magic Hill in Hudson, NY

During my latest trip to Hudson, NY I finally managed to step inside Magic Hill, a fun and quirky storefront

Architectural Salvage Warehouse in Ithaca, NY

I love to wonder around architectural salvage warehouses. It’s an immersive experience close to nothing else – it allows you

Rare Books at a Hidden Barn in Connecticut

Just minutes away from New Haven, CT and Yale University, there are two unassuming weatherbeaten barns sitting amid a scenic

New Record Shop Opens in Industry City

I love record stores the same way I love bookshops. For me, a perfect Sunday might as well include a

A Secret Look at Leningrad Street Views Through a Rare 1950s Soviet Photo Book

During one of my recent book scavenges, I’ve come across a fascinating photo book published in the USSR in 1957,

Massive Antique Market, Elephant’s Trunk, Opening For 2021 Season

For more than a year I’ve been missing the energy of large outdoor flea markets — a place where I

A Look at the Re-Opened Italian Art Gallery in Upstate New York

As galleries and museums slowly start to re-open for the season, I took a trip up North from NYC to

A Vibrant Artist Space in the Heart of Richmond

Founded in 2009, Studio Two Three has been fostering the local art community by providing some 100 artists access to

A Walk Through Philadelphia in Spring 2021

If I had to walk for 24 hours straight, one of my favorite cities to pick would be Philadelphia, PA.