Steven Kurutz

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Highbrow Fashion in Gritty Spaces

These global brands made a splash in New York by going super-local.The Cock is a low-ceilinged, pitch-dark East Village dive that has been described...

Tanqueray Looks Back at Her Grand and Gritty New York Life

Stephanie Johnson went from burlesque nights in Times Square to internet stardom. “I did it my way and it worked,” she said.Stephanie Johnson has...

How Kate Quinn Became the Supreme of Baby Clothes

Ruffled onesies. Tiny cardigans. An online shopping mania has emerged for the brand Kate Quinn.People who work at Kate Quinn, a fashion brand that...

Nebula, a Big New Club, Wants Manhattan to Dance Again

Yang Gao, a newcomer to the nightlife business, took a gamble when he spent $12 million in the middle of a pandemic to carve...

It’s Easier to Find Covid Tests — for Now

Once hard to find, at-home test kits are easily available, and you may have more than you need — for now.Earlier this month, Juliana...

Outsider Artists Find Freedom at Summertime Gallery in Brooklyn

Summertime Gallery is redefining what outsider means, one art show at a time.Sophia Cosmadopoulos and Anna Schechter, who run Summertime Gallery in East Williamsburg,...

Hamish Bowles Enters The World of Interiors

Hamish Bowles had a message for longtime readers of The World of Interiors. “I have not come into this storied title to wreak egomaniacal...

Pebble Bar Opens in Rockefeller Center with Pete Davidson and Nicholas Braun Among Investors

The guys behind the Smile and Ray’s are opening Pebble Bar in touristy Midtown. Celebrity friends like Pete Davidson and Nicholas Braun are investors.The...

Fever? Sore Throat? Just Check ‘No’ on Covid Form

Attestation forms for Covid may be turning us into fibbers.Every morning, Ashley, a mother of two on Long Island, has to navigate an ethical...

‘Sex and the City’ Reboot Is Not the Only Problem for Peloton

The high-end exercise bikes have flooded Facebook Marketplace and Craigslist in recent months.The biggest problem for Peloton’s cameo in the reboot of “Sex and...

The Godmother of ‘Plant-Based’ Living

Frances Moore Lappé, the author of “Diet for a Small Planet,” which was published 50 years ago and spurred a movement toward vegetarianism, looks...

Primp Your Ride

The 1969 Pontiac Le Mans had been sitting in a garage in Greenwich, Conn., undriven and, by the look of it, untouched for two...

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