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DAVID GRAVER

David Graver

BEER
LAGERS
PREMIUM LAGERS
HOUSE BEER
COLORADO BREWING
BREWERIES
LOS ANGELES
ALCOHOL
DRINKING
House Beer's Premium Lager Expands East
The founders of House Beer aren't trying to be anything but producers of a tasty, premium lager. The brand, which launched back in 2013, has made a presence in LA where its group of founders reside. Now, however, they're pushing eastward and a...
THE BEEKMAN HOTEL
BEEKMAN STREET
HOTELS
NYC
FINANCIAL DISTRICT
FIDI
THOMPSON HOTELS
5 BEEKMAN STREET
LOWER MANHATTAN
TOM COLICCHIO
MARTIN BRUDNIZKI
KEITH MCNALLY
Inside NYC's Storied The Beekman Hotel + Residences
There are few buildings in NYC that carry as much allure as 5 Beekman Street, once known as Temple Court. Built between 1881 and 1883, a central enclosed nine-story Victorian atrium defines the interior. It was unparalleled at the time and would...
OTHR
DESIGN SHOPS
JOE DOUCET
DEAN DISIMONE
3D PRINTING
PORCELAIN
STAINLESS STEEL
PRECIOUS METALS
DESIGN COLLABORATIONS
EVAN CLABOTS
OTHR Design Studio
There are three pillars to the products released by OTHR design studio: they must be useful, they have to fit the right aesthetic, and they need to be unique. Combining these guidelines with an inventory-free model, as they 3D print homewares on demand...
KAVA GORNA
100 CHEEKS
VINTAGE DENIM
STYLE
DENIM
CLOTHES
BOOKS
BOOTY
BUTTS
PHOTO BOOKS
LOOKBOOKS
Kava Gorna's "100 Cheeks" Book
Fashion and lifestyle photographer Kava Gorna understands the allure of beautiful butts. Through the sultry and playful photographs in her just-released book, "100 Cheeks," Gorna pays homage to vintage denim while also celebrating the bottoms that...
AMERICAN TRENCH
GOODLIFE CLOTHING
INDIGO
DYED T-SHIRTS
TEES
CLOTHING
APPAREL
LIMITED EDITION
COLLABORATIONS
TENCEL
RIVERSIDE TOOL DYE
HAND DYED
T-SHIRTS
American Trench + Goodlife Clothing Indigo Tees
Arguably one of the greatest benefits to the term hand-dyed is that no two items produced look identical. That can certainly be said of the brand new American Trench + Goodlife Clothing indigo-dyed T-shirts, of which only 19 were made. These 50...
JAKE WITZENFELD
FILMS
DOCUMENTARIES
TEL AVIV
LGBT
MIDDLE EAST
LGBTQIA
FEATURE FILMS
QAMBUTA
Oriented: Exploring LGBT Life in the Middle East
The LGBTQ community faces opposition on a global scale. For every law passed for equality in one nation, there are tragedies and setbacks in another (or even the same)—some fatal and others far more commonplace. With "Oriented," a feature documentary...
SUMMER COCKTAILS
COCKTAILS
MIXED DRINKS
RECIPES
GINS
LE TURTLE
LLAMA INN
ELYX
COCKTAIL RECIPES
RHUBARB
Six Summery Cocktails
It's easy when summer rolls around to default to the good old gin and tonic. That said, it's far from the only way to maximize the spirit's freshness. After surveying multiple venues in NYC, we found four gin drinks that truly reimagine the way it...
FOUR AND SONS
PRINT PUBLICATIONS
MARTA ROCA
DOGS
PETS
ARTIST PETS
CANINES
MAGAZINES
Four&Sons' Continued Exploration of Artists and Dogs
Upon their debut in 2014, we fell in love with Four&Sons magazine; a biannual print publication focusing on creators and their canines (or canine inspirations). The profiles within—incorporating charming visuals—were more than a celebration of...
E-BIKES
ELECTRIC BICYCLES
LITHIUM CYCLES
THE SUPER 73
KICKSTARTER
TEST DRIVES
BIKES
CYCLING
HYBRIDS
Lithium Cycles' Super 73
Anyone toying with the idea of getting an e-bike need not look further than the Super 73 from California's Lithium Cycles, already fully funded on Kickstarter. We took the electric bicycle out on the streets of NYC to test the brand's product claims...
STAGG
MADE IN USA
BROOKLYN
JAMS
MARMALADES
CONDIMENTS
BREAKFAST
EATING
FOOD
COOKING
PRESERVES
INDIE FOOD
SMALL BATCH
MADE IN NEW YORK
Brooklyn-made STAGG Jam + Marmalade
There's much more coming out of Brooklyn than art and leather goods. In fact, some of the treats produced there happen to be rather delectable. STAGG jams and marmalades—all small-batch and handmade in Crown Heights—happen be a notable addition...
T-SHIRTS
AGNES B
ARTIST COLLABORATIONS
ANNIVERSARY COLLABORATIONS
SHIRTS
CLOTHES
DASH SNOW
BASQUIAT
FUTURA
HARMONY KORINE
COLLABORATIONS
APPAREL
CLOTHING
agnès b. 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Artist T-Shirts
In 1994, French fashion label agnès b.—designed by Agnès Troublé—partnered with artist Félix González-Torres for their now-iconic “Nobody Owns Me” graphic T-shirt. Since, the brand has collaborated with more than 60 artists over the years—working...
MEXICO
YUCUTAN PENINSULA
PLAYA DEL CARMEN
HOTELS
WATERFRONT HOTELS
THOMPSON HOTELS
RIVIERA MAYA
BOUTIQUE HOTELS
Thompson Beach House, Playa del Carmen
Over the years, Playa del Carmen, Mexico has picked up a reputation for two things: it's the hipper, more nightlife-centric destination for those who want to avoid the Cancun crowd, and it's adjacent to beautiful beaches. The brand new Thompson Beach...
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
LARSSON JENNINGS
SWISS MADE
LARSSON AND JENNINGS
MENS WATCHES
WOMENS WATCHES
ANGULAR CASES
MODERN WATCHES
SQUARE WATCHES
Larsson & Jennings Norse Collection
It's safe to say the bulk of watches on the market (Apple Watch, aside) feature round cases with round faces and, since their inception in 2012, UK/Swedish watch brand Larsson & Jennings has excelled at producing modern, circular wristwatches...
WINES
HAMPTONS WINES
ARGENTINIAN WINES
ROSE
ROSE WINES
WOLFFER ESTATE
FINCA WOLFFER ROSE
Wölffer Estate's Finca Wölffer Rosé 2016
As we've noted before, walking into a wine shop in pursuit of a delectable bottle of rosé can be troublesome. Most consumers haven't declared allegiance to regions or flavor profiles in the way we have with... let's say a Pinot Noir from Bourgogne...
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
MOON PHASE WATCHES
ALVIERI
KICKSTARTER
QUARTZ WATCHES
ALVIERI FIRENZE
ROSE GOLD WATCHES
MOON PHASES
AFFORDABLE WATCHES
SPACE
Alvieri's Well-Priced Moon Phase Watches
As far as functional design flourishes go on watches, there's not much quite as charming as the moon phase—an indicator on watch dials that conveys the waxing and waning of the moon in a 29-day cycle. This feature most frequently appears on highly...
TIGER BEER
NYC
POP-UP SHOPS
TIGER TRADING CO
CANAL STREET
ASIAN ART
MODERN ART
DESIGN
MADE IN ASIA
MADE IN CHINA
Tiger Trading Co. NYC Pop-Up Shop
The Tiger Trading Co. pop-up, in NYC's Chinatown, is not your typical branded shopping event. In fact, everything within is free—if you snag a coaster from a handful of select affiliates (which happen to be bars in the direct vicinity). The event...
NEGRONIS
NEGRONI WEEK
COCKTAILS
CHARITY EVENTS
MIXED DRINKS
DANTE
LONG ISLAND BAR
GRAND BANKS
NYC
COCKTAIL BARS
NYC BARS
Negroni Week Kicks Off Worldwide
Any social media fiend who dives down the rabbit hole of trending topics has heard of things like #NationalMartiniDay (19 June) or #InternationalBeerDay (5 August), but Negroni Week is not like the others. While it is presented by the Negroni's requisite...
THE HOLLOWS
BROOKLYN
ARTIST RESIDENCIES
WILLIAMSBURG
EXHIBITION SPACES
GALLERIES
PIRIL GUNDUZ
BAPTISTE SEMAL
The Hollows, Williamsburg
For anyone who thinks all the emerging artistic substance (and flair) has left Williamsburg, Brooklyn for other neighborhoods, The Hollows might change your mind. Originally residents of Bushwick (where they opened in 2014) until their landlord wouldn...
CLOTHES
APPAREL
FOUNDATION SHORTS
TEN THOUSAND
ATHLETIC APPAREL
GYM CLOTHES
RUNNING SHORTS
KEITH NOWAK
EQUINOX
BOARD SHORTS
ACTIVEWEAR
PERFORMANCE WEAR
Ten Thousand's Foundation Shorts
After selling out their launch run in three weeks, apparel brand Ten Thousand is ready for another round. Their debut collection, including two variations on Foundation Shorts and a Foundation Shirt, return to the market—with the former employing...
TULUM
MEXICO
CASA MALCA
LIO MALCA
PABLO ESCOBAR
BOUTIQUE HOTELS
ART
BASQUIAT
KEITH HARING
KAWS
DESIGN HOTELS
BEACHFRONT HOTELS
ART HOTELS
Casa Malca, Tulum
There tend to be two schools of thought when addressing Tulum, Mexico as a destination: those who have been there and done that, and those who dream of the tiny hotel-lined street sat between calm seas and a dense jungle. Remarkably, Casa Malca, situated...
CORE77
DESIGN AWARDS
CORE77 DESIGN AWARDS 2016
PRODUCT DESIGN
GRAPHIC DESIGN
VISUAL COMMUNICATION
FURNITURE
LIGHTING
Core77 Design Awards Winners 2016
A resource for industrial design (and beyond) for years now, online publication Core77's collective eye for functional and aesthetic advancement has made them experts in innovation. With the announcement of their Core77 Design Awards winners, they...
WATCHES
WATCH DESIGN
CHRONOGRAPHS
BOLDR
BOLDR WATCHES
KICKSTARTER
MECHANICAL WATCHES
HYBRID WATCH MOVEMENTS
SEIKO
AFFORDABLE WATCHES
BOLDR's Affordable Chronograph Watches
Another Kickstarter success story, BOLDR watches returns to the crowdfunding platform for three variations on a brand new watch model: the Journey. At the core of these timepieces, a Japanese-made Seiko VK64 Meca-Quartz Movement offers up a quartz...
KICKSTARTER
SCOTT THRIFT
THEPRESENT CLOCK
TODAY CLOCK
WALL CLOCKS
MADE IN USA
MOMA STORE
CLOCKS
TIMEPIECES
DECOR
HOME DECOR
TIME
CONCEPTUAL
Scott Thrift's Today Clock
Designer Scott Thrift has been reimagining the way we convey and perceive time for years now. In 2012, he released ThePresent: a wall clock with a colorwheel face that represents all 365 days of the year. ThePresent's dial reflects the changing...
ROYAL SALUTE 21
SCOTCH
SCOTCH COCKTAILS
WHISKY COCKTAILS
SENTEBALE
SUMMER COCKTAILS
RECIPES
COCKTAIL RECIPES
CRAFT COCKTAILS
Royal Salute 21's "Luckiest of Dreams" Cocktail
For anyone wary of Scotch cocktails, Royal Salute—the superb Speyside blend aged a minimum of 21 years—offers a solution. And, uncommonly, it makes for a delightful warm weather sipper. The "Luckiest of Dreams" cocktail carries some heft with 50ml...
TIKI TABU
SIXTY LES
ROOFTOP BARS
TIKI BARS
COCKTAIL BARS
MISHA KAHN
ARTSY
ARTSYPROJECTS
The Art of Tiki Tabu
A New York City summer isn't complete without a few romps on rooftop bars. After a successful pop-up launch last summer—that was so well-received it was extended well into the winter—Tiki Tabu at SIXTY LES is back and better than ever. Everything...
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