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A few weeks ago, sitting on a bench inside the Fulton G station, I became aware of a soft, honeyed-rose petal scent. Not typically one to engage with subway strangers, I pulled out my earbuds and turned to the woman next to me. “I’m sorry—what are you wearing?” Her reply—Ambre Nue, from Atelier Cologne—led me to visit the small Atlantic Avenue parfumerie a couple of weeks later, where I was instantly greeted by an intoxicating smell,...
  “I hate the articles that are like, ‘And she ordered a burger!’” declares Aya Cash, the 33-year-old star of FX’s breakthrough comedy, You’re the Worst. “Like, who cares?” Cash sits across from me at her neighborhood spot, Boerum Hill’s Rucola, a small Italian restaurant on a brownstone-lined residential corner that she cops to visiting “once or twice a day.” It’s the kind of gray, drizzly October afternoon when your heart whispers, “It’s still summer,” but...
Erica Weiner--Brooklyn-based designer of gorgeous, antique- and costume-leaning jewelry (and very funny person, we found out on the phone this morning)--wants to bring the original meaning of the word "sample" back to the words "sample sale." "Sample sales today just mean markdown, and everyone is marking things down in bigger letters," says Weiner. "We really do have sample productions from every time we design a piece of jewelry; we make ten pieces that don't make the...
In this post-analog world, a few Brooklyn gallery owners are taking it next level—by busting out some serious Instagram game. From a few hundred followers to actually being Instagram-famous, they're on top of uploading images from their daily lives (and not just your typical gallery-show-coming-up-photos): sneak peeks of their own works-in-progress, selfies with friends (and cats and celebrities), artistic arrangements of weird objects, pristine landscape portraits, and, of course, the witty memes. One thing...

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