The Hole NYC Founder Kathy Grayson on Her Gallery’s New Tribeca Space

A scrappy art studio transforms into a colorful inaugural show by Eric Shaw

When The Hole NYC opened the doors to artist Eric Shaw‘s bright, balanced and optimistic show Pure Mode (the inaugural exhibit at their new Tribeca location), there was a line of people waiting to step in. More than 10 years after the debut of their beloved Bowery location, The Hole welcomed people to their Tribeca destination just two weeks after founder Kathy Grayson signed the lease. …

Toshiko Mori’s Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch Renovation

The National Register of Historic Places-listed art deco Central Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) underwent a two-year interior renovation by architect Toshiko Mori. As part of a phased reopening of NYC libraries, visitors will be able to access Mori’s refresh, which includes a bright and spacious “New and Noteworthy” book gallery of topical works (right up front) and a community space called the …

Road Trip: NYC to Kenoza Lake

Exploring the towns of Sullivan County in the Catskills

The drive Upstate from New York City to Kenoza Lake can look like fast-moving swaths of green, but if you take a few days, stopping in towns throughout the picturesque region, there’s much to be discovered. Between rolling mountains and the Delaware River, there’s dining at unique spaces and tucked-away cafes, shopping for local treats and treasures and more. From Narrowsburg to Livingston Manor and …