Pairing Nostalgic Cereal Design with Purposeful Flavors for OffLimits

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Flower Pitcher

$380

Produced in Austria by the celebrated sixth-generation glassmakers of Lobmeyr, Diptyque’s cut crystal flower pitcher blossoms with a hand-painted green flower motif designed by Tatiana de Nicolay. The pitcher is part of an exquisite new Diptyque collaboration with interior design destination The Invisible Collection. The entire collection (which also includes a jungle flower motif pitcher and glasses that match both) draws inspiration from a journey along …

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Impact Lebanon’s Crowdfunding Effort for Beirut Relief

Non-profit Impact Lebanon has suspended its regular fundraising to focus on a crowdfunding initiative to raise £5,000,000 in disaster relief for Beirut in the wake of yesterday’s catastrophic explosion. Dealing with an economic crisis, rolling blackouts and the global pandemic, Lebanese people were already facing immense hardship. With reports of deaths and injuries from the explosion increasing, some 300,000 residents in the city have also …

Support Struggling Music Venues Across the US with the “Bring Music Home” Initiative

According to a recent survey conducted by the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA), roughly 90% of independent music venue owners across the US predict that they will have to close permanently because of revenue lost during the pandemic. Bring Music Home (BMH) wants to prevent that. A photographic and philanthropic endeavor, BMH was conceptualized by Amber Mundinger, Tamara Deike and Kevin W Condon to document …

Jenny Holzer’s New Collaboration with Avant Arte + the New York City AIDS Memorial

Consisting of condoms emblazoned with words by Jenny Holzer and Walt Whitman, housed in a recycled glass pharmacy jar, Holzer’s URGE AND URGE AND URGE artwork was made in collaboration with Avant Arte and the New York City AIDS Memorial. With several of Holzer’s signature phrases (including “MEN DON’T PROTECT YOU ANYMORE”) and excerpts from Whitman’s poem “Song of Myself,” there are eight different condom wrapper …

France’s Villa Noailles Art Center Hosts an Online Sale to Benefit Artists Directly

With all of the proceeds going directly to participating artists, an online sale hosted by the exquisite Villa Noailles art center sees works by dozens of artists—most being emerging talent from the LGBTQ+ community—on sale for €100 to €200. Located in Hyères, France, Villa Noailles is a modernist masterpiece itself. Their sale includes provocative photography, thoughtful watercolors, eccentric drawings and more. Artists include Sara Favriau, …

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Supa Balm

$22

Founded by Kristen Noel Crawley and beloved for its lip masks, KNC Beauty also has two rich lip balms available. In mint or rose, these balms are vegan and entirely free of parabens, PEG, D-5, preservatives and petroleum, meaning they are packed with natural essential fatty acids and oils. The intended result is super-hydrated lips that feel smooth and plump.

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Blue Oyster Grow Kit

$35

NYC-based mushroom cultivator Smallhold offers at-home grow kits for two varietals: Lion’s Mane and Blue Oyster. The latter is available now, with shipping across the US. A grow kit “block” arrives inside a plastic bag and all you need to do to prep it is cut a small X on both sides of the bag and tightly rubber band the top of the bag shut. …

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Indigo Baja Hoodie

$100

Birdwell’s 11-ounce double-looped cotton terry Indigo Baja Hoodie doubles as a light towel, courtesy of its soft and absorbent fabric. Each garment is made in the USA and features a large pocket on the front and split hem sides. A real wood button secures the collar, while herringbone stitch reinforcements at the hood and on the sides prevent wear and tear. Perfect for sunset after …

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Elderflower, Mint + Lime Wine Spritzer

$36

Refreshing and relaxing, Cool Cat’s Elderflower, Mint and Lime Wine Spritzer blends California Pinot Grigio with a trio of natural ingredients. At 6.9% ABV, each delivers less alcohol than a traditional glass of wine but pairs quite appropriately with trips to the beach or moments by the pool. Each can is only 150 calories and gluten-free. Cool Cat spritzers come in packs of eight 12-ounce …

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Dominic Fike: Come Here

The attention-grabbing opener to recording artist Dominic Fike’s debut album, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?, “Come Here” proves brief but big. Over screeching guitars, Fike’s muffled vocals and deep drums provide plenty of rock edge. What Could Possibly Go Wrong? merits a full listen; it showcases the Florida-born musician’s progress as an artist, and “Come Here” is quite the introduction.

ANOHNI: It’s All over Now, Baby Blue (Bob Dylan Cover)

A dreamlike reimagining of a Bob Dylan classic, ANOHNI’s “It’s All over Now, Baby Blue” continues the singer’s impassioned call for justice throughout the world. From 2016’s LP Hopelessness to last year’s charity single, “KARMA,” ANOHNI channels her beguiling vocals into works of intention—with this release dedicated to the fact that “We all know deep down that the continuation of our civilizations for much longer …

Róisín Murphy: Something More

Replete with soaring synths and effortless vocals, Róisín Murphy’s “Something More” (written by Amy Douglas) maintains a slinky, mellow feel throughout, even when the keys appear half-way through—bringing with them all the nostalgia and energy of piano house. The release coincides with an announcement about Murphy’s upcoming fifth solo album, Róisín Machine, made with longtime collaborator Richard Barratt (aka DJ Parrot, aka Crooked Man). Murphy says, …

Roving Around Ghent, New York’s Architecture + Sculpture Park, Art Omi

Looking for new works through Upstate New York's free, dog-friendly arts paradise

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AFAR Launches an Inspiring “Travel Tales” Podcast

For daydreamers and those who hope to return to travel safely one day, AFAR Media’s new podcast, Travel Tales by AFAR, shares engaging first-person adventures of writers, photographers and other creatives. Each 15-minute podcast—sometimes funny, other times moving—is narrated by the person who lived the story themself. The podcast is the latest vertical in AFAR’s Travel Tales platform, which includes other valuable, personal pieces of …

Jorja Smith: By Any Means

From Roc Nation’s upcoming Reprise (a compilation album that will benefit social justice organizations) comes Jorja Smith’s “By Any Means,” which was co-written and produced by Ezrah Roberts-Grey. In a statement, Smith writes, “The inspiration behind ‘By Any Means’ really came from going to the Black Lives Matter protest and leaving thinking, what can I do to keep this conversation going? It’s not just a …

Spring is almost here, it’s time for Sneakers!

I can’t wait to get out of the boots and back in to sneakers… New School Trail runners for robots, Adidas Hellbenders Custom colors, Nike Shox NZs Zen, Kyotos by Nike also on the NikeLab site, which is rather stunning. Old School Urban 80s, Nike Dunks Rasta 80s, Adidas Samoas The sneakers with a pouch, Kangaroos, only seem to be available on Ebay Classic Ponys

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Lite Brite Art

So, I’ve been minorly obsessed with memories of my fun 70’s toy, Lite Brite. I always made my own things instead of following the included templates. Anyway, here’s some Lite Brite Art and other random stuff: Silly Dog Pigalle Gallery Lite Brite Camp