New York Public Library + Gothamist’s Love Letter to NYC

Online publication Gothamist is collaborating with the New York Public Library for a love letter to NYC and now requests contributions from those who inhabit the city. “The heart and soul of the city has always been the New Yorkers who populate it,” writes Jen Carlson, “And this year, as some publications focused on those fleeing the city, we spoke to New Yorkers who stayed.” …

iPhone 5 Cases

Hardback homes for the heavily anticipated device

Apple consumers are getting their hands on the hotly anticipated iPhone 5 for the first time today, so it’s time to start thinking about cases. This past week has seen manufacturers releasing prototypes and (in some instances) rolling out production for cases that accommodate the taller, slimmer design. Scouring the selections, we’ve brought together eight makers with designs ranging from aluminum vaults and leather sleeves …

Quirky Wine Accessories

Two new gadgets that make drinking a glass of wine even more enjoyable

The ubiquitous wine opener has seen countless redesigns over the years, each iteration attempting to streamline the cork removal process or make the corkscrew stronger. Whether you’re a fan of the hefty Rabbit opener or prefer the simplicity of a classic wine key, Angelo Cacchione‘s new ultra-functional Verseur multi-tool designed for Quirky is sure to up your bottle-popping game. Verseur combines four crucial components into …