Link About It: This Week’s Picks

A new NYC park, electric animals, a zine for sober and sober-curious people and more from around the web

NYC’s Little Island Opens Little Island, a 2.4-acre park covered in plants and pathways on concrete piles sprouting up from the Hudson River, has opened to the public. Two boardwalks connect the whimsical destination with the Hudson River Greenway at 13th and 14th Streets. Barry Diller (the chairman of IAC/InterActiveCorp) took on the project in 2013 with his wife, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg. They …

International Women’s Day: Interviews

Conversations with artists, musicians, winemakers, educators, community organizers, chefs, writers and more

We must celebrate women every day, not only with a hashtag on International Women’s Day. Part of honoring women is also raising awareness about and taking action against inequality, and always engaging in intersectional feminism that includes all women everywhere—no matter their race, ethnicity, age, ability, sexuality, appearance, income, occupation or education. With that in mind, we encourage readers to consider donating to local mutual …

Gossamer + Offhours’ Ultra-Cozy “Dogwalker” Homecoat

A limited edition French Terry garment that feels like "wearing an edible"

NYC-based Offhours makes elevated “inactive wear,” a graduation from loungewear yet a step down from more formal attire. Arguing that loungewear lacks excitement and allure, founders Rebecca Zhou and David McGillivray set out to reimagine the category and cater to the growing demand for clothing that’s comfortable and practical. “While being active is an important part of a healthy, happy life,” the two explain, “the …