Merch From Beloved NYC Restaurants + Bars

Represent and support your favorite slice shop, dive bar, iconic deli and more

As countless restaurants and bars pivot toward takeout and delivery, there are plenty of other ways we can support our beloved spots too—be it Venmo-ing your favorite bartender, buying a voucher for a special waiter, or snagging a gift card for future use at a venue. Another in the long list of options is buying merch. Many restaurants, bars and delis have excellent apparel and …

Merch Aid’s Art-Driven Apparel for Local Businesses

Artists create exclusive merchandise for local businesses, and 100% of the profits go to the establishment

Created with the intention of providing relief to the long list of small businesses forced to close (hopefully) temporarily, Merch Aid—an initiative helmed by a team of RGA employees—pairs an established artist with a local business. The designer or artist creates exclusive merchandise (a T-shirt and a tote bag) for the company, with 100% of the sales going directly to the local business. Localized to …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

A call for climate change protest posters and NYC merchandise, and a great reason to watch porn

A New Database of Climate Change Protest Posters Creative events producer Glug plans to accrue the world’s largest database of climate change protest posters for a 20 September rally held in advance of the UN Climate Summit. The project, entitled Protest by Design, calls for submissions of A3-sized posters with varied messaging and imagery. You can contribute to the database by posting concepts with the …