Korean Ingredients at NYC’s Reception Bar

The zero-proof section of the cocktail menu is a particular reason to visit

From the outside, newcomer Reception Bar looks like yet another drinking hole in NYC‘s Lower East Side—fitted with floating orb lights, shades of peach and timber, plants in the circular windows and curved doorways. But one night exploring the menu proves Reception Bar is a sanctuary for people tired of classic cocktails or even alcohol in general. Owner and self-starter Katie Rue has developed cocktails and non-alcoholic elixirs …

Celebrated Entertainment Company A24’s “Genre” Candles with Joya

Capturing cinematic scents in collaboration with the fragrance studio

Anyone with a whisper of an interest in cinema understands the importance of A24—a film distribution and production company that’s helped award-winners like Moonlight, Room, Ladybird and The Witch get seen. Each year, their roster conjures interest from niche film festivals all the way to wide releases. And rightfully so, as there’s a particular ethos they touch upon in every one of their diverse pictures. …

A Giant Version of FriendsWithYou’s Little Cloud at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Art collective FriendsWithYou (founded by Samuel Borkson and Arturo Sandoval III) will be joining this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with a super-sized version of their Little Cloud character. The puffy, smiling blob (which has been a keystone of their art for nearly two decades) represents “light, tranquility, and unconditional love”—a positive vibe they’re excited to share over the holiday. Little Cloud will be 30-feet-wide, and …