The Turk’s Inn Opens in Brooklyn With a Familiar Feel

Nostalgic ephemera included, an iteration of a once-lively Wisconsin Supper Club lives on through two now-grown-up patrons

Nostalgia has a peculiar way of permeating: sometimes it’s sudden and you’re transported back in time, while in other instances you’re enveloped in a feeling that’s warm and familiar but somehow untraceable. The Turk’s Inn—which (re)opens in Brooklyn tomorrow—is steeped in the latter. From its plush patterned carpet to the imported textiles on the walls, the space—which is 6,000 square-feet and comprises a restaurant, music …

Snøhetta’s New “Peace Bench” at the United Nations

Officially named The Best Weapon, a “peace bench” installation designed by Snøhetta will take up a temporary position outside the UN Headquarters in NYC starting this Nelson Mandela Day (18 July). Fabricated with the assistance of Hydro and Vestre, the six-and-a-half meter-long arc (or smile) is composed of anodized aluminum. After NYC, the bench will move to its permanent location in Oslo—closer to its commissioning …

NYC’s Cannabis Design Shop Alcove Launches eCommerce

Weed accessories and CBD goods crafted with the utmost care, now online

When Alcove opened its doors in NYC’s Lower East Side, partners (and married couple) Allie Pisarro-Grant and Alex Smith presented an oasis of high-design accessories for an industry in flux. They stocked their store with carefully selected vessels, tinctures and tools for use with cannabis. And ultimately, a destination was born where conversations around the benefits of the whole hemp plant—long a taboo subject—are encouraged. …