It had to happen. There had to be a way to take home a little piece of artisanal New York in a handy package. Voila, the GoodHoodGoods line of neighborhood gift buckets (brought to market with a little help from yours truly). Each GHG bucket represents a different neighborhood and includes gems from local makers like Baggu, Chocolat Moderne, and the Good Home Company.

Buckets are on sale at the Milford Hotel in Midtown and can be ordered online right here.

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08:41AM on 08/23/2013
Check out Brooklyn's greenest lawn! Free entry on weekdays throughout the winter. Expires March 13.
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07:37AM on 01/05/2011
This vintage Navajo ring, with a stylized leaf motif around the edges, was pawned and then put on eBay. "Not the most romantic provenance," says our friend Michael Colberg. He goes on to note that he has traveled the Southwest and developed an eye for these sorts of pieces, pawned or not. In any case, it's a beaut, and, for $220 (reg. $260), it could be yours. (Would make a lovely Valentine's gift, no?) Expires Sun Jan 9.
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05:10AM on 01/05/2011
With a 50-page drink menu and such extravagances as an ice-cream cart, oysters, escargot and charcuterie. Our advice: avoid the over-hyped burger and go for the links, bangers and saucisses version. The Beaujolaise of pork, mushrooms, onion and bacon with lentils du puy is excellent.
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12:30PM on 01/04/2011
For the classic looks of the Mad Men era (and well before), look no further than D.L. Cerney, which peddles quality tailored pieces, some created anew in the spirit of the old, others resurrected from vintage materials.
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10:59AM on 01/04/2011
Resolve to get published this year! Gotham Writers' Workshop is offering 36 free classes next Tuesday and Wednesday to help you get there. Sign up here.
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09:14AM on 01/04/2011
For the hippest kids' clothing in town, Crembeb has you covered. Watch out, though: your kids might end up looking even better than you do.
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08:02AM on 01/04/2011
If you enjoy a leisurely meal with Moroccan flair, stop by Caf Mogador. Bring some friends and relax any time of the day!
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06:30AM on 01/04/2011
Whether you're a bona fide addict or a first-time shopper, you don't want to miss the Manolo Blahnik sale going on now until January 31.
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07:14AM on 01/05/2011
For diner classics with an international twist, try Caf Orlin's bustling breakfast service. The toothsome Tunisian eggs are a favorite, especially at 4am on Saturday morning.
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04:15AM on 01/05/2011
After work cocktails? Death & Co, is an exclusive East Village spot with an array of labor-intensive, high-minded cocktails. With just enough lighting, savory small plates (truffle fries, yum), and sleek design, this is the place to close a deal, business or romantic...
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11:49AM on 01/04/2011
Tonight at 7:30: Experience "The Stinky Blues" with fantastically strong bleu cheesesthe type with beautiful marbled streaks of tourmaline piercing through a soft, crumbly white corealongside seven different types of domestic and international beer bottles. $25; buy tickets here.
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09:42AM on 01/04/2011
Try curry the Japanese way. Light, spicy, and delicious, just the way the curry gods meant it to be.
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08:54AM on 01/04/2011
Try shopping here for high-quality pieces designed locally by the talented young designer Brookelynn Starnes.
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07:37AM on 01/04/2011
One of our favorite Wmsburg boutiques is having a MUST ATTEND SALE! 30 to 50% off fall lines of select labels. For women, there's VPL, Society for Rational Dress, Laugh Cry Repeat, Under.ligne, LnA, and Lorick. For men: Buckler, YMC, Converse by John Varvatos, Timo Weiland. Ends Feb 2.
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05:48AM on 01/04/2011
Buy $100 worth of Parke & Ronen's great swimsuits, tees, and workout wear, and receive a free pair of flip-flops! Ends Fri, Jan 7, so act soon!
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05:54AM on 01/05/2011
For the woman who likes A LOT of LOOK: these leather-lined equestrian-style boots by B Store are on sale for $382.80 (orig. $638).
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12:41PM on 01/04/2011
Take the typical NYC hot dog to a totally new level: deep-fried, slathered with toppings, and best enjoyed with a cold beer.
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11:25AM on 01/04/2011
Skip dinner and go straight to dessert. Can't decide which sumptuous sweet to order? Try the petit fours sampler!
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09:28AM on 01/04/2011
Bye-Bye Birdbath! We found this goodbye note on their door of the bakery's 7th Ave. South outpost way to work this morning: "With the year ending, so does our lease here in the West Village." They say they're looking to stay in the W.V! Any leads?
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08:16AM on 01/04/2011
This intimate, two-stylist salon is one of our Soho favorites: we know the proprietress Anne Minahan personally, and she gives stellar haircuts in a relaxed atmosphere. First-time customers get a half-price cut when they mention Paper&String.
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07:21AM on 01/04/2011

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