Feb. 7, 2021

The crisp maroon awnings of Butterfield Market wrap around the full length of its corner sidewalk location on the Upper East Side.

It’s a tidy store with flowers in the window, stations of prepared food, and plenty of artfully arranged sundry goods such as specialty “Aprés Ski”…


May 18, 2021

Ria Hawks teaches best by showing. As she sits at the wooden, two-pedal weaving loom and guides the reed back and forth, her instruction takes on a melodic, chant-like cadence. I push it towards me. I push it away. I change my feet.

Once a student takes…


Floral designers have pivoted to adapt during the pandemic, finding new sources of revenue and replacing imported flowers with locally grown blossoms.

Republished from Columbia News Service

Floral designers have pivoted to adapt during the pandemic, finding new sources of revenue and replacing imported flowers with locally grown blossoms.

Emily Mitchell | Thursday, May 20, 2021

When Covid hit, Suzanna Cameron, the owner of Stems, a floral shop in East Williamsburg, received…


Earlier this summer, in the peak ‘before times,’ Ben got us tickets to a handful of Dead & Company shows, which we attended together with great enthusiasm. I joked that he’d tried to trick me into caring about the Grateful Dead but that really, I had tricked him into…


October 15, 2019

In the nineties, Nickelodeon reigned supreme. And with its prominence came a network-wide obsession with slime. Our parents lived the Atomic Era; ours, the Atomic Green. …


Originally published on Man Repeller| 09.02.19

Man Repeller | The Cheesecake Factory | Growing Up

I’ve discovered the perfect party trick and it involves cheesecake. Like cilantro, the restaurant’s signature garnish, bringing up The Cheesecake Factory in conversation inspires just the right kind of exchange — it’s a topic that’s polarizing enough to cause impassioned debate but is still…


Originally published on ManRepeller.com 07.12.19

I’ve long bristled at dressing in a way that reveals my membership to a specific decade. Much like uniform dressing, there’s a certain power I feel in dressing myself in a manner I deem “time-agnostic.”

My feelings are not unlike John Mayer’s, who recently shared…


California is incontrovertibly tied to car culture: the PCH and pleasure cruising, VW vanagons and vanity plates. And yet, the car wash — respite of automobiles everywhere — is oft-ignored or relegated to kitschy curiosity, a relic of a stranger past.

And why wouldn’t it be so? In Southern California…


Originally published for Parachute

by Emily Mitchell

So you’ve decided to embark upon the project of optimizing your linen storage. Perhaps your home is endowed with a dedicated linen closet, but said cabinet causes you to wince anytime you so much as attempt to extricate a washcloth. Perhaps you have…


by EMILY MITCHELL

Q: What brand does a stellar job building their business with a combination of offline events and social media?

A: Salesforce.com proves its ranking as the #1 market leader in CRM platforms, with is combination of offline events and social media. To wit, the annual Dreamforce conference…

Emily Mitchell

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