The Coffee Cup That Says "New York"

The Coffee Cup That Says "New York"

Every city needs a symbol. In its coffee cup, New York has something that's both genuinely unique and almost timeless. For over half a century, New York has made the blue-and-white, Greek-diner-style cup its own, and its sheer ubiquity has propelled the cup into countless films and television shows, with propmasters seeking a visual shorthand for hard-boiled detective, hard-working hack, or Gothamite-on-the-go. For a connection to a New York that once was and, after a damn good cup of coffee, still is. More »


Greenwich Village Landmark, by George

Greenwich Village Landmark, by George

Inspired by Roman triumphal arches, the Washington Square Arch was erected in 1889 at the northern gateway to Washington Square Park, to celebrate the centennial of George Washington's inauguration. Modeled on the beloved Greenwich Village neighborhood landmark, offered are two tall bookends, scaled replicas, each meticulously hand-cast from 6 1/2 pounds of crushed stone resin. Great for organizing and supporting large books, notebooks, binders, and magazines. More »


Hats Off To Mr. Astor!

Hats Off To Mr. Astor!

Now available for the first time in 100 years! The Old Knickerbocker Bar Cocktail Glass has been faithfully reproduced from the original Morgantown Glassworks pattern. Each glass is crafted with an iconic stem in the shape of a dapper gentleman with a top hat, an homage to John Jacob Astorís New York and a symbol of American capitalism. The Gift Box Set of 2 "Top Hat" Cocktail Glasses (including a history of the era) has a certain sensibility about it, calling to mind the sophistication of the Old Knickerbocker Bar. More »


Intelligent Bookcases Since 1907

Intelligent Bookcases Since 1907

That was the year F. E. Hale began the manufacture of handsome, clever bookcases, in particular for the offices of eminent barristers. Mr. Hale's original glass-front sectional Barrister Bookcases are still hand-crafted in Upstate New York, providing distinctive display for treasured books and collectibles in the home or business library. The stackable cases can be ordered with standard or tall shelf units, and in a variety of woods and finishes. We have a book that tells more of the story. Ask for your FREE copy. More »