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 »


New York's Tower of Strength

New York's Tower of Strength

The city of New York can claim to be the home of the tallest building in the country. But more than that, the Freedom Tower, or One World Trade Center, soaring to 1,776 feet in the sky, embodies our vitality and our determination not to let tragedy define who we are. Significant in stature, design, and symbolism, the Freedom Tower, has been meticulously sculptured into a 14-inch-tall scaled replica, and like the extraordinary building itself, the desktop-size model is handcrafted in New York City. More »


The Toots Shor Shot Glass

The Toots Shor Shot Glass

Toots Shor reigned over his New York saloon and served up food and strong drink with a heaping side of insults and put-downs. For anyone who seeks a snootful of nostalgia, offered here is a Gift Box Set of 4 Shot Glasses, just like the originals. Its thick glass at the base meant to absorb the shock of being slammed on a table or bar, something that often happened after a drinker consumed its contents. They donít make them like Toots anymore, and they don't make these glasses anymore. 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 »