Palma

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A quick weekend in New York City bore fruit to some superb eateries, to include Palma in the West Village. Traditional Italian cuisine was paired with a lively garden terrace to include blooms of roses, casablanca lilies, herbs and the like. Candles flickered while the room danced with soft conversation. A C&C Approval, rightfully earned. Follow them along on Instagram: @palmanyc

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Newport Lamp & Shade

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A slightly hidden hideaway among the cobblestones of Franklin Street is Newport Lamp & Shade Company. Their name is perhaps a rather apparent nod to their expert lamp repair service in their workshop – a space flooded with lampshades of all fashions that will surely make you swoon. The remaining square footage is a sea of carefully curated gifts and home goods – from an antique sign (I immediately had my eyes fixated on the “Punch” sign hanging from the doorway only to learn that it had sadly sold), to dish ware that would make a splash at any outdoor summer soirée.

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