Exceptional Furniture collaborates with more than 75 manufacturers to deck out abodes with a wide variety of contemporary and traditional furniture pieces. Domestic daredevils can take dizzying 360-degree spins atop black faux-leather bar stools to break up the monotony of motorcycling through rings of fire ($125). And committed couch potatoes can bring home a modern glass coffee table, whose curved metal legs bow in tribute to his owner's channel-surfing prowess ($200).
United Furniture Group inc. is a privately held company. We specialize in providing quality home furnishings at affordable bottom line prices and ship furniture nationwide, lower 48 states. Operating from the warehouse in Brooklyn, NY the company became known nationwide due to it's hard work and quality products.
Founded by a duo of devoted globetrotters, Home & Abroad outfits abodes with handcrafted and imported goods from around the world. In December, their award-winning window display refashioned a collection of wrought-iron table lamps ($15–$95) into tiny hot air balloons. Inside, crafty-patterned cotton cushions ($20) conspired with couches to create cozy and inviting spots to thwart their owners' attempts to go jogging or invent cold fusion. Home & Abroad helps fill empty rooms with sturdy, rustic furniture made from sustainable hardwoods and repurposed copies of Walden.
MOD Restoration is the brainchild of Sim Fern and Hanny Lerner, a husband-and-wife team. In addition to dressing furniture in fashionable new ensembles, they keep tabs on their seasoned artisans who work throughout New York and San Francisco. They've made a name for themselves in the world of mid-century modern furniture and love resurrecting pieces by iconic designers, from George Nelson to Hans Wegner. While they work with architects, designers, and the likes of Ivanka Trump, they draw from a vast fabric collection from designers such as Maharam and Kvadrat. They also use these fabrics to make custom drapes for windows.
Têtê-à-Têtê customers sup exotic coffee and tea options alongside gourmet pastries and sandwiches in the bistro’s sleek, art-deco-inspired downstairs cafe. The menu of breakfast variations includes choices such as the portobello and swiss cheese omelette ($6.95), which can be put on a croissant ($5.35), wrap ($6.35), or crepe ($7.95). Replenish nutrients after a serious session of urban wakeboarding with lunch paninis and wraps including the caprese, complete with fresh mozzarella, oven-roasted tomatoes, and fresh basil ($6.75).
The Statue of Liberty Express is the classic one-hour NYC boat tour. Cruise on a catamaran past Manhattan's skyline and take in the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, and other Big Apple bigwigs. Sailors can declare unrequited love for Lady Liberty by blasting slow jams from a boom box or by respectfully listening to the personable tour guides who narrate this nautical adventure. Check the schedule for cruise times during different seasons.
Though it’s the brainchild of a pair of first-time restaurant owners, El Toro Taqueria’s à la carte menu—described by Brooklyn Exposed as “economical” and “no-frills”—dazzles taste buds with wrapped Mexican morsels. Tacos, burritos, and enchiladas encase one of eight tender proteins, from carnitas to chorizo. Wrapped delicacies round out plates beside sides such as elote—corn on the cob layered in cotija cheese, chipotle mayo, and chili powder—which can be used to challenge fellow diners to a duel for their last taco.