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Along the Hudson: Old Towns, New Stores

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Along the Hudson: Barbara Hodes continues her visit to the Hudson Valley and its amazing variety of shops in the village of Millbrook with its well gr... READ MORE
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New Worlds to Consume Upstate

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Where to go, where to go ... upstate, across the Atlantic; they’re all waiting patiently and gloriously. Barbara Hodes shares some of her favorite s... READ MORE
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Indie at any age in any nabe

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Barbara Hodes is back with a tour of stores with interesting pieces for every taste and budget, and a sense of the artist for your choices. ... READ MORE
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New Retail Concepts: Changing Places and Trading Up

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New retail concepts, shopping destinations, new stores with spaces that flow with new design ideas; and Barbara Hodes taking it all in with her unerri... READ MORE
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Making for a Delicious Decor

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Barbara Hodes, shopping for house and decor needs, comes upon a wide variety of choices and ideas... READ MORE
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May Flowers with Art on Madison Avenue

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Barbara Hodes, with her sharp eye on the consumer and collector interest, writes about Madison Avenue BID’s Art & Design Weekend ... coming up this ... READ MORE
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Fooling Around in Palm Springs

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With her brilliant eye for shopping tours, Barbara Hodes takes in Palm Springs and environs and shows us why people love that part of the world... READ MORE
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Waste Not, Want Not — Living The Sustainable Life, Simply

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Barbara Hodes takes us again down to the LES featuring new shops with new brands, many made on site or nearby... READ MORE
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Shop till you drop in the melting pot

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Barbara Hodes takes us on one of her shopping tours, to the highly fashionable Lower East Side; now sporting glam... READ MORE
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Sweet Indulgences with a French Accent

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Barbara Hodes, our ne plus ultra shopping director, has a Sweet Tooth and patisseries are her weak spot for her discerning taste buds. All over town, ... READ MORE
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Noho and Nolita, Coming and Going

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Barbara Hodes takes us on one of her fascinating shopping tours, this time to Noho and Nolita in ole Manahatta, where it’s about the Now and the New... READ MORE
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Madison Comes Alive

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Our guide Barbara Hodes takes us on an informative and visually interesting tour of Madison Avenue and what's happening there on Valentine’s Day... READ MORE
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SoHo Still Surprises

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Barbara Hodes discovers how retail in SoHo still surprises and is now demonstrating its resilience in recovering from the last ten months... READ MORE

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