Meet the Locals

As proud New Yorkers, we take pride in supporting small local businesses, new and old. And as you can see we love to feature them in our gifts. Below is a list of just some of the businesses we feature. It is our hope that you love their products as much as we do and help support their growing businesses.

Brooklyn Candle Studio

Founded by former art director Tamara Mayne, Brooklyn Candle Studio is an homage to the meditative approach of the small batch process. The small-batch deliciously scented candles made with natural waxes, cotton wicks, and botanical perfume oils are lovingly handcrafted by the Brooklyn Candle Studio team out of their sunny studio.
 

Sir/Madam

With a strong focus on domesticity and entertaining, Sir/Madam evokes classic motifs and historical references in an easy, modern way. The products are designed to be timeless, and to marry well with a range of styles in today’s eclectic interiors.
 
 

Mike’s hot honey

Established in Brooklyn, NY in 2010, Mike’s Hot Honey is a chili pepper-infused honey and, quite possibly, the world’s most versatile condiment.
 

Parlor Coffee

What began as a pocket square-sized espresso bar in the back of a barbershop is today an emerging coffee roasting company in Brooklyn, New York. Every one of their uniquely sweet coffees has made its way into a bag bearing their label has been on a laborious journey beginning with the producer at origin and ending in the careful hands of the roaster.
 
 

THE CHOCOLATE ROOM

Jon Payson and Naomi Josepher moved to NYC in the early Nineties. When they moved to Park Slope, Brooklyn in 2003, they noticed a need for a dessert cafe on quickly changing Fifth Avenue. With the continued help of an incredible staff and a welcoming, supportive community, The Chocolate Room has become a unique destination for the best chocolate desserts in New York City.
 

Baked NYC

Baked was born in January 2005 in the neighborly neighborhood of Red Hook, Brooklyn. After 10 years in Red Hook, Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito crossed the river to Manhattan to open a branch of their bakery and homey cafe, Baked, known for its cookies, brownies and layer cakes.
 
 

OVENLY

Ovenly, easily one of our favorite spots in Greenpoint and now Park Slope, Erin Patinkin and Agatha Kulaga met in a food-focused bookclub. After a year of experimenting in the kitchen and developing recipes, the pair launched Ovenly in 2010. Their baked goods were so popular, that only a few months later, Agatha and Erin had to quit their day jobs, trading in their business casual for aprons and kitchen clogs.
 

COLSON PATISSERIE

The New York manifestation of the original establishment in Mons, Belgium, Colson Patisserie serves only the best baked goods, handmade in Brooklyn with love and only the best ingredients available.
 
 

BELLOCQ TEA ATELIER

Bellocq Tea Atelier, an inconspicuous jewel box tucked away into a quiet corner of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, has turned six years of sourcing and blending the finest teas and botanicals into a devoted and articulate history of tea connoisseurship.
 

THE ARROGANT BLOOM

The Arrogant Bloom is a luxury floral design service in NYC. They will design, deliver, and service custom floral arrangements for businesses and consumers on a weekly basis. They will also provide excellent event services and one-time arrangements.
 
 

Marie Belle Chocolates

Founded by Maribel Lieberman herself with some of the most delicious and amazing chocolates made locally here in NY , we are impressed, obsessed and adore all her chocolates.
 

Chocolate Moderne

Award-winning and known for delicious flavors & unique presentations, Founder and Chocolatier, Joan Coukos, fell under the spell of old world and began creating recipes back in her tiny Manhattan kitchen. With a mission to create visually stunning, hand-crafted confections filled with perfectly balanced, on-trend flavors CHOCOLAT MODERNE® has received top honors locally and nationwide.
 
 

Legally Addictive

Their treats are so good, they should be illegal! One of NYCs newest products and one of our favorites.
 

Common Goods

Founded as a small initiative to reduce the amount of single-use plastic generated by household soaps and cleaners. Common Goods was launched with green, biodegradable formulas that are certified and safe around kids and pets.
 
 

Frankies 457

In their 15th year with amazing neighborhood restaurants, Frankies Spuntino Group¹s mission and philosophy is to provide consistently high quality, high value, delicious and nutritious products with warm hospitality accessible to all. Featuring their amazing olive oil is one of our favorite new additions.
 

Amagansett Sea Salt

Premium, unrefined finishing salt, crafted entirely by hand in small batches. Directly sourced from Amagansett at the Atlantic Ocean.
 
 

Meet Our Photographer

 

Jason Roth

Jason Roth is not only a great photographer, but also one of our favorite people in NYC! He is creative, artistic, passionate and loves this city as much as we do. He also happens to be an incredible guy and total pleasure to work with. Jason lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two beautiful girls. Feel free to contact him directly for your own photography needs or just follow him on Instagram and get to see some of his favorite NY shots.
Instagram: @jasonrothphoto