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With the rising popularity of outdoor recreation and the ease of nature fueled escapes from the city, companies are rushing to meet the demand for more stylish, outdoorsy, and convenient products. We know that searching through hundreds of ultra-light puffy jackets and gloves can be overwhelming, so we’ve compiled a list of some of our […]

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Travelers, curious by nature, are great people to buy books for. Depending on the kind of traveling they enjoy, just about any kind of tome can be handy for information, inspiration, or just plain entertain. Below is a list of some great options for gifts or to keep yourself entertained.   GRAPHIC MEMOIR The Best […]

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When the holidays roll around, it’s easy to get swept up with flash sales and discount codes. We took a deep breath and dove into the wild world of internet shopping to find products that are not only great gifts but also made by companies with missions focused on sustainability and empowerment. Because, as Purpose […]

The holidays are coming and we could all use a pick-me-up as we slug through the end of the year. We have just the idea and it is not a tall glass of whiskey. Now is the time to think positively and get active locally. Below are a handful of New York environmental organizations we […]

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Trips with kids can be a delight or a terror, and likely both. With screens such an easy way out of the sturm und drang, it is nearly impossible to resist them. But, remember books? Glorious, informational picture books, full of facts, illustrations and tales that can be fun for everyone in the family. With […]


Can’t figure out what to get the techie who has every gadget? The fashionista on top of all the trends? What about a newborn, biking buddy, co-worker…the in-laws? Here are 13 unique gift ideas for those special, tricky-to-buy-for people (and pooches!) in your lives. You’ll feel good about wrapping items that are affordable and eco-friendly, […]

Sustainable Adventure Guide

From planning to packing to looking great on the road, these fun and funky items will put some green in your favorite traveler’s next big trip. Here are the 5 best travel gifts for the globe-trotter in your life. Trip Prep Whether they offset their carbon for every mile traveled or simply love a good eco-resort, […]