Tag Archives: plumbing

And so it begins…. Our evening spent enjoying the rooftop lake at 209 Pearl.

You wouldn’t know it from the street, but 209 Pearl has a lovely rooftop lake. Or at least it did until about midnight last night. Yesterday, while the rest of you were enjoying lunch, Jesse and I closed on 209 Pearl. And, this evening, we got to work. The first order of business was to […]

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Artisanal toilet plunger or iconic felling axe… Can you tell which is parody?

Peter Buchanan-Smith is the founder of Best Made Co., a high-end New York-based design boutique specializing in the production of items like this $350 artisanal American felling axe. The model above is called “Challis” Here’s how Best Made describes it: “Dependable, versatile and with a rich and powerful history, the American Felling Axe is the […]

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Don’t ask me how my weekend was…

note: He deserves better than to be commemorated in the footnote of a post about my petty plumbing problems, but I did want to note the fact that, if not for the this little emergency of mine, I’d surely be posting something thoughtful tonight about the death of internet activist and political organizer Aaron Swartz. […]

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