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Tastemaker: Nadeige Choplet of Choplet Ceramics

I met Nadeige when I was in South Williamsburg recently for my day trip post (see it here!). I quickly realized that I needed to have an extended conversation with her when I learned that there is so much more to her story! Read on to learn about this artist and entrepreneur’s journey from art school in Paris to ceramics studio in Brooklyn – it’s inspiring, to say the least. Image by Costas Picadas How did you first become so... Read More

Bourne Explorer Day Trips: South Williamsburg

We all know Williamsburg has been on the up-and-up for 10+ years now, and while there’s something new to experience nearly every day in that section of Brooklyn, it’s more likely to be a Starbucks or an J. Crew than an off-the-path boutique or cool noodle bar. That’s why I have been exploring in South Williamsburg when I’m looking for that authentic outer borough spirit I came to love when I moved out of Manhattan years ago. I... Read More