It was perhaps inevitable. Even a beloved boutique manufacturer could only survive for so long on the condo-crazed shores of Williamsburg. Brooklyn Brewery was the city’s first big-time microbrewer and helped bring the sudsy movement to the East Coast in the 1990s. Now, the brewery’s home has been quietly sold, and it looks like a Read More
What has beloved former Barneys CEO Howard Socol been doing since his retirement from the luxury department store?
“He’s a mensch! He’s just extremely altruistic; he’s been mentoring a lot of designers and helping them with their business model,” Barneys creative director and Observer columnist Simon Doonan told the Transom. Mr. Socol’s mentees include Narcisco Read More