‘Icons’ art event debuts at Arta Gallery

The Arta Gallery threw an opening reception to welcome visitors and artists’ creations of icons. The artists were everything from painters to sculptors to sketchers. Their creations stemmed from inspirations of historical artifacts to pop…

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Looking for love beyond the keyboard

Modern dating has become a minefield of options: Tinder, OKCupid, Plenty of Fish,, eHarmony, and the list goes on. All of them are digital, happening from behind a screen. What does meeting someone even mean anymore? Two young journalists decided it was time to find out by experiencing dating the old-fashioned way and actually meeting like-minded singles face-to-face.

Parisian artisans keeping fashion old school

The waft of leather filled the air as Parisian artisans handcrafted coveted pieces before the eyes of countless salivating women and men. Fred Metrick, co-owner of home furnishing store Elte, and his wife Cécile Metrick, attended the Festival des Métiers hosted by Hermès at the Design Exchange on Oct. 4.