Tag Archives: shops

On the Lower East Side, a New Zaftig-Friendly Boutique

The Local East Village

“Oh my God, your mannequins are real-sized!”

“Look, clothes for big girls like me!”

Those are the reactions Kathy Sanchez said she had gotten from passersby after opening Curvaceous K boutique over the weekend. Even petite women have come in to express their excitement about the healthy-sized models in the window, she said. [Full Story]

Nevermind the Nor’easter: ‘Summer’ On Clinton Street Tonight

The Local East Village

Forget the impending snow storm: tonight on Clinton Street, it’ll be “Summer.” That’s the name of a multi-venue exhibition of paintings by Leah Tinari, owner of neighborhood hangout Fatta Cuckoo. Her art — along with food, drinks, and music by DJ Vlad & DJ Cles — will be showcased at her restaurant as well as at Kupersmith, and at shops JnrlStr and Blake Scotland. [Full Story]