A New York Whiskey to Rival Scottish Perfection: The Best-Designed Items of April

Liquid Assets A distillery in upstate New York aims to make a single-malt whiskey to rival Scotland’s best. Single-malt whiskey is a spirit of place, inheriting the peaty smoke of Scotland’s moors or the clarity of Japan’s mountain waters. Now John Dyson—a veteran of New York state politics and proprietor of California winery Williams Selyem—wants … Read more

Man Convicted of Chanel Robbery in NYC Facing Up to 40 Years in Prison

A Brooklyn man was convicted of robbery charges by a jury on Tuesday, March 29, after prosecutors said he and three other people robbed a Chanel store in Manhattan on February 2, 2021, during which more than $200,000 in merchandise was stolen. Eric Spencer, 30, was arrested 18 days after the robbery in Fort Lauderdale, … Read more