Stuart Davis (1892–1964), Report from Rockport, 1940. Oil on canvas, 24 x 30 in. (61 x 76.2 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Edith and Milton Lowenthal Collection, bequest of Edith Abrahamson Lowenthal, 1991. © Estate of Stuart Davis / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

June 10 – September 25, 2016

The Whitney celebrates the forefather of the pop art movement in their upcoming exhibit, “In Full Swing.”


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Get your tickets for this doggone good performance at bergenPAC

This Friday, June 3, 2016 at 11 a.m. the tickets for Mutts Gone Nuts: Canine Cabaret at bergenPAC will go on sale.   Deemed “A Must See” by the Washington Post, this canine comedy show features athletic, acrobatic, and adorable pooches that went from the shelter to the stage. This energetic performance will be showing at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, NJ on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 1 p.m. more


The workout program that is full of babes

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

It’s 5 a.m., and you’re five months postpartum, but today is the day you’re going to return to your morning boot camp class. Your fellow a.m. gym goers miss you and your core muscles aren’t getting any stronger sitting on the couch folding onesies. You throw on your sneaks, grab your keys, and… more


Photo Credit: John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum

In honor of John F. Kennedy’s 99th birthday anniversary, Urban Agenda Magazine remembers the former President and New Englander’s classic summer style. From white oxford shirts to trainers and aviators, JFK’s impact on men’s fashion continues to endure.



(Photo Credit: @wallyb_9 – Spring Lake Beach)

Welcome summer with these Jersey Shore Instagram accounts

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

It might be a little dreary outside, but that’s not preventing the Jersey Shore from embracing the unofficial start of summer. This weekend, most of our beaches will open and fearless New Jerysians will dive into the Atlantic. Other, less adventurous beach-goers will set up camp along the boardwalk or indulge in some Jersey burgers and beer. No matter how you’re celebrating Memorial Day weekend, these Instagram accounts will surely get you pysched for summer. more


Shop outside the box, with unique items for tea lovers including a selection of premium teas, gourmet tea gift sets, teaware, and more.



These Alice-inspired collections inspire us to journey down the rabbit hole

By Sarah Emily Gilbert 

The fashion industry is going all Alice in celebration of Disney’s May 27 release of Alice Through the Looking Glass. Starring Mia Wasikowska as Alice and Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, the Tim Burton movie is teeming with fantastical costumes, colors, and scenery that has inspired a myriad of fashion collections.  more


By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Like the diamonds she uses in her timeless designs, Yanina Fleysher is equal parts elegance and strength. As the founder and owner of Yanina and Company in Cedar Grove and Basking Ridge, Fleysher is one of New Jersey’s premiere jewelers. But before her baubles attracted the likes of Caroline Manzo and Kim Kardashian, Fleysher was catering to a far more humble crowd. more

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Check out the artists that will be viewing their work at these downtown stores. 



By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Consumer Reports finds that many sunscreens aren’t doing much screening at all.



One of the most eclectic craft fairs comes to Brooklyn May 20-22

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Where else, other than the Renegade Craft Fair could you find a dinosaur vase and a porcelain animal skull? As the largest independent craft fair in the world, the event attracts the best (and most unusual) goods from the indie art scene.  more

Location: Jal Mahal Palace-Jaipur

In the Jal Mahal at Jaipur two chicks with a block-printed floral motif by Brigitte Singh billow out in a breeze. © 2016 Henry Wilson

London design expert Henry Wilson captures the most eye-catching floral patterns in the country that inspires him

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

India is a place of raw, natural beauty. Its vast plains swelter under the golden sunrise. Its rivers churn through winding countryside, and its hills are a kaleidoscope of native plants and flowers. As is evident in photographer Henry Wilson’s newest tomb Floral Patterns of India, these splendors are often reflected in some of India’s most illustrious buildings and monuments.  more


Black cats and broken mirrors. Friday the 13th asks you to embrace your dark side.


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#PlutoFlyBy – Alexis Duque – Sphere

#TheDress, #BlackLivesMatter, #iLookLikeAnEngineer, #NotOneMore

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

10 of the year’s most memorable hashtags become art in this upcoming exhibit at Caelum Gallery, NYC 

For the active social media user, these hashtags require little to no explanation. That’s because they are partnered with millions of images and posts from around the world that say more than we could’ve imagined. more

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Telephone Wire Plate | Shoptiques

Traditional Zulu work and it is made from coils of telephone wire wrapped around a solid metal core, to define its shape. It has a modern twist to its make with the infusion of bright colour patterns. The intricacy in the design makes this basket so precious due to the long production days involved in its design. No two pieces are the same. Designs may vary, making each individual piece that much more unique.



Image Source: www.elodieblanchard.com/news/

Elodie Blanchard Studio’s site-specific installation, “Growing Out of Scrap” is on view for WantedDesign Brooklyn until May 17. The installation’s “fabric trees” are made of leftover textiles from Blachard’s Studio and production scraps donated by Araks and HBF Textiles. The recycled artwork is intended to show how discarded textiles can be re-used to create new art, new trees, and new art trees. more

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Unravel the history of uniforms at the Museum at FIT’s upcoming exhibit

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

For a society that dares to be different, we have a rich history of being the same – at least when it comes to our dress. From military uniforms to McDonald’s uniforms, the Museum at FIT’s “Uniformity” exhibit will explore the role of uniforms in our history. more

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Photo Credit: @dreamdry 

Achieve the perfect plait at these hip NYC Braid Bars

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Braids are the foolproof hairstyle for any situation. Hair’s a day old? Braid it. Is the weather hot and humid? Braid it. Going on a date? Braid it. Okay, so you get the idea – braids are the best, but they’re not always the easiest to master. more


Does art imitate fashion or does fashion imitate art? You decide.



It’s not all about the margaritas.

Get ready for the bright festivities surrounding Cinco de Mayo with these fashion and food accessories. 



Thank your Mom for all she’s done with one of these thoughtful gifts. 



From cruises to 5Ks, Urban Agenda outlines a myriad of events in New Jersey and NYC to celebrate Mom

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Mother’s Day cruise around the NYC Harbor: Hornblower Cruises is offering a family brunch cruise on Mother’s Day. At 10am the yacht leaves Pier 40, located at 353 West Street, for a two-hour ride along the Hudson. The cruise includes a brunch buffet, a dessert station, coffee and herbal teas, a live jazz band, and a DJ. more


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Artwork: Hans Hofmann (1880–196), Early Fall, 1945

#MAMMidnight in Montclair, New Jersey – The weeklong biennial event returns May 11-15, 2016

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Montclair Art Museum’s (MAM) biennial Art in Bloom event returns May 11 -15, 2016. The Museum will display 32 floral arrangements by 30 floral designers from the tri-state area.  more


WantedDesign to highlight some of the best international designers and manufacturers during NYCxDESIGN 2016

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

WantedDesign is coming back for its 6th Edition during NYCxDESIGN, NYC’s annual celebration of the design in its five boroughs. Founded in 2011 by Odile Hainut and Claire Pijoulat, WantedDesign is “a platform dedicated to promoting design and fostering the international creative community with its marquee events during NYCXDESIGN” (May 3-17).  more

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Take inspiration from Coachella with these music festival fashions from Rebecca Minkoff.


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Photo Credit: Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Herald in springtime with this weekend event

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

A plethora of Daffodils are ready to greet you Sunday, April 24 from 11am-4pm at Reeves-Reed Arboretum (RRA) for their annual Daffodil Day. Home to one of New Jersey’s largest Daffodil collections, the Arboretum, located at 165 Hobart Avenue in Summit, will offer tons of spring-inspired activities for the whole family.  more


In honor of this year’s Boston Marathon, view our top picks for custom running gear.




Jewelry so beautiful, it’s criminal

By Sarah Emily Gilbert

Now until April 16, 2016, The Museum of Arts and Design presents LOOT: MAD About Jewelry, its annual exhibition and sale featuring designs from more than 40 emerging and acclaimed international jewelry artists. Now in its 16th edition, LOOT has become known as the ultimate pop-up shop for contemporary artist-made jewelry, where collectors and jewelry enthusiasts have the rare opportunity to meet and acquire pieces from some of the most innovative creators in the field. more