Day: May 2, 2020

Far Hills Business Classic Home And Garden Needs Your Support

The new coronavirus has changed life for all of us. Local businesses have taken a huge economic hit, but communities are finding creative ways to support the establishments they know and love.

In an effort to help local businesses in our communities stay connected and succeed, Patch will shine a light on some of them through a series of Q&A articles during this time.

Classic Home and Garden is one of the businesses in town facing struggles during the coronavirus. You can lend your support by reading more about the company, below, and by contacting them here.

Tell us about your business and its history in your town.

Classic Home and Garden has been in Far Hills since 2003 at the Mall at Far Hills and within the last few years has moved down the street to 49 Rte 202, Ludlow Square at Far Hills. My name is Karen

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The Met Gala at home! See how people are re-creating famous red carpet looks

The 2020 Met Gala was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but you can still celebrate the biggest fashion party of the year.

Vogue magazine invited readers to re-create their favorite Met Gala looks using the hashtag #MetGalaChallenge.

In the days since, Instagram has been flooded with DIY outfits inspired by the celebrity-packed fundraising event held the first Monday in May at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. (Click here for more details on how they’ll pick the winning look.)

Sanja Nestorovic, a bartender in Brooklyn, New York, has taken on the challenge in full force. She’s channeled celebs like Blake Lively, Celine Dion, Rihanna and Kylie Jenner.

“The challenge is keeping me busy and at home,” Nestorovic told TODAY Style. “I have no design experience, so I feel like I’ve discovered another side of myself.”

All of Nestorovic pieces are made with items from her apartment, including

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‘Virtual First Friday’ Brings Arts To Your Home Amid Coronavirus

SAN DIEGO, CA — Although art galleries, museums and other arts and cultural institutions have been closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, San Diego’s Arts District Liberty Station is bringing the arts to your home Friday, May 1.

“Virtual First Friday” is a virtual version of the Arts District Liberty Station’s monthly showcase of its arts and culture groups.

“Our goal is to stay connected to our artists and organizations and to our supporters and community during this unique time,” said NTC Foundation President and CEO Lisa Johnson. “This has led the Arts District to collaboratively come up with new and innovative ways to be creative from a distance and to inspire individuals.”

Arts District Liberty Station, which is San Diego’s largest arts and cultural district located in historic buildings at the former Naval Training Center in the Liberty Station neighborhood, launched Virtual First Friday in April. The online-only event is

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Here’s How Design Brands Are Giving Back During Coronavirus

The design industry has a long history or giving back to the community. Long before designers and textile and furniture brands came together to support causes like the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club and the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, many of our favorite brands were offering support when it was most needed. During World War II, Schumacher donated yards of fabric to be used to make parachutes for the U.S. Military. Now, as the country struggles with the coronavirus pandemic, more and more companies are stepping up to help healthcare and frontline workers, sick patients, and others at risk. Here’s a breakdown.


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Photographer Audrey

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