“‘It’s a big competition, everyone’s bringing their A-game,’ Stuytown resident Pastorek, 27, said about the cookoff, adding that he thought the event was ‘awesome.’” Della Hasselle, DNA Info. Read Della’s whole story.
Pop-up case study: Creating New York’s first pop-up park with Park Here
New York winters are nasty, brutish and long. Park Here was a nice alternative, not just from winter, but also from the endless string of shopping pop ups around Christmas. Instead of more sales, Openhouse created an indoor space that was free to the public during the day and full of private events at night.
CNN brings the news cameras to park here
“It’s spring in February,” says one guest of the pop up park.
Leslie Koch on Park here for Huffington Post
“To get the most out of the experience, gather a group of friends, bring an assortment of bread and cheese and enjoy a winter-time picnic.” Leslie Koch, Huffington Post
Safa Samiezade’-Yazd weighs in on park here
“With temporary retail spaces all the rage for start-up boutiques and bigger chains already looking to experiment with new locations, Openhouse Gallery has already made a name for itself in the business world as New York City’s only pop-up rental venue.” Safa Samiezade’-yazd, Care 2
The New York Daily News features Park Here
“The brainchild of the people behind Openhouse Gallery – a creative space that holds and hosts events – the indoor park has been a hit since opening earlier this month.” David Yi, New York Daily News
Where are the birds? ABC news checks out Park Here, openhouse’s public park pop up
Kemberly Richardson of ABC News came down to check out Openhouse’s Park Here, an original public pop up that ran for a month and a half in Nolita in early 2011. She talks to parents of young children who are enjoying the safe, dry park, a welcome escape from New York’s blistering winter. Richardson also talks with Robin Halter of … Read More
New York Times: The Grass is Fake, but the Splendor Real
“Warm, happy people were peeling down to their T-shirts and soaking in the sunshine, while others were spreading picnic blankets and gazing up through the lush canopy of foliage.” Ariel Kaminer in New York Times
NY Magazine Park Press!
http://nymag.com/homedesign/features/70429/?mid=371686&rid=422565550&mboxSession=422565550 “A Nice Warm Place to Park It” If you’re susceptible to seasonal affective disorder, or just bummed out by large expanses of gray snow, find a haven in Nolita next week at the Openhouse Gallery. The 4,500-square-foot space is transforming itself into Park Here, a pop-up “public indoor park” complete with benches and faux grassy knolls designed by decorators … Read More
Some loving from Vital Juice on Park Here