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Workshop/APD and April Bovet Interior Design Team Up on a Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Gem

In the dining room, Eoos chairs ring a custom concrete table beneath a Rich Brilliant Willing pendant fixture. Photography by Donna Dotan.

Each of the five boroughs contains a constellation of neighborhoods with their own cultural quirks and pervading personalities. In Cobble Hill, ethnically diverse mom-and-pop shops and traditional brownstones entwine with a boho art scene, yielding an old-school yet forward-thinking Brooklyn vibe. It’s here that Workshop/APD founding principal Andrew Kotchen was given the opportunity to nestle a unique piece of architecture between two 1900s town houses, at once putting into relief the district’s dual natures.

GamFratesi stools pull up to the kitchen’s granite-topped island. Photography by Donna Dotan.

“It’s rare to get the chance to run an intelligent design process that isn’t based in historical preservation,” Kotchen says of the ground-up plan he conceived for his client, a married couple with two teenage children. After performing initial zoning

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My streaming gem: why you should watch I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore | Film

2020 has been a long nightmare of a year, one that has constantly defied the rules of time and space in terms of how much bad stuff can happen in such a short amount of time. The cascade of awfulness never seems to end. Amid all this chaos, the responsibilities of adulthood – work, chores, bills – feel insurmountable, and the world around us feels unrecognizable. One of the only things getting me through it is cinema, and the movie I keep returning to for its insightful portrait of this pervasive malaise and our simmering resentment in response to it is Macon Blair’s directorial debut, I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore.

Blair has long been known for his collaborations with childhood friend-turned-creative partner Jeremy Saulnier. He played a supporting role in Saulnier’s directorial debut, the horror comedy Murder Party. Blair then starred in (and produced) Saulnier’s Blue

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Peloton: More Upside In This Work-From-Home Gem (NASDAQ:PTON)

Peloton (PTON) has emerged during the pandemic as one the gems of the stay-at-home dynamic, as its connected fitness systems provide the in-home convenience of a workout without needing a gym (and when gyms had been closed). Peloton witnessed strong growth during the pandemic, and while shares may be a little pricey after following the tech rally step by step, the long-term growth potential remains visible, but not free from risks.

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For the third quarter Peloton recorded over 2.6 million total members logging over 44 million workouts, with 886,000 connected fitness subscribers, which corresponds to the Bike and Tread, as the digital subscription can act as a stand-alone service. On top of that, the 12-month connected fitness subscription had a 93% retention rate and only 0.46% monthly churn.

Connected fitness subscriber growth has been outstanding, up 94% YoY; digital subscription subscribers grew less – up 64%. As

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