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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      Umbrellas For my 30th birthday, my friend Louise gave me a very special gift: a clear, plastic umbrella. It was special because she had remembered that I had one as a child and that one of my favorite things to do was to stand under it in the rain, looking straight up at the […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

        What’s in a Name? “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” In this case, I think Shakespeare got it wrong. Would we revere this flower’s iconic scent if it was really named hideous maximus horriblous or pink excrement on a thorny stick?  I think not. Names are terribly important to […]

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    Former Glory

    BY:Josh and Brent

      Born and raised in NJ, Jeanne C. Hildenbrand first discovered her love for photography through the lens of a small plastic camera, courtesy of Bazooka Joe and his Bubble Gum comics she’d saved.  She  worked her way through the various instamatic cameras of the mid 1970s and then before making their first trip to […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      A House in Rhinebeck Before artist Lisa Camp and her husband renovated their 160 year-old farmhouse in Rhinebeck, a small village in the Hudson Valley in upstate New York, they discovered numerous surprises – some delightful, some not. A snake nest in one of the upstairs bedrooms and a raccoon’s den in the attic […]

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    Palm of Your Hand

    BY:Dr. Brent

      It seems like virtually every employee that finds their way to Beekman 1802 has creative streak that cannot be suppressed.  Even the long days and hard work at a fast-growing company cannot deter. Vicki Whicker is the Beekman 1802 Director of Wholesale Accounts. In 2011, Vicki left Los Angeles for central New York to […]

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    Mercantile Renovation Progress

    BY:Josh and Brent

    Team Beekman’s been working hard on the NEW Beekman 1802 Mercantile renovation.

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      Five Flying Houses When Laurent Chehere got sick of his job he started saving money. Eventually, he quit and embarked on a year-long trip around the world, seeing all the places he had always dreamed of seeing, taking thousands of photographs along the way. Upon his return to his hometown in France, he simply […]

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    Inside OUT

    BY:Josh and Brent

        In the April 2013 issue of OUT, editor Aaron Hicklin profiled Beekman 1802 in an article with the exceptionally clever title Mind Your Manors.  To accompany the essay, photographer Alec Hemer captured a rare glimpse of the interiors of the Beekman farmhouse.   What we love about having a photographer visit is that they […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      Giuseppe Arcimboldo I have a long list of dead people I’d like to meet. Call me morbid, but I love the idea of resurrecting some well-chosen individuals for a round-table discussion on art, philosophy and life. One such individual is Spanish artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo. He is not well known and his place in art […]

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    5 Beautiful Things

    BY:Andrew

      The House of Hackney To be hackneyed is to be rendered meaningless through overuse, whether  through the redundance of a tired old phrase or the consistent exposure to a common image. How delightful, then, that a pair of London designers have risked using the word in the name of their exciting new venture. The […]

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