November 02, 2021
New York Magazine: The Strategist
10 Things That Delighted Us Last Week: From Makeup Brushes to MTA Books
Ahead of the Met’s exhibition “Before Yesterday We Could Fly: An Afrofuturist Period Room,” the museum collaborated with Harlem Candle Co. on a limited-edition candle. “The candle, called Seneca, imagines a world in which Seneca Village — a historically Black village that was destroyed to make way for Central Park — still exists and thrives,” we write in this week’s Don’t Dillydally. “Apparently, a modern-day Seneca Village smells like spiced black tea. It’s also mixed with the scents of present-day Central Park, which has notes of wild thyme and cedarleaf, and finishes off with the scent of incense, clove, birch, vetiver, and powdery concrete.”
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