shopping 11.21.16

In the Cards
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There are 1.8 million New Yorkers living in poverty. Every year, the Robin Hood Foundation produces holiday cards—all of the proceeds from which go to 200 NYC poverty-fighting programs. This year, they have a Central-Park-in-the-snow card by Alberto Reyes, a David Hockney pastoral titled Tree and Snow and Gold & Black by Geoffrey Johnson. $40

Eames House of Cards, first introduced in 1952, is a series of interlocking cards awaiting your creative touch. Available at the Eames shop. $18.75-$350

Happy Hanukkah from Brooklyn, by Cheryl Berkowitz, at the New York Transit Museum, $4.

Get a NYPL card, available to any resident. Free.

Ida Pearle's Alphabet Set adds charm to any nursery. $39

Foxy & Winston always has great cards. At the moment, we're torn between the candy card and the dancing polar bears. Box of six, $14.

Once there were 10,000 baseball card shops, now there about 1,700. Alex's MVP Cards and Comics, still in the game on the Upper East Side, is at 1577 York [83rd/84th] 212.831.2273.

Cleverly marked cards, available from Tannen's, $6.99

Artist Nina Boesch creates collages out of used MetroCards. She has a show of her work at the German Consulate through December 16.

Italian artist Francesco Clemente became interested in tarot cards a few years ago and produced a book called Francesco Clemente: The Tarots. Among the images, you'll find some familiar faces.

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