Essential Viewing | The Birdman

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The Birdman | a Jesse Auritt film https://vimeo.com/71501308 Profiling Rainbow Music and her shopowner: the "Birdman." There's not a lot of places like around anymore - and there's not a lot of businessmen like the Birdman left. Old school, baby. "With CDs, VHSs and old cassette tapes stacked head high, Rainbow Music is a hoarder's paradise. However, its quirky owner, known as 'The Birdman', knows exactly where everything is. Amidst the Starbucks and Subways popping up on every corner of the East Village, Rainbow Music maintains its mom and pop feel, and is a hidden gem to its patrons. Due...

New York's Famous Music Venues Through the Years

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There is a saying: when one door closes, another door opens. Keeping that little idiom in mind New York might be the most dynamic city in the world when you consider how new shops, businesses, restaurants and clubs are always opening somewhere. But as the saying goes, one venue must close for another to then open. With the upcoming film CBGB set to be released later this year we're taking a brief look at a handful of some of New York's most iconic music clubs, beginning of course with none other than CBGBs: CBGB | 315 Bowery on Bleecker Stret,...

Legs

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A Study of Legs - In 11 Parts | A Jim Helton film https://vimeo.com/23854824 For one month during the transition between winter and spring of 2009, Atsushi "Jima" Nishijima photographed legs walking the streets of Midtown Manhattan during his lunch break in this series of short movies. via TWBE

Neighborhood Buttons

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Adding to our line of accessories, soon we will be releasing 1" buttons for you to rep your borough or neighborhood. Sneak peek at some designs below.

Limited NYC Nike

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Nike has released 5 new limited-edition Air Force 1 Low Supreme kicks, one design for each borough. More Pics after the jump. These kicks were created to promote the inaugural World Basketball Festival which will take place from August 12-15 throughout New York City, hitting spots from Times Square to Rucker Park. They go on sale tomorrow, July 31, 2010 in select retailers, according to the borough they are in (Bronx stores will only be carrying the Bronx design, etc). The Nike store on Mercer Street in SoHo will be carrying the complete collection. One of the select Queens retailers...