Tag Archives: new york city

  • Central Park Tower: Proposed Project Would be Tallest Wooden Structure on Earth

    Central Park Tower: Proposed Project Would be Tallest Wooden Structure on Earth

    Creative studio DFA has proposed an architectural project that hearkens back to the days before concrete and glass, while simultaneously breaking a new record if it actually gets completed. It’s the unassumingly named Central Park Tower, and if DFA’s plans come to fruition it will be the tallest wooden structure on Earth. Here’s DFA founder […]

  • Mondo Bava: NY’s Quad Cinema Pays Tribute to Mario Bava (Trailer)

    Mondo Bava: NY’s Quad Cinema Pays Tribute to Mario Bava (Trailer)

    I don’t often wish I lived in New York City, but a recent Entertainment Weekly article has me dipping into that pool of FOMO and cultural envy, courtesy of New York’s Quad Cinema. It’s Mondo Bava, “a near-complete retrospective” of the works of Italian filmmaker Mario Bava. Never heard of Bava? Well, that may be, […]

  • Hip-Hop Hall of Fame Coming to Harlem

    Hip-Hop Hall of Fame Coming to Harlem

    One can only guess at why it took so long for this to happen, but plans have finally been approved for a genuine Hip-Hop Hall of Fame, coming next year to Harlem, NY. The organization heading up the project have placed the winning bid for a 125th Street building that will become the Hall’s home. […]

  • ABQ Bar: ‘Breaking Bad’ Pop-Up Bar Coming to NYC

    ABQ Bar: ‘Breaking Bad’ Pop-Up Bar Coming to NYC

    I kind of thought the time for this sort of thing had passed, but it appears that the proprietors of ABQ Bar, a pop-up bar inspired by Breaking Bad and coming to New York City this summer, have taken their time in getting the details of their project exactly right. ABQ Bar uses an actual […]

  • ‘Infrared NYC': Photographer Puts City in a Different Light

    ‘Infrared NYC': Photographer Puts City in a Different Light

    You might remember Las Vegas in Infrared, which showed how different a city bathed in neon can look under infrared light. Now, photographer Paolo Pettigiani has given New York City a similar treatment, with a project he calls Infrared NYC. Unlike its Vegas equivalent, Infrared NYC is focused on the infrared properties of plant life—specifically, […]

  • ‘No Sleep: NYC Nightlife Flyers 1988-1999′

    ‘No Sleep: NYC Nightlife Flyers 1988-1999′

    The years 1988 and 1999 are punctuation marks between what many consider to be a golden era of the club scene in New York City. For those of us who were either too young or too suburban to experience that age for ourselves, there’s now No Sleep: NYC Nightlife Flyers 1988-1999, a book that captures […]

  • ‘Sorayama': Artist’s Trademark “Sexy Robots” Become Celebrities

    ‘Sorayama': Artist’s Trademark “Sexy Robots” Become Celebrities

    If you’re not familiar with the name Hajime Sorayama, here’s a quick primer: He’s an artist who specializes in “Sexy Robots” (he’s the guy who did the cover of that one Aerosmith album, just as a for-instance). And now, a new exhibition entitled simply Sorayama is coming to the Jacob Lewis Gallery in New York […]

  • Old Blue Last Beer From Vice Media

    Old Blue Last Beer From Vice Media

    Back in 2004, Vice Media purchased a London pub known as The Old Blue Last. Now, they’re finally capitalizing on the earning potential of that valuable trademark with their Old Blue Last Beer, a beer developed in conjunction with beer conglomerate AB InBev, owner of brands like Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois. Vice’s Old Blue […]