Posted by: Dre Grigoropol
on Feb 15, 2013
In the 70's and 80's, graffiti was extremely common in major cities like New York. As the act became increasingly associated with crime, police heightened surveillance of street art. Still, little tags can be seen almost everywhere you look, including bigger pieces that make quite an impact. While some citizens clearly aren't fans of graffiti, others are glad that these anonymous artists are being generous enough to create ... Read More
Posted by: Intern Yasmin
on Jun 15, 2012
While you might see a night at the bar as a chance to catch up with friends after work, sample a new craft beer, or to meet potential bedroom partners, the ladies who founded the Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestlers (CLAW) used a rowdy night out as the basis for what has become a national phenomenon. After a series of friendly-but-intense bar room arm wrestling matches, friends and co-founders Jennifer Hoyt Tidwell and Jodie Plaisance decided ... Read More
Posted by: Intern Kelsie
on Apr 23, 2012
When the New York Times does a trend piece, it sometimes comes about 3 months too late. Remember their string of pieces about Brooklyn in 2010? Apparently it's a cool place to live! Young people like it there! Or their February 2012 article about living alone? We do crazy things! Like singing in the shower! And eating peanut butter from the jar!
Yesterday though, the Times went for cool and hit it right on the head. In a piece about ... Read More
Posted by: Intern Brittany J.
in Style File
on Jun 29, 2010
One of our favorite BUST-y ladies, New York graffiti artist-turned-fashion designer Claw Money is teaming up with Vans for a sweet mini-collection of some sneaks, a tank and some socks. The main theme, as you can see to the left, is a pattern of her notorious claw symbol and some lovely leopard print fading from aqua into coral. Prices range from $8 for the socks to $70 for the hi-top sneakers with the allover print. According to Claw ... Read More