Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Culture

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The Strand’s Struggle Against Landmark Labeling

For nearly 100 years, Strand has been the most beloved independent bookstore in NYC. Boasting "18 miles of books," it has weathered economic shifts, the rise of e-books, and competition from Amazon. It has...
INNSIDE

Renowned Illustrator Kirsten Ulve Brings her Talents to the Lobby of INNSIDE by Meliá...

We are all about a good hotel lobby, and the amazing Illustrator Kirsten Ulve has just made the lobby at INNSIDE by Meliá New York Hotel in NoMad one of our favorites! Marking her first...
The Animal Kingdom by Randal Ford

“The Animal Kingdom: A Collection of Portraits” is a Stunning Compilation of Animal Portraits...

The Animal Kingdom: A Collection of Portraits, by portrait photographer Randal Ford, with a foreword by Dan Winters, is a stunning compilation of animal portraits taken in a studio. The setting, so starkly different...
cigar bar

SoHo Cigar Bar Celebrates Twenty Years of Unique Traditions in New York

Soho Cigar Bar celebrated its 20th Anniversary in NYC on Wednesday, January 16th. The hotspot, formerly known as Circa Tabac, is one of New York’s oldest cigar bars and lounges and one of the...

“Nike SB: The Dunk Book” Depicts a Fascinating History of Artful Footwear

Nike SB: The Dunk Book (Rizzoli, Oct 2018), catalogs the fascinating history of how Nike SB’s iconic styles came about and the surprising effect they have had on skate and youth culture, then and...

Really Busy People: Jim Ross

Jim Ross – “Good Ol’ J.R.,” to many millions of WWE and WCW fans – is generally thought of as the greatest wrestling broadcaster of all-time. But there’s plenty more that he ought to be lauded...