Toys for 2017! Toy industry event Toy Fair 2017 took place last week in NYC. Many toymakers like Hasbro, Mattel, Funko, Playmates and Jakks Pacific made their toy reveals for the new year. Website MUReview.net has lots of cool articles and pictures of the event like the Transformers cast at the Hasbro booth checking out all the cool upcoming Transformers Movie toys.
Okay, so I’m a West Coast gal and the only cheesecake I know is the Cheesecake Factory. A few weeks back, I was at the coffee shop with my girlfriends and the random topic of where to eat good cheesecake came up. My friend was like it has to be Juniors! I was like what? Not the Cheesecake Factory? I quickly got on my iPhone and started Google research on Junior’s Cheesecake. And before you know it, we ordered the Holiday Little Fellas Sampler.
Once upon a time our Ramen team spotlighted Japanese Ninja restaurant in NYC, now there is a noodle shop that you can slurp in private. The Japanese ramen chain Ichiran opens up it’s first location in Brooklyn. Ichiran is known for their amazing pork broth. The US restaurant location has a common area where ramen lovers who don’t want to be antisocial, but there is also private booths where you can sit and eat your pork broth ramen noodle soup in solitude.
Grab some Go! Go! Power Ranger hipster apparel! Streetwear brand KITH collabs with Power Rangers for this mini-capsule collection. This 1990s Power Rangers themed collection will feature an assortment of hoodies, graphic tees, crewnecks, New Era caps for men, women and kids.
Messed-up marriages, adultery, temptation, jealously and power all come to play in this pulp novel SoHo Sins. With a long career in the modern art scene, author Richard Vine pens his first novel using New York City art world as the backdrop.
In SoHo Sins the art scene golden couple is Philip and Amanda Oliver. Philip a techy millionaire is in a broken marriage with his current wife Amanda Wingate, the art collector heiress. The art world is rocked when Amanda is found murdered in her home. Art dealer and friend of the couple Jackson Wyeth and his P.I. buddy Hogan are on the job to investigate Amanda’s grisly death.
Get hyped for Rocksmith’s Winter 2015 Collection dropping now! Mexican-American hip hop artist Kap G reps the Rocksmith Winter 2015 Lookbook with a futuristic space-tech themed capsule collection entitled “Bass Odyssey.”
Streetwear brand Kith drops their first womenswear line-up – the Kith Women’s Chapter 1 Lookbook. Using high quality fabrics from Japan and Italy, looks to balance hipster chic and comfort. The collection features bomber jackets, dresses, skirts, hoodies and tees.
“Hentai” apparel anyone? Well know street brand Supreme is teaming up erotic manga artist Toshio Maeda for a mini-capsule collection. The capsule collection features a jacket, sweatshirt, long sleeve tee, a pillow and 2 graphic tees. Look for the collection to drop in NYC and LA Supreme “physical” locations and online on February 27, 2015.
NYC and the musical genre of hip-hop are synonymous and this summer 2015, Stussy celebrates the iconic NYC rap group A Tribe Called Quest (ATCQ). ATCQ music heavily influenced Stussy’s work in the late ’80s and early ’90s, and this Stussy capsule collection showcases it.
Just dropping into clothing racks and shelves now is the Rocksmith Summer 2015 Collection. Music/lifestyle apparel brand Rocksmith’s theme for the summer is future/retro mixing fabrics and using popular colors from sneakers to rep their summer collection. If you’re looking for something to rock this summer like graphic tees, hats and shorts, take a look at Rocksmith.
NYC-based Boundless Brooklyn known for it’s cardboard DIY lifeguard towers, water towers and billboard sign kits has teamed up with SoCal apparel brand Outre for the Art on Guard exhibit. The event held at toy art shop/gallery Woot Bear in SF had over 40-plus artists customizing their own Lifeguard Towers.
Born and raised in Queens, let rapper Awkwafina aka Nora Lum take you on a journey into New York City. No tourist sight-seeing traps, no Zagat approved bull crap and no Yelp business here on this book guided tour.
Awkwafina provides funny insights and drops hidden gems around NYC. She gives out her top 10 walking tours of New York City with fold-out maps, hipster places to eat and cheap places if you are on a budget. And she provides 10 places to pee, which is very important. This is Awkwafina’s NYC.
“Serenity now!” “No soup for you!” Classic lines from an iconic TV sitcom Seinfeld. The wait is over, vinyl Seinfeld figures are coming from Vinyl Sugar! The 8″ Vinyl Idolz line-up will feature: Cosmo Kramer, Newman, The Soup Nazi, Frank Costanza, J. Peterman and Puddy. Look for a Summer 2015 release!
Honda at the 2015 New York Auto Show introduces the all-new 2016 Civic Concept. This 10th-generation Civic finally has the look and feel of the glory days when everybody wanted a Honda Civic. At the press conference, Honda has stated that various Civic models will be available starting this Fall with the Sedan model first, then a Coupe version, Si Edition, a 5-door hatch and even a Type-R.
NYC street brand 10 Deep just dropped their VCTRY Lookbook for S/S 2015. VCTRY is 10 Deep’s athletic wear line. The collection has variety of jerseys ($88.00USD-$96.00USD), crew shirts ($124.00USD), tech shirts ($50.00USD), hoodies ($92.00USD-$124.00USD), sweatpants ($88.00USD), shorts ($80.00USD), long-sleeve tees ($42.00USD, graphic tees ($32.00USD) and snapback hats ($38.00USD).
Toy Fair 2015 kicked-off this past weekend in NYC, so if you’re wanting to know what neat toys will be hitting retail this year, then check these videos out! Sit back, relax and watch this Toy Fair 2015 Playlist:
A MTA worker is found dead in his very own apartment. What can you say, it’s New York City’s toughest area, Hell’s Kitchen. Well, it’s present day, so it’s more urban hipster living in the area and coffee shops with Wi-Fi access, but Daredevil won’t come to the rescue. Instead, enter Sherlock Holmes and Joan Watson! Based on the CBS hit TV show Elementary, which is a modern day twist of the famous literary detective Sherlock Holmes set in present-day New York City. “The Ghost Line” story by Adam Christopher takes place around the 3rd TV season of Elementary.
If you’re online hunting for gifts and if that person is into streetwear, then this will do the trick. Available online @ PRIVILEGE NYC for a limited time only, fans of model Emily Sears collabing with Stezzy will enjoy this graphic tee and pullover hoodie.
On this episode of Chef’s Night Out this will be a foodie night out in NYC with Spur Tree owner Sean John and friends. Spur Tree Lounge is located on the Lower East Side and is a Jamaican/Asian fusion restaurant. Sean takes you to his favorite eating and drinking spots around town.