Reid van Renesse’s art photography of skaters, surfers and life in New York City’s Rockaway Beach  captures the playful, urban beach subculture of this gritty, singular Queen’s neighborhood. The artwork shown here was recently exhibited and for sale as part of a local fundraising event at Rockaway Beach Surf ClubContinue Reading

The Brooklyn-based artist Bast has been kind of quiet lately. We haven’t been seeing fresh work from the artist in a while except for these small but complex wheat-pasted street art pieces in NoHo, in downtown Manhattan.

We’re fans of artists A.S.V.P. Here’s so a not-so-recent wheat-paste street art piece titled “Sociability” by the duo in downtown NYC that’s in pretty good condition in spite of the months and weather.

This classic Pontiac Bonneville car was parked on Ludlow Street in New York’s Lower East Side Monday. We couldn’t resist taking a closer look and snapping some pix. The car is officially registered in New York as an historic vehicle. Its design is from an era of automobile manufacturing andContinue Reading

The “cronut” is a culinary mash-up of the croissant and the donut that has become a foodie sensation in New York City in recent months, and, for that matter, around the globe wherever people care to find inspiration from these things or learn about them and create demand. New YorkContinue Reading

This is the real deal: A vintage red, leather Gucci bag circa 1970s or ’80s that our friend (and overall New York style boss) Susanita was showing off for us at the weekend during brunch at Dudley’s in the Lower East Side. Super awesome.

The esplanade along the East River in downtown New York City is not on the tourist map, and it’s less of a destination for most Manhattanites than other, more stylish waterfront hangouts along the West Side. But for those locals in the deepest, farthest, eastern-most reaches of the East VillageContinue Reading