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The Bronx is Broadening Thanks to WHEDco

Photographs courtesy of WHEDco The Bronx is a cultural hub that has some of the best West African food in New York and of course, the Yankee Stadium. But unfortunately the area sometimes has a bad reputation. Over 38% of the inhabitants live below the poverty line; there is a high crime rate and the area [...]

September 24, 2014 0
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You Can’t Buy EVERYTHING Online

Image courtesy of Le Labo In a world where purchases can be made in one-single-click and sites like Farfetch (that we love, obvi) bring us the best of the globe’sboutiques as quickly as our wifi connection allows, it’s (for better and for worse) not often that something is only available in one place: tying it, [...]

September 24, 2014 0
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WHIT and Cointreau Create an Exciting Art Partnership at NYFW

For NYFW, Cointreau teamed up with WHIT’s creative director Parker Argote and designer Whitney Pozgay to host a gathering in WHIT’s pop up gallery space, showcasing WHIT’s spring summer 2015 collection alongside the art that inspired the pieces. WHIT and Cointreau share a passion for perfection and quality, and support for the creative community. WHIT brought [...]

September 24, 2014 0
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An Intriguing Guide To Portland By Electro Poppers Priory

Photo by Nick Walker Brandon Rush and Kyle Sears literally gave their blood for music. Selling pints of plasma to pay the rent, they eventually morphed into the now much buzzed about electro pop duo Priory—an interesting choice of moniker which manages to equally conjure images of monasteries and drug-addled celebs. With a heroically titled [...]

September 24, 2014 0
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Our 13 Most Anticipated Films of the 52nd New York Film Festival

For New Yorkers, when the season begins to change from the scorching pleasures of summer into fall’s romantic chill, we’re apt to adjust ourselves into a different headspace, as well as a different wardrobe. We may begin to bury ourselves in work and big sweaters once again, but we also become nostalgic for the fall [...]

September 23, 2014 0
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Skipping Work is Worth it for Brunch at Bustan

“I’m in chocolate heaven,” said Avneet. Last Friday afternoon, BlackBook staffers Emily and Avneet decided to skip out on the office and head uptown to Bustan for a mid-day feast. If you’re going to go all out, this is a pretty good place to do it. We started off with guava fruit juice, which had [...]

September 23, 2014 0
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The Opening of Gerber Group’s STUDIO

Image via Gerber Group Every night brings a new opening, a redux, or a rethinking, as operators race to embrace the busy season which starts in a few weeks and runs till New Year’s Eve. Gerber Group, one of the worlds top Hospitality companies, has redone the Lilium space in the W New York-Union Square [...]

September 23, 2014 0
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Celebrate the Dark and Delirious World of Nick Cave on His Birthday

Fascinating creature Nick Cave has been gracing our ears and eyes with his dark and delicious view of the world for almost four decades now. With a lifetime full of music dripping with fervor, performing with The Birthday Party, Nick Cave The Bad Seeds, or his solo work and his stunning film compositions to his novels [...]

September 23, 2014 0
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GHE20G0TH1K’s Epic Vogue Battle

Image via @GHE20G0TH1K on Twitter GHE20G0TH1K kicked off with a boom on Saturday night at Santos Party House with a mad DJ line-up.  Venus X banged out some tunes that had the crowd going wild, including a remix of Boss Ass Bitch x Drunk in Love. The fashion? A mix of baseball caps, HBA, and [...]

September 23, 2014 0
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Chatting With Alt-J’s Gus Unger-Hamilton on Their New Album ‘This Is All Yours’

English indie rock band Alt-J released their debut album An Awesome Wave in 2012, and since then, a wave they have certainly made. Their anomalous style, partially the result of being unable to play bass guitars or bass drums in the student halls of Leeds University where the four members met, reached millions of fervent fans [...]

September 23, 2014 0
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