All Blog Posts Tagged 'brooklyn' (8)

Scientifically Accurate Botanical Yarn Art in Brooklyn



Hurry, it's not too late to still check out Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s current exhibit, Knit, Purl, Sow, an entire show devoted to knitting! You have until January 22 to see how expert textile and knitting artists have created finely detailed botanical renderings of plants, flowers and vegetables. The exhibit has been two years in the making and contains 21 works with 19 provided by…

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Added by alice on January 14, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Thousands of Bottle Cap Transform into Shimmering Sheets



While at first glance, these massive sculptures by Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui resemble large pieces of cloth or curtains, step a little closer and you're in for quite a surprise. These cloth-like sheets are actually made up of thousands of discarded bottle caps. "Gravity & Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui" is a new show at Brooklyn Museum that just opened and runs until August 4, 2013. Over 30 works by the globally renowned contemporary artist are on display which…

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Added by alice on February 17, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

A Nostalgic Stroll Through Coney Island

The Wonder Wheel



Coney Island is one of the most recognizable places in NYC and the Wonder Wheel is its most famous landmark. I love shooting at Coney, it offers many different shots and angles. You can really find some great textures and colors. THe juxtaposition between the old Side-Show Coney and the newLuna Park is fascinating.

This Way for Rides…

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Added by Michael E. Mason on August 26, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Brooklyn's Colorful Characters - Alex Brown (12 pics)

It's amazing how artists and photographers seem to find our site after we post on them. Alex Brown came into the Met after seeing one of his pictures featured on The Everyday Life of Darth Vader post.



In his latest… Continue

Added by alice on November 19, 2009 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Have you ever seen a bowling alley as cool looking as Brooklyn Bowl?

If you ever doubted that a regular old bowling alley could give you an experience, you haven't seen the new guy in town, Brooklyn Bowl. Not only does it have that great vintage vibe going on, it has a lot of the great modern day amenities that will make you stay way beyond your 10 frames. Whether you're… Continue

Added by alice on July 8, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

Take That, Starbucks! Brooklyn Fare's Creative Packaging

Looks like someone is taking cheap shots at Starbucks. Well, I like it! When gourmet store Brooklyn Fare decided they needed a branding strategy, they asked Mucca Design to come up everything from their packaging design, custom typeface, and copywriting to their interior signage and t-shirts. Only four colors were used through it all.…

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Added by alice on July 6, 2009 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Brooklyn Flea Market is Back This Weekend!

Oh to be in New York this weekend! The Brooklyn Flea Market starts up again and promises 40,000-square-feet of hipster-approved clothing, design, art and food.



Inspired by Chelsea’s dwindling outdoor markets, Brooklyn real-estate blogger Jonathan Butler of browstowner.com co-founded the Brooklyn Flea—now the largest of its kind in the city—in spring 2008.… Continue

Added by alice on April 17, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

I Can't Help But Love These Hoodies!: By HeadHood

As anyone will tell you, I'm a sucker for funny t-shirts. In fact, it was even one of Sam's wedding party gifts to his groomsmen. That's why I love this idea from Brooklyn designer/artist, Clinton Van Gemert, called Headhoods. I dig that they were started by this one guy in his studio and that each hoodie is designed and hand printed.…



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Added by alice on November 4, 2008 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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