All Blog Posts Tagged 'york' (35)

Hilarious and Heartwarming Stories Behind Facebook



Recently, photographer Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York was recognized for his incredible storytelling ability. HONY received this year's Webby Award for Best Use of Photography. To us, no one deserved it more.

This week, Stanton went to San Francisco and, while…

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Added by alice on May 3, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Striking Photos Show New York Then and Now

Central Park, 1933 vs Now



Take a journey with us, if you will, back in time to see how one of the most important cities in the world has evolved. Evan Joseph, one of New York's leading photographers of architecture, had previously given as an incredible birds eye view of…

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Added by alice on November 14, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

New York Magazine's Stunning New Cover Photo of Dark Manhattan



Since being released on the internet yesterday, this photograph of a half light and half dark Manhattan has been quickly spreading throughout the web. The cover of New York Magazine's latest issue, which hits newsstands Monday, the aerial photo was taken by Dutch…

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Added by alice on November 4, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Giant Roses Bloom in New York (4 pics)



Artist Will Ryman just debuted a site-specific art installation called "The Roses" that consists of 38 rose blossoms as high as 25 feet plus 20 individual sculptures of scattered rose petals! (Coolest part? 6 of the 20 scattered petals have been comfort tested to double as lawn chairs.) Covering 10 blocks of Park Avenue in New York… Continue

Added by alice on January 29, 2011 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

New York Spirit (8 photos)

Brazilian photographer Karine Basilio captures the spirit of New York for the Fall issue of Dress to Kill Magazine. I love how fashion editor Tammy Eckenswiller places her beautiful models in front of New York City's iconic backdrop.…



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Added by Marica on October 4, 2010 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Reel Sessions

Sandrine Lima of Reel Sessions, once a freelance producer, was responsible for the production behind 'Women Who Hit Very Hard.' The article about how power has transformed women's tennis made the recent cover of The New York Times Magazine and 16 page spread. Dewey Nicks directed and photographed the top nine female tennis players who are currently competeing in the 2010 US open in NYC. Get on the Reel Sessions Blog to see more of our work like Taylor… Continue

Added by REEL SESSIONS on September 1, 2010 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

What's it like to be Jay-Z?



An interesting and inspiring 15 minute documentary featuring Jay-Z by ABSOLUT Vodka. The film was directed by Danny Clinch. Enjoy!



"With unprecedented access to Jay-Z the days and moments leading up to, and after, his legendary September 11th benefit concert at Madison Square Garden, Danny Clinch gives us an intimate glimpse into Jay-Z: his childhood, his motivation as an artist, his passion for music, and his muse, New… Continue

Added by alice on March 23, 2010 at 10:05am — No Comments

Funny Map Illustrations by Christoph Niemann (8 total)

If you're a fan of clever illustrations, check out Christoph Niemann's new work titled My Way. You may remember Christoph as the man behind the creative “I LEGO N.Y.” series, too.…

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Added by alice on March 12, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Artistically Capturing Olympians

If you're a fan of photographer Ryan McGinley, you'll definitely want to check out a photo essay he created for the New York Times titled The Highfliers. Ryan captures the US Olympic skiers, snowboarders and figure skaters in his perfectly crafted way. His signature… Continue

Added by alice on February 6, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Audrey Kawaski's Gorgeous New Paintings



Now showing at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery in New York are new works by Audrey Kawasaki. Her highly anticipated solo exhibition started with an opening reception this past Saturday, December 12th. The new series called, Hajimari, is just as beautiful and gorgeous as one would expect. Toeing the line between innocent and erotic, Audrey's paintings always keep…

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Added by alice on December 14, 2009 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

First Look: Sesame Street Exhibit at Brooklyn Public Library (30 pics + video)

In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Sesame Street is collaborating with The Brooklyn Public Library to bring us a a spectacular three-month exhibition called Sesame Street: A Celebration of 40 Years of Life on the Street. On display through February 21, 2010 the exhibit will include original, never publicly displayed Sesame Street memorabilia such as show… Continue

Added by alice on November 21, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

The NY Apartment That's Stylish and Chic - Thomas Britt



I was looking through my October '09 issue of Architectural Digest when I came upon this first picture. A vision in turquoise blue, this living room screams stylish and chic, bold and daring. Though I'm a big fan of minimalism, I'm more interested in finding interesting houses where you're curious about the story behind it.



Thomas Britt is a venerable…

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Added by alice on September 10, 2009 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

Inside a Movie Star's Multi-Million Dollar Townhouse



One of the greatest things about the web is that you get to take a look inside the way a movie star live. This is the part where you say, "No seriously, Alice, aren't movie stars just like you and me? Ok, even if they're not, can't they just hire the best interior designers money can buy?" To which I answer, "Why yes, but true style can't be bought with fortune and fame. And…

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Added by alice on August 8, 2009 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Major Tim Burton Exhibition at MOMA NY

Johnny Depp with Tim Burton

Mark your calendars and make your way to New York in November for the Tim Burton gallery exhibition. The Museum of Modern Art will present a major exhibition exploring the full scale of filmmaker Tim Burton’s career. You'll get to see inside the head of one of our most creative filmmakers and see how this man of many trades… Continue

Added by alice on July 31, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

I Love NY

No really, I do. Hope you're having a nice weekend, everyone. Via

Added by alice on April 25, 2009 at 10:49am — 2 Comments

Love, Peace, and Grease: Tiger, Jeter and Federer are Extra Greasy in New Gillette Commercial



Tiger Woods, Derek Jeter and Roger Federer strut their greasy stuff to the Bee Gee's "Staying Alive" in Gillette's "Walk of Gillette" commercial. The TV ad launched on the same day the new Yankee Stadium opened.



Watching the ad left me with the same feeling as when I accidentally ate five pieces of Popeye's fried chicken the other day - oily and a little bit disgusted.



I don't care how many combined kajillions they're worth. They need to close… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on April 24, 2009 at 4:03am — 4 Comments

Kate Moss Launches Topshop in NYC!

As many of you know by now, I love stylish clothes at reasonable prices. That's why I'm screaming Hallelujah today for Topshop's big, grand US opening in NYC!



Topshop isn't Forever 21 cheap, think of it more like the funkier and cooler older sister to H&M. It's a London phenomenon led by Sir Philip Green who so wisely plucked Kate Moss from cocaine… Continue

Added by alice on April 2, 2009 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Smyth Tribeca Opens in New York

Another luxury hotel just opened in New York, this one called Smyth Tribeca from Thompson Hotels. The 100 guestroom newly constructed building is just minutes from both SOHO and Wall Street on West Broadway and Chambers Street. The rooms promise Kieh's products and pantries stocked with Dean & Deluca snacks. The rooms have walnut paneling, chrome-accented… Continue

Added by alice on March 30, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Seonna Hong, Caroline Hwang & Saelee Oh @ Sloan Fine Art

If you are in New York, make sure to catch artists Seonna Hong, Caroline Hwang and Saelee Oh at the Sloan Fine Art for their three-person exhibition "I Know What You’re Thinking…"



While Seonna Hong’s paintings exude nostalgia and whimsy, they are equally sophisticated, soulful and elegantly… Continue

Added by alice on March 18, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Maldives Wants to Be The First Carbon-Neutral Country

Interesting article coming out of the New York Times today about how the new President of the island nation, Mohamed Nasheed, pledged to make the Maldives the first carbon-neutral country:



"Many politicians’ response to the… Continue

Added by alice on March 16, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

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