By Alexander-Nazaryan – Times Blog
“The walls of New York are covered with murals that evoke the city’s history, celebrate its neighborhoods, pay tribute to leaders great and small. And then there’s the mural at the corner of Vanderbilt and Myrtle Avenues, which commemorates Benjamin O’Garro, a controversial figure who is still beloved by some in Fort Greene, even if he represents, in many ways, the neighborhood’s troubled past.” [Read More]
Mixed by Steven Burroughs
03.Toutured Soul-Fall In Love
04.Everything But Girl-Corcavado
05.Mr.Scruff-DJ Take Me Away
06.Like Raindrops-Footstep Following Me
07.2 Feet Deep-Getting High
09.Fat Freddy’s Drop-Something In The Way
10.Jamie Lidell-What’s The Use?
By Patrick Arden-Metro
East Harlem’s 116th Street has long been lined with Mexican vendors selling tacos and quesadillas for a couple of bucks apiece.
But since last fall, vendors claim, the city has targeted them, routinely pouring bleach on food served without a permit and levying $1,000 fines. Most pay without complaint, they say, because their undocumented status makes them vulnerable. [Read More]
by Greg Sandova-Cnet news
SpiralFrog met its end just days ago, and already, operators of other ad-supported music services are rushing to put distance between their business models and that of the doomed site.
“The concept was good, but the management, board (not all), and execution were poor,” wrote Robin Kent, the former CEO of SpiralFrog who went to work as an adviser to Qtrax, one of SpiralFrog’s competitors. “It was obvious to anyone…it wouldn’t survive.” [Read More]
Direct Drive, Frank151, New York Tokyo,
NY Kings, Dub War & Konkrete Jungle Present:
GOLDIE (Metalheadz/ UK)
-International Graf B-Boy returns!
1AM U-GOD (Wu-Tang Clan) 12AM
-Special Live Performance
With:DJ Synapse (NY Kings)
DJ Seoul (Direct Drive, Time-X)
Dave Q (Dubwar)
2-Hour Vodka Bar Courtesy of Zygo Vodka
NY-Tokyo Sport Series 2: Skateboarding
213 N 8th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
-(Between Roebling & Driggs) L train to Bedford Ave
This is a “building” party for one of Williamsburg’s newest venues
that is set to open in April 2009.
The room is a 5,000 square foot area with Turbo sound,
brand new wood floors, lighting, and alsoGreen features!
$10 b4 Midnight, $15 after
Doors From 10pm-3am
By Joseph Alexiou-NewYork Press
The red and black walls of Demask, a high-end fetish wear boutique on Orchard Street, are lined with racks of leather straps, latex jocks, corsets, bodysuits, butcher aprons and other buckles, prongs, chains and kinky accessories.
But according to the Antoinette, the store’s manager, who can be found most days and evenings at the counter, Demask is experiencing the economic slump in its own peculiar way. [Read More]