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]
01. Anthony Rother – When The Sun Goes Down (UR Mix)
02. Humate and Rabbit in the Moon – East
03. Heller and Farley – The Rising Sun (Bedrock Remix)
04. Luzon – The Baguio Track (Bedrock Remix)
05. Gecko – Just Close Your Eyes
06. Robert Hood – Side Effect
07. Plasticman – Spastik
08. Christian Morgenstern – Night of the Living Deaf
09. Samuel Sessions – Riot On 33 1/3
10. Brother Brown – Star Catching Girl (Smith and Selway Rmx)
Mixed by DJ UG
01.Bob Marley-Is This Love
02.Bob Marley-One Love
o3.Bob Marley-Midnight Ravers
04.Monty Alexander-Crazy Baldheads
05.Eric Clapton-I Ain’t Gonna Stand For It(Hiroshi Fuziwara mix)
06.Raphael Saadiq-sky’s The Limit
07.Azimuth-Seems Like This
08.Isaac Hays-Moonlight Loving