Last modified May 12, 2015 at 1:17 pm
Nine years after Nike “gifted” a soccer field on Stanton Street, the pitch is totaled. The conditions here are terrible, and downright dangerous. As previously reported, the turf has been deteriorating at an alarming rate, especially since 2010. With good reason; it’s used constantly and at all hours. The turf is so far gone that […]
Posted February 12, 2015 at 5:14 am
The upper Bowery is now like Times Square, complete with bullshit publicity stunt and obnoxious ad screen. Just thank Nike for that. The footwear brand assembled a pre-fab pop up – Zoom City SNKRS Station – in the old Downtown Auto Center at the corner of Great Jones Street. Goal – plug the newest Nike sneakers […]
Nike Soccer Field on Stanton Street is in Terrible Shape; Parks Department Considers Repair a Priority
Posted January 14, 2015 at 9:22 am
Repairing the dilapidated (nay, dangerous) Nike soccer field in Sara D. Roosevelt Park is a high priority, according to the Parks Department. Nearly nine years after its media-friendly debut, the Nike-built pitch is in tatters. Literally. The turf carpeting is a dangerous minefield of burrs, divots, and even exposed metal base. One athlete who plays […]
Last modified January 2, 2014 at 12:43 pm
Two years ago, Nike unveiled super-limited edition kicks inspired by Back to the Future – the Nike Air Mags. These sneakers were originally designed as film props (self-lacing, though) in the second movie and were always one of the cooler inventions in the franchise. 1,500 pairs of the Nike Mag were auctioned off, some netting […]
Posted July 24, 2012 at 6:28 am
There’s a new vandal in town, and this tagger wants you to recognize. Within the last week, the Typo Terrorist has already started spreading knowledge on the streets of the Lower East Side.
Last modified June 28, 2012 at 12:08 am
The circus-sized tents arrived on Rivington Street late last week, and our first thought was some shi-shi party. Perhaps a wedding or exclusive event on school grounds.
Posted March 23, 2012 at 6:28 am
Chico’s artistic fingerprint at Masaryk Towers was seriously diminished last weekend. What little remained of his signpost mural on Columbia Street – “Living in Harmony” – was indelibly replaced with something less of the neighborhood.