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KITH’s Mega Flagship Opens on Lafayette Street at the End of the Month

Posted September 11, 2017 at 5:00 am

The secret is not so well-guarded. We’ve known for months that trendy footwear company KITH is constructing an enormous new flagship at 339 Lafayette Street. (Boogie broke the story.) Within the walls of the former, albeit rehabilitated, Peace Pentagon. It’ll apparently occupy all three levels of the recently renovated building. Until now, there was little […]

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‘Rare Pair’ Sneaker Shop Replaces Kixclusive at 288 Mulberry

Posted August 29, 2013 at 6:02 am

Until recently, the seven-year-old Kixclusive catered to devout sneakerheads in the sub-level space at 288 Mulberry Street.

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Olek’s Crocheted Kicks Dangling Above Broome and Eldridge

Posted June 19, 2012 at 6:19 am

Dangling shoes are probably one of the more unique features of the Lower East Side streetscape.

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Art

Nike Stadium Creative Retail Space at 276 Bowery

Posted May 13, 2010 at 6:38 am

In keeping with the theme of soccer pop-up shops, another such concept is coming to 276 Bowery, onetime home of the Feature Inc. gallery.  In recent months, the interior was gutted and redesigned to accommodate this latest installation. Starting Friday night, the storefront will become a semi-temporary creative retail space by Nike, dubbed Stadium. Nice […]

Lost Laces: Chucks, Adidas, and Caps

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:17 am

Lost Laces is a new photo series which will explore the art in discarded shoes on the neighborhood streets.  Whether dangling from wires high above or left to rot in a garbage heap, all instances are fair game. Chucks, Adidas, and a pair of baseball caps, all spotted on Eldridge Street just north of Stanton.  […]

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