Kiss

KISS Shills for John Varvatos Spring 2014 Collection

Posted January 13, 2014 at 10:09 am

We were never ardent KISS fans, but the sight of the rock stars joining John Varvatos for his Spring 2014 collection just doesn’t sit right. And, what’s more, the washed up brand ambassadors performed the hallowed CBGB space Varvatos calls home. Ordinarily it shouldn’t be a problem, though. Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley stop at […]

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Kiss Mural Gone, Long Live the Kiss Mural

Last modified July 2, 2012 at 7:10 am

Chico was spotted at the corner yesterday afternoon, simultaneously overwriting and recreating another piece for the Queens-based band. So far, only Gene Simmons has been drawn.

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Nice Guy Eddie’s Dismantled on Avenue A

Last modified June 30, 2012 at 1:09 am

Nice Guy Eddie’s has been a somber sight ever since Sunday evening, when the reliable corner watering hole shuttered forever.

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Transformation of 118 East First Street is Complete

Last modified December 9, 2010 at 12:33 am

The exterior transformation of 118 East First Street from punk to bunk is now complete. Its fate was sealed last week when the entire facade was whitewashed, forever hiding the fingerprint of Body & Soul Tattoo. For awhile there, the kickass branding fit well alongside the Nice Guy Eddie’s Kiss mural.

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Kickass Kiss Kid on East Houston

Posted June 16, 2010 at 6:17 am

A few days ago, this kickass kid posed in front of the iconic Nice Guy Eddie’s Kiss mural.  And it was perfect – ‘fro, devil horns, snarl, and outstretched Gene-tongue. A+

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The Broadway Kiss

Posted June 18, 2009 at 8:26 am

Last night, at the apex of rush hour foot traffic, two models were swapping spit at the southwest corner of Broadway and Houston. The “elegant” kiss was a pose for what appeared to be some sort of low-budget photo shoot. We weren’t able to ascertain proper details, though. Perhaps these pictures will replace the steamy […]