Last modified August 24, 2010 at 3:02 pm
Philippe Petit is the French high-wire artist who became an international sensation for his tightrope walk between the Twin Towers. That event was chronicled in the film Man on Wire. Now, Supreme, the sixteen-year-old bastion of downtown skate culture, has some video of Petit a bit closer to ground.
Last modified June 22, 2010 at 11:42 pm
As mentioned yesterday, we are featuring photographs from the forthcoming Tenement Museum photo archive all this week. The big project reveal will be on Wednesday, so stay tuned. Today’s selection truly tugs at the heart-strings.
Posted October 13, 2009 at 6:10 am
The modest corner variety store at 26 Canal Street – ABA Super Gift – recently lost its lease and will be vacating the premises sometime next month. Beneath a yellow sign announcing its doom, shoppers rifle through bins of various tchotchkes – irregular packs of underwear and socks, decades-old boxes of unopened baseball cards (gum […]
Posted September 11, 2009 at 6:27 am
It’s already been eight years since terrorists attacked us on 9/11/01. Still hard to believe. Here is a snippet of TV newscast from that morning as it happened. Our thoughts are with the victims’ families today. Where were you when it all went down?