Archive for December, 2015

All Aboard – a blast from the past NYC subway ride – Holiday edition

December 20th, 2015 by Mr. C

(Ride the “Special” Queens Plaza to Houston Street/2nd Ave local!) ———————————————————————————– Thanks to the folks at the New York City Mass Transit Authority (MTA) and the NY Transit Museum, we get a special treat every Sunday during the month of December with the annual holiday tradition of the blast from the past rides via NYCs […]

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bridge the gap – HIGH BRIDGE – connecting Manhattan & the Bronx

December 20th, 2015 by Mr. C

NYCs oldest standing bridge, the High Bridge re-opened on June 9, 2015 after being closed for more than 40 years! We’ve been wanting to come all summer but never got around to it but today on a chilly Saturday morning, I decided to take a little trek out to the Heights to soak in the […]

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NY International Motorcycle Show

December 13th, 2015 by Mr. C

(High Line park path by 30th street) (2016 NY International Motorcycle Show at Jacob Javitz Convention Center) The end of the year always marks the beginning of a fresh calendar for sales & marketing of new model year motorcycles. It’s that time again in December when the New York International Motorcycle Show rolls around to […]

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IP MAN 3 in theaters January 22!

December 8th, 2015 by Mr. C

———————————————————————————————————————— Director: Wilson Yip Action Choreographer: Yuen Woo Ping Producer: Raymond Wong ———————————————————————————————————————— Posters introducing the cast of IP MAN 3! ————————————————————————————————————————

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the lowline labs

December 6th, 2015 by Mr. C

(Entrance into the Lowline labs) If you haven’t been living underneath a rock, you should know what the High Line is, an elevated railroad track that has been re-purposed as a public park in the Chelsea section of Manhatty. Well, the Lowline is the complete opposite of the High Line – the adversary – the […]

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byrd over staten – a shaolin jazz tribute to Donald Byrd

December 5th, 2015 by Mr. C

Some pretty fly & progressive works going on over at the SHAOLIN JAZZ labs. Who knew the rugged & raw lyrics of the Wu-Tang Clan would pair so well with the funky jazz instrumentals of Donald Byrd! After some repeated listening to their latest project – BYRD OVER STATEN – My head was steady boppin’ […]

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St. Marks Is Dead Book Party Recap

December 4th, 2015 by chocko

Murray Hill, Jimmy Webb of Trash & Vaudville and Dirty Martini Ada Calhoun wrote a book titled St. Marks Is Dead which is about the history of the ever-changing three-block stretch in the East Village known as St. Marks Place. She writes about the origins of St. Marks when it was a Lenape tribe campsite […]

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The Undead played Tompkins Square Park in The Lower East Side NYC

December 1st, 2015 by chocko

Bobby Steele and Diana Steele of THE UNDEAD at Tompkins Square Park A couple weeks ago at Tompkins Square Park in the Lower East Side, The Shadow organized a free show a day after Halloween with a bunch of punk bands kicking out the jams. The show began with The Butchers Punk Rock (Italy) playing […]

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