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“Dead Drops” preview at Aram Bartholl – Blog
"I am pleased to preview ‘Dead Drops’ a new project which I started off as part of my ongoing EYEBEAM residency in NYC the last couple weeks. ‘Dead Drops’ is an anonymous, offline, peer to peer file-sharing network in public space. I am ‘injecting’ USB flash drives into walls, buildings and curbs accessable to anybody in public space. You are invited to go to these places (so far 5 in NYC) to drop or find files on a dead drop. Plug your laptop to a wall, house or pole to share your files and date. Each dead drop contains a readme.txt file explaining the project. ‘Dead Drops’ is still in progress, to be continued here and in more cities. Full documentation, movie, map and ‘How to make your own dead drop’ manual coming soon! Stay tuned."
nyc  art  p2p  offline 
october 2010 by cmillward
d’espresso [SGC NY]
"Like a library turned on its head. Did anybody check out the D’Espresso chain by grand central?"
nyc  decor  pics  surreal 
october 2010 by cmillward
YouTube - DAWN OF THE DEAF pt. 1 (by un:ART:ig)
"Dawn of the Deaf deals with the beauty of infernal sonic warfare and the pleasure one finds in getting assaulted with cacophonies of sound until one's ears are reduced to a bloody pulp. Fortunately for those who consider said painfull assaults the epidome of joy, New York City offers a lot of dark and forbidden fruits in its deep down underground nightlife. One of the fascinating aspects of 'noise' events is the likeliness of young talent sharing the stage with unpretentious established artists who are still, and very well for that matter, connected to current avantgarde affairs. Every so often for example one will find the likes of Thurston Moore or Genesis P-Orridge playing or DJ'ing at those off the beaten path lofts. Mind you, not as the headlining act but an opener or collaborator. It is what I call the beauty of a scene that seems to be above tiresome rockstar cliches. Dawn of the Deaf captured what UN:ART:IG believes to be the most interesting of these moments in recent years."
music  film  video  2000s  noise  experimental  live  nyc 
june 2010 by cmillward
Man In Van
"Jimmy Tarangelo is an effing badass. He doesn't like paying rent, but he does like living in Manhattan. So what does he do? He lives in a van down by the river, literally."

I spent a few hours with Jimmy and let him speak his mind. I hope you enjoy it.
video  profile  interview  nyc  homeless 
january 2010 by cmillward
Mile End Introduces Deliphiles to Pastrami’s Canadian Cousin -- New York Magazine
"He uses prime-Angus-certified briskets from LaFrieda and Meat Innovations, which he cures for nine days in a dry rub of coarse salt, black pepper, tons of fresh garlic, and about a dozen different spices. He then smokes the brisket over oak in an electric smoker for eight to ten hours and steams it for four more, and slices and layers it atop Orwasher’s Jewish rye bread. The taste: more aggressively peppery than pastrami, and a little hotter thanks to the paprika in the dry rub."
meat  food  nyc  deli  smoked  bbq  sandwiches 
november 2009 by cmillward
Gonzales Versus Andrew WK In Quietus Piano Challenge [The Quietus]
I want to see video of this. Supposedly happened September 25, 2009!
andrew_wk  piano  battle  challenge  music  video  nyc  2009 
september 2009 by cmillward
Fette Sau - Williamsburg - New York Magazine Restaurant Guide
"Not since the original Long Island City Pearson’s, perhaps, has a location been as ideally suited for barbecue as Williamsburg’s Fette Sau (“fat pig” in German). Kim and Joe Carroll, owners of the inimitable beer bar Spuyten Duyvil, had been scouting locations for their second venture when they learned that Tony & Sons, the auto-body repair shop across the street, was renting out part of its fenced-in lot and cinderblock building. The couple preserved the shop’s industrial vibe, outfitting the driveway with picnic tables and the wood-beamed, cement-floored interior with phonograph-horn light fixtures and stools fashioned from John Deere tractor seats. The centerpiece, though, is the Southern Pride gas-and-wood-fired smoker capable of slow-cooking 700 pounds of meat at a time. An avid backyard barbecuer, Joe eschews regional styles, finding inspiration in local ingredients like Italian fennel sausage from a nearby butcher, and his own proprietary panela-and-espresso-based spice rub."
travel  restaurants  nyc  bbq  pork  brooklyn  williamsburg 
july 2009 by cmillward
Kuma Inn | 113 Ludlow St., 2nd Fl. New York, NY 10002 | 212-353-8866
"Located in the heart of New York’s Lower East Side, Kuma Inn is a cozy restaurant tucked away on the second floor, serving Filipino, Thai, and Southeast Asian cuisine.

Owned and operated by Executive Chef King Phojanakong, Kuma Inn strives to serve tasty small plates at a reasonable price.

Kuma Inn offers an original menu consisting of a variety of meats, seafood and vegetables.

Our menu and specials change frequently to reflect the local market and season."
travel  food  restaurants  nyc  lower_east_side  thai  filipino 
june 2009 by cmillward
Obsessives: Knifemaker : Joel Bukiewicz sharpens and hones [CHOW]
"Joel Bukiewicz loves grinding steel. He’s the man behind Cut Brooklyn, making high-end knives to order for chefs and home cooks. Bukiewicz found that honing metal was more satisfying than honing his novel, but as with many writers and their characters, Bukiewicz remembers details about every knife he’s made. The video takes you through the knife-making process and addresses common questions, like how many knives do you need, what’s up with Santokus, and what is the best knife to own. "
video  knives  craft  cooking  knifemaking  nyc 
june 2009 by cmillward
The Food Issue - Why Tip? [NYTimes.com]
Tipping, its defenders say, improves service by rewarding good waiters and punishing bad ones. But that’s not what Porter saw when he looked out on his dining floor. In his brief experience, working for tips encouraged selfishness rather than teamwork. Moreover, good service was not always rewarded with a big tip, nor bad service with a poor one. “No other profession works like this,” Porter told me, “and I don’t see why the restaurant business should either.” At his restaurant, Porter and his staff agreed, it no longer would. The Linkery would be more than just a restaurant; it would become perhaps the nation’s only anti-tipping laboratory.
tipping  food  the_linkery  nyc  money  culture  game_theory 
october 2008 by cmillward
The "Village Pet Store And Charcoal Grill" Opens in New York City [Wooster Collective]
Starting the moment you read this, until October 31st (Halloween), Banksy's pet store is officially open each and every daily from 10am until midnight.

One piece of advice - Bring a video camera as still images don't do the place justice!
nyc  art  banksy  2008 
october 2008 by cmillward
The Gentleman Grafter: Entertainment & Culture: vanityfair.com
By night, Joe Ades dines with his fourth wife at exclusive restaurants, sips Veuve Clicquot at the Pierre, and goes home to a three-bedroom Park Avenue apartment. By day, he is something else altogether. At 72, the “peeler guy” in the Turnbull & Asser shirts is a New York legend.
people  interesting  nyc  street  culture 
september 2008 by cmillward
family meals at nyc restaraunts [CITY magazine]
"At some of New York’s most popular restaurants, the good eats begin long before the first table is ever seated. Erin Bremer joins the cooks, bussers, waiters, managers, chefs, and dishwashers at eight of the city’s top family meals and discovers the
nyc  food  recipes  restaurants 
july 2008 by cmillward
Why I Let My 9-Year-Old Ride the Subway Alone [The New York Sun]
"...for weeks my boy had been begging for me to please leave him somewhere, anywhere, and let him try to figure out how to get home on his own. So on that sunny Sunday I gave him a subway map, a MetroCard, a $20 bill, and several quarters, just in case he
parenting  children  opinion  awesome  2008  nyc 
april 2008 by cmillward
Their House to Yours, via the Trash [New York Times]
article about the practice of book scavenging (and re-selling usually to used-book stores) in NYC.
nyc  books  culture  via:britta  business  publishing 
january 2008 by cmillward
The Kronos Quartet is playing at Carnegie Hall late next... (kottke.org)
The Kronos Quartet is playing at Carnegie Hall late next month—and on the program is Clint Mansell's "Requiem for a Dream Suite," which is its New York premiere, sort of.
music  2008  events  nyc 
january 2008 by cmillward
The Girl Beneath the Gilding [New York Times]
"an article .. about Audrey Munson, who was the model or inspiration for more than 15 statues in New York City"
sculpture  art  history  architecture  nyc 
january 2008 by cmillward
New York: Manhattan: New Beer Distributors
This terrific beer distributor flies under the beerseeker’s radar with a very low profile and out-of-the-way Lower East Side location. The family-run business’s owners couldn’t be nicer and the selection has several gems
nyc  beer  shopping  places 
december 2007 by cmillward
Mailer for Mayor (In Memorium) (Frumination)
scans of campaign poster from Norman Mailer's 1969 NYC mayoral bid
illustration  poster  design  norman_mailer  maps  art  nyc 
november 2007 by cmillward
Inhaling 9/11 [BLDGBLOG]
"...countless New Yorkers continue to live and work near Lower Manhattan with the assumption that it is safe. The dust is now out of sight, out of mind, and possibly in their lungs, hearts, and bloodstreams."
health  nyc  9-11  architecture  magazine:discover  scary 
october 2007 by cmillward
David Remnick: 'New Yorker' stories [Independent]
As the editor of 'The New Yorker', David Remnick presides over one of journalism's most revered institutions. He tells JC Gabel about the career path that led to the job - and reveals what's involved in maintaining the magazine's exacting standards
interview  nyc  article  publishing  2007 
march 2007 by cmillward
Wired News: A Real Music Store Sprouts Online
othermusic an NYC indie music shop is opening a digital music store online in Feb 2007 selling DRM-free 320 Kbps mp3
mp3  music  nyc  shopping  web  audio 
january 2007 by cmillward
Personal Kyoto: Achieve Your Own Personal Kyoto Protocol!
By analyzing your ConEd electric usage information, we can calculate a Personal Kyoto Goal for you that represents the amount you need to reduce your electric use to to achieve something like what the Kyoto Protocol would require of you. This calculation
web  politics  environment  social  nyc  myware 
september 2006 by cmillward
Net Aesthetics 2.0 audio
Rhizome.org and EAI are pleased to present a panel that will consider current expressions of Internet art in light of larger technological and cultural shifts. From Feb 6, 2006 in NYC. Cory Arcangel was among the panel members.
mp3  web  art  panel  nyc  remix  filetype:mp3  media:audio 
february 2006 by cmillward
Art Mobs: Art Mobs to Remix MoMA (With Your Help)
"Why should audio guides be proprietary? Help us hack the gallery experience, help us remix MoMA!" podcasts of gallery guides to MoMA
art  audio  culture  diy  mp3  nyc 
may 2005 by cmillward
Banksy Hits New York's Most Famous Museums (All of them)
Artist disguises self and install his own pieces in the 4 big art museums in NYC
art  nyc  culture  humor  streetart 
march 2005 by cmillward
SHOPSIN'S
Check out the menu, whenever I make it to NYC I have to eat here.
eating  nyc 
august 2004 by cmillward

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