It’s Wednesday; you need some spice in your day. Well, here it is. This adorable group of people figured out that New York City’s subway conductors have a tedious and somewhat pointless task: when they arrive in the station, they must point at a sign to prove they’re awake. And they decided to make their day, and this video just might make yours too!
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BY Solange Castellar
on Oct 24, 2013
Working at BUST, I have learned to love a good yarn bomb (or two). Although I can’t knit, or at least I’ve never attempted to, I do appreciate some wonderful, beautiful yarn. It’s the thought that counts, right?
Well, to my surprise, one of my most beloved New York City bridges, the Williamsburg Bridge to be exact, has been officially yarn bombed. The yarn was constructed at the entrance of the bridge on the Williamsburg side, giving ... Read More
Last month, we reported on Diana Nyad’s incredible 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida. Now Nyad is doing something even cooler: she’s swimming for Superstorm Sandy relief. Diana certainly doesn't cease to amaze us!
As a part of “Nyad: Swim for Relief,” Nyad will be in New York City, swimming a total of 48 continuous hours in order to raise funds for the AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. Her cause certainly doesn't come as a ... Read More
That is the big question that New York City is raising through a new campaign called the NYC Girls Project, which aims to help promote self-esteem in tweens. In the newest “public education campaign geared towards girls ages 7-12,” new ads will appear on buses, subways, and phone kiosks. While the ads include phrases like, “I’m adventurous,” “I’m a leader,” “I’m creative,” and ... Read More
BY Alanna Vagianos
on Sep 25, 2013
Today history was made. Over 350 people found themselves in the middle of Herald Square today...twerking. Big Freedia, the New Orleans bounce hip-hop artist and twerk extraordinaire, led the mass twerkers to set the Guinness World Record for the Most People Twerking Simultaneously.
For two whole minutes, everyone from a man in a suit and tie to an 80-year-old woman twerked their way into history. Even a few BUST people made it to ... Read More
Big Freedia, New Orleans bounce musician extraordinaire and BUST favorite (featured in “The Men We Love” April/May 2010 issue), is inviting you to put the VMA's out of your mind once and for all by helping a true professional set the Guinness World Record for Most People Twerking Simultaneously.
Yes. You read that correctly. Don’t lie; if you’re in the New York area, you’re definitely going to want to be there to see this.
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BY Tess Duncan
on Feb 15, 2013
Pop Up Yoga NYC is exactly what it sounds like. People doing yoga wherever they can, poppin’ classes up all over New York. A park? Duh. A rooftop, a school, a market? You bet! The wellness initiative moves yoga out of the studio and into urban environments. With a mere $5 donation fee, these classes are a great way to shake up your yoga routine. Back in November, the organization teamed up with grassroots group Sandybaggers for a Staten Island relief ... Read More
In the 70's and 80's, graffiti was extremely common in major cities like New York. As the act became increasingly associated with crime, police heightened surveillance of street art. Still, little tags can be seen almost everywhere you look, including bigger pieces that make quite an impact. While some citizens clearly aren't fans of graffiti, others are glad that these anonymous artists are being generous enough to create free, original artwork for ... Read More
New year, new tracks: BUST is giving you an exclusive first-look at the music video "Find Your Home" from Nashville-based singer/pianist Anna Haas, whose jazzy vocals and vintage-styled aesthetic matched perfectly to the clips, which are culled almost entirely from old films of her late grandmother as a young girl growing up in NYC.
Haas was touched and inspired by the footage, which she came across while rummaging through her great grandfather's film reels. Some ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner
on Dec 10, 2012
Adrienne Truscott, whose performance art and choreography have earned her international acclaim, is debuting her improvisational solo piece “…Too Freedom…” a show that aims to confront and challenge the norms of human interaction and self-presentation.
Truscott touches on many different genres with her work and has been creating in NYC for over 15 years. She has recently produced several short and evening-length dance theater pieces, ... Read More