Anyone ever attend the Lilith Fair back in the day? When LF was in its hey-day, which was 1997-1999, it was one of the highest grossing touring festivals in the world and included such spectacular ladies such as Sarah McLachlan (who also co-founded!), Sheryl Crow, Erykah Badu, Missy Elliot, The Pretenders, Nelly Furtado, Jewel, Queen Latifah, Indigo Girls, Tegan and Sara, and many others. About six months ago, LF co-founder Terry McBride announced through ... Read More

Neato Pattern Alert!

BY Web Intern in General

I ordered my Sublime Stitching kit months back and like so many of those that have bought one, I have become hooked and constantly go ga-ga over all the awesome/neato/cutesy patterns. Why browsing the already darling site, I came across a new pattern that makes my stitching hands tremble with anticipation. Introducing the Tara McPherson Artist Series Pattern. In case you're unfamiliar, McPherson's illustrations have been featured on posters for Kings of Leon, ... Read More
Re/Dress is the first Vintage Resale Clothing Store for plus sizes in NYC. It's awesome for girls who are a 14+ and love vintage rags. Go check out the goods between Wednesday, the 28th, and November 1st All vintage clothing is 50% off! 109 Boerum Place Brooklyn, NY between Pacific + ... Read More
Well, listen it was a dark and stormy night when Mum set sail all the way from Iceland to play a show at (Le) Poisson Rouge on October 24th. I'll always remember it well; the rain was falling, the sky was further darkened by a canopy of interweaving black umbrellas held by the people waiting to get inside of the sold out show, and everyone inside was either swapping spit or getting into fist fights over God knows what. I couldn't paint a prettier picture of an ... Read More

'Roid Rage Returns!

BY Web Intern in General

When Polaroid canned its famous instant film last year, there wasn't a hipster, nor modeling agency, nor mall Santa photographer that didn't bemoan the loss. Sure it's expensive. Sure digital is faster/cleaner/crisper. But even in this age of boundless technology, there's nothing quite as fascinating as whatever magic makes a face peek out from behind Polaroid's square of brown mystery goo. And now, over a year after our fave film was said to be gone for good, ... Read More

Oh Octomom...

BY Web Intern in General

Check out this pic of a (Halloween) decked out Octomom, aka Nadya Suleman, with her clan. Does anyone else find this somewhat kooky? nicole! Photo courtesy of the New York ... Read More

Hello Lovers

BY Web Intern in General

I am from Austin. I miss it a lot. This weekend I get a taste of home. The amazing Hello Lovers perform with a small orchestra in syncopation and moving images on four screens by Lydia Greer. Goes down in Brooklyn at Monkeytown on October 23rd, 24th and 25th. Hello Lovers is different from any band I've ever heard. And, like I said, I am from Austin...so that is saying something. The musicians range from classically trained pasts in fancy conservatories, to ... Read More

Score of Doom!

BY Web Intern in General

This Saturday, October 24th, the Trophy Bar is hosting the latest Score! swap sponsored by BUST. Bring old zombie makeup, Bob Ross wigs, Mr. T chains etc, and score some new threads for Hallow's eve. Exchange outfits with your friends, get new ideas from professional costume consultants, drink creepy-themed drinks, and dance to good tunes. Because why spend money on slutty cop outfits when you can spend it on alcohol or candy instead? Oh, and hurry up. RSVP to ... Read More
Everyone should enter the ROCK THE JACKET contest from one of our coolest advertisers, Dollhouse. It is so easy. Friend them on Facebook, take a photo of yourself in your Dollhouse jacket, and show them how to wear it. A leather jacket goes with everything. A sweet, summer dress? Hells yeah. Badass jeans. Duh. Every girl needs at least one leather jacket. If you live in New York, you might need three. BUT, if you're an animal rights activist, ... Read More

Brooklyn Indie Market

BY Web Intern in General

Are you ready to get your Amelia Earhart on? Put away those Ray Ban aviators and get some authentic aviator goggles? Then, lace up your Victorian boots. Time to trim beards or take on corsets. This Saturday, October 24th, Brooklyn Indie Market presents Steampunk II . For one day, Carroll Gardens won't belong to Moms with strollers. The only handlebars will be carefully groomed mustaches. From 11-7 PM, the neighborhood will be a playground of combat boots, top ... Read More
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