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191st Makeover

New York City’s 191st Street subway station has served a playground for graffiti and street artists for quite some time. Located in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, the station’s 900-foot tunnel connects St. Nicholas Avenue and Broadway, and features a variety of pieces throughout its dimly lit corridors.

Introducing Caitlyn Jenner

The Olympic champion, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, reveals her true self in a photo shoot by Annie Leibovitz and interview with Buzz Bissinger. Check out the entire story on Vanity Fair on June 9th.

Body Team 12: Ebola at its beautifulest.

The worst Ebola outbreak in history began in West Africa late in 2013, killing thousands in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. The outbreak continues to this day, although the number of new cases has declined significantly thanks to the courageous efforts of people like Garmai Sumo, the focal point of a remarkable new film called Body Team 12, which just won the Short Documentary Competition at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.

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Queen Andrea / 310 Bowery

Friday March 13th 310 Bowery Bar Room will showcase Queen Andrea’s newest mural. 310 Bowery has an old school dive bar charm, but Queen Andrea Von Bujdoss’ mural really pops off the wall. The bar is a new destination for urban art and authentic downtown shows, brands and music, and pays homage to the original Bowery of the 1970’s and 1980’s, which is super refreshing in a mostly gentrified downtown landscape. More…Read More

The Real Bionic Man

Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature’s own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago; now Hugh Herr directs the Biomechatronics research group at the MIT Media Lab, where he is pioneering a new class of biohybrid smart prostheses and exoskeletons to improve the quality of life for thousands of people with physical challenges. More…

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