News Tagged: new-york-city

  • Video: "Brokelandia" from Thought Catalog

    The good people at Thought Catalog have brought another gem into this world, this time in the form a Portlandia spoof titled “Brokelandia.” Check out the Brooklyn varietal of northwest coast living.

    ©12ozProphet - Tuesday February 07, 2012

  • History of the Ticker-Tape Parade

    Ticker-tape parades are as much a part of a winning season for NY sports teams as showering in champagne and receiving a championship ring. But this trip down the Canyon of Heroes is not a privilege reserved exclusively for athletes.

    ©12ozProphet - Monday February 06, 2012

  • 12ozProphet Forum Shot of the Day: Old New York

    Today we're definitely rooting for NYC and this photograph conjured up nostalgia and pride. This bombed out white elephant train is overlooking a majestic city skyline with the World Trade Center and Statue of Liberty...

    ©12ozProphet - Sunday February 05, 2012

  • London Calling: UK Experiments with Plant Bombing in Potholes

    Check out how London does plant bombing. We're not talking throwing a potted plant into any ugly corner of a street; the British create vignettes with mini living room furniture, tennis courts, garden tools, and more in combination with plants inside potholes...

    ©12ozProphet - Sunday February 05, 2012

  • 12ozProphet Forum Shot of the Day: Vintage SoHo

    This is a vintage flick of one of the biggest intersections in New York City, Broadway and Houston. This corner is the gateway to SoHo, and is probably most commonly associated with the iconic DKNY painted billboard. This photo, however, appears to pre-date the famed advertisement.

    ©12ozProphet - Friday February 03, 2012

  • Video: Shit Graffiti Writers Say

    It was inevitable. With the current trend of 'Shit _________ Say' videos, it was a matter of time before someone would make a 'Shit Graffiti Writers Say.' The fellas from 5Pointz reenact some of the most common situations, comments, and questions graffiti writers encounter. "Yo, you got an extra black?" "...Let me get a fat cap?"

    ©12ozProphet - Wednesday February 01, 2012

  • Diego Rivera: Murals for The Museum of Modern Art

    The Mexican Muralists spoke for their community through paintings that were as social and political as they were artistic. MoMA is currently showing one of the leading artists of the Mexican Muralist movement, Diego Rivera.

    ©12ozProphet - Wednesday February 01, 2012

  • 12ozProphet Forum Shot of the Day: Vintage Train Yard Aerial View

    Here is our 12ozProphet Forum Shot of the Day. To go out on a limb, I'd say the pieces on this wholecar look like they say Rich, Pade, Min, and Hush. Feel free to confirm or correct in the comments below. This photo was posted in the NYC Subways section of the Writers Forum by 90SBROOKLYN.

    ©12ozProphet - Monday January 30, 2012

  • Video: Shit Native New Yorkers Say

    A group of local new yorkers felt that the 'Shit New Yorkers Say' video was not an accurate portrayal. In response they decided to create their own video, 'Shit Native New Yorkers Say'.

    ©12ozProphet - Friday January 27, 2012

  • Video: 2005 "Sire" Memorial Wall painted by Haze, Cecs, Ezo, Goal, Serf,...

    Fresh Paint NYC just posted original footage from 2005 of a finished memorial wall for the late Patrick "Sire" Elasik. The graffiti mural includes "Sire" pieces and throws painted by Haze, Cecs, Ezo, Goal, Serf, and more.

    ©12ozProphet - Friday January 27, 2012

  • Video: Steve Duncan Explores Old Bushwick Sewer System

    MyBlockNYC has rolled out the 2nd installment of their Undercity Project. In it Steve Duncan explores a Brooklyn sewer system. Video after the jump!

    ©12ozProphet - Thursday January 26, 2012

  • Photo: Abandoned Theater Uncovered in East Village Building Set to be Torn...

    Venturing into a building in the East Village set for demolition at the end of this month, photographer Kevin Shea Adams revealed an old Hollywood Theater that has been abandoned since 1959...

    ©12ozProphet - Thursday January 26, 2012