Consumer Blasts Verizon With Car Windows

Consumer Blasts Verizon With Car Windows

Another fine example of people using their cars as anti-corporate billboards. What really makes this one, however, is what the owner decided to park his car in front of.

Improv Everywhere Invades Home Depot

Softcore agit prop group Improv Everywhere sent 255 people to Home Depot in Manhattan to shop very slowly for five minutes.

Whorehouse Gives Great Customer Service

Sometimes stories of wonderful care for the customer shows up in the oddest places, like a massage parlor on the Lower East Side.

Other Music Through the Exploding Looking Glass

If you’ve never been to Other Music in New York you may not appreciate this as much but OM is an awesome lil music store at East 4th and Lafayette. Contrary to what this video might have you believe, the people are actually super friendly and helpful. There is a certain elitist air but that’s because they know their shit and they know they know it.

Turning the Tables on the Hudson

Turning the Tables on the Hudson

Robert Norton is staying at the Hudson Hotel here in New York and his feet are cold:

Apple Store Opening Revealed

Here’s everything we missed by staying home from the Apple Store opening on Friday.

Naked Cube Store

Naked Cube Store

Skads of rats.

Apple Cube Naked On Friday, We’re There

Apple Cube Naked On Friday, We’re There

Apartment ‘Painted’ With 100 Gallons

Apartment ‘Painted’ With 100 Gallons

Rent-stabilized apartments in New York are the bane of their landlords, gnashing their teeth like the rats they unleash to drive out unwanted tenants.

Peeping Tom on 5th Ave Shop Windows

As promised, the results of our Tuesday stroll down 5th avenue, peeking inside all the windows and seeing what we could see. Not all stores are represented in this set; frankly, we found many of the displays tired and staid. Here’s a few things that caught our eye, in a magic Flickr gallery.

Everything Must Go

Everything Must Go

We thought there was something a little perfect about this picture we took on Tuesday of a shopkeep lording over his bronze lions and 50% off all NY souvenirs.

Abercrombie & Fitch Catalogue Come to Life

Abercrombie & Fitch Catalogue Come to Life

We took a stroll down 5th avenue in NYC this afternoon and saw many delightful and several inane things through the shop windowss (a Flickr gallery is forthcoming). But first, we just had to show you this pic we snagged through the open door at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Saks’ Dumpster-Dived Window Displays

Saks’ Dumpster-Dived Window Displays

Saks has a new window display up on 5th Avenue until this Thursday.

Smell of Discount Designer Duds Like Sweet Puke

The prospect of crazy fashion deals is usually considered “sick” as in “sweet” as in “bad like early Michael Jackson good.”

Best Buy Pranked By Blue Shirt Horde

Best Buy Pranked By Blue Shirt Horde

80 members of the Improv Everywhere troupe dressed in blue polos and khakis and pranked the Best Buy store in Manhattan.

The $60,000 iPod Tekserve Ad

Normally, unless we were feeling really lazy, we wouldn’t post two ads right after one another but we just got this hot ad sent to us and we wanted to scoop it to you quick-styles.

Morning News Roundup: Pigs O’er Manhattan Edition

Morning News Roundup: Pigs O’er Manhattan Edition

  • HOWTO: understand the new FICO credit scoring system. It’s just like grammar school.
  • Trader Joe’s NYC Sets Cork Pop Date

    Trader Joe’s NYC Sets Cork Pop Date

    Hark the herald and sing the angels, the Manhattan Trader Joe’s announced a date, via hand-drawn sign, per usual, for its wine shop to open. April 10th. Gotham City street beat reporter Bucky Turco writes that’s, “5 days before tax day. Who said Trader Joe’s weren’t savvy marketers.”