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blockchain

A ‘Cryptocurrency’ Without a Blockchain Is Eating My City

Toronto startup Bunz released a digital currency for the city's barter economy, sparking backlash.
Jordan Pearson
4.18.18
RAP MAP

The Essential Guide to Toronto Rap

Toronto's rap scene is as diverse as its neighbourhoods and communities so we've made a map to track the best artists coming out of the city.
Jabbari Weekes
Jake Kivanc
11.24.17
Art

75 Muralists Descend on Downtown Denver for a Street Art Festival

45 blank canvas walls await their arrival at The Crush.
Nathaniel Ainley
9.16.16
Los Angeles

Pairing Japanese Steak with Whisky Is as Stupid Good as It Sounds

Is it overkill? If you’re a connoisseur of both steak and whisky, not at all. Will you have a severe case of the meat sweats after the meal? Of course.
Javier Cabral
9.1.16
Cocktails

How to Infuse Teas into Classic Cocktails

Being a classicist and formalist when it comes to cocktails, I thought tea-infused cocktails were trendy and a novelty. Then I tried infusing teas into syrups, shrubs, tinctures, and a couple of spirits.
Talmadge Lowe
6.29.16
Munchies

I Ate Tacos and Talked About S&M with Fat Mike of NOFX

Despite his notorious “live fast, die young” lifestyle, Fat Mike still knows how to stop to take a moment and appreciate the joys of good food.
Javier Cabral
4.18.16
Art

How the AIDS Epidemic Was an Attack on Imagination

Opening today at NYU Fales Library, "positive/negative: HIV/AIDS" is a multimedia exploration of the devastating epidemic in 1980s and 90s New York.
Sami Emory
10.12.15
Holy Shit

Watch Majical Cloudz New Video for "Downtown"

'Are You Alone?' comes out October 16 via Matador records.
John Hill
10.7.15
Holy Shit

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Just Put Out a New Song "Downtown"

Mackling season has begun.
John Hill
8.27.15
Art

See Rare Photos of The Police, LL Cool J, & More in a New Photography Exhibition

Legendary photographer Lynn Goldsmith's snapshots come center-stage in 'Streets of NYC' at Morrison Hotel Gallery Soho.
Emerson Rosenthal
4.15.15
Glenn O'Brien's TV Party

Check Out the Inaugural Episode of 'TV Party'

Artist Robert Delford Brown stops by on the first episode of the legendary NYC public access show—which was filmed back in 1978.
Glenn O’Brien
11.15.14
Photo

It's a Godlis World: Early Photos of Punk Rock After Dark

There were six or seven photographers present at the birth of punk, but there will only ever be one Godlis. That's right—I shit you not—we're talking about a punk photographer whose surname is actually Godlis.
Matthew Leifheit
8.25.14
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