Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Heritage of PRIDE NYC March 2010

Last Sunday, the annual Heritage of Pride NYC March was held last Sunday, June 27. The march began as an annual civil rights demonstration beginning the year after the Stonewall riots in 1970. Heritage of Pride is wholly volunteer-managed non-partisan, tax-exempt, not-for-profit corporation that organizes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Pride events in New York City to commemorate and celebrate the Stonewall riots. These Events are organized for and on behalf of all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and groups, and all others who support the struggle for the liberation of these communities.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

New York Iconic Scenes In Plastic Bricks At The New LEGO Flagship Store At Rockefeller Center

The LEGO Store at Rockefeller Center interior, featuring the company's biggest Pick-A-Brick wall (left), with 116 bubbles filled with individual LEGO pieces.
Replica of the the Rockefeller Center
Atlas in a prominent pedestal in one corner of the store
Flatiron Building and a subway station
Brooklyn Bridge
Horse-drawn carriage in Central Park
Horse-drawn carriage in Central Park
Grand Central Terminal and NYC Taxis
Feeding Birds in Central Park
Skating Rink at Rockefeller Center
View of the Lego Store window from the Rockefeller Center Promenade
The new LEGO Store at Rockefeller opened recently, revealing a wonderful display of iconic New York City scenes and landmarks in LEGO plastic bricks. The grand opening of the store will be on July 1.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Sidewalk Catwalk Presents Mannequin Art and Fashion Exhibition

Donna Karan
Norma Kamall
Nicole Miller
Catherine Malandrino
Stephen Burrows
Adame Lippes
Kenneth Cole
Naem Kahn
Emily Saunders and Niyati Karwat
Isaac Mizrahi
Thom Browne
Jason Wu
Carlos Falchi
Tommy Hilfiger
Badgley + Mischka
Jill Stuart
Rebecca Taylor
Elle Tahari
Isabel Toledo

Christopher Ciaccia and Ariel Penzer of FIT

Diane Von Furstenberg

Yeohlee Teng

Michael Kors
Nanette Lepore
Rebecca Moses
Rachel Roy
Prabal Gurung
Carmen Marc Valvo

Betsey Johnson

Maria Cornejo

A pedestrian mall in Manhattan has turned into a fashion show runway. Sidewalk Catwalk recently launched a public art installation in the Garment District featuring mannequins donning couture made of weather-proof materials, created by famous fashion designers. The public art display will remain up through September 3rd along the pedestrian mall between Herald Square and 42nd Street. After the exhibit, the mannequins will be available through auction. Proceeds will go to Material for the Arts. To place your bid, click here.