Spotted the Prince of Washington Square Park Today

His name is MAX and he was wearing a shirt that said “Bat Fiends” A quick Google search reveals that the Bat Fiends are “a NYC local skate gang consisting of two member, MAX and Chris.” They’ve got a sweet video up using the song “Sports” by the Screaming Females. MAX has mad cool style. …

February Update: Photo Show, Worth Kitchen, Gotye, DC

Hey everyone — know it’s been a long while since I’ve blogged, but a lot has gone on… the group photo show I was in, 120db, was a major success! Fort Useless was packed non-stop the entire night. What a thrilling experience! In case you couldn’t make it to the opening party, here are the …

120 dB Concert Photography Show Opening: Tonight! (1/27/12)

Yes, that’s right — tonight is the opening of the concert photography group show that I’m proud to be a part of: 120 dB, curated by Maryanne Ventrice. Alongside some other totally amazing lady concert photogs and friends like Abbey Braden and Diana Wong, I’ll be exhibiting five of my favorite concert photos from the …

Things I Ate During Christmas Break

This Christmas I didn’t go anywhere on vacation, but rather participated in a NYC-based “staycation.” I basically spent a week stuffing my face with some of my favorite foods: Chicken Pad See Ew from Pongsri (Chinatown, Bayard Street location) The Greenpointer with prosciutto from Paulie Gee’s in Greenpoint, Brooklyn A journey to Flushing, Queens to …

Ryan Adams Live on Letterman in NYC – 12/5/11

Who loves Ryan Adams? I do! I do! As you may have already figured out from my tweets, just as I was lucky a few months ago when Coldplay was in town, I was again blessed enough to sit in on Ry Ry’s intimate performance at the Ed Sullivan Theater for Live on Letterman. According …

CMJ 2011: Day 3 – 10/20/11 – Guards, Grimes, Beat Connection, and More

Day 3 of CMJ was an all-day affair at the I Guess I’m Floating/ Tell All Your Friends PR showcase at Pianos. My personal music marathon started out with the Seattle-based upstarts, Beat Connection, who were fresh off the red-eye from the Left Coast. Their set started off with a bit of a bumpy start …

CMJ 2011: Day 2 – 10/19/11 – Stop the Virgens and Twin Sister

Day two of CMJ turned out to be a free form day. A few weeks ago my friend Kathryn got us tickets to the new Karen O psycho rock opera at St. Ann’s Warehouse, Stop the Virgens, with me totally not realizing it was smack dab in the middle of CMJ. Whoopsies! After the show, …

CMJ 2011: Day 1 – 10/18/11 – Young Magic and Quilts @ Public Assembly

Scenes from tonight: Day 1 of CMJ was a great start. Caught NYC via Australia band Young Magic‘s killer set at Public Assembly in Williamsburg. Dreamy, and dead sexy songs. Also managed to catch a few songs by Boston band Quilt at the Mexican Summer showcase in the back room at PA. Some solid sonic …