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07.18.12 Laura Perlongo & Blaise Cepis

Found it: 455 Graham Ave, Greenpoint, Brooklyn (between Richardson and the BQE) Why we went in: ‘Its hot as fuck. I hate the train. I hate when underdressed obese people allow their dangly wet underarm fat to graze my face while they drink coo…OOO! Pretty clothes! Flowy clothes! AC?’ Inside: AC! And Slowfax owner Karla, […]

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07.11.12 Laura Perlongo & Blaise Cepis

Found it: 530 E 13th St (between Avenue A & Avenue B) Why we went in: Latex? Why yes! Maybe we should spice up our professional working relationship. Inside: The Baroness, pictured above in a picture hanging in her eponymous shop, likes having her picture taken on Thursdays. Today, however, is Tuesday. 1. Got her […]

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07.04.12 Laura Perlongo & Blaise Cepis

Found it: 360 Broadway (between Franklin and Leonard) New York, New York 10013 Why we went in: To find out if Uncle Sam is gay. Inside: American employees who party. Ray (above, in red) hangs tail from the rafters. Jean Pierre (in stripes) takes pics. Didn’t talk about Sam’s extracurriculars. 1. America, make a statement […]

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06.27.12 Laura Perlongo & Blaise Cepis

Found it: 300 East 5th (between 1st and 2nd ave) New York, NY 10003 Thoughts at the curb: Today’s Cut? What a treat! An invitation! A challenge! Who could resist! Yes, we’ve stumbled upon the unique chance to prove to the world we aren’t afraid to embrace the possibilities of TODAY! Today’s Cut! Carpe diem! […]

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06.20.12 Laura Perlongo & Blaise Cepis

Found it: 133 West Broadway (between Thomas and Duane) New York, NY 10013 Mood at the Curb: ‘Today sucks. The train took forever, it’s muggy, and these inflatable pool toys are blocking the fucking sidewalk and calling themselves balloons. Maybe a real balloon will cheer us up.’ Inside: Balloon Saloon’s owner Sharon, pictured above. Says […]

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06.13.12 Laura Perlongo & Blaise Cepis

Found it: 654 10th Ave (at 46th st) New York, NY 10036 Why we kneaded to go in: ‘good pun’ Inside: Bob, pictured above and owner for 15 of Mud, Sweat & Tears’ 25 year residency in the once seedy Hell’s Kitchen, has been protected by proxy of pimps and drug dealers protecting their goods. […]

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06.06.12 Laura Perlongo & Blaise Cepis

Found it: 46 Delancey St #1 (Between Eldridge & Forsyth) Thoughts at the Curb: ‘I think it’s probably just fish equipment for restaurants and hotels and rich people with lots of houses. Doubt they have many fish.’ Inside: Andrew, pictured above, ‘hates fish’ (his words). Doesn’t want his picture taken near the tanks. (hint) 1. […]

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05.30.12 Laura Perlongo & Blaise Cepis

Found it: 322 E 11th St (between 1st and 2nd avenues) Why we went in: ‘Stamp store? Cool! Maybe they’ll have a shark stamp.’ Inside: John Casey, owner of Casey Rubber Stamps formerly known as J.C. Casey Design Rubber Stamps, pictured above, understandably changes his favorite stamp often. Today, he points to the faucet. 1.’God’s […]

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05.23.12 Laura Perlongo & Blaise Cepis

Found it: 146 W 22nd St (between 6th and 7th avenues) Why we found it: Where Joel Johnson, ultra manly managing editor of ANIMAL, does all his mantiquing. Inside: Cole, pictured above, collects cameras. 1. Holy shit, this place is fucking awesome. 2. According to Urban Dictionary, a mantique is an antique or collectible that […]

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