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Murder Alley, Chinatown

(Doyers Street, aka “Murder Alley”, Chinatown, New York)

A curious bend in the street at The Lower East Side’s most infamous spot, Murder Alley, lives on in history and in the imagination. 327 more words

Curiosities

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One of our favorite and most popular posts from the Past, for the Urban Wanderer:

PRESS: "Someone Had Just Died on the Dance Floor:" True Tales of '80s Nightlife Insanity by Michael Musto

PAPERMAG, October 9, 2014

‘It’s arguable whether New York used to be better than it is now, but it was definitely wilder — a time when crack addicts outnumbered strollers and bohemian life was so vital that major club events would have even more people waiting to get in than line up today for organic clam dip at Trader Joe’s. 1,025 more words

Stonewall Inn

New York Stories: Life Without Zoe (1989)

Chanel Coco body lotion and a Chanel nail polish on Zoe’s bedside table.

I’m posting a picture of Rouge Noir because it’s the first Chanel dark polish which comes to my mind, but it’s clear it can’t be the shade seen in this film. 16 more words

Skincare In Movies

NEW YORK STORIES 3: NIGHTLIFE EDITION - You Are Cordially Invited (who am I kidding, just come to the show!)

Remember when New York City was a wonderland of fabulous freaks and misfit toys? Before Marc Jacobs and cupcake tours took over?  When there were hookers instead of the Highline and you couldn’t swing a Fiorucci jumpsuit without hitting a hopped up hustler? 46 more words

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New York Stories 3: the Nightlife Edition

Tuesday September 30th, 8pm, Stonewall
New York Stories 3 (Nightlife Edition)
Remember when New York City was a wonderland of fabulous freaks and misfit toys? Before Marc Jacobs and cupcake tours took over? 89 more words

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On Being Creative

I’m going to be writing about what it means to be creative, which will lead to some advice about how to be creative. My advice won’t be usual, though, and it may even be a little disturbing, but I think it will be an accurate representation of the creative process for many people. 3,146 more words

Literature

New York Stories: Life Without Zoe (1989)

Zoe Valdes (Heather McComb) keeps a giant bottle of Chanel no. 5 perfume on her desk.

Bonus read: an overview of the Chanel accessories and costume jewellery seen in the film.  35 more words

Perfumes In Movies