Puma Suede Classic +

In 1968, the Puma Suede came onto the scene as the velvety butter smooth version of the Basket and instantly became a classic . Being the performance and warm-up shoe of iconic athletes like native New Yorker and 2-time NBA champion Walt “Clyde” Frazier and  track star Tommie Smith,…

Nike Air Huarache Wolf Grey/Volt & Hyper Pink/Dusty Cactus

The term “Sneaker of the Year” gets tossed around a lot in this industry, usually describing a sneaker that has recently received a lot of notoriety rather than thriving the entire year. However, the Nike Air Huarache is a sneaker that really has been shining all year long. Returning…

Saucony x Bodega Elite Shadow 6000 “Sweater” Pack

Boston-based Bodega is no stranger to Saucony collaborations.  For their latest project, Bodega delivers the aptly named “Sweater” Pack.  Appropriate for the upcoming weather, Bodega brings us two limited edition Elite variations of the Shadow 6000.  With navy and grey tonal uppers, these Shadow 6000s sport a suede overlay and perforated…

Air Jordan Future Premium “Dark Chocolate”

It’s quite possible that the Air Jordan Future will be revered as a game-changing silhouette several years down the line.  It is perhaps already the most recognizable reinvented take on a classic Jordan model, and it is but a wee several months old.  With a slew of textile uppers…

New Balance – Connoisseur Painters Collection

“With our Connoisseur Painters collection, we pay tribute to legendary American artists who left their mark on our culture through unique color palettes and high-quality materials. It’s creativity, made in America.”  —New Balance Whoever remarked that art is enjoyed objectively clearly never saw this gorgeous New Balance collection.  I…

Nike Women’s Dunk Sky Hi Sneakerboot – Black/Anthracite-Volt

My Dunk Sky Hi Sneakerboots are probably one of my favorite sneakers of all-time.  Not only do they look practically brand new after a year’s worth of wear and tear—last year’s multiple blizzards, (it snowed approximately 3′ to 4′ during last February’s nor’easter), assorted other snowstorms, rain, sleet, stomping in…

Reebok NPC Mid FVS Lux – “Club Blue”

You can’t go wrong with gumsoles and leather.  Take the new Reebok NPC Mid FVS Lux “Club Blue,” for example.  Classic yellow gumsoles paired with a sumptuous, premium, dark cobalt-blue leather defines this simplistic, yet tailored NPC Mid FVS.  An addition to the “Lux” pack presented by Reebok a short…

Asics Gel Kayano Trainer “Glow in the Dark”

Since its initial release in 1993, the Gel Kayano Trainer has been one of Asics most well-known and easily recognizable silhouettes.  The side paneling makes this shoe an instantly identifiable model, and throughout the last 21 years, this sneaker has experienced a myriad of colorways, and design motifs.  Here…

Neighborhood Review: Barrier Brewing Tap Room

Anyone who knows me is well aware that over the past year or so I have become a beer enthusiast, and I can easily attribute that to this local staple.  Being that our Neighborhood Review series thus far have been all LES-based locations, I am beyond stoked to be…

New Nike Air Max – Essentials and FB

If the steady stream of simple colorways hasn’t struck you as worthy of your feet, this new slew of Air Max releases might just do the trick. The first Air Max 1 Essential has a subtle blend of cool grey and anthracite on the upper, with Catalina green and…