The Beatles are Headed to SoHo with New ‘Thread Shop’ Pop-Up

Last modified December 9, 2019 at 2:47 pm

The Beatles are headed to SoHo. Last week, the music press at large revealed that Sony Music Entertainment secured the North American merchandising rights to the Fab Four, and that a holiday pop-up is underway. The lucky neighborhood chosen for this marketing stunt is SoHo. The new store will be temporarily headquartered at 163 Mercer […]

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Bowery Boombox

Posted August 14, 2009 at 6:27 am

That old school street ingenuity still reigns free on the Bowery.  Indeed, earlier this week, we watched in awe as a pair of sidewalk dwellers meticulously pried open the base of a nearby street lamp to bogart its electric lifeblood.  But not without reasonable cause.  Their nineties-era Sony boombox with detachable speakers needed a proper […]

Sony Surrenders PSP

Last modified August 11, 2009 at 11:27 pm

After hanging above the corner of Lafayette and East Houston for years, Sony has finally surrendered the valuable NoHo perch to the fashion industry. Gone is the epileptic PSP.  Now the billboard sports an anorexic H&M advertisement.  End of an era, folks. Condo owners at SHoP’s 290 Mulberry are probably quite happy. [February 2009]