They didn’t skulk to the edges, says Johnny L., an artist who lived on the Southside of Williamsburg in the mid-1970s. They ran up the middle of the street, usually at night. Packs of wild dogs, as many as 20.
The New York Martial Arts Academy raised more than 15 thousand dollars for cancer research through its Kick-A-Thon Against Cancer held on Saturday, May 18 at the Academy’s location in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
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The familiar sight of the styrofoam cakes, and the bright orange building at the corner of Grand Street and Bedford Avenue was a reliable landmark in the neighborhood. It was a place one could still buy a cup of coffee and an egg sandwich for $2.50.
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You may hunt for that incredible collectible piece they’ve been wanting, or didn’t know existed (a 1990 deluxe makeup box by Versace, a Victorian braided hair necklace, a Ciciolina 1980s Playboy magazine, a deck of velour-coated playing cards, a taxidermied porcupine, an album of Maria Callas recorded live, or an exquisite cigarette holder with a lighter from the ‘60s, to name just a few).
“Everything he said was always about don’t get locked into a style,” Bravo said. “Don’t be a slave to a style. Dissect it, look into every style. And taking what’s good and adding it to your game. To have no style is a style.”