• Voice Choices

    May 21, 2014


    Shop for a good cause at this SoHo sale

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Supreme Foamposite Sales Show How Secondary Market Dominates Sneaker Trade

    Retail prices are meaningless in the sneaker scene these days. Only way you pay retail for a pair of fresh, high-demand Jordans or Foamposites or SB Dunks is: 1) stand outside the sneaker store for at least several hours--several days in some cases; or 2) get lucky and snag them online in the five m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    NYPD Shuts Down Foamposite Sneaker Release Because of Big Crowd

    Supreme x Nike Air Foamposite One sneakers, released Thursday April 3 at 11 a.m., retail for $250. They sold out by 11:05 a.m. April 3, but you can cop a pair on eBay for $900. That sort of appreciation rate explains why a crowd of sneakerheads and sneaker investors and the kind-hearted girlfriends ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 23, 2013


    Questlove and crew 
guide you through 50 
years of electronic music

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Sneaker Boom: Price Timeline Shows Surge Between Early 2011 and Summer 2012

    Sneakers can be a lucrative investment. As we noted in this week's issue, the free market is in the midst of a sneaker boom. Prices seem to be on a constant rise and the hip teenagers at the front lines of the rush are making crazy paper. Certain newly released shoes nearly double in price within ... More >>

  • News

    July 17, 2013

    New York's Sneaker Boom

    As rare shoes soar in price, seventh-graders make like Wall Street traders.

  • Voice Choices

    January 30, 2013


    FIT pays tribute to some famous cobblers

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Bronx Man Shot for iPhone

    Cops want to find the two thugs who shot a Bronx resident in the back Wednesday -- after he refused to hand over his iPhone. Police say that the 23-year-old victim was walking with a friend along West 190th street, between Aqueduct and Grand Avenues, around 6:30 p.m. when the perps accosted them, d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Rat Bites Woman as She Waits for J Train

    ​Brace yourself, fellow commuters, as this is horrible news. Now, to add to our various rational or irrational New York City fears, we have the fear of wearing open-toed shoes while sitting on a bench on a subway platform, because a rat might be hiding underneath it and notice us there and pop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Woman's One Happiness Is Her 1,200 Pairs of Shoes

    ​Here is something we hate at Runnin' Scared: Stereotypes. Particularly when people embody stereotypes in some desperate, transparent search for self-fulfillment, when really, they could, like, volunteer in a soup kitchen or just go get drunk and cry in their ice cream or something. Anyway! Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    D-Tahjah Devone, 11, Missing in the Bronx

    Where is D-Tahjah Devone?​Cops asked for help Monday afternoon in finding 11-year-old D-Tahjah Devone, who was last seen Sunday at her home, 1251 Webster Avenue, just south of Claremont Park in the Bronx. She's described as 4-6 and 100 pounds. D-Tahjah was last seen wearing a red T-shirt, blue jea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    "Will Carl Lewis Finally Come Out?"

    ​Olympic gold medal winner Carl Lewis is reportedly still running--this time for New Jersey Senate--but will he keep running away from the sexuality talk that's surrounded his athleticism for years? That's what a reader just asked me, and I have to say I'm not sure!

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Ketha McCloud, 16, Missing in the Bronx

    Where is Ketha McCloud?​Cops are looking for 16-year-old Ketha McCloud, who disappeared after leaving her home at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 22. She lives at 2704 Heath Avenue in the Kingsbridge Heights neighborhood of the Bronx. She's described as 5-0, 130 pounds and was last seen wearing a black ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2011

    Swarovski-Encrusted Ugg Boots Featuring New York City Skyline Signify End Times

    ​Really? This had to happen? Ugg boots, smelly, slouchy, ridiculous-looking (but comfy!) foot-fungus-encouraging Ugg boots, now have a very special New York City skyline -- yep, that's the Empire State Building -- iteration, and of course they are also encrusted with Swarovski crystals, becaus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    How Awesome Is This Weather? Pretty Awesome.

    We ventured out of our bat-cave to Washington Square Park to see how New York's human people were enjoying this awesome weather (mostly so we could enjoy the weather a bit ourselves). The happiness quotient of NYC has increased a thousandfold. It's like it never snowed at all! It's above 60 degrees ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Marcus Samuelsson Scores Yet Another Product Endorsement

    ​Over the past year or so, Marcus Samuelsson has lent his fine name to many things: stainless steel cookware, a fragrance, Kraft Foods, American Airlines, kitchen linens, MasterCard, gas ranges, Buick, a cruise line, television, and, oh right, the Red Rooster. And to this list, we can now add ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Nia Jeanty, 14, Missing in the Bronx

    Where is Nia Jeanty?​Cops are asking the public's help in finding 14-year-old Nia Jeanty, last seen at about 7:30 a.m. Friday, February 4, in the area of Tillotson and Baychester avenues in the far north Bronx. Jeanty, who lives at 4362 Edson Avenue in the Wakefield neighborhood, is 5-8, 170 pound ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Batman-Tattooed Guy Goes Missing in Queens

    Cody Goudeau​Cops are looking for a 28-year-old Queens guy with a distinctive "Guapo Batman" tattoo on his right biceps. He's not in trouble; he's missing. Cody Goudeau was last seen at 1 a.m. January 30 at 25-01 Ditmars Boulevard in Astoria. He lives at 21-63 36th Street. He's described as 5-5, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Michael Tiegel, Missing from Taft Projects

    Have you seen Michael Tiegel?​Cops are looking for Michael Tiegel, a 28-year-old guy who was last seen at 2 a.m. Sunday, January 30, inside 1694 Madison Avenue, in the Taft projects just north of Central Park. Tiegel's described at 5-9, 180 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He was wearing a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Nathaniel Martinez, 10, Missing in the Bronx

    Nathaniel Martinez​Cops have stepped up their search for Nathaniel Martinez, a 10-year-old Bronx boy who went missing yesterday from his home at 2333 Loring Place North, off Fordham Road in University Heights. Nathaniel, who's 5 feet tall and weighs 70 pounds, was last seen wearing a black-and-red ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 10, 2010


    Put on your red shoes and head to DUMBO

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Stupid Trends: Cosmetic Foot Surgery

    ​For those seeking proof that people are stupid, there is this: Cosmetic foot surgery, a/k/a, the "Cinderella procedure," the absolute latest in ridiculous plastic surgery trends. If you have ugly, questionable, too fat, too skinny, wrinkly, or otherwise compromised feet, you can fix them perm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    In Defense of American Apparel

    ​Everyone's hating on American Apparel these days. Are we the only ones who think it's getting old? Yes, a lot of the clothes are stupid (long-sleeved lace thong leotards should be banned). Yes, the company has a specific dress code and uses photos to recruit people. Yes, Dov Charney is one s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Questions That May Never Be Answered: Where Did Sexy Banker Debrahlee Lorenzana Get Her Pushup Bra?

    Lorenzana shows one of her many pairs of Uggs on her Facebook page.​If you've watched a TV or seen a paper or glanced at a computer this week, there's no way you haven't heard about the hot-hot-hot lady banker who may have been too hot to bank. The whirlwind of responses to Elizabeth Dwoskin's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Things We Don't Need at All: High Heels for Men

    ​The perennial fashion question -- "Should I wear heels or flats with these pants?" -- isn't just for women anymore, reports the Daily News. Oh yay. (Is that really the perennial fashion question? We always thought it was "Does my butt look fat in these jeans?" But moving on to the horror in q ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Runnin' Scared Fashion Terror Watch: When Footwear Goes Bad

    ​We at Runnin' Scared make it a policy to adhere to some simple fashion rules. Nothing crazy: Foster is required to wear pants. We eschew Velcro. We do not purchase or in any way promote $995 jeans. And, whether exercising or simply going about our daily blogging business, we never, ever wear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Missing Person: Farraha Senquiz, 13

    ​Farraha Senquiz, 13, recently left her home in the South Bronx wearing black Ugg boots, blue jeans, and a purple-and-black plaid fur-trim coat, and has not been seen since. She is described in "poor mental condition." She's 5'5" and 115 pounds, with brown eyes. If you've seen her, NYPD asks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2009

    Have you seen: a missing Bronx man

    ​The police in the 52 Precinct are asking for help from anyone who has information about Hector Waites, 48, of 2287 University Avenue in the Bronx. Waites is 5'5" tall, 140 lbs., with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing green army fatigues (shirt and pants), black boots a brow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2009

    Missing person

    ​Keiana McKoy, 13, of the south Bronx, was last seen on Wednesday wearing a burgundy and pink striped sweater, black jeans and pink rain boots. She's 5'4" tall and weighs 120 lbs. If you have any information, the NYPD is asking you to contact (800) 577-TIPS (8477), or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Missing Person: Monica Gonzalez, 23

    ​Around 7 a.m. on August 30, Monica Gonzalez, 23, left her home at Rochambeau Avenue in The Bronx and has not been seen since. She's 5'7", approximately 140 pounds, with brown eyes and black, shoulder-length hair, and was last seen wearing a pink tank top, dark blue jeans, and black moccasins. ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 4, 2009
  • Voice Choices

    July 8, 2009


    Young pop upstart has a world of tricks in his bag

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Robert S. McNamara: Master of War

    You almost get the feeling from today's masterful obit in the Times of Robert McNamara, the Vietnam War architect who died Monday at 93, that he was so troubled by the tens of thousands of corpses that resulted from his many grievous mistakes that he paid for his sins. Reporter Tim Weiner eloquentl ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 21, 2009


    It's gonna be a nude ol' time

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007

    The Christmas List: Customized Air Max 90s

    When we get bored of taking demented quizzes and playing scrabble on Facebook, we like to occupy ourselves waste away our life customizing fantasy sneakers on For Christmas, we're hoping someone will read this and give us a $130 gift certificate to the website. Then, if we can ever stop r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2007

    Hunter Boots Trunk Show

    Hunter, the company that makes wellies that make you look cool and WASPy instead of cutesy and trendy, is having a trunk show. With every purchase, you get a pair of $38 welly socks. Sale details below. San Francisco Clothing 975 Lexington Avenue (between 70th and 71st) (212) 472-8740 Saturday, De ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007

    This Just in: Sweet Tater Vintage Deals Extended

    Sometimes there is non-junk mail in our inbox, and you, dear reader, benefit: If you weren’t able to make it out to the summer sale this week, no worries!!! Sweet Tater is getting ready to host a warehouse sale! Check out these amazing deals!!!!

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2007

    Things You Can't Wear Anymore: Leggings Edition

    We're assuming you already know that you can no longer where Uggs, keffiyehs, "thunderbird" beaded moccasins, or gaucho pants. In this feature on Threadster, we will try to make sure you're not the last to know when it's time to throw in the towel on some other trend.

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2007

    Being the Fashion Police, Without Getting Up

    A very sophisticated and cultured friend brought to our attention a new way to slack off at work. Oh, wait, this is our job. Kind of. Ugly Outfits New York is a mean blog that makes fun of people's clothes. What more do you need to know? Fine, here's the mission statement: The Staff at Ugly Outfi ... More >>

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    April 6, 2007
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    January 25, 2007
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    January 12, 2007
  • NYC Life

    July 12, 2005

    One Mighty Flop

    Flip your routine and skip the rubber thongs

  • NYC Life

    May 17, 2005

    Chic Child o' Mine

    Preschool cool isn't just for toddlers anymore

  • NYC Life

    March 22, 2005

    On Your Toes

    Spring shoes show off a different kind of cleavage

  • NYC Life

    January 11, 2005

    Soul Survivor

    Lisa Nading's cozy heels are quite the feat

  • NYC Life

    February 17, 2004

    Recovered Memories

    Spring '04 on the Cheap

  • News

    February 4, 2003
  • NYC Life

    September 17, 2002

    Hanger Stakes

    The Season's Top 10, Maybe

  • Theater

    July 27, 1999
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