Kmart Corporation

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    10 Other Weird Music Vidoes Released Years After the Song

    Yesterday, Bob Dylan's website released a bonkers interactive music video to "Like a Rolling Stone." Its media player, concocted by a company called Interlude, lets you experience a few minutes of flipping through a satellite TV hookup on which everyone is lip-synching to the 48-year-old classic. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    The Five Best Christmas Songs You've Never Heard

    If there's two things you'll find no shortage of every holiday season, it's Christmas music and complaints about Christmas music. Whether overheard on the radio while the family cooks Christmas dinner in the kitchen, or providing the soundtrack to some frantic last-minute mall madness, the seasonal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2012

    Brooklyn Finds Out A Walmart is Not Coming Anytime Soon

    There's a Target up in Harlem and on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn. And there's an IKEA in Red Hook. And a K-Mart on Astor Place in the Village. But, somehow, New York City has maintained an immunity to the nation's largest employer, clocking in at 1.2 million employees, Walmart.Plans were in the work ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2012

    A January Vacation Week For Healing And Regrouping

    I've had my second foot surgery to remove those protruding things that made it impossible for me to wear actual shoes! If I'd kept going with those barfy bunions, I'd be forced to continue wearing all sorts of Kmart slippers, galoshes, and so on, with various plastic bags and pillowcases for extra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Abbie Heppe, Creator of the Pepper-Spray Baby Jesus Sweater, on Her Viral Sensation (There's a T-Shirt Now!)

    via​Just yesterday, to her great surprise, Community Manager for Respawn Entertainment Abbie Heppe's ugly Christmas sweater pretty much blew up, spreading holiday cheer all over the Internet. Ugly Christmas sweaters and the Internet are a great pairing in general; this time it was extra-specia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Do You Have A Backup Plan?

    At the rate the economy's going, might it not be wise to start thinking about alternate ways to make money, not to mention a whole new possible line of work in case your current career happens to fall sewer-ward? Would the above role be a comfortable fit?

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Live: Mötley Crüe And Poison Bring The Thrills To Nassau Coliseum

    ​ Mötley Crüe w/Poison, New York Dolls Nassau Coliseum Wednesday, July 20 Better than: Attending an 18-year high school reunion with a cash bar, albeit one mitigated by the DJ having a music library nearly identical to yours back in the day. An extremely partial list of pop-cultural event ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 6, 2011

    'Housewives' Rock The Hamptons! Underwear Boys Take Fire Island!

    A tour of Fire Island, the Hamptons, the anti-Hamptons. All nice. Now it's back to Murray Hill.

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Hell's Kitchen Is Hot; Sandra Lee to Launch Kitchen Line

    ​Increased food prices have begun to affect diners directly, with restaurants like Per Se and 'wichcraft raising their menu prices. [Wall Street Journal] A group of women at Bravo were said to be bitching about the special treatment Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi gets. (This is news?) [NY Post] He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    NYU Neighbor Cries Foul After Being Covered in Vomit and Showtunes

    ​An anonymous Greenwich Village resident has finally had it with living among the students of NYU. He submitted a letter to Brick Underground today that addresses several of his complaints about sharing his neighborhood with kids that make him "feel like a grandpa." As a current NYU student, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2010

    In the Neighborhood: It's Move-In Day at NYU!

    College, the visual metaphor​Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Isn't that what they say? Around Village Voice headquarters, home to this very news blog Runnin' Scared, hundreds of neophytes are swarming K-Mart because their mothers will not be quiet about stocking the dorm room ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Why Are Pedicab Drivers All So Hot?

    ​Why is it that very single guy who drives the pedicabs that fill up half the street look like they should instead be posing for L'Uomo Vogue? They're invariably drop-dead gorgeous from head to toe -- supermodel material, with simmering eyes and tousled locks -- and I can't figure out why!

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Project Runway: Ankle Biters Rule the Runway​Forget sleek and sexy and bring out your best Punky Brewster look: It's back to being a kid again, as noted in this week's installment of Project Runway. The challenge: Make kids clothes that are fashionable and age appropriate. Yay, the workroom turns into a romper room! As Heidi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    East Harlem Costco Open; 2,000 Get Free Memberships

    ​At East River Plaza, just off the FDR Drive at East 116th Street, Manhattan's first Costco opened today. The famous high-volume low-prices price-club chain already had stores in Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island; Manhattan's zoning and community boards have traditionally made it a slightly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Judge Lippman Raps Cops on GPS Spying

    For a guy whose political connections weighed heavier than his judicial experience in winning appointment as the state's top judge, Court of Appeals chief Jonathan Lippman just wrote a hell of a civil liberties decision. In a 4-3 split decision, Lippman today issued the majority opinion that found p ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 4, 2009

    Which American Idol Star Is a Lesbyterian?

    Nightlife pickin's so slim that I even went to a museum.

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2008

    McCain, Palin in New York; Hand-Shaking in Times Square Not Planned

    Both John McCain and Sarah Palin are in town, and you know what that means -- if the terrorists among us detonate a suitcase nuke (remember those?), Mike Huckabee becomes President of White People. CBS News reports McCain will join Palin for high-level talks with Georgian President Saakashvili, Uk ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    April 29, 2008

    Trapped in Wedding Hell

    A soiree that exists only to give you the business on your wedding day

  • Columns

    December 25, 2007

    The Very Best "Best of '07" Round-Up!

    The absolutely last word on words not to have lived by during the previous year

  • Music

    July 3, 2007

    Summer's Here Kids

    Sweltering jams for the imminent doldrums

  • Music

    May 23, 2006

    All Money, No Blood

    Mobb Deep cashes in and craps out

  • Columns

    May 9, 2006
  • NYC Life

    January 3, 2006

    The Price Is Wrong

    High times at the low end

  • NYC Life

    December 20, 2005

    What's a Muff?

    Drunken holiday shopping with Clarence the angel

  • Film

    November 15, 2005

    Rent Stabilized

    Columbus's movie version is stiff, stolid, and stuck in an excruciatingly detailed past

  • Film

    August 9, 2005
  • Music

    November 30, 2004
  • Theater

    June 29, 2004

    Fleur du Mal

    Dumas's Black Tulip droops in Mark Giesser's new vase

  • NYC Life

    March 30, 2004

    Louis, Louis

    An Informed Guide To The Fakes Of Canal Street; A Dip Into Martha's Kmart

  • NYC Life

    March 9, 2004

    Civilized Disobedience

    Martha Stewart fans show their support by buying shower curtains at Kmart

  • NYC Life

    January 20, 2004
  • NYC Life

    November 4, 2003

    Fedoras and Felt Monkeys

    10th Street Passes the Sniff Test

  • Music

    September 30, 2003

    Love and Crunk

    Rowdy Big Boi and fly Andre 3000 divide and conquer the Dirty South book of hiphop rules

  • Film

    April 29, 2003

    Risk Management

    Gambling Pros and Mutant Superheroes Spread the Odds

  • NYC Life

    April 29, 2003

    NY Mirror

    Maria Elena Fanna, Fifth year, School of Architecture, the Cooper Union

  • News

    April 22, 2003
  • Film

    August 6, 2002
  • NYC Life

    June 25, 2002

    It's a Stock Thing

    Lifestyle Queen Martha Stewart Is Under Investigation for Insider Trading. Was She Tipped Off?

  • NYC Life

    June 4, 2002

    Put Out More Flags

    Shopping in Americaland

  • News

    April 16, 2002
  • NYC Life

    March 19, 2002

    Malice in Wonderland

    Joan Rivers, Bohemia, and the Oscars

  • News

    April 3, 2001

    Balustrades for El Barrio

    Does East Harlem Need an Antiques Center?

  • News

    March 13, 2001

    Magnets Unplugged

    Is the force field for real?

  • News

    February 6, 2001

    An Embarrassment of Riches

    Business Big Shots Invest Heavily in Democrat McCall’s Political Future

  • News

    August 22, 2000

    Corrosion of Conformity

    Fashionistas Comb Sale Racks, Trash

  • News

    October 26, 1999

    Longer Harder Faster

    From Sex Parties to Raves, for Both Men and Women, It's Not Bob Dole's Viagra Anymore

  • NYC Life

    October 19, 1999

    Buying Time

    Fall '99's New Shops

  • News

    June 8, 1999

    The Nelly Menace

    In A Galaxy Far, Far Away, A Fretful People Ponder the Fateful Question: Is Jar Jar Gay?

  • Music

    March 9, 1999
  • NYC Life

    December 22, 1998

    Less Is More

    Bargaining with the Holidays

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