On August 10th, Stephen Colbert held the music festival to end all music festivals: Stephest Colbchella '012 Rocktaugustfest. As Benjamin Lozovsky writes:
"Don't you ever question America's might. We do things bigger and crazier than other countries—and then we televise it. And while Stephen Colbert didn't officially endorse that message, he concurs. On Friday night, he took over the U.S.S. Intrepid for a nautical, turret-blazing salute to US military, industrial, and Indie rock superiority." Read the rest here: Stephen Colbert Throws A Festival With The Flaming Lips.
All photos by Benjamin Lozovsky
The crazy party people of Cheryl turned the Bell House into a fully functioning (read: soaked) car wash on August 11th. Oddly enough, everyone left dirtier than when they arrived.
ALL PHOTOS BY MARO HAGOPIAN
On August 9th the folks at VICE Magazine hosted a party to celebrate their 2012 Photo Issue exhibition at Black and White Gallery in Brooklyn. Missed it? No worries, check out the photos above.
PHOTOS BY LAURA JUNE KIRSCH
Sunday August 5, 2012. Noon to 10pm. Featuring; Major Lazer, Erol Alkan, Bonde Do Role, Lunice, Riff Raff, Reptar, Mr Mothafuckin' Exquire, Zebra Katz, Bosco Delrey, Baauer, Kito & Paul Devro.
On a hot summer day, nothing beats an ice cold refreshing lemonade so we sent one of our photographers out on her bicycle to go out and find the best lemonades in Manhattan. Here are her favorites.
All photos by Christina Ascani
On Saturday, August 4, 2012, food truck mania of gastronomic proportions descended on Manhattan’s historic South Street Seaport for the fifth annual PARKED! Food Truck Festival. Over 30 of NYC’s most premium food trucks were salivated over by thousands of atendees. Lifestyle curators MeanRed...
MoMA's weekly outdoor series kept the summer going on August 4th. The unique space welcomed Jamie xx, Pearson Sound, Lemonade, Sinjin Hawke, Zora Jones, and featured a special performance from Miguel.
ALL PHOTOS BY LOREN WOHL