New York

Sujatha

The Cuban Hip-Hop Scene with Professor Sujatha Fernamdes

Street-corner rap battles. Freestyling at underground house par- ties. Lyrical illumination of the hardships of the oppressed. These vignettes of early American hip-hop have crossed the border to set up shop all over the world.

Manicure Art That Totally Nails it

What started as super thick acrylic French tips dotted with simple floral brushstroke designs slowly but surely progressed into an entire nail art culture, with specialty salons today charging upwards of $200 for insanely intricate sets like these.
Max Fish

Inside Max Fish

Max Fish, the oddly named bar whose mention instantly evokes blurred memories of Ludlow Street, pinball machines, and skaters.