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Eckhaus Latta New York Designer SS20

3 NY Fashion Labels You Need to Know

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Fresh from unveiling their SS20 collections on the NYFW runways, these burgeoning fashion labels are redefining downtown style.
Cynthia Rowley NYFW SS20 New York Fashion Designer

Oh! The Places You'll Go

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NY-designer Cynthia Rowley gives us the lowdown on her Dr. Seuss-inspired NYFW collection, the benefits of a “traveling runway,” and her favorite downtown hotspots.
Sonny Vandevelde NYFW SS20 New York Fashion Week

Backstage with Sonny Vandevelde

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Uncut energy and kaleidoscopic color: the Australian fashion photographer takes us behind the scenes at NYFW.
A Brief History of NYC Street Art

A Brief History of NYC Street Art

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From Keith Haring's "Crack is Wack" piece to Banksy's mural on the Bowery Wall—explore New York’s most historic and famous street art hot spots.
Nick Zinner 41 Strings Rockefeller Center New York

Nick Zinner's 41 Strings Symphony

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The Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist discusses the lauded symphony, which he'll perform and conduct at Rockefeller Center alongside a star-studded list of NY-based musicians. 
Surfbort frontwoman DanI Miller Playlist Summer Mixtape New York

A Summer Mixtape from Dani Miller

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Roxy Music, Cocteau Twins and more—the Surfbort frontwoman and gap-toothed Gucci muse shares exclusively with GrandLife her soundtrack to summer in the city.
CHECKING IN ON INDOCHINE

CHECKING IN ON INDOCHINE

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More tableau vivant than actual restaurant, ’80s hotspot Indochine is still open for business on Lafayette Street.
Explore The Art of Punk

Explore The Art of Punk

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Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976–1986, runs through August 18 at the Museum of Arts and Design.
Springtime is the Right Time

Springtime is the Right Time

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Musician, artist, creative director, and GrandLife local Brianna Lance shares her soundtrack to spring.
Tune In: Sounds By The Original Mudd Club DJs

Tune In: Sounds By The Original Mudd Club DJs

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From funk to soul to punk and other curiosities—three of the original Mudd Club DJs curate a playlist exclusively for GrandLife.
Seventies SoHo: Duncan Hannah Takes Us Back

Seventies SoHo: Duncan Hannah Takes Us Back

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The painter and Twentieth-Century Boy author looks back at ’70s New York—the emerging SoHo art scene, and the people who shaped it.
Jonas Mekas at The Roxy: Celebrating a True NY Visionary

Jonas Mekas at The Roxy: Celebrating a True NY Visionary

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We look back at a special moment with the filmmaker, curator, archivist, and critic captured live at the Roxy Cinema.   
Through the lens of a legend: Bruce Talamon Gets The Shot

Through the lens of a legend: Bruce Talamon Gets The Shot

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The iconic photographer discusses his new book, his days in New York City, and what it takes to excel.
CLOSE UP WITH PHOTOGRAPHER ALLAN TANNENBAUM

CLOSE UP WITH PHOTOGRAPHER ALLAN TANNENBAUM

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LOVE SONG DEDICATIONS FROM DJ NIKS & AKU

LOVE SONG DEDICATIONS FROM DJ NIKS & AKU

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The Velvet Underground Experience

The Velvet Underground Experience

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DEMYSTIFYING THE GENESIS OF SAMO©

DEMYSTIFYING THE GENESIS OF SAMO©

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THE ART BARS

THE ART BARS

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The NYC Parties to Remember

The NYC Parties to Remember

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A HALLOWEEN PLAYLIST FROM JONATHAN TOUBIN

A HALLOWEEN PLAYLIST FROM JONATHAN TOUBIN

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THIS IS NEW YORK

THIS IS NEW YORK

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KILLER QUEEN: REVISITING 1974 WITH MICK ROCK

KILLER QUEEN: REVISITING 1974 WITH MICK ROCK

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Lord Fascinator's New York City Playlist

FASCINATOR’S FALL MIXTAPE

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Coming Home To The Odeon

Coming Home To The Odeon

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Public Access T.V.’S Soundtrack to Summer

Public Access T.V.’S Soundtrack to Summer

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A VISUAL HISTORY OF NEW YORK MUSIC FESTIVALS

A VISUAL HISTORY OF NEW YORK MUSIC FESTIVALS

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CELEBRATING BILL CUNNINGHAM, A TRUE DOCUMENTARIAN OF  NEW YORK LIFE

CELEBRATING BILL CUNNINGHAM, A TRUE DOCUMENTARIAN OF NEW YORK LIFE

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NIKKI KYNARD'S SOUNDS OF THE SEASON

NIKKI KYNARD'S SOUNDS OF THE SEASON

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LITTLE ITALY: A WALK THROUGH HISTORY

LITTLE ITALY: A WALK THROUGH HISTORY

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THE STORIES BEHIND NYC’S QUINTESSENTIAL COCKTAILS

THE STORIES BEHIND NYC’S QUINTESSENTIAL COCKTAILS

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POOL PARTY WITH THE RASSLE

POOL PARTY WITH THE RASSLE

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DOYERS STREET: FROM ITS STORIED ROOTS TO ITS CULINARY ALLURE

DOYERS STREET: FROM ITS STORIED ROOTS TO ITS CULINARY ALLURE

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OLD SOHO: A LOVE POEM TO RAOUL’S

OLD SOHO: A LOVE POEM TO RAOUL’S

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THE LEMON TWIGS'S NEW YORK-INSPIRED PLAYLIST

THE LEMON TWIGS'S NEW YORK-INSPIRED PLAYLIST

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RICHARD HELL ON THE CITY WHERE PUNK BEGAN

RICHARD HELL ON THE CITY WHERE PUNK BEGAN

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CLASSIC NEW YORK: THE MUDD CLUB

CLASSIC NEW YORK: THE MUDD CLUB

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THE DEMISE AND EMERGENCE OF MANHATTAN’S ART-HOUSE FILM VENUES

THE DEMISE AND EMERGENCE OF MANHATTAN’S ART-HOUSE FILM VENUES

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