Throughout the last six weeks Nike NYC has put on one of the best basketball tournaments of the year. Traveling through some of the most iconic courts in the city they pitted the best of the best against one another for bragging rights as New York’s best. This weekend we attended the championship with the repeat final of year’s past between Gersh and Dyckman. And … Continue reading Nike – NY vs. NY
Under Armour definitely seems rooted and invested in the future. Their greatest appeal seems to be with the young hoopers of tomorrow. The success of Steph Curry and the Warriors have had a phenomenal impact on the youth. With Steph being the face of Under Armour, as you can imagine this has been great for the brand as well. But, what does this do for … Continue reading Under/Over
Who doesn’t love a classic? When something truly sets itself in stone we will always find an appreciation for it. That goes for all things, a movie, a song, style, and definitely applies itself in sneakers. Jordan Brand has been arguably at the center of “The Classic” as far as the sneaker world goes. In their vaults are some of the most highly touted and … Continue reading Fresh Air”ness”
Let us get this out of the way early. This piece isn’t going to be speaking about love in the traditional sense. It’s centered around a passion versus your gain. Have we been misled our entire lives? Are some of the principles instilled in us only beneficial to others, and really don’t help our own causes? This is what happens to be on my mind … Continue reading Love vs. Money
I start my morning with Hive Mind setting the ambiance while I am scrolling my IG. A few likes and a few laughs here and there, and then I stumble over a post that peaks my interest. The post is speaking on what the legendary sneaker store Solebox did at their flagship location in Berlin for the Nike Pieter Parra Air Max 1 release. In … Continue reading Solebox Spiting Sellers??
So, last night I as many others were, tuned in to the ESPY’s and caught the show stealing moment led by Aly Raisman. Ironically, this morning I happened to catch HBO’s “Battle of the Sexes” which is based upon the historic moment between Billy Jean King and Bobby Riggs. That was 45 years ago and unfortunately, as we have seen some of those same things … Continue reading Reebok is Being More Human
This piece is far from related to the record from Kid Cudi or the film from Will Smith. Ironically, Will did play a part in the inspiration and inception of what I will speak on today. In his dominant run on Instagram he posted a video speaking on how we as people are programmed to seek negativity, while he was out of the country. He … Continue reading The Pursuit of Happiness
Ask anyone that’s into sneakers and they’ll tell you their love and affinity started during childhood. Often, it’s that same child in them that keeps them so enthusiastic about sneakers as they get older. That child like attraction mixed with a bit of nostalgia (which I will address in another piece) is what drives a significant portion of the sneaker culture. This is why we … Continue reading Kicks are for Kids?
Pressure is one of the few things in life that happens to be undoubtedly true. Like stress it’s one of those things that is said to be a given. We aren’t able to necessarily control it, but we can control how we manage. That management aspect is actually one of the most crucial pieces to significant growth and wellness, and it also applies to a … Continue reading Oakley – It’s Ok
This morning I got to talking about some of the recent big moments Philadelphia is having. Can you imagine what it’s like to be from Philly right now? Known for having immense culture and pride on a variety of levels. Philly has also maintained a grit and comradery that makes it one of the most beautiful and unique places on the planet. There is great … Continue reading Philly-Philly