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Jun 17, 2018
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BRONX NEWS: A whole lot of hot air: The de Blasio Big Oil lawsuit vs. reality on the ground

The hunt for villains to hold to account for our slow-motion cataclysm brought the city’s lawyers last week to Manhattan federal court to defend their legal claim that the fossil fuel companies BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell owe the people of New York amends for Hurricane Sandy and future fortifications.

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Jun 16, 2018
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BRONX NEWS: Matt (Guitar) Murphy, notable blues guitarist, dead at 88

Murphy was born in Sunflower, Miss., in December 1929, and moved to Memphis as a toddler. As a teen, he became well-known in the Memphis blues scene with his brother Floyd.

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Jun 16, 2018
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BRONX NEWS: Isola: Smart money says Kawhi Leonard lands with Lakers, but Celtics or Sixers could offer more

His shocking behavior was mostly given a pass because Leonard was always viewed as the quiet, unassuming professional who played for the lovable, small market Spurs and their gruff, left leaning, can-do-no-wrong head coach Gregg Popovich.

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Jun 16, 2018
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BRONX NEWS: Harper: Yoenis Cespedes’ no-trade clause is backfiring, but here’s why Mets gave him one in the first place

And, after all, with the price they paid at a time when GMs were starting to shy away from overpaying for power, especially for players in their 30s, shouldn’t they have had the upper hand in negotiations?

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Jun 16, 2018
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BRONX NEWS: De Blasio, diversity & us

Back in 2018, de Blasio’s usual Democratic ally, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, quickly declared the mayor’s zero-sum plan DOA, saying that “after speaking to members of the caucus and also the Asian Pacific Task Force, we want to come up with something that is good for all students.”

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Jun 16, 2018
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BRONX NEWS: Pakistani official calls death of vicious Taliban leader ‘significant’ in fight against terrorism

Mulk told Ghani that Fazlullah’s death would be received throughout Pakistan with relief as Pakistanis had borne the brunt of terrorist attacks by the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, which Fazlullah headed.

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Jun 16, 2018
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Photoshop Friday // LeBron James Free Agency Eastern Conference Edition

It’s officially the NBA off-season, a.k.a. the start of the biennial LeBron James free agency sweepstakes. It’s been heavily reported that the King shall be vacating his throne atop Northeast Ohio, with a number of teams around the league jockeying for position as his next stop.

Naturally, with LeBron being more familiar with arguably greener pastures of the Eastern Conference, there have audible murmurs of him staying on the Atlantic side, with a few teams having a higher probability of acquiring him and his talents.

We’ve narrowed them down to three top contenders and outfitted three past silhouettes from his signature Nike LeBron line in their team colors to see what it might be like should he call a new place home after this summer.

Check them out below in this week’s edition of Nice Kicks’ Photoshop Friday.

Boston Celtics


Nike LeBron 15 “Celtic Pride”

New York Knicks


Nike LeBron 3 “King of New York”

Philadelphia Sixers


Nike LeBron 8 “Phila”

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Jun 15, 2018
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Air Jordan 1 Mid GG “Phantom/Igloo/Purple Rise” // Available Now

Wanting to keep lil’ ballers looking fresh in the summer, Jordan Brand has released the Air Jordan 1 Mid GG “Phantom/Igloo/Purple Rise” in youth sizes.

Sporting a cotton candy-inspired colorway, this big kids AJ1 features a light pink leather upper that is complemented by a white rubber midsole and matching colored outsole. Blue and pink laces along with a bright pink Swoosh on the side round out the look.

Available now, the Air Jordan 1 Mid GG “Phantom/Igloo/Purple Rise” can be picked up from Sneaker Politics for .


Air Jordan 1 Mid G


Air Jordan 1 Mid GG


Air Jordan 1 Mid GG

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Jun 15, 2018
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BRONX NEWS: Luke Cage fights different villain, same identity issues in second season

Shakir, who plays the over-the-top aggressor, grew up in New York, making it easier for him to get into character; Bushmaster, and particularly his accent, is a combination of people in his own life, including his sister’s ex-boyfriend. He studied Jamaican cinema and gospel music. But going home to Harlem, too, got him in the mood.

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Jun 15, 2018
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Under Armour Harper 3 Celebrates Father’s Day

With Father’s Day being on Sunday, Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper will hit the field with a special edition of his signature Under Armour Harper 3 that pays homage to his dad.

Since Harper’s dad was his “superhero” growing up, his Father’s Day cleats honors his father by featuring a comic strip graphic on the toebox, heel and cleated outsole. The heel also has a speech bubble that says “______ is My Hero!!,” which allows Harper and other wearers to actually write the name of their father in the blank space.  Besides for the comic strip detailing, the cleats sport a bright blue colorway with matching laces.

Look for Harper to wear his Father’s Day cleats on Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays.


Under Armour Harper 3

Under Armour Harper 3

Under Armour Harper 3

Under Armour Harper 3

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Jun 15, 2018
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Apple Debuts New “Behind the Mac” Ad Campaign

Image via: Apple

Image via: Apple

Even if you’re a self-avowed Windows user, you can still appreciate the artistry of Apple’s captivating ads (one of the more recent examples being the Apple HomePod spot featuring British singer FKA Twigs). Apple’s new “Behind the Mac” campaign goes behind the scenes to explore the process undertaken by a select group of creators, including Canadian chanteuse Grimes. In the first video, she writes and produces her music, edits her videos, and creates her album artwork on her MacBook. A second video shows how Peter Kariuki built an app that improves road safety in Rwanda, and a third reveals how legally blind photographer Bruce Hall is able to use harness his MacBook’s accessibility features to see the world around him. A fourth video, set to the “Story of an Artist” by Daniel Johnston, functions as a recap of the featured three users, alongside a host of additional creatives. Check out all four videos below.

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Jun 15, 2018
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Nike Air VaporMax 97 “Grape” // Release Date

Continuing to release new iterations of the sleek Nike Air VaporMax 97, the latest version of the silhouette comes in “Grape” color scheme.

Featuring hues of purple, white, aqua and silver, like other versions of the VaporMax 97 this one has an upper constructed from leather and mesh. 3M reflective accents and a grape-colored VaporMax sole completes the look of the sneaker.

Releasing on June 21, the Nike Air VaporMax 97 “Grape” will be available at select retailers like Sneaker Politics for 0.


Nike Air VaporMax 97 “Grape”

Nike Air VaporMax 97 “Grape”

Nike Air VaporMax 97 “Grape”

Nike Air VaporMax 97 “Grape”

Nike Air VaporMax 97 “Grape”

Nike Air VaporMax 97 “Grape”

Nike Air VaporMax 97 “Grape”

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