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Went up to my 2nd home for a couple days this weekend and played around with the new camera a little bit. The days consisted of walking outside, eating, drinking, and shopping, so yea it was a damn good weekend…
Since I’m now addicted to taking pictures with this thing I decided to also start a personal Tumblr blog, The Dap. So hit me up with your own Tumblr sites or follow mine so that I can follow back.
Yesterday I was lucky enough to visit Puma City, in the Boston ports, for its final day of operations in the country. Puma City is a mobile shop/ bar/ lounge from Puma that was in Boston for almost a month to support the Puma Ocean Racing team.
Yesterday was the last chance to catch Puma City in Boston but the containers should be shipping out to other ports around the World now as this was the only stop in the US.
Some stats on the award winning piece of mobile architecture…
Number of Containers: 24
Height: 40 Feet, 3 stories
Weight: 3000,000 kgs (660,000 lbs)
Square Feet: 11,000 square feet
Number of Bolts: 3,700
Number of Usain Bolts: 1
Number of Screws: 15,000
Assembly: 2 weeks, 2 cranes, 1 forklift, 1 scissor lift, 20 workers, 6000 man hours
Over the last few years Boston has really grown and proven it has some worth in the fashion game. While names like Bodega, Johnny Cupcakes, and Karmaloop are the staple stores in the city there are actually quite a few lesser known stores that are doing it big as well. One of those being Re-Up.
Re-Up carries the likes of Staple, Futura Laboratories, MHI by Maharishi, Diamond Supply Co., 3sixteen, Fiberops, Penfield, Mighty Healthy, Kidrobot, and more. One of the very few places in Boston where u can actually find most of those NY and Cali based brands.
So if you are ever in Boston I highly suggest you check this shop out. There are a few other good stores in the area as well.
1 Brighton Ave. (entrance is actually on Malvern st. on the side of 88 Market)
Allston, MA 02134
Back from a very nice Valentine’s Day weekend in Boston with a few random pics for you.
1st stop was out to Re-Up to talk some ish with my boy Ezra and pick up a new MHI jacket. Also a full Re-Up post coming in a day or so for the Boston heads.
Then all weekend I kept seeing some of the street art that got Obey’s Shepard Fairey arrested. I’m sure you saw it somewhere that he was taken in by the police after plastering his images all over Boston just last week. Well these are just 2 of the ones I saw. The one below was pretty cool to see driving as it’s in a huge intersection in Chinatown.
Then grabbed some amazing dim sum with the misses.
Every time I drive by this community rowing center I want to take a picture and I finally pulled over and did so. Not only is the design just beautiful, it’s in the open by itself so it looks even more epic. There is a full glass structure that holds the boats right next to it also.
I’ll be back shortly with that Re-Up store profile, a Faces in the Crowd post and much more.
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‘Revamping the classic Courageous runner model, we’ve created an updated classic crafted with materials including reflective 3M and ballistic nylon contrasted with premium leathers. Inspired by regional high school uniforms, the shoes combine modern technology with three colorways that transition from morning to night reflecting the never ending training regimen of long distance runners. Along with the sneakers retailing for $125 USD, Bodega offers a set of matching apparel (Jacket $85/Cap $35) scheduled to launch Saturday November 8th, 2008 11:00am at Bodega and will be offered as a package for $225 USD while supplies last.’