Rap artist Jadakiss is a businessman, yo. The 39-year-old NY native recently opened a juice bar to dispense healthy, nutritional beverages in his hometown of Yonkers. Jadakiss, whose real name is Jason Phillips, coined his unusual stage name from his deep longing for actress Jada Pinkett.
Why barter with other sneaker heads on eBay.com for bootleg Jordans when you can get the real thing for $15,000 at a pawn shop that deals in throwback kicks? The president’s teenage daughter collects a paycheck fetching coffee and dry cleaning for the staff over at CBS, but one enterprising 16-year-old has found the perfect niche: a sneaker pawn shop.
Atlanta shoppers who prefer a more upscale experience will have a new shopping destination this Fall.
Buckhead Atlanta will begin opening stores in September through 2015. The collection of luxury retail shops, apartments and restaurants will span six city blocks at the intersection of Peachtree and East Paces Ferry roads.
Standalone stores that are new to the Atlanta area include Spanx (flagship), Scoop NYC, L’Occitane skin care, Georgetown Cupcakes, and Shake Shack, among others.
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An enterprising Colorado company has produced the first marijuana vending machine in the country. The vending machine will be put into operation at a pot dispensary in Eagle-Vail, Colo., UPI reports.
The new machines will be equipped with cameras and scanner technology to identify the person swiping the medical marijuana card.
Nabisco, the makers of Honey Maid Graham Cracker, sparked controversy with its new ad campaign featuring 2 gay men as parents. The commercial was published on YouTube.com on March 10, and Nabisco says the ad has attracted “10 times” more positive comments than negative ones.
THe NYPD shut down a store that was set to sell the new $250 Supreme/Nike Air Foamposite sneakers on Thursday.
Police dispersed about 300 sneaker heads (mostly blacks and Hispanics) who lined up outside Supreme New York on Lafayette Street Thursday morning. Most of them were unaware that the NYPD cancelled the sale of the colorful basketball shoes.
If you’re looking for the perfect gift from the Jay Z/Barney’s Collection for the man who has everything, you’d better hurry into your Barney’s location: many must-have items in the collection are almost sold out.
Cheaper priced items from the collection, such as the $695 cashmere ski mask (pictured below), are already sold out at the Barneys New York location. Other hot items that are no longer available include the $1,275 fleece hoodies and the $2,295 Moncler leather sleeve puffer varsity jacket that was modeled by Jay Z’s wife Beyonce on her Instagram page.