Gabrielle Union steps out of her hotel in New York City

Actress Gabrielle Union was all smiles as she stepped out of her hotel in New York City today. But tongues were wagging in Miami when Gabby skipped last night’s launch party for her husband, Dwyane Wade‘s newest Li-Ning sneaker, Third Element, held at Art Basel in Miami.

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Wiz Khalifa shoe launch at Foot Locker

Rap artist Wiz Khalifa launched his new sneaker line, the Chuck Taylor All-Star Wiz Khalifa Collection, at The Foot Action store in Midtown Manhattan on Thursday. The shoe release came on the heels of his #1 Album, Blacc Hollywood, which you can download on iTunes.

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Chase Reed opens pawn shop for sneakers

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.

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NYPD Cancels Store Release of Pricey NIKE Sneakers

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.

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Nike LeBron X EXT

The new Nike LeBron X EXT “Denim” was released Saturday morning at a few stores in the Atlanta area, and it is already knocking ’em dead — literally.

The line started forming at 5:30 a.m. outside Wish urban clothing store in Little 5 Points near Atlanta Saturday morning. Atlanta police told Channel 2 Action News that a pick pocket tried to rob the people waiting in line.

That’s when a man got out of the line, pulled a gun and shot the robber, then returned to his place in line.

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