Tag "Woody Allen"

Good old, dirty old 1970s New York City

Head over to a Facebook page called Dirty Old 1970s New York City  for a shot – possibly from a dirty needle – of grimy, pre gentrification New York. The page is styled for ‘those who loved NYC before the 1980s took its balls away’. It’s easy to forget that before Woody Allen got us thinking the city was a book-lined psychiatrist’s study with a movie theatre on every corner, Nora Ephron

Welcome to The Corduroy Appreciation Club

The thinking man's denim, corduroy, inspires special affection among the 5,000 members of the Corduroy Appreciation Club. Their meetings are always held on dates that resemble the parallel lines of corduroy with the biggest to date being held in New York on 11/11/11. Attendees have to wear a minimum of two items of corduroy – which doesn't have the satisfying alliteration of 'double denim' but has loads of potential for