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  • Hardcore Pawn
    ‘Hardcore Pawn’ puts ‘Karen versus Ashley’ on Tru-TV
    Tonight's episode of "Hardcore Pawn," at Detroit's famous landmark, American Jewelry and Loan, the pawn shop never without some sort of conflict, irate people, sibling rivalry and family drama is titled “Karen versus Ashley...
  • Seth, Les and Ashley, the Hardcore Pawn family
    ‘Hardcore Pawn’ experiences ‘Growing Pains’ on Tru-TV
    Tonight's episode of "Hardcore Pawn," at Detroit's famous American Jewelry and Loan, the pawn shop that is never without conflict, crazies and sibling rivalry was titled, “Growing Pains.”As the episode begins, Les is...
  • LES residents send a spy videographer into a subculture event.
    LES residents send a spy videographer into a subculture event
    As many of us in the New York City subculture have come to realize, gone are the days where we can celebrate our eccentricities, music and culture with pride. This town, which was once respected as the home of artists and creativity, is slowly...
  • Basketball Hall of Fame - Shaquille O'Neal shoe, not one from "Hardcore Pawn"
    ‘Hardcore Pawn’ experiences a death threat on Tru-TV
    On tonight's episode of "Hardcore Pawn" at Detroit's infamous American Jewelry and Loan, A man comes in with a picture of his 60-inch television on his cell phone. He wants Seth to tell him how much he would give him for it. Seth...
  • A Rolex Submariner (not a watch that appeared on this episode of Hardcore Pawn)
    ‘Hardcore Pawn’ recap on Tru-TV 'Watch Out'
    On last night's episode of "Hardcore Pawn" at Detroit's infamous American Jewelry and Loan, a man brought in a fish tank filled with Madagascar hissing cockroaches. Les asks the man what he would take for them, and he wants $300....
  • Arial View of Detroit
    ‘Hardcore Pawn’ recap ‘' on Tru-TV is Les a hoarder?
    Last night's episode of "Hardcore Pawn" at Detroit's infamous "American Jewelry and Loan found a man giving Ashley a hard time because an earring she "supposedly" sold him made his ear turn green. The earring does...
  • RAYUELA
    RAYUELA
    Rayuela: A (Tapas) Tree Grows on the LESAnother victory for the (GF) Tapas crowd. But this time we’re gallivanting on the LES.Enter Rayuela.A restaurant with a woodsy feel complete with its own knobby tree growing at the center of the dining...
  • Last minute Superbowl parties and bars
    Last minute Superbowl party bargains in NYC
    I did not do Superbowl party announcements on this blog throughout the week on purpos because nearly every bar that has a tv will be packed to near capacity for Superbowl parties. The larger and best known sports bars often institute a minimum of...