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2014-08-19 12:25:55

True Sport Performance Brand Unleashes Ballpersons Across New York City to Surprise Fans, and Celebrate the Grand Slam IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hitting another ace, true sport performance brand ASICS America is launching a celebratory campaign to shower New Yorkers with tennis love just prior to the start of one of the sport's most premier events. Kicking off on Friday, August 22, the "ASICS Serves NYC" campaign will feature a number of unexpected consumer...

2014-08-18 23:08:05

How an Online Sneaker Store, Kickzmansion.com, Gets Creative with Free Shipping to Succeed in Down Economy (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 ​It is often during challenging times when businesses get the most creative to survive. Such is the case for Kickzmansion. This exclusive sneakers retailer, and online website, is using innovative ways to stimulate business to survive this tough economic climate. Using new social networking tools available on the internet has enabled Kickzmansion to reach...

2014-08-15 23:01:14

Free family event to feature food, music and “Kicks for Kids,” a back-to-school sneaker drive for low-income youth Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Gentle Giant Moving Company, Seattle’s award-winning local and long distance mover, today announced its sponsorship of Windermere Real Estate’s Summer Splash; a free community event celebrating summer fun and health with activities for families and children featuring water sports, food vendors, live entertainment, and crew races for...

2014-07-22 08:32:43

Goal to Collect 50,000 Pairs of Sneakers to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Max Cure Foundation (MCF), a nonprofit children's cancer charity whose mission is to raise money to fund the development of less toxic treatments for children and also to provide financial support to low-income and military families who have a child battling cancer, announced today they have expanded their signature Dunk Your Kicks campaign with collections from NY to...

space sneakers
2014-07-17 04:34:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Forty-five years after Neil Armstrong’s footwear first left an indelible mark on the lunar surface, those moon boots are being repurposed as sneakers by the company that helped develop the material that they were made from. According to Laura Locke of USA Today, General Electric has announced that the boots worn by Armstrong on July 20, 1969 will be converted into high-top sneakers known as The Missions. The sneakers feature...

2014-07-09 12:26:23

"Release Watch" gives sneaker fans timely on-sale alerts for hotly anticipated shoes NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sole Collector (solecollector.com), the online sneaker culture authority, today announces the launch of Release Watch, the first-ever, personalized, real-time service alerting users to up-to-the-minute sneaker news and releases. Subscribers can 'follow' individual shoes to receive breaking news and verified on-sale information about them via email....

2014-05-05 23:02:19

Exhibit Engages Children to Reimagine How They View Sneakers and Art Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Boston Children’s Museum recently opened a new exhibit, “Art for your Feet.” This exhibit showcases some of the Sneaker Museum’s collection of Air Jordan sneakers along with artwork inspired by sneakers. The Art for Your Feet exhibit is all about finding artistic inspiration in sneakers. The exhibition will showcase an array of sneakers and sneaker brands including Converse, Air...

2014-04-07 08:31:46

Tiny product making huge impact on the lives of kids and adults who struggle to tie their shoes. ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh off of its recent appearance on the hit ABC Television show Shark Tank, where the company landed multi-billionaire Mark Cuban as an investor, U-Lace is finding that its Sneaker Customizing Laces are a lot more than just a fashion product for customizing sneakers. In the four weeks since appearing on the show, U-Lace has shipped...

2014-02-27 23:21:30

Brooklyn Workshop releases a longer lasting vulcanized shoe. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 People spend a lot of money on vulcanized shoes that wear out way too fast. Brooklyn Workshop has teamed up with a veteran Nike / Jordan / Converse lead designer to tackle the problem. Knowing that if a vulcanized shoe can take the abuses of longboarding it would be something special for everyone. So Brooklyn Workshop proudly introduces The Elby, with abrasion resistance that is more than double of...

2014-02-19 12:26:41

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peak Sport Products Co., Limited ("Peak" or the "Company" and its subsidiaries, together called the "Group", Stock Code: 1968.HK) is pleased to announce the launch of two Tony Parker All-Star TP9 series sneakers which were worn by the athlete during the All-Star Game in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 16. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/CN67720 ) Celebrating Tony Parker's 6(th) All-Star Game appearance, Peak designed...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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