Founded in 2006, City Legendz was established by Eric "Broadway" Jones. Eric, a lifelong athlete and New Yorker, created the athletic apparel line and caters to local communities. Additionally, he reinvests in his community and is currently working to redo the local basketball courts in Parkchester, in the Bronx.  He can also be spotted on the basketball court working his magic; his affiliation with the Harlem Wizards has afforded him countless opportunities to work with his community. 


I have always been a fan of a play on words. So, when I came across Sneaker Pawn in Harlem I couldn't resist stopping in. This is literally a sneaker heads heaven on Earth. Just as the name implies, this joint is the perfect place to trade kicks. Whether you are pursing the newest sneakers out of the most coveted, retro kicks in the game, this is your go to place. Check it out and let us know what you think.

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Vinnie's Style, located steps from the Barclay's Center, is located at 239 Flatbush Avenue, Brookyln, NY 11217. It is a family establishment, run by three brothers, all with their own individual style. The shop boasts prominent names as well as up and coming designers.  They carry runway-ready shirts, jeans and the perfect accessories to complete the look. Next time you check out the Nets Game, be sure to check them out and show your support.

Bow-tie Behavior is the brainchild of Robin Williams. Her bow-ties are handcrafted and add a sophisticated touch to any outfit. She hand picks her fabrics to fit the season and uses various prints that pop to add your precise level of pizazz. She has managed to introduce bow-ties to a new demographic - women; and they couldn't be happier. Recently featured as a WIX entrepreneur, Robin has used the platform to personalize each outfit; one bow-tie at  a time. Check out her new exclusives and be sure to tell her we sent you.

Sassaries is another gem I came across at "Girl Media Charity Event" sponsored by Bobby Shay of "Let's Talk About It Media." The sun glasses stood out from across the event. Upon further inspection, the wide array of colors and shapes made my heart sing; there was literally something for everyone. I will definitely be back and highly recommend you stop by; be sure to mention Jenna sent you. 

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I found myself at a Remy Producers Event at the Dream Hotel and could not take my eyes off of this gentleman wearing this amazing headgear; a helmet!!  It was a conversation piece to say the least and all eyes were on Rouark Alexander, the founder and creator. If you are looking to stop the show or promote your own brand, this is the perfect item for you. Be sure to check out his page and keep your eyes peeled for his pieces, which are popping up all over New York City. 

We do not know what we were more blown away by, the designs and artwork or the mascot. Birdie, a marketing genius in his own right, has perfected the use of his mascot to effectively brand Sick Bears, a unisex T-Shirt and cap line. You can be confident that you will be recognized in his designs and color schemes; be sure to click on the picture and let him you how you found him.