Human Shaped Remote Control Airplanes Flown Over New York City

Whenever you plan on doing something cool and shocking in public, it’s always best to go to Manhattan to show it off. That’s where you’re going to find the biggest audience. ChronicleNYC delighted and shocked New Yorkers and tourists with their three human shaped RC airplanes. They Read More …

4 NYC Startups Reshaping Small Business

Scott Roen is vice president of digital marketing, experience, and innovation for American Express OPEN. He manages a team charged with the strategy, development, and management of digital experiences. New York has historically been known as the center for industries like finance, publishing, and fashion, Read More …

The New York Times New Viral Advertising Campaign Is Taking The Internet By Storm

The 164-year-old New York Times has never been one to be on the cutting edge of new digital trends. But Americas most iconic newspaper is changing all that with a truly modern and majorly awesome approach to advertising: posting ads to social media sites disguised Read More …

NYC Is Turning Payphones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

Payphones in New York City have largely been made obsolete by the fact that almost everybody’s got a cellphone for staying in touch on-the-go. Luckily for the long-forgotten phones that still dot the city’s streets, they’re about to get a twenty-first-century upgrade. New York City’s Read More …

Man Lives In Cube In New York City’s Astor Place

A common tourist attraction in New York City is the giant, spinning steel cube in Astor Place that’s been a landmark since 1967. But unknown to others, Dave has been circumventing New York’s outrageous rent prices by living in the 500 sq ft cube for sometime Read More …

Airbnb is already a winner when it comes to the New York City Marathon

Runners in Central Park during the ING NYC Marathon 2013.Image: Flickr, Liren Chen On Sunday, about 50,000 people will participate in the New York City marathon. But even before the first runner crosses the finish line, it’s already clear who’s coming out ahead. Airbnb, the Read More …

Zombies Scare New Yorkers

As a clever viral marketing scheme, AMC has started a Put Zombies Back ad campaign after Dish Network dropped them and, vicariously, their hit zombie show The Walking Dead. To help promote their latest season, and to try and rally their fans to petition Dish, they have made Read More …

80 Pranksters Over Run Best Buy Wearing Blue Polo Shirts

Best Buy has done a great job marketing their brand, and part of that is the Best Buy uniform. Everyone recognizes the blue polo, and khaki pants. Just for fun, 80 pranksters dressed up all in the same uniform, and slowly filtered into a Manhattan Read More …

Stan Lee Talks YouTube at New York Comic-Con

Amid the swords, spears and spandex of the 2012 New York Comic-Con strides Stan Lee, the legendary co-creator of some of the greatest superheroes to ever grace a panel, including Spider-Man, the X-Men and the Hulk. To the multitudes wearing fake claws, plastic masks or Read More …

People Flying Over New York City

If you saw some people flying over New Your City lately, don’t worry, you are not crazy! To promote their new movie Chronicle, 20th Century Fox hired viral marketing agency Thinkmodo which flew three human shaped RC planes around Manhattan creating the illusion of people Read More …