Survive Sole Hibernation

Tip 1: Be brave and start your fitness routine early by wearing active shorts but layering it with thermal and flannel shirts as the air cools down for the season. Tip 2: Cooler fall nights call for a sweater, but don’t rush the summer away with dark colours – save those for when the temperature … Continue Reading

Locked Up

In the past few weeks a lot has been made of San Francisco Quarterback Colin Kapernicks protest of the national anthem. Fans and current players alike response to police brutality and social injustice has been polarized across the nation and brought the conversation of change into the fourth quarter. On Wednesday night, in their Pre-Season … Continue Reading

A New Idol

Most of the time I live on a iPhone but from time to time trying out a new devise is good for keeping up wth the trends in technology. As a writer having multiple devises to test the user experience of snkrbox.com is also an awesome excuse to be familiar with as many devices in … Continue Reading

Stream In Style

The sleek COM-DEX communication device has pretty much become my favourite piece of wearable fashion – it’s definitely the most reliable. It hangs around your neck and allows you to stream high quality sound from your smartphone to your Unique hearing aids. The convenience factor of it connecting wirelessly to my hearing aids adds a degree of convenience to already hectic workdays (plus, … Continue Reading

Out Of The Dark

I’ve been afraid to sleep because when the lights are out and my buds are out I feel alone, like I’m drowning. We shot in the dark to illustrate that by coming out of the darkness. My hearing loss presented a major life struggle (and plenty of life lessons) for me. Sometimes, it was absolutely terrifying. In short, the … Continue Reading

The New Season

Hearing aid technology has come a long way in recent years. Recent advances allow for a whole new connectivity and sleek new designs. “There’s nothing historically sexy about a shiny new hearing aid; it’s not exactly the hottest accessory of choice.” But – like our cell phones and gadgets – I discovered that, when it comes to today’s hearing aids, big … Continue Reading

Connected By Cable

Let’s be honest; the way you’re dressed is usually the first thing people notice about you: your outfit can immediately convey almost as many things about you as your social media profile of choice can. Even if you’re still making entry-level dollars, it’s important to look the part – it’s that whole ‘fake it until … Continue Reading

Style You Can Fly

Though it is evolved throughout the years, my style has always remained unique and distinct to me. In 2014, I was even honoured with the title of one of Toronto Life’s Most Stylish (something I still proudly often exercise bragging rights for). Of course, sneakers are my passion. They’re what anchor my outfit – I really don’t go anywhere unless I can … Continue Reading

Podcast Perfection With Marcus Troy

During NBA All-Star Weekend, snkrbox by Jason Burke had the luxury of participating in a gallery show curated by renowned Canadian Photographer Naskademini and his brother Marcus Troy. Located in a hidden gallery space in Toronto’s, hipster laden neighborhood of Queen West, Naskademini in partnership with Shopify, WeOpen transformed the space into a rendition of … Continue Reading

Hangin’ Pictures On My Wall

Last night I participated in the opening of Hanging Pictures On My Wall an Art Installation curated by Naskademi a Montreal based Canadian Photographer. Located at 952 Queen St W, Naskademi carefully constructed a bedroom set up complete with wallpaper like tapestry of hip hop and r&b artists from the golden era of the 1990’s. … Continue Reading