piece from yesterday has more background on how BAYC came to be.
Apes, we’re sorry for the long lines. We’re new at this and have been doing our best, pivoting wherever we can to speed things up. It’s a monumental effort getting these events together in the era of COVID and we’re busting our asses. Thank you for the superhuman patience.— Bored Ape Yacht Club (@BoredApeYC) November 1, 2021
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Outside the Bored Ape Yacht Club pop up on 3rd Street
The creatives behind Yuga Labs and Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) — called a "collaborative art experiment for the cryptosphere" — are hosting a two-day merch pop-up at 91 E. Third St. (RIP the Edge) yesterday and today ... part of their Ape Fest 2021.
EVG digital collectibles reporter Stacie Joy shared these photos of the lines (which also went back toward Second Avenue) ...
Last week, Bored Ape Yacht Club #8817, one of 10,000 unique cartoon apes on the Ethereum blockchain, reportedly sold for $3.4 million. The BAYC NFT collection has seen more than half a billion dollars in sales to date.