Parsons School of Design alumnus with a BFA in fashion, who has worked in the menswear industry for several years. Past lives have been in the East Village and Lower East Side of Manhattan; more recently transplanted to Harlem. Currently living in a 1907 "French flat," an Edwardian era middle-class apartment.
Music legend Nick Ashford of the group Ashford and Simpson passed away this week at the age of 70 and the funeral will be in Harlem on Saturday. History has it that Mr. Ashford met his songwriting partner Valerie Simpson at a Harlem Church when he was a homeless newcomer to the city and he will now be remembered uptown at the Abyssinian Baptist Church on West 138th Street. More details on the funeral at NY1: LINK. UPDATE: Because of the hurricane, the service took place on the following Monday.