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.
Some interesting rumors have come up for the iconic Lenox Lounge on Lenox Avenue and 124th Street. The rent at the Art Deco lounge appears to have now increased to over $20,000 a month starting in February so new proprietors are being sought. Reports that Marcus Samuelsson is interested in the space have not been confirmed officially but the lounge would definitely fit in with the revival of Harlem historic spots that the celebrity chef is now known for. Read more in DNAinfo: LINK