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.
The Wall Street Journal takes a look at Harlem's restaurant boom today alongside some of the slowdown on lower Lenox. Out of the dozen restaurants that opened in the past 3 years, it is Marcus Samuelsson's Red Rooster that has put Harlem back on the map for downtowners to head uptown and the celebrity chef views the historic neighborhood as an "emerging market." Lower FDB has Bier international, Harlem Tavern, Lido, Cedric, Nectar and more on its way. Revealed in the article also is that the planned Settepani Brick Oven Pizza will not open anytime soon and that lower Lenox's "far grander, European-style avenue" has not proliferated as well as FDB. Read more in the Wall Street Journal: LINK