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 new awning just went up at LaSalle Street in West Harlem last week and now it appears that Kuro Kuma coffee has officially opened. This block located basically by 123rd Street and Broadway had a couple of empty storefronts and the new coffee shop fills in the formerly empty space nicely. Original tin ceiling panels are still intact and the owners have added wood floors and filament lightbulb fixture for additional ambiance in a modest interior which only has four small seating areas. Another coffee shop just a block away called Chokolat opened up this pass year and has also been doing well: LINK