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 York Posts has a few quick points about Richie Notar and reveals that the new incarnation of Lenox Lounge will be opening in March of 2013. The famous restauranteur behind Nobu will take over the lease of the space just below 125th Street and appears to be confident in keeping the name intact based on this press report: LINK