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 updated Minton's Playhouse jazz club at 118th and St. Nicholas appears to be working on the final touches. Located at the former Cecil Hotel, this historic lounge closed a few years back but a major investor has arrived to make it a destination spot in line with Red Rooster. We noticed yesterday that the neon out front had been removed and that the front door had been painted green (which may or may not be primer). A couple of weeks back, the Cecil neon on the corner was removed and replaced within a short time period: LINK