Truman Capote once wrote this about New York: “Even though it isn't mine, the way something has to be, a tree or a street or a house, something, anyway, that belongs to me because I belong to it.” Here are some of my favorite landmarks that I adore that give the city the personality I think it has.
This week, alongside Frank, STIKSTOK features the homies A$AP Ferg and Charaf Tajer of Pigalle—"They were in New York this week and had an basketball/Nike collab launch event and party. I used the supper club setting from Boardwalk Empire, it's got a similar vibe to Le Pompon."
Smiling radiantly and sporting a Yankees-inspired Max Fish fitted atop her straight blonde bangs, the German-born, now LES local Ulli Rimkus went on to tell us about the history of the bar, the energy that made it famous, and how the changing neighborhood caused so much transition.
And next time you want to blame Canada for something just remember that if it wasn't for us the world wouldn't have one of the most iconic rap songs of the 1990s.
Since this weekend marks the 20th anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.'s 1994 classic, Ready To Die, this illustration is dedicated to his biggest hit.
Here are a few of our favorite downtown spots, from chill spots and eateries to extinct establishments that have long since closed their doors.
Now known for his work in skating and apparel, Barbier is the founder and Creative Director of SL Barbier and Skateboard Veteran—but his hobby in BMX and passion for ’80s youth culture has never left.
We sat down with Mighty Healthy owner and FRANK homie Ray at his showroom in Midtown to discuss his roots, his introduction to skating, the transition from corporate to independent, and how Ghostface fits into the equation.
Though it only takes one person to have a vision, it takes a solid team to execute it, and together dynamic duo Peter Arnell and Donna Karan have skillfully and passionately transformed a simple thought into a religion, taking the DKNY clothing brand and turning it into a lifestyle.