Mellany Sanchez Started on Instagram and Is Now Drake’s Image Director

Mellany Sanchez Started on Instagram and Is Now Drake’s Image Director

Ms. Sanchez, a 26-year previous Brooklyn native, was the inventive director of Kith earlier than she grew to become the rapper’s picture director. ImageMellany Sanchez in Brooklyn.CreditEric Chakeen for The New York Times Mellany Sanchez Age: 26 Hometown: Bushwick, Brooklyn Now Lives: A sneaker-and-magazine-filled residence on the identical block the place her father grew up […]

Review: A Tour Through the Hyperactive World of John Zorn

Review: A Tour Through the Hyperactive World of John Zorn

When taking a look at John Zorn’s hyperactive release schedule on Tzadik, the document label he runs, it’s straightforward to really feel overwhelmed. Where to begin? His latest pair of compositions for classical ensembles, or an album from his latest metal group? Oh, look: Last yr’s e book of tunes for small jazz combo appears […]

Discovering the Art of Craft

Discovering the Art of Craft

Journalists get curious they usually begin asking questions. One day James Estrin determined that he needed to know what goes on behind the kitchen door of a fancy restaurant, the form of place the place individuals gown up for the meal and the pork chop prices $55. Mr. Estrin has been a workers photographer for […]

Untrodden Broadway: The Hidden Gems of a World-Famous Street

Untrodden Broadway: The Hidden Gems of a World-Famous Street

I’m three blocks from the Broadway native subway cease, simply previous West 204th Street. Right earlier than me is a time machine, able to transporting me again to when most of Manhattan north of Canal Street consisted of hilly meadows, orchards and plowed fields. The Dyckman Farmhouse and Museum is the oldest remaining farmhouse within […]

Gabrielle Hamilton Plans to Partner With Ken Friedman to Run the Spotted Pig

Gabrielle Hamilton Plans to Partner With Ken Friedman to Run the Spotted Pig

Ms. Hamilton opened Prune, within the East Village, in 1999. She married Ms. Merriman in 2016, and at Prune the couple share the duties and title of chef. They will achieve this on the Spotted Pig as nicely, Ms. Hamilton stated. Ms. Hamilton, who’s a contributor to The New York Times Magazine, stated the Spotted […]

What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week

What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week

Takashi Murakami Through Sunday. Galerie Perrotin, 130 Orchard Street, Manhattan; 212-812-2902, perrotin.com. Most artwork as we speak winds up as a background for selfies. Takashi Murakami’s flower work don’t appear to undergo that destiny a lot as invite it. Covering the partitions of the ground-floor gallery at Perrotin for this Japanese pop artist’s solo present […]

The ‘Punk Rock’ Comic Book Shop

The ‘Punk Rock’ Comic Book Shop

In 2017, for instance, Lucio Zago, a 51-year-old graphic designer and longtime patron, dropped off his debut graphic novel, “Williamsburg Shorts”: a set of historic narratives just like the 2008 skirmish between Hasidim and hipsters, and the violent Domino Sugar refinery labor strikes, with archival images by Anders Goldfarb. “I didn’t know he had it […]

New York on a Summer’s Day (or Night): It’s Time for Shakespeare

New York on a Summer’s Day (or Night): It’s Time for Shakespeare

Yes, that wait will probably be 4 hours (guess the place I wrote final week’s e-newsletter), however earlier than you commit, ask the folks round you should you’re far up sufficient within the line to get tickets — they may be regulars. (Hint: If you’re standing earlier than the boulder, you have to be set. […]

Spotted Pig Partners Split Their Empire

Spotted Pig Partners Split Their Empire

The chef April Bloomfield has ended her collaboration with Ken Friedman, who’s accused of sexually harassing staff. The chef April Bloomfield in 2013. She ran seven eating places with Ken Friedman, and can maintain management of 4. CreditEvan Sung for The New York Times The chef April Bloomfield introduced Wednesday that she and the restaurateur […]