Freemans Sporting Club Cherishes Its Status as a Neighborhood Store

Inside the soul of the brand with its designer, Nikko Lencek-Inagaki

Nikko Lencek-Inagaki’s affection for the NYC-based Freemans Sporting Club predates assuming the role of Designer there. “One of my favorite things about this store, about this brand, when I first started was that it really fleshed out a lifestyle, but in kind of an unusual way. It wasn’t necessarily candles and dress shoes,” he explains. “It was these sort of strange objects—these enormous camping thermoses …

Ray’s Embraces the Value of the Dive Bar

NYC nightlife and dining veterans open doors on an easy-to-love space

To swing by spots previously developed by NYC dive bar Ray’s all-star team might make one wonder how they ended up partnering on this particular watering hole. Much attention has gone to the involvement of actor Justin Theroux, but the others involved (including Jon Neidich, Taavo Somer, and Carlos Quirarte) have developed some of the most exciting and design-forward hospitality ventures in the city. From …

adidas Skateboarding Honors 30 Years of Iconic NYC Dive Bar Max Fish

On the heels of a thoughtful collaboration with the estate of Keith Haring, adidas now celebrates iconic NYC dive bar Max Fish with an ultra-limited edition sneaker drop. “The Fish,” which opened on Ludlow St in 1989 and shuttered temporarily only to open nearby on Orchard St in 2014, was a well-known watering hole for downtown skateboarders. adidas Skateboarding’s collaborative sneaker, the Max Fish Campus …