Time and Space on the Lower East Side

Photographer Brian Rose compares the NYC neighborhood from 1980 to 2010

After graduating from The Cooper Union in 1980 Brian Rose began recording the cultural landscape of the Lower East Side along with fellow photographer Ed Fausty. The images were exhibited in a show called “Gargoyles and Cherubs” at the Henry Street Settlement the next year, but were later forgotten—the negatives left in Rose’s archives. Thirty years later, he decided to revisit the theme. Rose brought …

The 2012 Vantage in NYC

Driving an Aston Martin across the five boroughs to find the best slice

We first got to test the Aston Martin Vantage S last year at Ascari and it left quite an impression: The svelte, punchy coupe was both a perfect track companion and a delight cruising the picturesque Spanish countryside. It was whirlwind romance, but when we got back to the U.S. we were faced with a question: Would the car’s charms hold up in the day-to-day …