Lunch at Ristorante Rafele

Lunch at Ristorante Rafele

A few weeks ago, Downtown had the privilege of having lunch at Ristorante Rafele with some well-known names on the Italian food scene of New York City. With Chef Rafele Ronca in attendance, moving from kitchen to dining room, he served classic Naples style Italian...
Selly Djap Uses Fashion as Catharsis

Selly Djap Uses Fashion as Catharsis

Selly Djap took this year as an opportunity to showcase several emerging designers in her Fall/Winter collection titled “Trauma”. The pieces in her show elicit strong emotion through lingerie driven fabrication and design. The show was largely inspired by...
Best Street Art Spots in Downtown NYC

Best Street Art Spots in Downtown NYC

The streets of New York City are art galleries in and of themselves. There are murals and graffiti on every corner of the city these days. Perhaps the best thing about the street artwork, is that it’s always temporary. A huge mural can be drawn up in a matter of...