For their 50th anniversary, New York magazine had me write a story about "The New York Origins of Vintage Shopping" for The Cut, giving me an excuse to check in with a lot of people who are in St. Marks Is Dead. An excerpt:
Suburban mothers weren’t the only ones who hated the vintage shops. The East Village’s Ukrainian and Polish residents looked particularly askance at the military garb. Once a hippie exited Limbo wearing a German army jacket. Before he’d made it to the end of the block, an older woman attacked him with an umbrella.
Read the rest here.