Max Fish Owner Uli Rimkus Talks to New Yorker [Video]
At the end of 2010, there was plenty of fear mongering about the fate of Ludlow pioneer Max Fish. Early reports indicated that the iconic, twenty-one-year-old skater bar would only remain at 178 Ludlow until the end of January. Luckily, owner Uli Rimkus was successful in negotiating a one-year extension on her lease.
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In the current issue of New Yorker, author Kelefa Sanneh pens a lengthy piece about the history of Max Fish and its relationship with the Lower East Side. This afternoon, the seminal periodical just released a brief companion video, in which Rimkus talks about her labor of love and the future of the business.
It’s hard in New York right now. I would like to move; I would like to find a different space. You know, there’s no easy formula.