New Banking Reality

New Banking Reality

Noon on a Wednesday, Citi Bank’s spacious entry floor is nearly empty: no lines, just one interaction occurring between a customer and bank teller.  Upstairs on the 2nd floor where complex business matters are conducted,  Branch Manager, VP Raysa N. Lapaix works in a...
Celebrity Hair Styling

Celebrity Hair Styling

More often than not, the second floor businesses on West 72nd Street are marked discreetly. Most have signs or window lettering that nod to the type of business conducted within, but with little razzmatazz. The Harold Melvin Salon at 137 W. 72nd Street is an example...