clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Sad News

New, 1 comment

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Stuart Robert Smith, owner of the surf shop Bikini Bar at 148 Duane Street, fell to his death from the building's roof early Sunday morning. Smith was a deep-sea diver for the Navy; he opened the tropical-themed Tribeca boutique with his designer wife in 1997. According to the Post, the NYPD is investigating his fall as an accident. [NYP]

148 Duane Street, New York NY