Bill Phelps + Cafe Moto

cover photo by Mel Barlow

Throughout the years I have had the pleasure of becoming a fan and friend of Bill Phelps. You will be hard pressed to find a more candid, open, lovely man. His work captures the essence of the soul in a way that humanizes his subjects and opens your eyes to a captivating take on creativity. In addition to his work as a photographer, Bill also is a restaurateur and designer in his own right. His Brooklyn Café, co-founded with John McCormick, Café MOTO (Williamsburg), is a place that makes you want to slip inside and stay as long as possible. It’s not only a café with worthy cuisine and incredible live music, the ambiance is one that inspires an old school sense of romance and a much welcomed sense of playful curiosity.

Below is the piece we did in the Winter Issue of LAPALME Magazine. I have the distinct privilege of being an Editor and Writer for the printed edition of LAPALME working alongside Kevin Lapalme and Derek Warburton. You can purchase your issue on newsstands now or purchase a copy online by clicking the link below:

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