Ten years ago, Frankie didn’t know what he was going to wear to his first Beaux Arts Ball. He used some tarp to make a cape: the beginning of his Batman costume which has been years in the making. In the past year only, he has invested $800 to fashion …. Now he makes costumes for others as well.

But—unless you go to Comic Con regularly–you may more easily recognize Frankie as the friendly evening-shift barista at our beloved Third Street Stuff.

Lexington in the Time of COVID-19 is an artwork about people practicing social distancing at a time of a deadly virus. And also offering kindness.

Kurt Gohde and Kremena Todorova capture photographs at the periphery of American culture, where drag queens, discarded couches, and abandoned motel signs exist.