Photographer Jesse Lizotte, capturing global celebrities and the Yakuza in Japan, attributes his diverse lens to a life immersed in various cultures.

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Melody Lanes

Ten-pin bowling alley
461 37th Street, Brooklyn, 11232
Melody Lanes

"There's a bowling alley called Melody Lanes. It's kind of run down and stuck in this time capsule, but I feel like that's part of the charm. And the bartender there is iconic."

Jesse LIZOTTE

Scarr’s Pizza

Pizza restaurant
35 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002, United States
Scarr’s Pizza

"One of the best slices in New York. Go sit up the back of the pizza shop in the booth. The interior is great because they’ve kept the old-world feeling intact — there are great movie posters and art on the walls. You always meet interesting people there."

Jesse LIZOTTE

Elizabeth Street Garden

Community garden
Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10012, United States
Elizabeth Street Garden

"A really fun place to go and chill out, especially when you've been pounding the pavement all day. It's a little oasis in the middle of the city."

Jesse LIZOTTE

Iconic Magazines

Magazine store
188 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10012, United States
Iconic Magazines

"We'll get on a Citi Bike and ride down to the Lower East Side. Then we’ll walk through and check out my favorite newsstand on Mulberry, Iconic Magazines."

Jesse LIZOTTE

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

Ice cream shop
65 Bayard St, New York, NY 10013, United States
Chinatown Ice Cream Factory

"Stop and get ice cream at the Chinatown Ice Cream Factory, which is like Baskin-Robbins on steroids."

Jesse LIZOTTE

Dumbo

Neighborhood
Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Dumbo

"I think for anyone visiting New York, you’ve got to go to Dumbo. It's so picturesque, it really feels like you're on the set of a movie."

Jesse LIZOTTE

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