Exclusive Webisode: Valerie Simpson and Nick Ashford's Sweet Spot
In 1996, Nick Ashford, of the songwriting duo Ashford & Simpson, opened Sugar Bar on Manhattan's West Side with his wife, Valerie Simpson. Though Nick passed away in 2011, Valerie says she feels close to her husband when she's performing at their live music club. Plus, find out how Maya Angelou inspired this soulful hot spot.
Published on November 11, 2012