Exchanging Words with Friday Knights

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Exchanging Words is an ongoing series of conversations with the people behind the places in the Exchange District. If you would like to be featured, please email nicholas@exchangedistrict.org with “Exchanging Words” in the subject line. Every good idea starts with a bit of inspiration. For Eric Olek, that inspiration came from a love of ‘90s East Coast hip hop and the streetwear movement it helped to create. After a string of pop-up shops and a few treks around the city in his mobile clothing truck (dubbed the Nomad), Olek’s clothing line, Friday Knights, recently set up a permanent shop in the Exchange District at 223 McDermot Avenue. “It stemmed from a passion of mine, I always liked hip hop,” Olek …