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February 19, 2020

A new craft beer bar is coming to Hamilton Heights.

Oh Craft!, offering 16 varieties of beer on tap, will be opening at 1739 Amsterdam Avenue between 146th and 147th Streets within the next month.

A refrigerated case in the back will also feature beer by the bottle, can...

February 19, 2020

Malcolm X was assassinated in the Audubon Ballroom in Washington Heights 55 years ago this Friday.

Every year The Shabazz Center, which now occupies the historic location at 3940 Broadway, holds a special commemoration.

Among other details, the educational space features...

February 18, 2020

The Inwood Film Festival is back for its fifth year.

The annual film event celebrating local stories and talent is returning to the Campbell Sports Center (Broadway and 218th St) from March 13 through 15.

Organized by neighborhood nonprofit Inwood Art Work...

February 17, 2020

If your idea of fun is climbing to the highest point in any given area–and you still haven't been to the one in Manhattan–here's your next field trip: Bennett Park.

Directly outside the Fort Washington Avenue exit of the 181 Street station on the A line, this well-tende...

February 14, 2020

You didn't know you needed a Belgian mousse bar in your life until you visit Mojo (177 E 100th St between Lexington and Third Aves), a new spot in East Harlem serving up five different flavors of the fluffy dessert.

The brainchild of Belgian chef Johan Halsber...

February 13, 2020

• "Godfather of Harlem," the Epix series about Harlem crime boss Bumpy Johnson who returns to the neighborhood in the early 1960s, has been renewed for Season 2. The first season was filmed throughout Harlem; reports say the production is returning to New York later th...

February 13, 2020

There hasn't been much snow lately, but you can still get that winter feeling by going ice skating. Luckily, uptown's two ice skating rinks are open for about another month–and are perfect spots to enjoy what's left of the season.

Here's what you'll find...

February 11, 2020

Fans of chef Pierre Thiam's fast-casual take on "African grandma's cuisine" can finally make a night of it at Teranga, his year-old fast-casual eatery inside the Africa Center at 1280 Fifth Avenue (between E 109th and E 110th Streets).

The restaurant, which used to...

February 10, 2020

Valentine's Day is almost here. Bookmark these Harlem destinations for gift ideas you won't find anywhere else:

1. Dulceria

Central Harlem 2220 Frederick Douglass Blvd between W 119th and W 120th Sts

If you haven't been to Harlem's new Chilean pastry shop yet, now's...

February 7, 2020

One of the movies nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars this Sunday is Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, the mob flick that follows the rise of Teamster Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro) and his relationship with Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino).

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