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September 7, 2019

​In one of the more egregious examples of a Harlem cultural treasure being erased by crass commercialism, the space where the fabled Lenox Lounge once stood is now home to just another bank.

The iconic Art Deco gem at 288 Lenox Avenue, once frequented by jazz great...

September 5, 2019

The Hudson, a restaurant from the owner of the Brother Jimmy's restaurant chain, has opened in the old La Marina space in Inwood. [Patch]

• Here's how actor Ty Jones, the artistic director of the Classical Theater of Harlem, spends his Sundays. [NY Times]

• A new women...

September 4, 2019

The NYC Department of Transportation has started putting up flyers along Amsterdam Avenue in Morningside Heights and West Harlem, previewing the many safety improvements coming to the busy stretch between 110th and 155th Streets this month.


September 3, 2019

While you were busy trying to soak up summer, an impressive number of noteworthy bars, cafes and restaurants opened in Harlem between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Here's what you may have missed–and where to head right now. From south to north:


109 Malcolm X Blvd...

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