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© 2019 by The Curious Uptowner

November 15, 2019

• A new report by Comptroller Scott M. Stringer on the city's always-shifting creative economy reveals that people working in creative industries like film and the performing arts are leaving neighborhoods such as the Upper West Side and moving to more affordable areas...

November 7, 2019

• After a $5.5 million renovation, La Placita, the community space at La Marqueta in East Harlem, has reopened. Look for upcoming events such as the brand new Harlem Night Market, launching this December–it's currently accepting applications from vendors. [Patch, ...

October 20, 2019

Earlier this year Citi Bike announced plans to double its service area, including all of Upper Manhattan.

As part of the expansion, the bike share program is now turning to the section of Harlem between 130th and 155th Streets.

To help with bike station locatio...

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...

August 17, 2019

The uptown celebration known as Harlem Week–a total misnomer because it lasts a whole month–is in full swing this weekend, and you won't want to miss both Saturday's and Sunday's events. Oh, and Black Woodstock is also marking its 50th anniversary in Marcus Garvey Park...

August 16, 2019

• A new food hall is coming to Columbia's Manhattanville campus next summer, with possible vendors offering Spanish tapas, Sicilian-style pizza and Israeli hummus. The food court will be located in the glassy new Jerome L. Greene Science Center at 3227 Broadway and W 1...

August 12, 2019

Hamilton Heights has a brand new public plaza–and it opened with just enough weeks left of summer to enjoy it: Johnny Hartman Plaza on Hamilton Place between W 143rd and W 144th Streets.

Part of the New York City Department of Transportation's Plaza Program–seeking to e...

May 28, 2019

Did you know you can hike from Central Park to Fort Tryon Park using a special green trail that connects through seven Northern Manhattan parks? Incredibly, very few city streets are involved.

It's called the Giraffe Path (named after the animal it resemb...

May 10, 2019

• At approximately 25,000 square feet, Target's just-announced Washington Heights location–coming to 181st Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in 2020–will likely be one of its small-format stores selling a select mix of food, clothing and beauty. Its corporate site ex...

April 26, 2019

• The city approved a plan to add bike lanes and other safety improvements to a dangerous stretch of Amsterdam Avenue between 110th and 155th Streets. It is working around local Community Board 9, which has opposed the changes. One collision per day on this section of...

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