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© 2019 by The Curious Uptowner

October 25, 2019

Harlem is the place to be this weekend, with some of the neighborhood's biggest cultural institutions and landmarks inviting you to come on by. There is truly something for everyone–shoppers, literature buffs, dancers, history hounds, kids and, yes, even your fur frien...

October 4, 2019

You can feel it in the air–fall is really here. Be sure to take advantage this weekend at these three outdoor events: Grab a local bite at the pumpkin-and-music-filled Harlem Harvest Festival Festival, celebrate the iconic Little Red Lighthouse, and get your pet blesse...

March 30, 2019

It's that time of year again. Participatory Budgeting NYC is back, giving you a chance to vote on a range of capital projects in your district, including upgrades to schools, parks, libraries and public housing. Those with the most votes in each district are guaranteed...

March 20, 2019

Now that spring is here and we're all itching to get outside, it's a good time to check in and see what's new at Harlem's historic parks, the neighborhood's four leafy jewels with exciting projects in various stages of development. Look out for restored landmarks, refu...

December 12, 2018

Changes are coming to the St. Nicholas Park Dog Run, the pup playground on the sloping hills of St. Nicholas Park–and now the community group The Dog Run at St. Nicholas Park wants to make sure its users are informed and involved.

The large...

November 8, 2018

Dread leaving your pup at home as you head out for a cup of joe? You won't need to anymore now that there's Café Bark, a new dog cafe in Washington Heights where your furry friends aren't just welcome–they're practically an obsession...

February 27, 2018

A fair portion of New York City sidewalks are minefields of dog waste, and Harlem is no exception. Five years ago there was even a rash of stories in The New York Times and the New York Daily News covering the problem.

Of course, we all hate dodging the stuff,...

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