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© 2019 by The Curious Uptowner

December 6, 2019

Reimagined classical theater, soul-stirring photography, Harlem's first night market–and more fun you can only find uptown:

A Christmas Carol in Harlem

Through December 21, Wednesday-Sunday

Aaron Davis Hall, City College of New York, Convent Ave and 135th St

Based on...

December 2, 2019

For presents with uptown flair, look no further than The Curious Uptowner's holiday gift guides, which will be rolling out every Monday this holiday season.

Today it's all about gifts with a touch of "Harlem"–yes, literally:
 

Harlem City Map Notebook, $15

Live...

November 29, 2019

Preparing to tackle your holiday shopping this weekend? Here are seven Harlem spots where you're sure to find loads of irresistible gifts. From south to north, they are:

1. Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market

52 W 116th St between Fifth and Lenox Aves

Lined with...

November 26, 2019

For the next few weekends Harlem will be bursting with holiday markets where you can check off everyone on your list. Schedule your time wisely, though, for they'll be gone in the blink of a Christmas tree light. Listed in chronological order (a few events run on multi...

November 25, 2019

The Harlem Tree Corner, on the southwest corner of Broadway and 145th Street, is back and officially open.

The first batch of trees arrived last night under the cover of darkness–2am to be precise–and are now neatly lined up on the sidewalk and ready for sale.

Decor...

November 20, 2019

Don't worry about who's bringing the pie this Thanksgiving, because these local bakers have got your covered. From desserts made using old family recipes to the latest gourmet confections, there's a pie for every taste. Here's where to find them:...

November 13, 2019

New shops continue to debut at the renovated George Washington Bridge Bus Station Market, which first opened more than two years ago.

Uptown roaster Buunii Coffee, specializing in single-origin Ethiopian beans, just unveiled two locations inside the main terminal on the...

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 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 24, 2019

• Just in time for ice skating season, the Trump Organization has removed the Trump name from the two ice skating rinks it runs in Central Park, including Lasker Rink in the park's north end. [Washington Post]

• For a cool $1.59 million, you can live abov...

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