The inaugural Latin Night Market, backstage at Only Murders in the Building's Goosebury Theater (a.k.a. the United Palace)—plus more fun things to see and do this weekend:
Friday, September 22 at 2pm
Harlem Marcus Garvey Park, East Lawn (enter at Madison Ave and E 124th St)
Stop by for the third round of art installations at this unique 32-foot-wide circular pavilion designed by architect Jerome Haferd in Marcus Garvey Park.
Friday, September 22 4pm-10pm
Inwood Dyckman St between Quisqueya Plaza and Inwood Park
From the producers of the popular Uptown Night Market comes the first-ever Latin Night Market, an outdoor food and culture festival featuring foods like empanadas, pupusas and mofongo with live music to match.
Friday, September 22 at 7:30pm
Morningside Heights Broadway Presbyterian Church, 601 W 114th St and Broadway
This diverse collective kicks off the season with a program that includes Sergei Prokofiev's "Overture on Hebrew Themes" and Osvaldo Golijov's "The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind."
Saturday, September 23 & Sunday, September 24 11am-7pm; standby line only
Washington Heights United Palace, 4140 Broadway at 175th St
Join the whodunnit at the United Palace—the real-life location of the Goosebury Theater in Season 3 of Hulu's Only Murders in the Building—to try and guess who killed Ben Glenroy. Tickets are sold out, but there's a first-come, first-served standby line.
Saturday, September 23 3pm-8pm FREE
Central Harlem Marcus Garvey Park, Richard Rodgers Amphitheater, enter at Fifth Ave and W 124th St
The second annual John Coltrane/Miles Ahead Jazz Festival features an afternoon of live music courtesy of an all-star lineup.
Sunday, September 24 2pm-8pm FREE
Central Harlem 116th St and Frederick Douglass Blvd
This huge block party produced by DJ Stormin’ Norman features his DJ friends, including Ted Smooth, Nadeeah Eshe, DJ Cosi and more.
In case you missed it:
September 15-March 2024 Thu-Sun noon-5pm FREE
Washington Heights The Hispanic Society Museum & Library, Broadway between W 155th and W 156th Sts
Head to the renovated Main Court to see this new exhibition featuring some of the most famous paintings in the museum's collection, including works by El Greco, Velazquez and Goya (yes, the Duchess of Alba is back).
September 7-30; Wed-Fri 2pm-8pm, Sat & Sun noon-8pm
Central Harlem Kente Royal Gallery, 2373 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd between W 138th and W 139th Sts
A solo show that features the paintings of Thomas Edwin Heath, a self-taught artist documenting the African American experience.
September 8-November 4; Tue-Sat 11am-6pm
Central Harlem Claire Oliver Gallery, 2288 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd between W 134th and W 135th Sts
Artist BK Adams' first solo exhibition features multimedia paintings with animal characters, including a male lion, that represent "joy, empowerment, faith, fatherhood, and wisdom."
Ongoing; 10am-6pm daily
Washington Heights The Hispanic Society Museum & Library terrace, Broadway between W 155th and 156th Sts
Come see—and even walk through—Venezuelan kinetic artist Jesús Rafael Soto’s interactive sculpture installed on the museum's upper terrace.
Saturday noon-10pm, Sunday noon-9pm
Central Harlem Frederick Douglass Blvd between W 112th and W 120th Sts
Stop by the eight traffic-free blocks along Frederick Douglass Boulevard for free games, movies, live music, and more.
• Saturdays noon-8pm East Harlem 100th & 101st Sts at Lexington Ave
• Sundays 10am-5pm East Harlem La Marqueta, 115th St under the Park Avenue Viaduct
Open Streets in East Harlem are here for the whole summer, featuring outdoor dining along 100th and 101st streets, plus live music and loads of fun activities for the whole family.
Through July 21, 2024; Thu 10am-9pm, Fri-Mon 10am-5pm
East Harlem The Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave at E 103rd St
This new exhibit explores all the ways the city has inspired storytelling in film, TV, music and more. Think Carrie Bradshaw's pink tutu, Sesame Street's green street sign, and more.
Through March 10, 2024; Thu-Sun 11am-5pm
East Harlem El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Ave at 104th St
This rotating exhibition presents more than 500 works by 90 artists from the museum's permanent collection over the course of a year. First up: eight sections focusing on themes such as Cosmic Visions, El Barrio and The Street Transforms, plus seven artist spotlights.
Through December 4; Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm; FREE
Central Harlem Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd and W 135th St
This new exhibition, which first debuted at MoMA PS 1 in 2020, explores the effect of the US prison system on art. Featuring the work of 40 artists, it includes both those who have been incarcerated and those whose art highlights some aspect of the system.
Wednesday-Sunday 10am-5pm FREE
Hamilton Heights 414 W 141st St between St. Nicholas and Convent Aves
Go on a free tour of founding father Alexander Hamilton's historic uptown home, including a stroll through the parlor, dining room and study.
Weekends until 3:45am
Central Harlem Shrine, 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd between W 133rd and W 134th Sts
This gem of a live music venue kicks into high gear on the weekends with a mix of jazz, funk, blues, and even comedy—ending with DJ sets that run into the early morning.