Uptown links: a new food hall is coming to Columbia's Manhattanville campus, and more

Updated: Mar 17

• 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 130th Street, which already houses Dear Mama Coffee and Steep Rock Bouldering. [Eater NY]

• It's official: the founder of the Brother Jimmy's restaurant chain is taking over the concession at La Marina. It will be a much more subdued affair, however, with limited hours when music can be played and no valet parking. [Patch]

• A group called Northern Manhattan Is Not for Sale has filed a lawsuit seeking to block the de Blasio administration's plans to rezone Inwood. [Curbed NY]

• Before heading to the 50th anniversary of Black Woodstock in Marcus Garvey Park this Saturday, read up on its fascinating history. [NY Times]

• A new Dominican cultural and community just opened in the renovated George Washington Bridge terminal: the Juan Pablo Duarte Foundation Community Space. [Patch]

• Keith Haring's famous "Crack is Wack" mural in East Harlem, originally painted in 1986, is finally being restored. [amNewYork]

• On this list of the five best hikes in the city is the Giraffe Path, a trail that leads from Central Park to Fort Tryon Park. [NY Times]

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