Uptown links: 'Godfather of Harlem' renewed for Season 2, and more

Updated: Mar 12


• "Godfather of Harlem," the Epix series about Harlem crime boss Bumpy Johnson who returns to the neighborhood in the early 1960s, has been renewed for Season 2. The first season was filmed throughout Harlem; reports say the production is returning to New York later this year. [Deadline]

• The big Harlem real estate news of the week: CNN anchor Don Lemon is selling his two-bedroom in Harlem (2280 FDB) for $1.75 million, with the help of his fiancé and broker Tim Malone. According to reports, the couple is staying in the neighborhood. [NY Post]

• Here's a great roundup of vintage photos from the Harlem Renaissance. [Buzzfeed News]

• El Museo's career retrospective of Cuban-born artist Zilia Sanchez makes it onto the front page of the Gray Lady's Arts section. [NY Times]

• A new exhibition reveals how a wave of Jewish immigrants during the Nazi era settled in Washington Heights. [amNY]

• Inwood is one of seven New York neighborhoods you should consider moving to right now. [Curbed NY]

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