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Uptown links: two new bike lanes are coming to Harlem and Washington Heights this year, and more

Updated: Jan 3, 2021

Two new bike lanes are coming to Harlem and Washington Heights in 2020

• Two new bike lanes are coming to Upper Manhattan. One on Fifth Avenue will connect the ten blocks between Marcus Garvey Park and Central Park, while the other will run up St. Nicholas Avenue between W 165th and 170th Streets. [Patch]

• Bikers who use the path in Riverside Park should start planning an alternative route this spring: a stretch of bike lane from about 110th to 125th Streets will be closed to make repairs caused by Hurricane Sandy. [Streetsblog]

• Harlem's Queen Sheba is one of the city's best Yemeni restaurants, according to Eater's food critic. [Eater NY]

• Photos of a young Louis Armstrong, the original Cotton Club, and more snapshots from the Harlem Renaissance. [History]

• The brand-new six-story headquarters for Brotherhood/Sister Sol is coming into focus. [NY1]

• The "guerrilla" car washers of Inwood might not be around much longer if the rezoning plan for the neighborhood goes through. [NY Times]

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