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4 fun things to do this weekend in Harlem and beyond

Harlem Shake's new fall menu includes the South Side hot dog and the BAE burger.

A Harlem Restaurant Week pop-up on a traffic-free street, a new bike education center in Riverside Park, and more things to see and do this weekend:

Through December

Central Harlem 100 W 124th St at Lenox Ave

Grab a seat on the huge covered patio and try out Harlem Shake's drool-worthy new fall menu, including the Chicago-style South Side hot dog, the bacon-and-mushroom BAE burger, and the Baileys-laced Mississippi Mudslide Shake.

Saturday, October 24 10am-1pm

West Harlem W 110th to W 155th Sts and Frederick Douglass Blvd to the Hudson River

It's the mother of all uptown cleanups: Join your neighbors to help clean up a 45-block stretch of West Harlem. There are eight neighborhood "hubs" you can join—even at the last minute. For the full list of meet-up points, visit their page on Facebook.

Saturday October 24 and Sunday October 25 noon-5pm

East Harlem Pleasant Ave between E 118th and E 119th Sts

This weekend Bistro Casa Azul is sharing the traffic-free space on Pleasant Avenue with two fellow eateries participating in Harlem Restaurant Week: La Fonda Boricua joins on Saturday and Mountain Bird on Sunday—the latter's offering a $10 lunch special.

Washington Heights Riverside Park at 158th St

Ready to join NYC's bike boom? This just-opened Bike New York center in the northern stretch of Riverside Park is now open for free bike classes.

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