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Uptown Links: Central Park Entrance in Harlem to Be Named "Gate of the Exonerated," and More

Updated: Jan 10, 2023

Central Park Entrance in Harlem to Be Named "Gate of the Exonerated"
A worker preparing the new "Gate of the Exonerated" panel in Central Park this week.

• An entrance in the northeast corner of Central Park will be named the “Gate of the Exonerated” to honor Yusef Salaam, Korey Wise, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray and Kevin Richardson—all wrongfully convicted in the 1989 Central Park jogger case and exonerated in 2002. The unveiling is set for Monday, December 19 at 11am at the park entrance on 110th Street between Fifth Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard in Harlem. [NY Times]

• For the first time in 75 years the Tony Awards will be held at the United Palace in Washington Heights. The ceremony will take place next June 11. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• After a successful pilot program in parts of the city, dozens of new parking spots around Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood are being set aside for private car-share companies including Zipcar and Enterprise Carshare. [Patch, Patch]

• The architecture critic for The New York Times is calling BroSis's newly-built headquarters in Harlem "an instant landmark." [NY Times]

• MoonLab 42's 58-inch Harlem store, which sells art, housewares and clothing, "takes petite perfection to the next level." [Time Out New York]

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