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Uptown links: Citi Bike installs its first station in Washington Heights, and more

Updated: Nov 1, 2020

• Citi Bike just installed its first station in Washington Heights to help health care workers get around more easily. The bike hub, located at 169th Street and Fort Washington Avenue, is right next to New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. [Curbed NY]

• Samuel Hargress Jr, the owner of 50-year-old Harlem jazz club Paris Blues, has died. [Big Apple Jazz]

• Watch as the athletic "bubble" at Columbia University's Baker Field transforms into a field hospital for New York Presbyterian patients with "mild to moderate symptoms of COVID-19." [Health Matters]

• Extell, the developer that bought the old East Harlem Pathmark site (between Third and Lexington Avenues and East 124th and 125th Streets), just filed plans to construct a nine-story commercial building. The first floor will be dedicated to retail. [The Real Deal]

• Twitter users are saying that Antoine Yates, the Harlemite who kept a pet tiger named Ming in his apartment for three years, is the "real Tiger King." [Daily Mail]

• Fashion boutique Harlem Haberdashery has partnered with The.Dott to produce medical-grade masks and gowns. [amNY]

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