Uptown Links: El Barrio Street Photographer Hiram Maristany Has Died, and More

Updated: Mar 19


An image by Hiram Maristany in "Mapping Resistance: The Young Lords in El Barrio," an outdoor exhibit in East Harlem in 2019.

• Hiram Maristany, the street photographer famous for documenting East Harlem in the 1960s and '70s—he was also a founder and the official photographer of the New York chapter of the Young Lords and helped establish El Museo del Barrio—has died at the age of 76. [NY Times]


• Nick Cannon's daytime show, which was filming in front of a live audience in East Harlem, has been cancelled after one season. [Variety]


• Krab Queenz Seafood, a restaurant chain out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will be opening its first NYC location in the old Olive Garden space at 100 W 125th Street. [Commercial Observer]


• Two uptown preservation projects will be featured at the New York Landmarks Conservancy's Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards this year: 1 West 123rd Street in Harlem and the Highbridge Water Tower & Step-Street in Washington Heights and the Bronx. [NY Landmarks]


• Season 2 of "Run the World" has started filming around Harlem. [TCU]


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