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Uptown links: Food Bazaar operator is the new highest bidder for Fairway, and more

The Fairway in Harlem

• Fairway, which filed for bankruptcy in January, has received a new, higher offer for six of its stores (including the Harlem location) and distribution center from Food Bazaar operator Bogopa. The sale hearing is on March 26. []

• Harlem chef and The Cecil co-owner Alexander Smalls, who just came out with a new cookbook, spends his Sundays shopping for food in places like Moscow on the Hudson and La Rosa Fine Foods in Washington Heights. [NY Times]

• A waiting list for rent-regulated apartments at a number of East Harlem buildings is accepting applications until April 15. [Patch]

• The Schomburg Center just acquired the personal archive–photos, recordings, films, letters and more–of musician and actor Harry Belafonte. [NY Times]

• “It was the best summer of our lives,” says Lin-Manuel Miranda of shooting "In the Heights" in Upper Manhattan last year. [Vogue]

• Harlem entrepreneur Janie Deegan of Janie's won Chopped Desserts. [Columbia Neighbors]

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