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Uptown links: Gov. Cuomo goes to Washington to push for the Second Avenue Subway in Harlem, and more

A map of the proposed Q train extension at the Second Avenue Subway Community Info. Center in East Harlem.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo traveled to the White House yesterday to ask for help with three major New York infrastructure projects. One is to extend the Second Avenue Subway to 125th Street in Harlem. [NY Times]

• A housing lottery offering the chance to live in the Smile, a new Harlem apartment building designed by architect Bjarke Ingels, is now open. [6sqft]

• Here's a look at the nine-story mixed-use building that will replace the empty Pathmark at 160 East 125th Street. [New York Yimby]

• Speaking of the Pathmark-replacing project, it and four others in Harlem and Washington Heights made this list of the top 10 biggest real estate projects coming to NYC. [The Real Deal]

• Chef Millie Peartree lost her Bronx restaurant, Millie Peartree Fish Fry & Soul Food, last fall, but has recently partnered with Stingrays in Harlem to sell takeout. Here she shares the recipe for her decadent Southern Macaroni and Cheese. [NY Times]

• Kevin Bradford, a middle school math teacher and partner in Harlem Hops, spends his Sundays making up to 20 craft beer deliveries a day. [NY Times]

• The owners of Safari on 116th Street, sometimes called New York's only Somali restaurant, celebrated Ramadan differently this year. [Grub Street]

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