Uptown links: Krispy Kreme opens in East Harlem with a fun giveaway, and more


Krispy Kreme's new donut shop at 1882 Third Avenue in East Harlem
Krispy Kreme's new shop at 1882 Third Avenue in East Harlem. Photo: Krispy Kreme

• Krispy Kreme opened its first shop in East Harlem yesterday at 1882 Third Avenue between E 103rd and 104th Streets, and it's celebrating with a giveaway. Ten dozen (120) customers selected at random during the first week (through Sunday, July 18) will win a dozen free glazed doughnuts per month for an entire year. [Krispy Kreme]


• The Classical Theatre of Harlem's production of "Seize the King," a modern reboot of Shakespeare's "Richard III" currently playing in Marcus Garvey Park, is a New York Times Critic's Pick. [New York Times]


• The owners of Chilean bakery Dulceria on Frederick Douglass Boulevard are close to opening Enoteca, their new wine-and-tapas bar, in the space right next door. The menu will include Chilean wines and small plates like Brazilian meatballs. [Grub Street]


• The Ali Forney Center is leasing a historic 5,500-square-foot townhouse in Hamilton Heights as its 18th property to help house homeless LGBTQ+ youth. [ABC7]


• There's a brand new guide to restaurants in West Harlem/Hamilton Heights, and it's written by yours truly. [The Infatuation]


• Harlem Shake is coming to Brooklyn. The burger-and-shake spot on Lenox Avenue is opening its second location in Park Slope later this year. [Commercial Observer]


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