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Uptown Links: New French/NorCal Restaurant The Bonnefont Is Coming to Fort Tryon Park, and More

Updated: Mar 3, 2023

• A new restaurant called The Bonnefont is headed to the former New Leaf space in Fort Tryon Park. It'll be run by the team behind The Pandering Pig, which will be closing its doors at 209 Pinehurst Avenue in Washington Heights at the end of this month. Serving up French/Northern California cuisine, the new spot is set to open in the dreamy stone cottage at 1 Margaret Corbin Drive in June. [Patch]

• One of five new prefabricated public toilets coming to NYC will be installed in Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem. The loo could be there as early as Summer 2024. [The City]

• The Cloak Room, a small cocktail and jazz bar that opened in the former Hogshead Tavern space in Hamilton Heights, has closed after a year and a half. [The Cloak Room]

• Two more uptown subway stations will be getting accessibility upgrades over the coming years, including the 148th Street 3 train station in Harlem and the 168th Street 1 train station in Washington Heights. Accessibility upgrades are already in progress at the 137th Street 1 train station, the 181st Street A train station and the Dyckman 1 train station (northbound). [Patch, Patch]

• Here's how the owner of Sudsy Water Laundry & Dry Cleaners, a Harlem-based laundry chain, spends her Sundays. [New York Times]

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