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Uptown links: Keith Haring's 'Crack Is Wack' mural is back, and more

October 31, 2019


• Keith Haring's recently renovated "Crack Is Wack" mural in East Harlem reopened to the public last weekend. [Hyperallergic]


 Chef  JJ Johnson's new fast-casual rice concept Fieldtrip is a New York Times Critic's Pick. [NY Times]


• Many East Harlemites would welcome the Second Avenue Subway despite the fact that the new line would accelerate the neighborhood's development. [NY Times]


• A beautiful landmarked Harlem church, built in 1897, is on the market for $6.26 million. It is zoned for residential use, so could be someone's home. [6SQFT]


• Restaurateur Matthew Trebek, son of Jeopardy's Alex Trebek, has two successful spots in Harlem, and might open up more. [People]


• New York City park rangers will begin offering tours of the newly-renovated Harlem Fire Watchtower soon. [Untapped Cities]


• Elsa La Reina del Chicharron has the best deep fried pork belly in the city, according to this reporter. [Gothamist]


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