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Uptown links: La Placita is back–and ready to host the Harlem Night Market

November 7, 2019

 

• After a $5.5 million renovation, La Placita, the community space at La Marqueta in East Harlem, has reopened. Look for upcoming events such as the brand new Harlem Night Market, launching this December–it's currently accepting applications from vendors. [Patch, Uptown Grand Central]

 

• Community Board 10 in Harlem voted down the Olnick Organization's plan to build five new apartment towers, including stores and restaurants, in the neighborhood's storied Lenox Terrace. The vote will serve as a recommendation for the New York City Council and Mayor. [CBS New York]

 

• The New York City Council has started hearings on La Hermosa Church's plans to rezone its property and build a 30-story development facing Central Park North. [Patch]

 

• The I, Too Arts Collective, the three-year-old arts non-profit operating out of Harlem's historic Langston Hughes House, will close on December 31. [I, Too Arts Collective]
 

• "Harlem Roots," a historic art collection that's been stuck in a basement for 25 years, will be back on display in the Adam Clayton Powell Jr State Office Building starting November 15. [CBS New York]

 

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