Monthly Archives: August 2013

(NEW) Heights Tavern Just Opened this week in Washington Heights

After the huge success of Harlem Tavern on Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Central Harlem, the owners have opened their latest location Heights Tavern in Washington Heights.  We have been waiting with anticipation for their new location to open and it … Continue reading

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(NEW) City Cafe opens in Harlem

City Cafe is now open on the corner of 125 and Amsterdam.  If I recall the location used to house a famous soul food diner.  From 125th Street to 110th Street all along Amsterdam has a wide range of restaurants … Continue reading

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One less empty lot in SOHA (South Harlem)

One of what must be one of the few remaining empty lots in South Harlem is no longer.  Construction has begun on 112th Street between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and Manhattan Boulevard.  There is a sign that says affordable housing and … Continue reading

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Minton’s and Cecil Two New Joints in Harlem with Old Appeal Coming this Fall

These new long awaited restaurants will take Harlem up several notches this fall.  Cecil is opening in September and Minton’s Jazz Club will open in October.  Minton’s as many may remember goes way way back to the 30’s in Harlem. … Continue reading

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Harlem Meal Deal at Kitchenette 10 for $10

Kitchenette is offering a great value.  10 breakfast dishes for $10 before 10 a.m. They are one of our favorite eateries in Central Harlem.  If you don’t visit them in person, remember they have a home delivery service for breakfast, … Continue reading

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MLK50 – 50 Years Later

50 years later.  “Let Freedom Ring” Event at the Lincoln Memorial. President Barack Obama to speak today at this historical event. Change has come. Retweet #ADVANCINGTHEDREAM Retweet #MOW50 Retweet #IHaveADream Special Google Search window in honor of “I Have A … Continue reading

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TriBeCa Pediatrics coming to Harlem on FDB and 114th

The transformation of the former deli/99 cent store on the corner of 114 and FDB is almost complete. TriBeCa Pediatrics will join a growing number of businesses catering to kids in South Harlem.  We look forward to the addition to … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…. WXYZ Lounge in Central Harlem (Aloft)

Last night was the finale of Uptown Battle Of The Bars at Harlem Tavern and the winner was Naima Williams –  from WXYZ Lounge at the Aloft Hotel in Central Harlem.  Second place went to Thanos Rigas from La Marina … Continue reading

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QUOTE: Confucius

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius 

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Jazz in the Key of Gospel – Today at Riverbank

If you would like something fun to do later, check out Brandon McCune at 5 pm today in Riverbank State Park. Sponsored by Jazzmobile and Riverbank State Park.

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