Author: Icare4Harlem

Grab a Bite at El Aguila in Spanish Harlem

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By Icare4Harlem When I first moved into Harlem, I remember surfacing from the No. 6 train station on 116th St. and noticed a “Hershey’s Ice Cream” store sign.  I must admit that I never stopped in but it…

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Not Just a Bed and Breakfast in Harlem

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By  iCare4Harlem Looking for a place to hold a small gathering?  Whether it’s a baby shower, business meeting, or just a quiet get together, you might want to consider the Sugar Hill Harlem Inn. Yes, this quaint Bed…

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Push Carts on FDB in Harlem

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By Icare4Harlem For quite some time only a handful of push carts were visible in the early morning.  On the NW corner of 116th and Lenox Ave., a coffee and pastry cart was based at the entrance of…

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Treasures In Harlem

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By Icare4Harlem In an attempt to attract a broad range of consumers, some thrift stores spruce up their displays with antique furniture covered with lace doilies, china, and crystal. There are tarnished picture frames and vintage clothing all…

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Parking in West Harlem

Looking for a way to deal with alternate side parking?  As parking on the streets of Harlem becomes increasingly more difficult, I decided to search for garages in the neighborhood.  On the corner of St. Nicholas and Frederick…

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Good Senegalese Food in Harlem

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By Icare4Harlem This unassuming eatery, located at 256 W. 116th St. between 7th and 8th Avenues, might prompt one to wonder, “Is there really a restaurant in there?” Once you’ve crossed the threshold and wind up the staircase…

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The Food Change, Inc. in Harlem

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By Icare4Harlem The Food Bank for New York City strives to end food poverty through a large network of food assistance programs.  One of these, the Food Change, Inc., located at 252 West 116th Street offers several services…

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