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Happy New Year 2016

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Taste-Testing Patti Labelle’s Viral Pie — Grub Street

There’s some nutmeg blowback, but it can compete with any fancy shop’s version. Source: Taste-Testing Patti Labelle’s Viral Pie — Grub Street

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Red Rooster one of The 10 Best Restaurants In NYC For Picky Eaters per the Gothamist

There’s one in every group. We feel your pain, people, and we’re here to help. Source: The 10 Best Restaurants In NYC For Picky Eaters: Gothamist

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East Harlem Pathmark Is Closing

There is controversy in East Harlem as the community’s first supermarket, Pathmark, will close this weekend. Source: East Harlem residents upset over closing of Pathmark supermarket | abc7ny.com

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Blacks Are Challenged to Buy From Black-Owned Businesses to Close Gap

Blacks spend less money in black-owned businesses than other racial and ethnic groups spend in businesses owned by members of their groups, including Hispanics and Asians. Source: Blacks Are Challenged to Buy From Black-Owned Businesses to Close Gap – The … Continue reading

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America’s Whitest City Explodes With A Fusion Of Inclusion

“Across the nation, black and Hispanic entrepreneurs are growing at a rate of triple and double the national average of 18 percent, respectively, with black women entrepreneurs leading all growth at an astounding rate of 322 percent. Yet, despite having low percentages of … Continue reading

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Documenting Authentic, Everyday New York From the 1940s On – Sepia Tones – Curbed NY

Source: Documenting Authentic, Everyday New York From the 1940s On – Sepia Tones – Curbed NY

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Where can I find Patti LaBelle’s Sweet Potato Pie In Harlem?

Where can I find Patti LaBelle’s Sweet Potato Pie in Harlem? We don’t know.   We hear it’s only available at Walmart.   C’mon Patti give Harlem some love! In any event,  thank you to Michael J. Feeney for bringing ALL … Continue reading

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What Yelp Can Tell Us About Gentrification and Race – CityLab

A new study found that Yelp restaurant reviews in Brooklyn were less favorable in a traditionally black neighborhood than in an ethnic white neighborhood. Source: What Yelp Can Tell Us About Gentrification and Race – CityLab

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The 12 Best Brunch Spots In NYC: Gothamist

Brunch is one of our nation’s most divisive meals, but we’re all going to have to eat it at one point or another. Source: The 12 Best Brunch Spots In NYC: Gothamist

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